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Parker Global Strategies announces Michael Parker as new president

Michael Parker has been appointed president of alternative investment manager Parker Global Strategies to give the firm strategic direction and lead its worldwide marketing initiatives, as »

New Star launches new property hedge fund

New Star has launched the New Star Real Estate Hedge Fund, which will invest in listed real estate securities and may also use sector swaps, real estate funds and real estate derivatives. »

Credit Suisse and AlphaSimplex launch first 130/30 index

Credit Suisse and AlphaSimplex Group have launched the industry's first family of benchmarks developed specifically for 130/30 managers and designed to help the investment community more p »

RAB Capital completes acquisition of Hong Kong-based Pi

RAB Capital has completed the acquisition of Hong Kong-based Pi Investment Management announced on June 27 for a maximum of GBP10.5m payable in cash and shares. »

HSBC Investments names Barbara Rupf Bee as global head of institutional sales

HSBC Investments has appointed Barbara Rupf Bee to the new position of global head of institutional sales, responsible for devising and executing an ambitious institutional business develo »

Hedge fund chief becomes CFO at Lehman Brothers

Erin Callan, currently responsible for heading global hedge funds coverage at Lehman Brothers, has been appointed chief financial officer of the global investment bank as part of a series »

Forsyth funds resume normal trading

Following the agreement to transfer the Forsyth Partners' investment management contracts to Crosby Capital Partners on September 18 and the completion of the associated regulatory approva »

Global hedge fund assets surge 19 per cent to USD2.48trn, says report

Global hedge fund assets under management in global hedge funds reached nearly USD2.5trn at the end of June, an increase of more than 19 per cent since the beginning of this year, accordin »

Bear Stearns adds to prime brokerage sales force

Bear Stearns has announced three new hires as part of the expansion of its global prime brokerage franchise. »

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