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Record growth for Jersey fund industry, says Lipper

Record growth for Jersey fund industry, says Lipper

Tue, 30/10/2007 - 07:14

Jersey's fund servicing industry has grown to USD225.9bn (GBP112.5bn) in 1,367 funds and sub-funds at the end of June, an increase of nearly 150 per cent from USD91.0bn (GBP59.7 billion) i »

UBS acquires France's Caisse Centrale de Réescompte

UBS acquires France's Caisse Centrale de Réescompte

Tue, 30/10/2007 - 07:12

UBS has announced that it is to acquire the Caisse Centrale de Réescompte group, a French asset and wealth manager with EUR17bn in invested assets and 190 employees, from Germany's »

BDO Stoy Hayward's Fitzwilliam Growth Fund ranked top among funds of hedge funds

BDO Stoy Hayward's Fitzwilliam Growth Fund ranked top among funds of hedge funds

Tue, 30/10/2007 - 07:10

Fitzwilliam Growth Fund, a fund of hedge funds provided by UK specialist wealth adviser BDO Stoy Hayward Investment Management, has been ranked the best performing fund of hedge funds over »

Absolute Capital announces reopening of Absolute Germany Fund

Absolute Capital announces reopening of Absolute Germany Fund

Mon, 29/10/2007 - 06:00

With the result of October 27 shareholder votes on restructuring plans for four of its funds looming, Absolute Capital Management has announced that its Absolute Germany Fund has lifted th »

Eurex to launch euro inflation futures in January

Eurex to launch euro inflation futures in January

Mon, 29/10/2007 - 05:59

Eurex has announced plans to become the first European derivatives exchange to offer euro inflation futures next year. »

Dutch alternative investments industry and political veteran call for pensions support

Dutch alternative investments industry and political veteran call for pensions support

Mon, 29/10/2007 - 05:58

The Netherlands has a formidable asset in the global market for cutting-edge financial services with the strength and size of its pension funds and other institutional investors, but it ri »

Jeffrey L Gould named head of distribution for Citi Alternative Investments

Jeffrey L Gould named head of distribution for Citi Alternative Investments

Mon, 29/10/2007 - 05:57

Jeffrey L Gould has been appointed managing director and global head of distribution for Citi Alternative Investments, responsible for overseeing all of its sales and distribution efforts »

SkyBridge Capital makes strategic investment in U Capital Group

SkyBridge Capital makes strategic investment in U Capital Group

Mon, 29/10/2007 - 05:57

SkyBridge Capital, which provides strategic capital to new and early-stage hedge funds, has invested in U Capital Group, a global special situations value investment partnership, from its »

Asian Finance Bank and Amanah Raya to launch first Islamic marine fund

Asian Finance Bank and Amanah Raya to launch first Islamic marine fund

Mon, 29/10/2007 - 05:55

Asian Finance Bank and AmanahRaya Investment Bank Labuan have entered into an innovative Islamic forward binding transaction and agreed to establish an Islamic marine fund that is intended »

Absolute Capital Management issues final restructuring proposals as Investors Action Group urges amendments prior to EGMs

Absolute Capital Management issues final restructuring proposals as Investors Action Group urges amendments prior to EGMs

Fri, 26/10/2007 - 06:58

Absolute Capital Management Holdings Limited has set out the final terms for approval of its fund restructuring this Saturday 27 October following protests from the Absolute Investors Acti »

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977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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