RMF launches first collateralized CFO

RMF Investment Management has completed a EUR 235 million collateralized fund obligation (CFO) that offers efficient leveraged access to the RMF Four Seasons fund of hedge funds portfolio. »

Devitt launches Clontarf Capital in London

Aoifinn Devitt, who spent four years heading up the European hedge fund practice at Cambridge Associates, has left to establish Clontarf Capital. »

Fulcrum Limited opens Cayman office

Alternative asset administrator Fulcrum Limited opened a Cayman Island branch this month headed by Steven Slessor, CA.  »

Pamplona Capital Management launches emerging market FoHF

London-based Pamplona Capital Management LLP has launched an emerging market fund of hedge funds. »

Eurostoxx Index fails to hold above spring highs

EuroStoxx 50 continues to unwind for a second day, after failing to hold above its spring resistance level, near 3900. »

Mercer expands research into alternative investments

Mercer Investment Consulting is to expand its research to give clients access to in-depth analysis of a broader and more diverse range of alternative products. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Kevin Shames, Director, Alpha Asset Management (South Africa) and Fund Manager, Alpha Opportunistic Fund

Kevin Shames highlights the investment process and thinking that differentiates the Alpha Opportunistic Fund, which provides investors with a full currency hedged entry into South African »

APFC Board hires absolute return managers, adopts allocation

The Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Board of Trustees has hired two new absolute return managers, updating the fund's real estate investment policy and adding a global allocation to its »

Comment: The long and short of hedge funds: By Philip Saunders, Max King and Dr. Terence Moll at Investec Asset Management

Following the Amaranth debacle, the Global Multi-Asset team at Investec Asset Management examine the pros and cons of investing in hedge funds. »

Eurex integrates Markit dividend forecasts in pricing models

Eurex has integrated Markit's dividend forecasts into its calculation of settlement prices. »

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