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Hedge funds rebound in September as Barclay index gains 2.68 per cent

Hedge funds rebound in September as Barclay index gains 2.68 per cent

Thu, 11/10/2007 - 08:22

Hedge funds gained 2.68 per cent in September, reversing a 1.41 per cent loss in August, according to flash estimates from the Barclay Hedge Fund Index. »

September best month for hedge funds in years, says HedgeFund.net

September best month for hedge funds in years, says HedgeFund.net

Thu, 11/10/2007 - 08:21

Early estimates indicate that the HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Average, an equally-weighted average of all single manager hedge funds and CTA/managed futures products in the HedgeFund.net data »

UK hedge fund managers advocate improvements in disclosure

UK hedge fund managers advocate improvements in disclosure

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 16:50

The Hedge Fund Working Group, representing leading hedge fund managers based mainly in the UK, has published a consultation document that puts improved disclosure to investors at the heart »

Hedge fund capital flows positive in August, says HFR

Hedge fund capital flows positive in August, says HFR

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 08:12

Hedge fund investors continued to allocate fresh capital to funds, with new capital inflows of USD8.86bn in August, albeit less than the USD16.8bn inflow in July, according to data from He »

Private equity industry dismayed by planned UK tax changes

Private equity industry dismayed by planned UK tax changes

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 07:01

Representative of the UK's private equity industry and advisory firms have expressed their disappointment with the decision by Chancellor of the Exchequer Alastair Darling to abolish busin »

Eversheds advises Threadneedle on hedge fund acquisition

Eversheds advises Threadneedle on hedge fund acquisition

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 07:00

International law firm Eversheds has acted for Threadneedle in its acquisition of Convivo Capital Management, a specialist emerging market hedge fund business with assets under management »

Hong Kong hedge fund manager marks fifth anniversary

Hong Kong hedge fund manager marks fifth anniversary

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 06:59

Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager Enhanced Investment Products, which manages a series of eight single-country index funds in Asia as well as the EIP Overlay Fund, a market neutral Asia e »

Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advances 2.26 per cent September

Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advances 2.26 per cent September

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 06:58

Hennessee Group, an adviser to hedge fund investors and index provider, has reported that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index was up by 2.26 per cent in September and by 10.16 per cent for the »

Matrix launches new closed-ended asset-based lending fund

Matrix launches new closed-ended asset-based lending fund

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 06:57

Matrix has launched a closed-ended version of its open-ended Asset Based 2 Fund, which was was launched in August and was up 0.64 per cent in its first month, despite August being one of t »

Big institutions continue to take stakes in hedge fund managers

Big institutions continue to take stakes in hedge fund managers

Tue, 09/10/2007 - 08:14

The summer's market turmoil has failed to cool the enthusiasm of global institutions for taking minority stakes in hedge fund managers, with giant reinsurer Swiss Re acquiring a 15 per cen »

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