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Halbis appoints new head of trade execution

Halbis appoints new head of trade execution

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:59

Halbis, the active asset management specialist of the HSBC Group, has appointed Tarne Bevan as head of trade execution, responsible for enhancing performance by better integrating trading »

Nexum appoints Citi for all-in-one service of Luxembourg-domiciled hedge fund

Nexum appoints Citi for all-in-one service of Luxembourg-domiciled hedge fund

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:58

Citi has been appointed by Nexum to service its Luxembourg-domiciled hedge fund, acting as fund administrator, transfer agent and custodian, and providing prime brokerage services and comp »

Eurex launches derivatives on three further Stoxx indices

Eurex launches derivatives on three further Stoxx indices

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:57

International derivatives exchange Eurex will expand its product range in the area of equity index derivatives with the launch of futures and options on the DJ Euro Stoxx Select Dividend30 »

BlackRock to acquire USD1.7bn fund of funds business from Quellos Group

BlackRock to acquire USD1.7bn fund of funds business from Quellos Group

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:56

US asset manager BlackRock, which earlier this month announced plans to invest in alternative managers, has agreed to acquire the fund of funds business of Quellos Group for up to USD1.7bn »

Aima welcomes Iosco's endorsement of its valuation principles

Aima welcomes Iosco's endorsement of its valuation principles

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:55

The Alternative Investment Management Association has expressed its satisfaction that the Consultation Report on the Principles for the Valuation of Hedge Fund Portfolios issued by the Int »

Third tranche of Hedge ETS brings fund assets to USD328m

Third tranche of Hedge ETS brings fund assets to USD328m

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:55

New Star Asset Management has announced that following the close of a third public offering, the total size of Hedge ETS, which provides investors with exposure to the RBC Hedge 250 Index, »

GLG Partners to obtain US listing through reverse acquisition

GLG Partners to obtain US listing through reverse acquisition

Tue, 26/06/2007 - 07:00

GLG Partners, Europe's third largest hedge fund manager with more than 40 funds and USD20bn in assets under management, has announced plans to access the US public markets through a revers »

Absolute return funds suffer "absolute washout" in 2006, says S&P

Absolute return funds suffer "absolute washout" in 2006, says S&P

Tue, 26/06/2007 - 06:59

Absolute return funds, retail investment vehicles that take advantage of the European Ucits III funds legislation to use derivatives and other hedge fund-like techniques, suffered an 'abso »

"Hospital insurance for portfolios" - 36 South Black Swan Fund to launch in August

"Hospital insurance for portfolios" - 36 South Black Swan Fund to launch in August

Tue, 26/06/2007 - 06:58

36 South Investment Managers Limited, a 'tail risk' hedge fund manager, is preparing to launch the 36 South Black Swan Fund in August. »

Thames River Hedge+ fund to raise GBP100m through C share issue

Thames River Hedge+ fund to raise GBP100m through C share issue

Tue, 26/06/2007 - 06:57

Thames River Capital has announced plans to raise up to GBP100m through an issue of sterling-, euro- and US-dollar denominated shares in the Thames River Hedge+ fund of hedge funds, curren »

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977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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