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IMF Global Financial Stability Report 2007: Increased debt level is making target companies vulnerable to economic swings

IMF Global Financial Stability Report 2007: Increased debt level is making target companies vulnerable to economic swings

Fri, 13/04/2007 - 07:00

In its latest report on financial stability, the IMF warns that leveraged buy-outs by private equity firms taking advantage of the low interest rate environment are making target companies »

Greenwich Research: New products and alternative strategies shake up "traditional" asset allocations for US institutions

Greenwich Research: New products and alternative strategies shake up "traditional" asset allocations for US institutions

Fri, 13/04/2007 - 06:57

US pension funds and endowments continue to shift assets out of domestic stock investments and into hedge funds, private equity and international equities, according to new research from G »

Russell launches FoHF targeting equity-like returns

Russell launches FoHF targeting equity-like returns

Thu, 12/04/2007 - 07:00

Russell Investment Group has launched the Global Directional Strategies Fund that blends equity long/short and opportunistic strategies, combined and actively managed by Russell to deliver »

BISYS hires Jerrild to join business development team

BISYS hires Jerrild to join business development team

Thu, 12/04/2007 - 06:59

BISYS has recruited Carsten Jerrild, previously managing director with Fulcrum Fund Services, as director of business development for its alternative investment services business. »

Conyers Dill & Pearman boosts London team

Conyers Dill & Pearman boosts London team

Thu, 12/04/2007 - 06:58

Richard Fear has left Charles Adams, Ritchie & Duckworth in the Cayman Islands, where he had been a partner for over six years, and joined the London office of Conyers Dill & Pearm »

NFA suspends Christ Investment Service LLC

NFA suspends Christ Investment Service LLC

Thu, 12/04/2007 - 06:57

The National Futures Association (NFA) has suspended from NFA membership Christ Investment Service LLC (CIS), an introducing broker (IB) located in San Francisco, California. »

Leveraged finance and high yield debt partners join Bracewell & Giuliani

Leveraged finance and high yield debt partners join Bracewell & Giuliani

Thu, 12/04/2007 - 06:56

Mark B Joachim and Robert T Carey have joined Bracewell & Giuliani LLP as partners in the New York office. »

Eurex to launch UK products in May

Eurex to launch UK products in May

Thu, 12/04/2007 - 06:56

Eurex, the international derivatives exchange, will expand its product portfolio and introduce 17 single stock futures (SSF) - on the Royal Dutch Shell shares and on the 16 sterling denomi »

Survey of consultant search activity reveals that hedge funds will be the focus of attention in 2007, with private equity and real estate close behind

Survey of consultant search activity reveals that hedge funds will be the focus of attention in 2007, with private equity and real estate close behind

Wed, 11/04/2007 - 07:00

Casey Quirk and eVestment Alliance have unveiled their first annual study of consultant search activity, revealing that more consultants will focus on Hedge Funds than on any other strateg »

Maples and Calder's Dubai office acts on the first sukuk listed on both the Dubai and London Stock Exchanges

Maples and Calder's Dubai office acts on the first sukuk listed on both the Dubai and London Stock Exchanges

Wed, 11/04/2007 - 06:59

International law firm Maples and Calder acted as Cayman Islands counsel to the issue of a USD 750m Sukuk by DIB Sukuk Limited. »

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