Old Mutual Asset Managers hires John Mattimore as head of equity alpha

John Mattimore has left Gartmore Group, where he was head of risk management with responsibility for managing, developing and delivering risk trading capabilities for investment managers a »

LaSalle Global Fund Services launches Dublin operation

LaSalle Global Fund Services, a Chicago-based member of the ABN Amro group, has established a subsidiary in Dublin's International Financial Services Centre to provide fund administration, »

Thierry Serero joins New Star to launch European Opportunities Hedge Fund

Thierry Serero, a top-performing manager formerly at C60 Capital and Fidelity Investments, has joined New Star Asset Management to manage the New Star European Opportunities Hedge Fund, a »

B&G Holding plans secondary offering for Europe-focused multi-strategy fund

Absolute return investment manager Boussard & Gavaudan Asset Management has announced a secondary offering of shares in its closed-ended investment vehicle Boussard & Gavaudan Hold »

Commodity market players must address risks, says FSA

The growth in investment in the commodity markets, the emergence of new products and the entry of new participants have given rise to various risks and challenges that need to be addressed »

Kleinwort Benson appoints head of fund administration in Guernsey

Kleinwort Benson, a provider of banking and financial services to corporate and private clients in the UK and Channel Islands, has announced two senior appointments in the Channel Islands, »

Emerging hedge funds perform better than older, larger funds, says PerTrac

The widely-held belief that emerging hedge funds perform better than older and larger funds has been reinforced by research from PerTrac Financial Solutions, creators of the PerTrac Analyt »

New Star raises USD95.2m for second Hedge ETS tranche

New Star Asset Management has raised an additional USD95.2m for a second tranche of Hedge ETS, a London-listed daily tradable security that provides access to performance representative of »

Vision Asia Opportunities Fund to list on the Irish Stock Exchange

Vision Asia Opportunities Fund, a Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended investment company established to invest in a portfolio of Asian hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, has announced plans »

Asset managers applaud FSA plans for retail access to alternative investments

UK asset management firms and hedge fund industry representatives have expressed their satisfaction with the long-awaited proposals unveiled by the Financial Services Authority that would »

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