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Henderson appoints Hodges to hedge fund sales team

Henderson appoints Hodges to hedge fund sales team

Tue, 19/06/2007 - 06:58

Henderson Global Investors has appointed Jill Hodges, previously director of marketing at MT Thaler Investment Management, as hedge fund sales manager, reporting to director of global hedg »

Managing Partners appoints head of institutional sales

Managing Partners appoints head of institutional sales

Tue, 19/06/2007 - 06:57

Cayman Islands-based fund management group Managing Partners, which specialises in managing portfolios of traded life policies, has appointed Pierre Capitaine as head of institutional sale »

Schroders' NewFinance Capital opens Hong Kong office

Schroders' NewFinance Capital opens Hong Kong office

Tue, 19/06/2007 - 06:56

NewFinance Capital, a London-based fund of hedge funds manager acquired by Schroders last year, has opened a research office in Hong Kong in order to benefit from opportunities in the Asia »

Thames River multi-manager hedge funds top USD1bn

Thames River multi-manager hedge funds top USD1bn

Mon, 18/06/2007 - 08:06

The multi-manager hedge fund division of Thames River has passed the USD1bn mark for assets under management following significant growth over the past four years under the leadership of K »

Rand Merchant Bank selects Advent's Geneva for prime brokerage operation

Rand Merchant Bank selects Advent's Geneva for prime brokerage operation

Mon, 18/06/2007 - 08:05

Rand Merchant Bank, the Johannesburg-based investment bank with operations in the UK, Ireland, Australia and US, has licensed Advent's Geneva investment management and accounting system to »

Man Investments launches second guaranteed futures fund in Hong Kong

Man Investments launches second guaranteed futures fund in Hong Kong

Mon, 18/06/2007 - 08:03

Man Investments has announced plans to launch a second futures and options product authorised by the Hong Kong financial regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission, with a guarantee »

Merrill Lynch closes investment in offshore research provider

Merrill Lynch closes investment in offshore research provider

Mon, 18/06/2007 - 08:02

Merrill Lynch has made an USD11m investment in Copal Partners, a provider of financial services analytics and research to investment banks, hedge funds and private equity funds, joining as »

Hong Kong announces easier licensing process to lure hedge fund managers

Hong Kong announces easier licensing process to lure hedge fund managers

Fri, 15/06/2007 - 07:00

The Hong Kong financial regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission, has announced immediate changes to its licensing procedures for fund managers serving sophisticated investors in a »

Permal proposed to replace FRM as adviser to Dexion Trading

Permal proposed to replace FRM as adviser to Dexion Trading

Fri, 15/06/2007 - 06:59

The board of London-listed hedge fund Dexion Trading is to place before the fund's shareholders a proposal that its sub-manager, FRM Investment Management, should be replaced by Legg Mason »

Hedgemedia's Weekly AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Share floats are the flavor of the month among alternative investment managers

Hedgemedia's Weekly AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Share floats are the flavor of the month among alternative investment managers

Fri, 15/06/2007 - 06:58

This week, combative activist hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb of New York outfit Third Point announced plans to list his successful event-driven fund on the London Stock Exchange. »

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