Specialist asset classes see greatest increases in Luxembourg

The growing popularity of hedge funds and real estate funds helped Luxembourg's fund industry to a fourth year of strong growth. »

Northern Trust wins EUR 816m Brevan Howard fund admin mandate

Northern Trust has been selected to provide fund administration services to the Guernsey listed EUR 816 million (approximately USD 1.1 billion) BH Macro Limited fund. »

Pioneer adds to FoHF research team

Pioneer Alternative Investments (PAI) has grown its Fund of Hedge Funds research team with the appointment of Josh Hall as Senior Operational Due Diligence Analyst. »

S&P launches Shariah-compliant indices for GCC

Standard & Poor's has launched a fully investable GCC Shariah Index which has been designed to capture the largest and most liquid stocks across the GCC, paving the way for the creatio »

Sal Oppenheim strengthens presence in France

The private bank Sal Oppenheim jr & Cie has taken control of the French asset management company Financière Atlas S.A. »

US survey reveals thinking of HNWIs with USD 25 million in total assets

The 2007 US Trust Survey of Affluent Americans, which focuses this year on a higher net worth demographic, highlights the need for continued investor education around alternative investmen »

New firm launched to invest in European Special Situations

A new London-based investment partnership, Ironshield Capital Management LLP, has been formed to focus on investing in European stressed and distressed debt and equity special situations.< »

New FoHF to invest exclusively in start-up and emerging hedge funds

NY-based VanthedgePoint Group, Inc., an integrated financial services firm catering to emerging hedge funds, and G Squared Group Asset Management, a money management boutique, have launche »

SilverStreet partners target performance, not asset-gathering

Gary Vaughan-Smith and Alex Da Costa, the former ABN Amro Asset Management alternatives specialists who have launched new London-based fund of hedge fund manager SilverStreet Capital, say »

CAAM goes for innovation with new product launches

Crédit Agricole Asset Management (CAAM) has launched two diversifying sub-funds, CA Funds Volatility Equities and CA Funds Dynarbitrage High Yield, within Crédit Agricole Fun »

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