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Regulation ushers in new era for fund industry

Regulation ushers in new era for fund industry

Mon, 10/03/2008 - 13:55

South Africa's hedge fund industry is about to move from a system largely characterised by self-regulation to one in which managers will be under greater supervision from the country's regulator, t »

Louis Friedman joins P. Schoenfeld Asset Management to head private equity strategy

Louis Friedman joins P. Schoenfeld Asset Management to head private equity strategy

Mon, 10/03/2008 - 12:00

P. Schoenfeld Asset Management, a multistrategy hedge fund manager with more than USD3bn in assets under management, has recruited Wall Street veteran Louis P. »

EEX and Eurex to launch options on EUA future

EEX and Eurex to launch options on EUA future

Mon, 10/03/2008 - 06:00

The European Energy Exchange and international derivatives exchange Eurex are expanding their co-operation in carbon emissions trading with the launch of options on EEX's EUA future on Apr »

Long/short Asia Telecom Fund seeks to tap USD2trn investment universe

Long/short Asia Telecom Fund seeks to tap USD2trn investment universe

Mon, 10/03/2008 - 06:00

Singapore-based Pacific Ocean Capital has launched the Asia Telecom Fund, a long/short equity fund that seeks capital appreciation by using leading-edge proprietary research developed from »

US financial markets undergoing radical change, says Tabb Group study

US financial markets undergoing radical change, says Tabb Group study

Mon, 10/03/2008 - 06:00

The US financial markets are not just in flux but in full-out, no-holds-barred, free-for-all radical change, according to US Equity Market Structure: Driving Change in Global Financial Mar »

Industry faces education challenge

Industry faces education challenge

Fri, 07/03/2008 - 10:34

As South Africa's young but fast-growing hedge fund industry seeks changes in the country's regulatory environment to help it broaden its investor base among institutions at home, a crucial task is »

Benchmarking South Africa's hedge funds

Benchmarking South Africa's hedge funds

Fri, 07/03/2008 - 10:31

How attractive are South African hedge funds as an investment opportunity? And is your fund or fund of funds outperforming or underperforming? »

Paragon Capital to launch new offshore secured debt fund

Paragon Capital to launch new offshore secured debt fund

Fri, 07/03/2008 - 06:00

Paragon Capital has announced plans to launch a new offshore secured debt fund, following the success of its previous special situation funds, and has opened its US-domiciled fund to insti »

Pioneer Alternative Investments launches hedge strategy via Ucits III fund

Pioneer Alternative Investments launches hedge strategy via Ucits III fund

Fri, 07/03/2008 - 06:00

Pioneer Alternative Investments has launched Pioneer Absolute Return Equity, a Ucits III fund that captures the returns of an underlying hedge fund strategy by entering into a total return »

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