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Tough climate sparks slowdown in new European hedge fund launches

Tough climate sparks slowdown in new European hedge fund launches

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 13:23

The pace of new European hedge fund launches slowed in 2007 for the first time in several years, according to EuroHedge, with both the number of funds launched and the combined volume of a »

Guernsey funds finish 2007 with a flourish

Guernsey funds finish 2007 with a flourish

Tue, 26/02/2008 - 18:00

Funds in Guernsey grew another GBP13.7bn (8.3 per cent) in the final three months of 2007 despite continued market turbulence during the quarter.   »

Sgam mixes worrying thoughts with the positive in February

Sgam mixes worrying thoughts with the positive in February

Tue, 26/02/2008 - 18:00

Some global snapshots from Societe-General Asset Managem, kicking off with concern that bond insurers or monoliners will be the next US trouble spot . . . »

JPM fund manager Talib Sheikh says volatility gives opportunities

JPM fund manager Talib Sheikh says volatility gives opportunities

Tue, 26/02/2008 - 13:08

While market volatility fuels the debate between investing in equities or cash, Talib Sheikh, co-fund manager of the JPM Cautious Total Return Fund explains his outlook, current asset allo »

Blue Sky Asset Management to beat major markets with structured fund

Blue Sky Asset Management to beat major markets with structured fund

Tue, 26/02/2008 - 13:07

Blue Sky Asset Management, the UK innovative investment boutique, has launched its first growth structured fund, which enables investors to select their own asset allocation. »

UK resolves tax obstacle to retail access to alternative funds of funds

UK resolves tax obstacle to retail access to alternative funds of funds

Fri, 22/02/2008 - 18:27

The Financial Services Authority has announced further progress for its plans to allowing retail consumers to invest in funds of hedge funds and other alternative investments authorised in »

BVI Financial Services Commission appoints new director of investment business

BVI Financial Services Commission appoints new director of investment business

Fri, 22/02/2008 - 18:25

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has formally confirmed the appointment of Brodrick Penn as director of investment business as of the beginning of this year. »

Comment: Unregulated Funds enhance Jersey's investment armoury

Comment: Unregulated Funds enhance Jersey's investment armoury

Fri, 22/02/2008 - 06:00

Eve Kosofsky and Edward Quinn of law firm Carey Olsen outline the provisions of the new Jersey Unregulated Funds regime that was brought into effect this week. »

US equity options trading "rising out of obscurity", says study

US equity options trading "rising out of obscurity", says study

Fri, 22/02/2008 - 06:00

A 'perfect storm' is about to hit the US equity options market, according to a new study, Equity Options Trading 2008: Rising Out of Obscurity, published by capital markets research and ad »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citigroup halts redemptions from troubled corporate debt fund

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citigroup halts redemptions from troubled corporate debt fund

Fri, 22/02/2008 - 05:55

Citigroup suspended redemptions from its USD500m corporate debt-focused CSO Partners after a third of its investors sought their money back. »

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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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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