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Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Bear Stearns talks with bidders over minority equity stake

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Bear Stearns talks with bidders over minority equity stake

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:57

A group of international banks are seeking to buy a stake of up to 20 per cent in embattled US securities firm Bear Stearns, with HSBC, Barclays, Bank of America, Wachovia, Santander and U »

Market turbulence focuses attention on S&P fund of hedge funds ratings

Market turbulence focuses attention on S&P fund of hedge funds ratings

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:56

The summer's turbulence in the credit and mortgage-backed securities markets and its knock-on effects on the hedge funds that invest in them has helped to focus attention on the role of ra »

Bank of New York Mellon launches platform for 130/30 funds

Bank of New York Mellon launches platform for 130/30 funds

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:55

Bank of New York Mellon, a global leader in securities servicing and asset management, has introduced what it says is the first platform to offer a full range of brokerage and administrati »

Hedge fund industry joins forces with New York housing charity

Hedge fund industry joins forces with New York housing charity

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:54

Hedge Funds for Habitat-NYC, an initiative by the hedge fund community to provide New York families with a once-in-a-lifetime home ownership opportunity through Habitat for Humanity - New »

Fund of hedge funds Tapestry raises GBP52m in London placing

Fund of hedge funds Tapestry raises GBP52m in London placing

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:53

London-listed fund of hedge funds Tapestry Investment has successfully placed shares raising GBP52.1m from a range of existing and new investors. »

Catella Asset Management goes live with Advent systems

Catella Asset Management goes live with Advent systems

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:52

Independent Swedish asset manager Catella Asset Management has gone live with Advent Portfolio Exchange, the latest portfolio management technology from the investment management software »

Aima expands regulatory team with new appointment

Aima expands regulatory team with new appointment

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:50

The Alternative Investment Management Association has announced the appointment of Thomas Bullman, previously with the Société Générale group, as an assistant t »

Ireland seeks to boost role as hedge fund domicile

Ireland seeks to boost role as hedge fund domicile

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 14:49

The growth of the global hedge fund industry over the past decade to a size variously estimated at between USD1.7trn and USD2.5trn has helped Dublin to become the world's biggest centre for hedge f »

Independents continue to thrive

Independents continue to thrive

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 14:47

Over the course of this decade several big banks have entered the hedge fund administration market by snapping up independent firms. »

The people factor

The people factor

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 14:46

With hedge fund industry assets now standing at more than USD1.5trn, at least half of which is in funds of hedge funds, Bank of Ireland Securities Services has a positive outlook for the fund of fu »

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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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