New ETFs improve index tracking and reduce trading costs

Exchange-traded funds allow investors to track the performance of specific market segments more efficiently and reduce costs, helping institutions to create more efficient po »

MD Sass and Macquarie Group launch JV for global manager incubation

MD Sass and the Macquarie Group have launched a joint venture to manage a fund that seeks out and seeds innovative alternative investment managers. »

Melvin leaves Gartmore for senior strategic role at MLIM

Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM) has appointed Sarah Melvin as its Director of Strategy and Business Development for the EMEA region. »

The evolution of prime brokerage in Germany

Since the introduction of the 2004 German Investment Act, there has been debate on the potential growth of the local hedge fund market, and on possible 'local' prime brokerag »

Tech Update: GLG Multi-Manager Investments to use matrix-ims integrated software for fund of hedge funds

GLG Partners' Fund of Hedge Fund division is to become the first alternative investment manager to install the new matrix-ims software. »

MPC Investors appoints Lee Manzi to Multi Asset team

London-based MPC Investors has appointed Lee Manzi as Portfolio Manager within its Multi Asset team. »

Delivering tax transparency

When the new legislation governing alternative investment funds came into force in Germany more than two years ago, HSBC's Alternative Fund Services (AFS) took a two-fold app »

The Hedge week Interview: Khiem Do, Manager, Baring China Absolute Return Fund: Established investment process drives performance

Khiem Do outlines the factors that underline the performance of Baring's China-focused long short fund, which has delivered strong returns. »

Bryan Garnier launches European Growth Long/Short hedge fund

Bryan Garnier Asset Management, the institutional asset management arm of Bryan Garnier & Co, has launched a hedge fund managed by Adriaan Klop. »

German market growth benefits from Master KAG structure

Christian Benigni expects to see strong growth in the German hedge funds business this year and next, and he is well placed to know. »

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