Derivatives take larger role with hedge funds

Surging flows of capital into hedge funds over the past few years have aroused fears that overcrowding in popular strategies will drive returns down and reduce the appeal of alternative investment »


Hedge Funds Liberalisation Starts to Bear Fruit

When Germany liberalised its rules governing hedge funds and taxation of their income at the beginning of 2004 the initiative was hailed in some quarters as a new dawn for the sector. »


KGR Capital's European office gains authorisation from the FSA in London

KGR Capital has gained authorisation for KGR Capital (Europe) Ltd from the UK Financial Services Authority. »


UK funds under management up 7% in 2005 to record USD 3.5 trillion

Assets under management of the UK fund management industry increased for the third year running in 2005 to USD 3,450 billion. »


Torrey appoints Shu Nung Lee as Vice President of research

Shu Nung Lee, CFA, has joined SEC-registered investment adviser Torrey Associates Vice President of Research.  »


IoM publishes comments on corporate tax liability capping proposals

The Isle of Man Treasury has published details the comments received to its proposals on capping corporate tax liabilities. »


Ex-Baring team launch first fund for Resolution joint venture

The Joint venture between Resolution Asset Management and Hexam Capital, formed by an ex-Baring team, has launched its first fund. »


Comment: Will investable indices survive?

Primores Absolute Return Investing asks whether it's worth paying for the 'advantages' investable indices provide… »


Steven Bloom Joins NASDAQ as Senior Vice President of Financial Products

Steven Bloom has joined the NASDAQ Stock Market as Senior Vice President of NASDAQ Financial Products. »


ABN AMRO launches Japan-focused long/short fund

ABN AMRO Asset Management has launched the Japan Equity Long/Short Fund, a single strategy hedge fund. »


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