Institutional market poised for take-off

The change of the law in 2004 allowed hedge funds and funds of hedge funds to be launched under German regulations for the first time. »

New OEICs track volatility as an asset class

Investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort and Kleinwort Benson, the private bank, are launching two new UCITS III funds on the Gresham Defined Funds platform. »

Frank Pusateri joins Fall River Capital

Fall River Capital has retained Frank Pusateri to lead its marketing efforts and advise on its product strategy. »

New ETFs improve index tracking and reduce trading costs

Exchange-traded funds allow investors to track the performance of specific market segments more efficiently and reduce costs, helping institutions to create more efficient po »

MD Sass and Macquarie Group launch JV for global manager incubation

MD Sass and the Macquarie Group have launched a joint venture to manage a fund that seeks out and seeds innovative alternative investment managers. »

Melvin leaves Gartmore for senior strategic role at MLIM

Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM) has appointed Sarah Melvin as its Director of Strategy and Business Development for the EMEA region. »

The evolution of prime brokerage in Germany

Since the introduction of the 2004 German Investment Act, there has been debate on the potential growth of the local hedge fund market, and on possible 'local' prime brokerag »

Tech Update: GLG Multi-Manager Investments to use matrix-ims integrated software for fund of hedge funds

GLG Partners' Fund of Hedge Fund division is to become the first alternative investment manager to install the new matrix-ims software. »

MPC Investors appoints Lee Manzi to Multi Asset team

London-based MPC Investors has appointed Lee Manzi as Portfolio Manager within its Multi Asset team. »

Delivering tax transparency

When the new legislation governing alternative investment funds came into force in Germany more than two years ago, HSBC's Alternative Fund Services (AFS) took a two-fold app »

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