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Comment: AlphaSwiss: Credit Risk - Use Hedge Fund Investments as Collateral

Comment: AlphaSwiss: Credit Risk - Use Hedge Fund Investments as Collateral

Thu, 24/08/2006 - 07:00

As hedge funds are becoming more and more part of the extended asset allocation, banks and lenders have started to look for solutions to evaluate credit risk connected to these investments »

US Regulatory Update: SEC staff provides no-action relief as a result of Court's Goldstein decision

US Regulatory Update: SEC staff provides no-action relief as a result of Court's Goldstein decision

Thu, 24/08/2006 - 06:59

Jay B Gould and Robert B Robbins of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP examine the implications of the SEC's 'no-action' letter to the ABA. »

STOXX changes composition of European benchmark indexes

STOXX changes composition of European benchmark indexes

Thu, 24/08/2006 - 06:58

STOXX Ltd has changed the composition of its European benchmark indexes as part of its regular quarterly review process. »

Henderson to launch fund of own hedge funds

Henderson to launch fund of own hedge funds

Wed, 23/08/2006 - 07:00

In a move designed to provide access to its top-flight hedge fund range, Henderson Global Investors will launch the Henderson Total Return Fund on 01 September 2006. »

BISYS names chairman Robert Casale as interim CEO

BISYS names chairman Robert Casale as interim CEO

Wed, 23/08/2006 - 06:59

The board of BISYS Group, Inc has accepted the resignation of Russell P Fradin, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company, with effect from 5 September 2006.< »

Guidance capital appoints senior research associate

Guidance capital appoints senior research associate

Wed, 23/08/2006 - 06:58

Guidance Capital LLC has hired Peter Carl as a Senior Research Associate to focus on hedge fund manager research and risk management »

Man Investments launches new MGS product family

Man Investments launches new MGS product family

Tue, 22/08/2006 - 07:00

Man Investments, one of the world's largest hedge fund providers, has launched a new capital guaranteed product that invests in an actively managed, concentrated portfolio of sought-after »

Senior Banker appointed as Jersey Finance Chief Executive

Senior Banker appointed as Jersey Finance Chief Executive

Tue, 22/08/2006 - 06:59

The Board of Jersey Finance Limited has appointed senior banker Geoff Cook as its new Chief Executive, with effect from 1 January 2007. »

LRG Capital hires GE veteran

LRG Capital hires GE veteran

Tue, 22/08/2006 - 06:58

Global merchant bank LRG Capital Group LLC has appointed Paul Enderle as Managing Director. »

Currency Manager FX Concepts opens London office

Currency Manager FX Concepts opens London office

Tue, 22/08/2006 - 06:57

New York-based currency manager FX Concepts has opened a new European office based in London. »

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