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UK pension fund allocates GBP 373 million to FoHFs

UK pension fund allocates GBP 373 million to FoHFs

Tue, 08/05/2007 - 06:59

The Avon Pension Fund has allocated GBP 373 million to five fund of hedge fund managers, including Stenham Asset Management, in the largest UK local authority mandate since West Yorkshire. »

Fortis Investments appoints new CIO for Multi-Management

Fortis Investments appoints new CIO for Multi-Management

Tue, 08/05/2007 - 06:58

Peter Branner has been appointed as the new Chief Investment Officer for Multi-Management at Fortis Investments. Branner joins the asset manager today May 1st and »

Climate Change Capital buys US Carbon business

Climate Change Capital buys US Carbon business

Tue, 08/05/2007 - 06:57

UK Investment Banking Group Climate Change Capital (CCC) and its funds have acquired the business and assets of US-based carbon project developer Quality Tonnes. »

Regulation of hedge funds in SA

Regulation of hedge funds in SA

Tue, 08/05/2007 - 06:56

Similar to other international initiatives, South African regulators intend to bring the hedge fund sector within the scope of current legislation in order to create a more transparent env »

UBS folds Dillon Read Capital Management portfolios back into investment bank; outside investor funds to be redeemed

UBS folds Dillon Read Capital Management portfolios back into investment bank; outside investor funds to be redeemed

Fri, 04/05/2007 - 07:01

UBS has decided to fold its proprietary trading hedge fund operation Dillon Read Capital Management (DRCM) into the investment bank less than two years after unveiling plans to set up the »

National Bank of Canada and BNP Paribas join forces to offer hedge fund managed accounts

National Bank of Canada and BNP Paribas join forces to offer hedge fund managed accounts

Fri, 04/05/2007 - 07:00

National Bank of Canada and BNP Paribas have formed a joint venture offering hedge fund managed accounts for retail and institutional investors who wish to invest in hedge funds while cont »

Comment: How to service managed account platforms

Comment: How to service managed account platforms

Fri, 04/05/2007 - 06:59

Arnaud Hurtard, Business Development Manager at CACEIS, outlines the ways in which managed account platforms are serviced. »

Citi to acquire Bisys Group, Inc

Citi to acquire Bisys Group, Inc

Thu, 03/05/2007 - 07:00

Citi has signed an agreement to acquire top-five hedge fund administrator and mutual fund services provider Bisys Group, Inc for USD 1.45 billion in an all-cash transaction.< »

Charlemagne Capital favours Russian domestic equities

Charlemagne Capital favours Russian domestic equities

Thu, 03/05/2007 - 06:59

Charlemagne Capital, the London-based specialist emerging markets equity investment management group, predicts that Russian equity success stories are likely to be domestic economy oriente »

Deutsche Bank to add Bill Nook as a Director in the Financial Institutions Group

Deutsche Bank to add Bill Nook as a Director in the Financial Institutions Group

Thu, 03/05/2007 - 06:58

Bill Nook has joined the Global Banking Division of Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc. »

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