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Resolute Capital Growth Fund listed on Irish Stock Exchange

Resolute Capital Growth Fund listed on Irish Stock Exchange

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:56

The shares of Resolute Capital Growth Fund, which specialises in low-volatility, market-neutral strategies and invests primarily in currencies, have been listed on the Irish Stock Exchange »

High-profile fund managers to join Occam Asset Management

High-profile fund managers to join Occam Asset Management

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:55

A trio of successful fund managers have joined forces with Jonathan Hughes-Morgan, formerly managing director and co-founder of Thames River Capital, and David Sheppard, formerly head of p »

Natixis to launch new EUR500m carbon fund

Natixis to launch new EUR500m carbon fund

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:54

Natixis Environnement & Infrastructures has announced plans to launch a new carbon fund, the European Kyoto Fund, with a target size of EUR500m, in response to growing interest from in »

Cadogan appoints John Trammell as president

Cadogan appoints John Trammell as president

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:53

New York-based alternative investment manager Cadogan Management has announced the appointment of John Trammell, 50, as president to work alongside chief executive Stuart Leaf to manage an »

Chicago meeting to examine volatility indices

Chicago meeting to examine volatility indices

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:52

Portfolio management and the volatility of volatility indices will be the theme under discussion at the 43rd meeting of the Chicago Quantitative Work Alliance for Applied Finance, Educatio »

Yellowjacket and Seccas to offer integrated communications solutions

Yellowjacket and Seccas to offer integrated communications solutions

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:51

YellowJacket, a over-the-counter energy derivatives trading network and solution provider, has joined up with Seccas, an outsourced provider of e-messaging compliance solutions to public a »

Absolute Capital shares plummet following departure of founder

Absolute Capital shares plummet following departure of founder

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:52

Shares in London-listed hedge fund manager Absolute Capital Management have fallen by nearly 90 per cent in three days following the departure of the firm's co-founder and co-chief investm »

Crosby Capital Partners completes acquisition of Forsyth funds and team

Crosby Capital Partners completes acquisition of Forsyth funds and team

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:45

Crosby Capital Partners has concluded negotiations with David Dunckley and Steve Akers of Grant Thornton UK, the administrators of Forsyth Partners and Forsyth Partners (Europe), to take o »

US rate cut boosts performance of funds that hedge currencies, says MPL

US rate cut boosts performance of funds that hedge currencies, says MPL

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:43

The 50-basis point cut in the Federal Funds rate decided by the US Federal Reserve on Tuesday is boosting the returns of sterling and euro-denominated funds that invest in US assets if the »

Asset flows moving from long-only equities to hedge-like strategies, says Tabb study

Asset flows moving from long-only equities to hedge-like strategies, says Tabb study

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:41

Assets invested in 120/20 and 130/30 active-extension funds are set grow at a compound annual rate of 141 per cent, from USD140bn this year to nearly USD2trn by 2010, according to a new re »

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New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.     ... »

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Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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