Equity swaps as an alternative to trading in equities

In recent years equity swaps have emerged as one of a series of equity derivative products that are playing an increasingly integral par »


The foundations of Asia's hedge fund boom

Asia has been coming out of a fairly devastating economic crisis that began in 1997 and lasted until at least 2002. »


Noble focuses on talented emerging hedge fund managers

A new London-based company, Noble Asset Management (NAM), has been launched to capture the out-performance of emerging hedge fund managers.< »


LucidQ Investment launches equity hedge fund

Virginia-based investment adviser LucidQ Investment, Inc has launched a new equity hedge fund aimed at accredited investors and qualified clients.< »


Get ready for the dividend season: Why call option holders should pay attention to AGM dates

With DAX-listed companies alone set to distribute EUR 18 billion to shareholders in 2006, call option holders should take care to exercise their op »


Octane appoints Torrey as investment advisor

Octane Management (BVI) Limited has appointed Torrey Associates LLC as the investment advisor to a predominantly long-short equity fund of funds ma »


NIR Group closes first CDO

The NIR Group, LLC has closed the USD 1.5 bn West Trade Funding CDO I, the group's first collateralized debt obligation transaction. »


Theta Capital Management expands investment team

Theta Capital Management is expanding its investment team with the hiring of Marco Smelter and Thomas Heidstra as portfolio managers as from 1 July »


Torrey appoints new head of risk management

SEC-registered investment adviser Torrey Associates has appointed John Casano as Head of Risk Management.  »


Hedge fund managers head for Guernsey

As interest in hedge funds has grown in the United Kingdom and Europe in recent years, a large number of promoters have chosen to locate their funds »


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