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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 »

Index providers confirm hedge funds' decline in January

Index providers confirm hedge funds' decline in January

Mon, 11/02/2008 - 06:00

US hedge fund investment advisory firm Hennessee Group has reported that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index it compiles fell by 2.45 per cent in January, while Chicago-based Hedge Fund Researc »

Matrix provides CGT option for more funds of hedge funds

Matrix provides CGT option for more funds of hedge funds

Mon, 11/02/2008 - 06:00

Matrix has drawn up plans to mirror its open-ended funds of hedge funds with closed-ended versions whose gains qualify for capital gains tax in the UK. »

Axa Investment Managers strengthens fund of hedge funds business

Axa Investment Managers strengthens fund of hedge funds business

Fri, 08/02/2008 - 06:00

Axa Investment Managers has strengthened its fund of hedge funds business division with the appointments of Rajiv Jaitly as chief operating officer, Sharmila Soosaipillai as senior operati »

CFTC authorises US sale of eight Eurex futures contracts

CFTC authorises US sale of eight Eurex futures contracts

Fri, 08/02/2008 - 06:00

The Office of General Counsel of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced it has issued a no-action letter permitting the offer and sale in the US of eight Eurex futures c »

GLG Partners sees net assets rise 62 per cent to USD24.6bn in 2007

GLG Partners sees net assets rise 62 per cent to USD24.6bn in 2007

Fri, 08/02/2008 - 06:00

UK-based alternative asset manager GLG Partners, which acquired a New York Stock Exchange listing last November through a reverse takeover, has reported record net revenues, capital inflow »

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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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