Mercer European Survey: Alternative investments will continue to increase, focus on 'alpha' strategies like hedge funds rather than private equity

European pension funds are managing risk in their portfolios by diversifying and placing more money in alternative assets, according to a Mercer su »


CFTC and CESR publish online guides for transatlantic derivatives business

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) have published online guides for conducting derivatives b »


Business expansion prompts CAAM London relocation

The London branch of Crédit Agricole Asset Management (CAAM) has moved to new, larger offices in the City of London at 41 Lothbury, EC2. »


Baring Asia Hedge Select Fund celebrates three year anniversary

The Baring Asia Hedge Select Fund, launched in May 2003, has completed a three-year track record, returning 13.9% (annualised) since launch. »


CAI appoints new MD, Global Business Manager Liquid Alternative Investments and Chief Administrative Officer for Europe

Simon Kempton has joined Citigroup Alternative Investments (CAI) as Managing Director, Global Business Manager for Liquid Alternative Investments and Chief Administrative Officer for Europe. »


Apollo Management names new managing partner for capital markets

James C Zelter has agreed to join Apollo Management firm as the managing partner of the firm's capital markets business. »


Two HSBC funds of funds to raise capital

Two London-listed hedge fund investment companies advised by HSBC Republic Investments Limited are seeking to raise further capital. »


Tiberius Asset Management founds second Swiss company, appoints CEO

Commodities and forward markets specialist Tiberius Asset Management PLC, has founded a second Swiss company, Tiberius Capital Management Ltd. »


EDHEC and EuroPerfomance release Swiss Alpha League Table

EDHEC and EuroPerformance have released their rankings of the top Swiss asset management companies - the Alpha League Table. »


Walkers sees rise in hedge fund financing for distressed funds

Law firm Walkers says the trend of hedge funds investing in distressed funds that are in liquidation has grown significantly over the past two year »


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