CFTC files fraud action against Lake Dow Capital and its hedge fund

A US Federal Court has frozen the assets of the Aurora Investment Fund and its operators Lake Dow Capital, LLC and Ty Edwards. The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced th »

Dexion Absolute Limited prepares for fifth share issue

Dexion Absolute Limited has published a prospectus in respect of the proposed Placing and Offer for Subscription of C Shares, its fifth share issue. The Company is »

Dreman Value Management LLC opens offshore hedge fund

Dreman Value Management has opened the High Opportunity Hedge Fund, an offshore fund that will be managed by Dreman alongside its onshore fund. The onshore fund was »

Leeward launches Offshore Canadian Income Fund

Leeward Offshore Canadian Income Fund has launched the Leeward Offshore Income Trust Fund, which will invest solely in Canadian income trusts. Leeward Hedge Funds I »

AIMA responds to FSA hedge fund discussion paper

AIMA has delivered a robust response to the UK FSA's discussion paper, stressing that regulation should not weaken the UK's competitive advantage. The Alternative I »

ACT Currency Partner launches currency hedge fund

Zurich-based ACT Currency Partner AG has launched a currency hedge fund focusing on the five most-traded currency pairs. ACT Currency Partner was founded by Felix A »

Baring Asset Management launches third long/short equity hedge fund

Baring Asset Management (BAM) has launched the Baring EMEA Absolute Return Fund, its third long/short equity hedge fund. The fund, managed by Marina Akopian, is sp »

KGR Capital to launch first UK-listed fund of Asian hedge funds

KGR Capital is to launch the first UK-listed Asian fund of hedge funds, the KGR Absolute Return PCC Limited. »

Nationwide begins strategic review of Gartmore

US mutual insurer Nationwide has asked Morgan Stanley to conduct a strategic review of Gartmore following weeks of speculation that the latter may be put up for sale. »

Hardt Group sets up new Luxembourg alternative investments platform

Hardt Group has launched Hardt Group Securities SA, an innovative Luxembourg-based, alternative investment securitisation vehicle. Set-up and sponsored by Hardt Gro »

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