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HSBC Investments launches two emerging market debt funds

HSBC Investments launches two emerging market debt funds

Thu, 28/06/2007 - 07:51

HSBC Investments is launching two new emerging market debt funds, HSBC Global Emerging Markets Local Debt Fund and HSBC New World Income, which the firm says will be among the first of the »

AIG Global Investment Group hires head of alternative investments in Japan

AIG Global Investment Group hires head of alternative investments in Japan

Thu, 28/06/2007 - 07:00

AIG Global Investment Group has appointed Stewart Homler as managing director for alternative investments in Japan, in which capacity he will oversee a wide range of alternative investment »

Mauritius investment frees up Standard Bank's Jersey staff for alternatives administration

Mauritius investment frees up Standard Bank's Jersey staff for alternatives administration

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 07:00

Standard Bank is making significant investments in its infrastructure to enable it to further expand its funds services both in Jersey and Mauritius, following the bank's announcement earl »

Halbis appoints new head of trade execution

Halbis appoints new head of trade execution

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:59

Halbis, the active asset management specialist of the HSBC Group, has appointed Tarne Bevan as head of trade execution, responsible for enhancing performance by better integrating trading »

Nexum appoints Citi for all-in-one service of Luxembourg-domiciled hedge fund

Nexum appoints Citi for all-in-one service of Luxembourg-domiciled hedge fund

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:58

Citi has been appointed by Nexum to service its Luxembourg-domiciled hedge fund, acting as fund administrator, transfer agent and custodian, and providing prime brokerage services and comp »

Eurex launches derivatives on three further Stoxx indices

Eurex launches derivatives on three further Stoxx indices

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:57

International derivatives exchange Eurex will expand its product range in the area of equity index derivatives with the launch of futures and options on the DJ Euro Stoxx Select Dividend30 »

BlackRock to acquire USD1.7bn fund of funds business from Quellos Group

BlackRock to acquire USD1.7bn fund of funds business from Quellos Group

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:56

US asset manager BlackRock, which earlier this month announced plans to invest in alternative managers, has agreed to acquire the fund of funds business of Quellos Group for up to USD1.7bn »

Aima welcomes Iosco's endorsement of its valuation principles

Aima welcomes Iosco's endorsement of its valuation principles

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:55

The Alternative Investment Management Association has expressed its satisfaction that the Consultation Report on the Principles for the Valuation of Hedge Fund Portfolios issued by the Int »

Third tranche of Hedge ETS brings fund assets to USD328m

Third tranche of Hedge ETS brings fund assets to USD328m

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:55

New Star Asset Management has announced that following the close of a third public offering, the total size of Hedge ETS, which provides investors with exposure to the RBC Hedge 250 Index, »

GLG Partners to obtain US listing through reverse acquisition

GLG Partners to obtain US listing through reverse acquisition

Tue, 26/06/2007 - 07:00

GLG Partners, Europe's third largest hedge fund manager with more than 40 funds and USD20bn in assets under management, has announced plans to access the US public markets through a revers »

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