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Institutions to invest USD85bn in hedge funds by 2008, says report

Institutions to invest USD85bn in hedge funds by 2008, says report

Fri, 08/06/2007 - 07:00

Institutional investors are poised to pump USD85bn of new money into hedge funds and funds of hedge funds over the next 12 to 18 months, according to a survey of more than 950 institutions »

Bramdean to list diversified fund of alternative funds

Bramdean to list diversified fund of alternative funds

Fri, 08/06/2007 - 06:59

Bramdean Asset Management, the multi-manager investment business headed by Nicola Horlick, has announced plans for a new stock market-listed fund of funds that will offer a globally divers »

OECD rejects corporate governance code for hedge funds and private equity

OECD rejects corporate governance code for hedge funds and private equity

Fri, 08/06/2007 - 06:57

Member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development have agreed that the corporate governance practices of private equity firms and hedge funds are best addresse »

OECD rejects corporate governance code for hedge funds and private equity

OECD rejects corporate governance code for hedge funds and private equity

Fri, 08/06/2007 - 06:57

Member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development have agreed that the corporate governance practices of private equity firms and hedge funds are best addresse »

Kremer elected chairman of Luxembourg funds association

Kremer elected chairman of Luxembourg funds association

Fri, 08/06/2007 - 06:57

Claude Kremer, a partner with law firm Arendt & Medernach, has been elected as chairman of the Luxembourg Funds Industry Association at the organisation's annual general meeting, succe »

F&C launches offering for event-driven fund of hedge funds

F&C launches offering for event-driven fund of hedge funds

Fri, 08/06/2007 - 06:56

F&C Management has launched a public offering for F&C Event Driven, a Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended investment company that will invest in a global portfolio of event-driven hedg »

University of Oxford and Man Group launch Institute for Quantitative Finance

University of Oxford and Man Group launch Institute for Quantitative Finance

Fri, 08/06/2007 - 06:55

The University of Oxford and Man Group have announced the establishment of the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance, which they intend to become the world's leading interdisciplina »

Aspect Capital appoints senior European sales executive

Aspect Capital appoints senior European sales executive

Fri, 08/06/2007 - 06:54

Aspect Capital, one of the largest systematic investment managers in Europe, has appointed Ted Frith as senior European sales executive to focus on further developing its institutional sal »

Fortune backs three hedge funds through affiliated manager programme

Fortune backs three hedge funds through affiliated manager programme

Fri, 08/06/2007 - 06:53

London-based hedge fund advisor Fortune Group has entered into strategic partnership agreements with three new single-manager hedge funds run by Acero Capital Management, William Jedwab an »

KGR Capital launches fund of China hedge funds

KGR Capital launches fund of China hedge funds

Thu, 07/06/2007 - 08:03

Hong Kong-based KGR Capital has launched the KGR Capital China Absolute Return Fund, a multi-manager, multi-strategy fund of hedge funds that will invest in the markets of greater China an »

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