Fund specialist named as partner by Jersey law firm Voisin

Voisin, one of Jersey's longest established law firms, has appointed leading fund specialist Bill Gibbon as a new partner in recognition of his strong contribution to the continuing succes »

Administrators cash in as funds turn to third-party providers

The growth in hedge fund assets under management as well as an increase in pension fund allocations to alternatives is fuelling the adoption of third-party fund administration, and the US administr »

Aima sets out guide to transparency for hedge funds

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the global hedge fund and alternative investment industry association, has issued a new Guide to Sound Practices for Hedge Fund Valuation »

Comment: The commodity cycle has turned

Nudgem Richyal, manager of the USD338.7m Baring Latin America Fund, outlines the reasons behind the increased interest in soft commodities that has started to emerge in the investment comm »

Eurex to use Bloomberg calculation model to price credit index futures

International derivatives exchange Eurex will use a new Bloomberg model to calculate the final settlement prices of its new credit index future to be launched next Tuesday, March 27, with »

Citi Alternative Investments appoints co-heads of global credit structures

Citi Alternative Investments has appointed Andrew Black, head of London credit structures and Tim Greatorex, head of structured investment vehicle strategies, as co-heads of the global cre »

KPMG launches Alternative Investment Group as infrastructure opportunities beckon

KPMG has bought together its hedge fund, real estate and infrastructure businesses into an Alternative Investment Group in a move designed to respond to the needs of a rapidly evolving mar »

AIG Global Investment Group wins GBP9.5m fund of hedge funds pension mandate

The trustees of the MHCB London Final Salary Scheme, the UK pension scheme of Mizuho Corporate Bank, have selected the AIG Diversified Strategies Fund II for an investment of GBP9.5m, appr »

MPC Investors continues expansion with appointment of Ajay Gambhir from JPMorgan

Independent asset manager MPC Investors has recruited Ajay Gambhir from JPMorgan Asset Management, where he was managing director and led the European high alpha team, to launch a new Euro »

Old Mutual launches Shariah-compliant hedge fund

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) has launched the Old Mutual Al Saqr Fund, an equity market neutral hedge fund that is managed in accordance with Shariah principles, including the use of Mur »

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