Canadian Pension Funds: End of restrictions on foreign investments spells new opportunities for alternative investing

Canadian plan sponsors intend to increase allocations to non-domestic alternative investments by 50 per cent, according to new research. Although strong asset growt »

Man launches product linked to BlueCrest mutli-strategy portfolio

Man Investments has launched a capital guaranteed product offering exclusive access to a multi-strategy portfolio managed by BlueCrest Capital Management. The inves »

Chapwood Capital focuses on building manager platform

Chapwood Capital LLC's new alternative investment management firm is targeting institutional investors, high net worth individuals and family offices. The firm's c »

MFA raises concerns over ISDA Novation Protocol for credit derivatives

The Managed Funds Association has written to ISDA suggesting changes to its new trading protocol for the booming USD 12.43 trillion credit derivatives market. Acco »

ISDA extends adherence date for Novation Protocol

ISDA has extended the adherence date for the Novation Protocol from 31 October to 30 November. ISDA this week announced that over 700 adherents have signed up to IS »

Julius Baer to reorganize Diversified Fixed Income Hedge Fund

Julius Baer is to reorganise its Diversified Fixed Income Hedge Fund into a Master/Feeder structure.  At an EGM held on 25 October, the shareholders of the Fund ha »

HFRAM and Barclays Capital launch Emerging Managers platform

HFR Asset Management (HFRAM) is launching an Emerging Managers fund of hedge funds on an innovative controlled infrastructure platform. The HFR Emerging Managers Fu »

Dow Jones launches index for HK-traded Chinese companies

Dow Jones Indexes has launched its latest benchmark, the Dow Jones China Offshore 50 Index. The Dow Jones China Offshore 50 Index represents the largest, super-sect »

RBC Capital Markets joins TradeWeb's network

RBC Capital Markets has become the newest dealer participant on TradeWeb's online bond trading network, providing liquidity for the UK Gilts market. TradeWeb is the »

GuernseyFinance welcomes Cable & Wireless plans

GuernseyFinance has welcomed plans by Cable & Wireless (C&W) to develop a state of the art telecommunications infrastructure in the island. C&W has announced detail »

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