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Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Och-Ziff reports USD3.3bn cost of IPO

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Och-Ziff reports USD3.3bn cost of IPO

Fri, 29/02/2008 - 05:58

Och-Ziff Capital Management, one of the first hedge fund managers to go public last year, has reported a USD774.6m fourth-quarter loss that it attributes to a USD3.3bn in »

ICAP launches non-deliverable forwards on seven Asian currencies

ICAP launches non-deliverable forwards on seven Asian currencies

Fri, 29/02/2008 - 05:56

ICAP is launching non-deliverable forwards on seven Asian currencies, as well as the Russian rouble on its electronic foreign exchange trading platform EBS on 3 March, further expanding it »

Aimse poll reveals investment 'Diamonds and Duds'

Aimse poll reveals investment 'Diamonds and Duds'

Fri, 29/02/2008 - 05:55

The Association of Investment Management Sales Executives, has announced the results of its first annual 'Diamonds and Duds' poll. »

Bourne takes charge of sales at CrossBorder Capital

Bourne takes charge of sales at CrossBorder Capital

Fri, 29/02/2008 - 05:54

CrossBorder Capital has appointed William Bourne as director of sales to build on its recent growth and in anticipation of new fund offerings later this year. »

BlueCrest Capital Management goes live on Murex's MX.3 for credit derivatives

BlueCrest Capital Management goes live on Murex's MX.3 for credit derivatives

Thu, 28/02/2008 - 16:45

Murex has announced that BlueCrest Capital Management, a European hedge fund manager with USD 13bn under management, is now live on MX.3 for its Multi-Strategy Credit Master Fund, a new st »

Asian hedge fund industry set to thrive despite headwinds

Asian hedge fund industry set to thrive despite headwinds

Thu, 28/02/2008 - 16:45

Arguably, 2007 was the most important year for hedge funds in Asia since GFIA started researching the Asian hedge fund universe in 1998. First, it was clearly a good year for returns. »

Daiwa Securities wins its SAS70 accounting report

Daiwa Securities wins its SAS70 accounting report

Thu, 28/02/2008 - 06:00

Daiwa Securities Global Asset Services, the fund servicing arm of the Daiwa Securities Group, has obtained a statement of auditing standards, SAS70 report, from its independent auditors KP »

Mourant du Feu & Jeune hires two partners

Mourant du Feu & Jeune hires two partners

Thu, 28/02/2008 - 06:00

Mourant du Feu & Jeune, part of Mourant, has hired two partners, Richard de Basto and Matthew Feargrieve, for its Cayman funds and finance practice groups. »

NFA takes emergency enforcement action against Innovative Capital Management

NFA takes emergency enforcement action against Innovative Capital Management

Thu, 28/02/2008 - 06:00

The National Futures Association has taken emergency enforcement action against Innovative Capital Management, a commodity pool operator and commodity trading adviser based in Brooklyn, »

Asian industry growth drives admin challenges

Asian industry growth drives admin challenges

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 23:04

More than 50 new alternative funds were launched in Asia in 2007, raising USD5bn in assets, and the continent's hedge fund industry saw total assets under management rise by just over 20 per cent - »

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