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Managed Funds Association sees progress on equity finance share swaps

Managed Funds Association sees progress on equity finance share swaps

Mon, 24/09/2007 - 06:57

The Managed Funds Association, which represents US alternative managers, has announced that its collaboration with the International Swaps and Derivatives Association has yielded success i »

CP Eaton Partners announces 50th fund closing

CP Eaton Partners announces 50th fund closing

Mon, 24/09/2007 - 06:55

Alternative asset management placement agent CP Eaton Partners has announced the closing of its 50th fundraising, marking more than USD27bn in total capital raised. »

ETF Securities sets out investment case for gold

ETF Securities sets out investment case for gold

Mon, 24/09/2007 - 06:13

ETF Securities, which has pioneered the offering of exchange-traded commodities on the London Stock Exchange and other leading European markets, will set out the investment case for gold and other »

Isle of Man takes swift action to update funds regime

Isle of Man takes swift action to update funds regime

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 07:00

The Isle of Man, which has seen alternative fund assets grow from USD7bn in 2003 to a current level of USD50.1bn, is aiming for an ambitious total of USD100bn under administration and USD5 »

Comment: Bankruptcy court rejects Cayman proceedings of Bear Stearns hedge funds

Comment: Bankruptcy court rejects Cayman proceedings of Bear Stearns hedge funds

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:59

Daniel M Glosband, Emanuel C Grillo and Elizabeth Shea Fries of law firm Goodwin Procter examine the decision by a US judge to decline to recognise liquidation proceedings in Cayman for tw »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Goldman pledges not to close troubled Global Alpha fund

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Goldman pledges not to close troubled Global Alpha fund

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:58

The managers of the Goldman Sachs group's battered Global Alpha hedge fund has assured investors in a letter that it will not shut down and will constrain borrowing and adapt to market vol »

Advent unveils new Geneva software with enhanced data access

Advent unveils new Geneva software with enhanced data access

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:57

Advent Software, a leading provider of software and services to the global alternative investment management industry, has unveiled Geneva 7.0, which it says is a major technical and funct »

Resolute Capital Growth Fund listed on Irish Stock Exchange

Resolute Capital Growth Fund listed on Irish Stock Exchange

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:56

The shares of Resolute Capital Growth Fund, which specialises in low-volatility, market-neutral strategies and invests primarily in currencies, have been listed on the Irish Stock Exchange »

High-profile fund managers to join Occam Asset Management

High-profile fund managers to join Occam Asset Management

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:55

A trio of successful fund managers have joined forces with Jonathan Hughes-Morgan, formerly managing director and co-founder of Thames River Capital, and David Sheppard, formerly head of p »

Natixis to launch new EUR500m carbon fund

Natixis to launch new EUR500m carbon fund

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:54

Natixis Environnement & Infrastructures has announced plans to launch a new carbon fund, the European Kyoto Fund, with a target size of EUR500m, in response to growing interest from in »

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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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