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Acropole Asset Management launches long/short convertibles fund

Acropole Asset Management launches long/short convertibles fund

Mon, 14/01/2008 - 06:00

Acropole Asset Management, a Paris-based specialist convertible bond manager launched 18 months ago and now with EUR600m in assets under management, has extended its range of products with »

BVI law firm Harneys appoints four new partners

BVI law firm Harneys appoints four new partners

Mon, 14/01/2008 - 06:00

Leading British Virgin Islands law firm Harney Westwood & Riegels has announced the appointment of Tim Clipstone, Kissock Christopher Laing, Ross Munro and Chris Young as partners in t »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 10.40 per cent in 2007

Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 10.40 per cent in 2007

Mon, 14/01/2008 - 06:00

Hedge funds gained 10.40 per cent in 2007 according to year-end data compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based Barclay Hedge, nearly double the 5.49 per cent return of the S&P 500 Total Return »

Navica Capital Management joins Deutsche currency managers platform

Navica Capital Management joins Deutsche currency managers platform

Mon, 14/01/2008 - 06:00

Amsterdam-based Navica Capital Management has joined the Deutsche Bank Global FX-select Currency Managers platform, signifying its commitment to build the operational infrastructure necess »

The benefits of an FX managed account

The benefits of an FX managed account

Sun, 13/01/2008 - 05:00

Smart money is a term often used and mostly misunderstood. »

Cairn Capital announces first close for Loan Opportunities Fund

Cairn Capital announces first close for Loan Opportunities Fund

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Independent credit markets group Cairn Capital has announces the first closing for its Loan Opportunities Fund, which will focus on the European leveraged loan market and has wide investme »

Finansa PCL spin-off 3 Degrees to become independent firm

Finansa PCL spin-off 3 Degrees to become independent firm

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Asian distressed debt specialist 3 Degrees Asset Management has spun off from Finansa PCL to become an independent firm wholly owned by its founder, Moe Ibrahim, and has also completed the »

HedgeFund.net index reports 10.85 per cent gain last year

HedgeFund.net index reports 10.85 per cent gain last year

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Early estimates show the HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Average, an equal weighted average of all single manager hedge funds and CTA/managed futures products in the HedgeFund.net database, was u »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Consolidation in 2008 off to a flying start

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Consolidation in 2008 off to a flying start

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

The consolidation trend in hedge funds was off to a flying start this year. »

Partners Group announces record asset growth in 2007

Partners Group announces record asset growth in 2007

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Partners Group, an alternative asset manager based in Zug, Switzerland, has reported that its estimated assets under management reached CHF24.4bn at the end of last year, reflecting net gr »

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