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Multi-currency fixed-income mandates benefit from 130-30 approach, says Barings

Multi-currency fixed-income mandates benefit from 130-30 approach, says Barings

Fri, 09/11/2007 - 05:57

Baring Asset Management, which was among the first wave of managers to be awarded a global fixed-income 130-30 mandate by CalPERS in June, believes that relaxing long-only constraints can »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Hedge fund launches thin as investors look to track records

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Hedge fund launches thin as investors look to track records

Fri, 09/11/2007 - 05:56

Hedge fund launches are slowing down - the number of new funds starting out will drop by some 20 per cent this year compared with 2006, according to Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research. »

Fidessa offers connectivity to Borsa Italiana via BIt Systems ASP

Fidessa offers connectivity to Borsa Italiana via BIt Systems ASP

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 07:36

Fidessa, a supplier of multi-asset trading systems, market data and global connectivity solutions, has announced its connectivity to the ASP network of BIt Systems, the IT business of Grup »

Managed Funds Association calls for improved practices by hedge fund managers

Managed Funds Association calls for improved practices by hedge fund managers

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 07:35

The Managed Funds Association, the US industry body representing hedge fund managers, has recommended that the industry adopt heightened standards of excellence embodied in the latest vers »

Australia's HFA Holdings completes delayed purchase of Lighthouse Partners

Australia's HFA Holdings completes delayed purchase of Lighthouse Partners

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 07:33

HFA Holdings, an Australian asset manager specialising in absolute return funds of funds, has confirmed its acquisition of Florida-based Lighthouse Partners for USD348.5m cash and 134.67 m »

Credit Suisse/Tremont launches investible AllHedge Index

Credit Suisse/Tremont launches investible AllHedge Index

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 06:00

The Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index Group has launched the Credit Suisse/Tremont AllHedge Index, a new investible hedge fund index derived from the group's Credit Suisse/Tremont Hed »

Advent Software named best buy-side technology provider by Buy-Side Technology

Advent Software named best buy-side technology provider by Buy-Side Technology

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 05:59

Advent Software, a provider of software and solutions for the investment management industry, has been named best buy-side technology provider by Buy-Side Technology magazine. »

Butterfield Bank Guernsey reaches assets under custody milestone

Butterfield Bank Guernsey reaches assets under custody milestone

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 05:58

Butterfield Bank Guernsey has passed the milestone of USD12bn in assets under custody at the end of September, representing an increase of more than 82 per cent from the bank's USD6.8bn in »

Picton Mahoney Asset Management closes hedge fund

Picton Mahoney Asset Management closes hedge fund

Wed, 07/11/2007 - 07:27

Canadian portfolio management boutique Picton Mahoney Asset Management has announced that the Picton Mahoney Long Short Equity Fund will be closed to new investments on or before November »

Icap launches gold/yen pair on EBS platform

Icap launches gold/yen pair on EBS platform

Wed, 07/11/2007 - 07:26

Leading global inter-dealer broker Icap is to launch a new metals product, a gold/yen pair, in early November on its electronic dealing platform EBS, bringing to five the number of metals »

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