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JPMorgan Chase to acquire Bear Stearns as Fed steps in with USD 30 billion funding for 'less liquid' assets

JPMorgan Chase to acquire Bear Stearns as Fed steps in with USD 30 billion funding for 'less liquid' assets

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 08:02

In a move designed to calm the markets ahead of trading today, JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) is acquiring the crippled Bear Stearns Companies Inc for USD2 per share, a ninety per cent discoun »

Advisors Asset Management to distribute structured products linked to BNP Paribas index

Advisors Asset Management to distribute structured products linked to BNP Paribas index

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:19

Advisors Asset Management, am investment solutions partner for financial professionals, has signed a strategic agreement with BNP Paribas to become the sole distributor of structured produ »

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 »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

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State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

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This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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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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