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BlueMountain Capital Management strengthens asset management team

BlueMountain Capital Management strengthens asset management team

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:18

New York-based credit and equity asset manager BlueMountain Capital Management has hired Scott Lessing as head of corporate research and Derek Smith as a senior portfolio manager. »

Addleshaw Goddard strengthens City-based alternative funds practice

Addleshaw Goddard strengthens City-based alternative funds practice

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:15

Lawyers Addleshaw Goddard has expanded its City of London-based funds practice with the appointment of partner Christy Stagemeyer and consultant David Ive. »

NYSE Euronext to acquire CME metals business

NYSE Euronext to acquire CME metals business

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:14

NYSE Euronext has agreed to acquire the CME Group's metals business, with trading of gold and silver futures and options on futures contracts set to begin later this year on Liffe Connect, »

South Africa's hedge fund industry poised for lift-off

South Africa's hedge fund industry poised for lift-off

Sun, 16/03/2008 - 19:45

From just a handful of funds with some ZAR1.4bn in as recently as mid-2002, the South African hedge fund industry had grown five years later to more than 130 funds with at least ZAR26bn in assets u »

Hedge funds rebound in February, say index providers

Hedge funds rebound in February, say index providers

Fri, 14/03/2008 - 06:00

Hedge fund index providers have reported a recovery in performance for most hedge fund strategies in February following the previous month's losses, even as equity markets continued to fal »

GO Capital Asset Management suspends redemptions until December

GO Capital Asset Management suspends redemptions until December

Fri, 14/03/2008 - 06:00

Amsterdam-based hedge fund manager GO Capital Asset Management has announced it is suspending the redemption of units in its Global Opportunities Fund, although managing partner Frans van »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Carlyle Capital abandons hope of rescue deal

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Carlyle Capital abandons hope of rescue deal

Fri, 14/03/2008 - 06:00

Carlyle Capital Corporation has acknowledged that its lenders are likely to take possession of its remaining assets, consisting of US government agency AAA-rated residential mortgage-backe »

Survey highlights spread of electronic trading in Europe

Survey highlights spread of electronic trading in Europe

Fri, 14/03/2008 - 06:00

Electronic trading is by far the leading method of equity execution in Europe, according to the first European Equities e-Trading survey conducted by the Securities Industry and Financial »

ING blames global credit crunch for suspension of New Zealand funds

ING blames global credit crunch for suspension of New Zealand funds

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 19:11

ING New Zealand has given notice to investors in the ING Diversified Yield Fund and the ING Regular Income Fund that all further withdrawals have been suspended because of the current econ »

CorrectNet and ProTrak International unveil turnkey solution for hedge funds

CorrectNet and ProTrak International unveil turnkey solution for hedge funds

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 12:00

CorrectNet, a provider of information delivery and reporting applications to many large investment management firms, and ProTrak International, a provider of customer relations software fo »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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