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Hedge fund employee compensation on the rise, says report

Hedge fund employee compensation on the rise, says report

Thu, 12/11/2009 - 10:35

Following a year in which the hedge fund industry suffered one of its worst periods on record, there are clear signs that a recovery is underway with hedge fund employee compensation on the rise, according to a report by Glocap Search and HedgeWorld. »

Court freezes assets of Florida resident in commodity pool fraud action

Court freezes assets of Florida resident in commodity pool fraud action

Thu, 12/11/2009 - 06:06

A federal court has entered an order freezing assets held by defendant David A. Owen, of Destin, Florida following a Commodity Futures Trading Commission anti-fraud enforcement action filed on 30 October 2009. »

Hedge fund strategies post positive returns in October

Hedge fund strategies post positive returns in October

Thu, 12/11/2009 - 06:05

Most hedge fund strategies posted positive returns in October despite global stock markets slipping in the second half of the month as mixed macro readings pointed to the fragility of the economy, according to a report by Lipper. »

Fund administrators second only to prime brokers, says Tabb

Fund administrators second only to prime brokers, says Tabb

Thu, 12/11/2009 - 05:58

With a post-Madoff world fixed firmly in the rear-view mirror and new regulations on the horizon, a new report from Tabb Group describes how the role of fund administrators is now among one of the most important of hedge fund counterparties, perhaps second in importance only to prime brokers.  »

Fund advisers must prepare for regulatory changes, says Kinetic

Fund advisers must prepare for regulatory changes, says Kinetic

Wed, 11/11/2009 - 16:04

Kinetic Partners, a global professional services firm focused exclusively on the asset management industry, has emphasised the need for hedge fund and private equity fund advisers to take immediate action to prepare for the impending regulatory changes. »

Knight launches European equities trading model

Knight launches European equities trading model

Wed, 11/11/2009 - 15:13

Knight Capital Group has launched Knight Link in Europe, a trading model for European equities which provides institutional and retail broker-dealers with access to Knight’s liquidity. »

Canadian trio fined USD2.2m in commodity pool anti-fraud action

Canadian trio fined USD2.2m in commodity pool anti-fraud action

Wed, 11/11/2009 - 13:57

A federal court has entered default judgment orders against defendants Robin States and his wife Bernadette Bowden, both of Nova Scotia, Canada, and relief defendant Paul States, of British Columbia, Canada, in an action charging them with fraudulent solicitation and misappropriation in the operation of commodity pool known as Infinity Online Investors Group. »

Randall Dillard Liongate

Liongate opens office in DIFC

Wed, 11/11/2009 - 13:41

 As this report went to press, the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) announced that Liongate Capital Management, the fund of hedge funds manager with over USD 2.3bn in assets under man »

buildings in Dubai

Service provision is key to regional success

Wed, 11/11/2009 - 13:38

Only recently, a hedge fund focused on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) took heavy exposure in Qatar, the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, in a move that suggests investment in the region is abo »

Craig Roberts Apex Fund Services

Middle East rife with opportunities

Wed, 11/11/2009 - 13:33

For hedge funds, the timing has never been better. There are several developments in place currently to exploit the investment opportunities that are abound in the Middle East. »

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