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HFN administration survey finds USD 2.76trn in hedge fund assets

HFN administration survey finds USD 2.76trn in hedge fund assets

Fri, 30/05/2008 - 08:35

More than 60 administrators serviced USD2.76trn in assets managed by 13,804 hedge funds at the end of the first quarter, according to the third survey of hedge fund administrators by indus »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Blackstone recruit Nieman seeks up to USD1bn for Asian fund launch

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Blackstone recruit Nieman seeks up to USD1bn for Asian fund launch

Fri, 30/05/2008 - 08:33

Blackstone Group's planned Asia fund will launch in October with up to USD1bn. »

Hedge funds managers get taste for island life

Hedge funds managers get taste for island life

Thu, 29/05/2008 - 16:50

For much of its decade or so of existence, the Isle of Man's hedge fund sector has been largely based upon the servicing of funds domiciled in other jurisdictions, such as the Cayman Islands. »

Hedgeweek Comment: Going with the flow

Hedgeweek Comment: Going with the flow

Thu, 29/05/2008 - 08:28

As the global economy undergoes a structural shift to find its new level in the wake of the liquidity crisis, and as developing economies pick up the pace while markets in the West falter, »

Citadel appoints Bill King from JPMorgan as head of securitised products

Citadel appoints Bill King from JPMorgan as head of securitised products

Thu, 29/05/2008 - 08:27

Chicago-based Citadel Investment Group has announced the appointment of Bill King, previously global co-head of securitised products at JPMorgan, as a senior managing director and head of »

Edeus launches asset quality assessment service for mortgage-backed assets

Edeus launches asset quality assessment service for mortgage-backed assets

Thu, 29/05/2008 - 08:26

Mortgage market specialist Edeus is launching an asset quality assessment service that aims to help investors understand fully the current risk in mortgage-backed asset pools by assessing »

Deutsche Börse and Eurex publish white paper on global derivatives

Deutsche Börse and Eurex publish white paper on global derivatives

Thu, 29/05/2008 - 08:19

Deutsche Börse and its subsidiary, international derivatives exchange Eurex, have published a white paper entitled: The Global Derivatives Market - An Introduction, which discusses th »

Pioneer Alternative Investments launches second hedge fund strategy for private investors

Pioneer Alternative Investments launches second hedge fund strategy for private investors

Thu, 29/05/2008 - 08:13

Pioneer Alternative Investments has announced plans to launch Pioneer Absolute Return Equity Asia, a Ucits III fund aimed at private investors that aims to make positive absolute returns w »

Promotional feature - ETF Summit - June 12-13, 2008 - Paris

Promotional feature - ETF Summit - June 12-13, 2008 - Paris

Wed, 28/05/2008 - 15:47

The ETF Summit at the EDHEC Institutional Days in Paris on June 12 and 13 next will provide practitioners with the outputs of EDHEC's research in the fields of risk management and asset al »

Scotia Capital Canadian hedge fund index declines 2 per cent in April

Scotia Capital Canadian hedge fund index declines 2 per cent in April

Wed, 28/05/2008 - 07:52

The Scotia Capital Canadian Hedge Fund Performance Index finished April down 2.05 per cent on an asset-weighted basis and down 1.12 per cent on an equal-weighted basis. »

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