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Perella Weinberg buys Xerion Capital Partners

Perella Weinberg buys Xerion Capital Partners

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 06:59

Perella Weinberg Partners has acquired Xerion Capital Partners, a New York-based investment manager that focuses on distressed credit and special situations investments. »

Comment: Relief for banks, but markets remain fragile

Comment: Relief for banks, but markets remain fragile

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 06:58

Ingrid Neitsch, a portfolio advisor with FRM Credit Alpha, says that while last month saw a return of liquidity to the credit markets, the environment remains fragile and more risk-adverse »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: JC Flowers in the running for troubled UK mortgage bank

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: JC Flowers in the running for troubled UK mortgage bank

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 06:57

US private equity firm JC Flowers is said to have secured GBP15bn of funding from other banks to buy battered UK mortgage bank Northern Rock. It wants to keep the bank as a single entity. »

Last Atlantis joins forces with former Tudor trader at to launch new share class

Last Atlantis joins forces with former Tudor trader at to launch new share class

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 06:56

Last Atlantis Capital Management, based in St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, and Jerry Considine, a former head currency trader at Tudor Investment, have joined forces to launch the LACM »

London & Capital launches US absolute return fund range

London & Capital launches US absolute return fund range

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 06:55

London & Capital Investment Advisors, the US investment arm of UK-based wealth manager London & Capital, has launched six new absolute return investment vehicles, the Loncap range »

Thames River announces fundraising for top performing Hedge+ fund

Thames River announces fundraising for top performing Hedge+ fund

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 06:54

Thames River Capital has announced its intention to raise up to GBP50m, with an upper limit of GBP100m, through a placing and offer for subscription in its GBP159.4m fund of hedge funds, T »

Société Générale launches fund to take advantage of credit market woes

Société Générale launches fund to take advantage of credit market woes

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 06:53

Société Générale Asset Management is launching SGAM Invest Bonds Recovery 2007, a fund aimed at sophisticated investors that seeks to take advantage of the attr »

BlackRock completes acquisition of Quellos fund of funds business

BlackRock completes acquisition of Quellos fund of funds business

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 07:00

BlackRock has completed its acquisition of the fund of hedge funds business of Quellos Group, which will be combined with the asset manager's own fund of funds platform under the name Blac »

New chief executive for HSBC Alternative Investments

New chief executive for HSBC Alternative Investments

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:59

HSBC Alternative Investments has appointed Nigel Webber as chief executive officer, in addition to his existing position as chief investment officer of HSBC Private Bank. »

Peregrine to acquire majority stake in UK fund of hedge funds manager

Peregrine to acquire majority stake in UK fund of hedge funds manager

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:58

South Africa's Peregrine group has concluded a non-binding agreement to acquire at least 65 per cent of Stenham Group, a UK-based wealth management firm specialising in alternative investm »

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