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HRJ Capital closes fifth venture capital fund of funds with USD273m in commitments

HRJ Capital closes fifth venture capital fund of funds with USD273m in commitments

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

HRJ Capital has announced the closing of HRJ Capital VC V, its fifth venture capital fund of funds, at its target of USD 273 million in commitments from investors including endowments, fou »

Managed futures shine in January as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.96 per cent

Managed futures shine in January as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.96 per cent

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

Managed futures gained 1.96 per cent in January, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, with all eight of the firm's indices in profit for the m »

Mark Lyons joins Touradji Capital Management's new Singapore office

Mark Lyons joins Touradji Capital Management's new Singapore office

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

Touradji Capital Management, a commodities-focused hedge fund manager, has announced that Mark Lyons has joined the firm's newly-established Singapore office as a shipping and oil speciali »

Rialas brothers take Absolute Capital stake to 33 per cent

Rialas brothers take Absolute Capital stake to 33 per cent

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

Andreas and Andreas and Kyriakos, whose credit hedge fund business Argo Capital Management was acquired by Absolute Capital Management in January 2007, months before the departure of Absol »

Caledonian Global Fund Services opens operations centre in Florida

Caledonian Global Fund Services opens operations centre in Florida

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 06:00

Caledonian Global Fund Services has opened a new operations centre in Orlando, Florida to add to its existing facilities providing hedge fund services in Chicago, the Cayman Islands and th »

First Avenue Partners launches EUR100m hedge fund seeder vehicle

First Avenue Partners launches EUR100m hedge fund seeder vehicle

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 06:00

First Avenue Partners has launched the FAP Hedge Fund Opportunities Fund, a hedge fund incubation fund, with initial capital of EUR100m from German insurer Gothaer, the firm's minority sha »

Fund of hedge funds assets grew by one-third in 2007, says survey

Fund of hedge funds assets grew by one-third in 2007, says survey

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 06:00

Despite the turbulence wreaked on alternative investments in the second half of 2007 by the US sub-prime meltdown, the credit crunch and equity market volatility, the global fund of hedge »

Gerard Gardner joins North Asset Management as partner

Gerard Gardner joins North Asset Management as partner

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 06:00

North Asset Management, a London-based alternative investment management firm, has recruited Gerard Gardner as a partner from Goldman Sachs International in London, where he was developing »

Hedge fund investors and managers expand reach into emerging markets, says HFR

Hedge fund investors and managers expand reach into emerging markets, says HFR

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 06:00

The number of funds dedicated to investing in emerging markets increasing to more than 950 last year, according to a report from Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research, a provider of hedge fund »

PFPC establishes fund services operation in Poland

PFPC establishes fund services operation in Poland

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 06:00

PFPC, a member of the Wilmington, Delaware-based PNC Financial Services Group, has announced plans to launch fund administration and hedge fund services in Poland this month, following the »

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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