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Hedge funds down 1.61 per cent in November, up +10.53 per cent YTD

Hedge funds down 1.61 per cent in November, up +10.53 per cent YTD

Mon, 17/12/2007 - 06:00

The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index is up +10.53 per cent year-to-date despite falling -1.61 per cent in November and continues to outpace equities for the month and year. »

CORRECTION

CORRECTION

Mon, 17/12/2007 - 05:59

In an Altinvestment Global News Roundup dated 10 December we referred to a news article on GMN Capital. »

Atos Origin and NYSE Euronext agree joint venture

Atos Origin and NYSE Euronext agree joint venture

Fri, 14/12/2007 - 06:00

Atos Origin (Euronext Paris: ATO), an international IT services company, and NYSE Euronext have agreed in principle for NYSE Euronext to acquire the 50% stake in AtosEuronext Market Soluti »

CFA Institute Centre calls for single global hedge fund standard

CFA Institute Centre calls for single global hedge fund standard

Fri, 14/12/2007 - 06:00

In its response to the Hedge Fund Working Group (HFWG) consultation paper, the London-based CFA Institute Centre for Financial Market Integrity expressed that it would like to see included »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: BlackRock's Fink says investors should take more risk

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: BlackRock's Fink says investors should take more risk

Fri, 14/12/2007 - 06:00

The markets may have already priced in much of the fallout from the ongoing credit crisis, BlackRock's chief Larry Fink told investors at a Goldman Sachs Financial Co »

Partners Group and Jana Investment Advisers launch multi-manager product in Australia

Partners Group and Jana Investment Advisers launch multi-manager product in Australia

Fri, 14/12/2007 - 06:00

Partners Group, the Switzerland-based global alternative asset manager, has collaborated with Jana Investment Advisers, one of the leading investment consulting firms in Australia, in the »

E-reporting puts Cayman in a unique position

E-reporting puts Cayman in a unique position

Thu, 13/12/2007 - 13:52

Despite the credit crunch in the US, new hedge funds continue to be launched, and the Cayman Islands remain the domicile of choice for the majority of hedge fund managers. »

AMG investment in BlueMountain Capital Management

AMG investment in BlueMountain Capital Management

Thu, 13/12/2007 - 06:01

Boston-based Affiliated Managers Group, Inc, a diversified asset management company, has acquired an equity interest in BlueMountain Capital Management, the USD 4.8 billion (AuM) credit al »

Parker Global hires Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives

Parker Global hires Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives

Thu, 13/12/2007 - 06:00

Jon L Stein has joined Parker Global Strategies (PGS) as Managing Director of Strategic Initiatives.   »

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