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Pace of new hedge fund launches falls dramatically in first half of 2006

Pace of new hedge fund launches falls dramatically in first half of 2006

Fri, 06/10/2006 - 06:39

The pace of new hedge fund launches fell dramatically in the first half of 2006 compared to 2005, according Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research, Inc. »

Jersey unveils new regime for listed alternative funds

Jersey unveils new regime for listed alternative funds

Fri, 06/10/2006 - 06:29

Jersey's chief regulator has unveiled plans to introduce a new streamlined approval procedure for closed-ended investment funds that are listed on approved stock exchanges. »

Mellon adds absolute return fund to UCITS III range

Mellon adds absolute return fund to UCITS III range

Thu, 05/10/2006 - 05:57

Mellon Global Investments, the international distribution subsidiary of Mellon Financial Corporation, has announced the addition of the Mellon Evolution Global Alpha Fund to its Dublin-dom »

Fimat enters Dubai market with clearing membership of the DGCX

Fimat enters Dubai market with clearing membership of the DGCX

Thu, 05/10/2006 - 05:00

Fimat International Banque SA (UK Branch) is strengthening its client offering with its entry into the brokerage market through its new membership on the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX). »

IDS International Limited authorised by DFSA

IDS International Limited authorised by DFSA

Thu, 05/10/2006 - 04:59

IDS International Limited (IDSI) has been granted a license to operate as an Authorised Firm in Dubai, providing Fund Administration services. »

iShares appoints Fehrenbach as Country Head Germany

iShares appoints Fehrenbach as Country Head Germany

Thu, 05/10/2006 - 04:58

Barclays Global Investors (BGI), the world's largest provider of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) has appointed Andreas Fehrenbach as Country Head of its fastest growing market, Germany. »

PFPC International opens new HQ in Dublin

PFPC International opens new HQ in Dublin

Thu, 05/10/2006 - 04:56

PFPC International Ltd has opened its new headquarters at Sir John Rogerson Quay on the Grand Canal Dock in Dublin and is preparing to open another office in nearby Navan. »

Baring increases absolute return focus

Baring increases absolute return focus

Wed, 04/10/2006 - 07:00

The new manager of the USD 263m Baring Global Resources Fund, Jonathan Blake, is making changes to the way the fund is run by giving it an increased focus on absolute return. »

RMF launches first collateralized CFO

RMF launches first collateralized CFO

Wed, 04/10/2006 - 07:00

RMF Investment Management has completed a EUR 235 million collateralized fund obligation (CFO) that offers efficient leveraged access to the RMF Four Seasons fund of hedge funds portfolio. »

Devitt launches Clontarf Capital in London

Devitt launches Clontarf Capital in London

Wed, 04/10/2006 - 06:59

Aoifinn Devitt, who spent four years heading up the European hedge fund practice at Cambridge Associates, has left to establish Clontarf Capital. »

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977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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