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Citi Alternative Investments appoints co-heads of global credit structures

Citi Alternative Investments appoints co-heads of global credit structures

Fri, 23/03/2007 - 05:57

Citi Alternative Investments has appointed Andrew Black, head of London credit structures and Tim Greatorex, head of structured investment vehicle strategies, as co-heads of the global cre »

KPMG launches Alternative Investment Group as infrastructure opportunities beckon

KPMG launches Alternative Investment Group as infrastructure opportunities beckon

Fri, 23/03/2007 - 05:55

KPMG has bought together its hedge fund, real estate and infrastructure businesses into an Alternative Investment Group in a move designed to respond to the needs of a rapidly evolving mar »

AIG Global Investment Group wins GBP9.5m fund of hedge funds pension mandate

AIG Global Investment Group wins GBP9.5m fund of hedge funds pension mandate

Fri, 23/03/2007 - 05:54

The trustees of the MHCB London Final Salary Scheme, the UK pension scheme of Mizuho Corporate Bank, have selected the AIG Diversified Strategies Fund II for an investment of GBP9.5m, appr »

MPC Investors continues expansion with appointment of Ajay Gambhir from JPMorgan

MPC Investors continues expansion with appointment of Ajay Gambhir from JPMorgan

Thu, 22/03/2007 - 14:03

Independent asset manager MPC Investors has recruited Ajay Gambhir from JPMorgan Asset Management, where he was managing director and led the European high alpha team, to launch a new Euro »

Old Mutual launches Shariah-compliant hedge fund

Old Mutual launches Shariah-compliant hedge fund

Thu, 22/03/2007 - 14:01

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) has launched the Old Mutual Al Saqr Fund, an equity market neutral hedge fund that is managed in accordance with Shariah principles, including the use of Mur »

Institutional investors more comfortable with hedge funds, says survey

Institutional investors more comfortable with hedge funds, says survey

Thu, 22/03/2007 - 06:45

The governing bodies of institutional investors have become significantly more comfortable with the idea of investing in hedge funds over the past year, according to the third institutiona »

HSBC's Halbis to launch long/short India Alpha Fund

HSBC's Halbis to launch long/short India Alpha Fund

Wed, 21/03/2007 - 17:54

Halbis, the active asset management specialist of the HSBC Group, has announced plans to launch the India Alpha Fund, managed by its award-winning team of Indian equity specialists headed »

Guernsey protected cell company fund converted to ICC

Guernsey protected cell company fund converted to ICC

Wed, 21/03/2007 - 17:50

A Guernsey protected cell company has become the first to be converted into an incorporated cell company, in the process becoming the world's largest mutual fund to adopt the new ICC struc »

Isle of Man unveils blueprint for fund industry growth

Isle of Man unveils blueprint for fund industry growth

Wed, 21/03/2007 - 17:46

Isle of Man Treasury Minister Allan Bell has unveiled a report on the island's fund industry that sets out a blueprint for the continued growth of the sector and in particular to boost its »

Investor demands drive service evolution

Investor demands drive service evolution

Wed, 21/03/2007 - 15:50

Two significant trends are well underway in the hedge fund arena. »

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