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AIMA welcomes HMRC investment manager exemption proposals

AIMA welcomes HMRC investment manager exemption proposals

Mon, 02/04/2007 - 09:10

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), has welcomed the HMRC's response in the consultation exercise on changes to UK's Investment Manager Exemption (IME). »

EDHEC/EuroPerformance Alpha League Table for France shows that most previous winners have stayed in the top flight

EDHEC/EuroPerformance Alpha League Table for France shows that most previous winners have stayed in the top flight

Mon, 02/04/2007 - 09:03

EDHEC and EuroPerformance have released their 2007 rankings of the top French asset management companies for long-only equity funds: the Alpha League Table. »

FXMarketSpace launches first centrally-cleared foreign exchange platform

FXMarketSpace launches first centrally-cleared foreign exchange platform

Mon, 02/04/2007 - 07:00

FXMarketSpace, the world's first centrally-cleared, global foreign exchange platform for the over-the-counter market, is fully operational and open for trading, less than 11 months after R »

Morley launches UK Equity Long/Short hedge fund

Morley launches UK Equity Long/Short hedge fund

Mon, 02/04/2007 - 06:59

Morley has launched the UK Equity Long/Short hedge fund, which aims to deliver absolute returns to investors with significantly lower volatility than the FTSE All Share Index, to be manage »

Mcube unveils AlphaExchange alliance with Japan's Bridge Capital Securities

Mcube unveils AlphaExchange alliance with Japan's Bridge Capital Securities

Mon, 02/04/2007 - 06:58

Mcube Investment Technologies has launched an alliance with Tokyo-based Bridge Capital Securities, a securities investment firm that provides investment solutions for asset managers and in »

Pace of hedge fund launches and liquidations slowed in 2006, says HFR

Pace of hedge fund launches and liquidations slowed in 2006, says HFR

Fri, 30/03/2007 - 07:01

The global hedge fund industry saw a drop in both launches and liquidations last year compared with the record-setting pace of 2005, according to Hedge Fund Research, a leading provider of »

Comment: Energy and commodity investing - risk is pervasive and growing

Comment: Energy and commodity investing - risk is pervasive and growing

Fri, 30/03/2007 - 07:00

Gary M Vasey, vice-president for Europe at UtiliPoint International, argues that investors are rushing into the energy sector with little or no knowledge of its specific attributes and ris »

Integrated Asset Management names Peter Rose as chief investment officer

Integrated Asset Management names Peter Rose as chief investment officer

Fri, 30/03/2007 - 06:59

AIM-listed alternative investment group Integrated Asset Management has appointed Peter Rose as chief investment officer of its fund management division, Integrated Alternative Investments »

Comment: Market complacency - the risk of inaction

Comment: Market complacency - the risk of inaction

Fri, 30/03/2007 - 06:58

Kostas Iordanidis, co-chief investment officer at USD5.4bn fund of hedge funds manager Olympia Capital Management, argues that the current level of complacency in financial markets is sign »

Ogier advises on first Guernsey registered fund

Ogier advises on first Guernsey registered fund

Fri, 30/03/2007 - 06:57

Guernsey lawyers from the international legal and financial services group Ogier have advised Gottex Fund Management on the London Stock Exchange listing of the first fund to take advantag »

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