Luxembourg a competitive hedge fund jurisdiction

One of the misconceptions about Luxembourg is that it is a newcomer to the hedge fund industry with the launch of the Specialised Investment Fund vehicle earlier this year. »

Evolving with Luxembourg's alternatives sector

Luxembourg enjoys a worldwide reputation as a centre of excellence for the establishment and administration of traditional investment funds, but until recently it was not as well known as a jurisdi »

Strategy convergence poses servicing challenges

The European asset management sector is currently experiencing a convergence between traditional and alternative asset management styles. »

Guernsey fund industry grows by 45 per cent, says Lipper

Guernsey's fund servicing industry grew by 45 per cent over the 12 months to the end of June to reach USD275.4bn (GBP137.1bn) in net assets under administration, according to the latest Gu »

European Energy Exchange and Eurex to co-operate in carbon trading

The European Energy Exchange and the international derivatives exchange Eurex have announced plans to co-operate to offer trading in carbon emissions through the Eurex system, which they b »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Pennsylvania pension fund plumps for property

The Pennsylvania teachers' state pension fund plans to invest USD1.8bn in alternatives. »

EIM USA to sell funds of hedge funds in Japan with Daiwa

EIM Management USA, the US affiliate of the Swiss-based EIM fund of hedge funds group, has announced the establishment of a strategic partnership with Daiwa Fund Consulting, the Tokyo-base »

Moore opens London office to boost business development

Moore, a Jersey-based specialist provider of fund administration, corporate and management services to offshore funds and special purpose investment vehicles, has opened a London office he »

Comment: Getting some skin back in the game

Andy Nybo, a senior analyst with the Tabb Group, says a USD280m minority investment by nine dealers this week creates the opportunity for TradeWeb to become a predator in the global exchan »

SuperDerivatives upgrades online credit derivatives platform

SuperDerivatives, a provider of multi-asset derivatives solutions for real-time option pricing, independent revaluation, derivatives data, trading and risk management systems, has announce »

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