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Resolute Capital Growth Fund listed on Irish Stock Exchange

Resolute Capital Growth Fund listed on Irish Stock Exchange

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:56

The shares of Resolute Capital Growth Fund, which specialises in low-volatility, market-neutral strategies and invests primarily in currencies, have been listed on the Irish Stock Exchange »

High-profile fund managers to join Occam Asset Management

High-profile fund managers to join Occam Asset Management

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:55

A trio of successful fund managers have joined forces with Jonathan Hughes-Morgan, formerly managing director and co-founder of Thames River Capital, and David Sheppard, formerly head of p »

Natixis to launch new EUR500m carbon fund

Natixis to launch new EUR500m carbon fund

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:54

Natixis Environnement & Infrastructures has announced plans to launch a new carbon fund, the European Kyoto Fund, with a target size of EUR500m, in response to growing interest from in »

Cadogan appoints John Trammell as president

Cadogan appoints John Trammell as president

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:53

New York-based alternative investment manager Cadogan Management has announced the appointment of John Trammell, 50, as president to work alongside chief executive Stuart Leaf to manage an »

Chicago meeting to examine volatility indices

Chicago meeting to examine volatility indices

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:52

Portfolio management and the volatility of volatility indices will be the theme under discussion at the 43rd meeting of the Chicago Quantitative Work Alliance for Applied Finance, Educatio »

Yellowjacket and Seccas to offer integrated communications solutions

Yellowjacket and Seccas to offer integrated communications solutions

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:51

YellowJacket, a over-the-counter energy derivatives trading network and solution provider, has joined up with Seccas, an outsourced provider of e-messaging compliance solutions to public a »

Absolute Capital shares plummet following departure of founder

Absolute Capital shares plummet following departure of founder

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:52

Shares in London-listed hedge fund manager Absolute Capital Management have fallen by nearly 90 per cent in three days following the departure of the firm's co-founder and co-chief investm »

Crosby Capital Partners completes acquisition of Forsyth funds and team

Crosby Capital Partners completes acquisition of Forsyth funds and team

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:45

Crosby Capital Partners has concluded negotiations with David Dunckley and Steve Akers of Grant Thornton UK, the administrators of Forsyth Partners and Forsyth Partners (Europe), to take o »

US rate cut boosts performance of funds that hedge currencies, says MPL

US rate cut boosts performance of funds that hedge currencies, says MPL

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:43

The 50-basis point cut in the Federal Funds rate decided by the US Federal Reserve on Tuesday is boosting the returns of sterling and euro-denominated funds that invest in US assets if the »

Asset flows moving from long-only equities to hedge-like strategies, says Tabb study

Asset flows moving from long-only equities to hedge-like strategies, says Tabb study

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:41

Assets invested in 120/20 and 130/30 active-extension funds are set grow at a compound annual rate of 141 per cent, from USD140bn this year to nearly USD2trn by 2010, according to a new re »

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