Baring Asset Management launches EMEA hedge fund

Baring Asset Management is launching its third long/short equity hedge fund, the Baring EMEA Absolute Return Fund. The fund will be available to institutional investors and HNWIs from 1 Nove »


Comment: The US economy is not heading into recession: Bob Doll, Chief Investment Officer, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers

Bob Doll examines the outlook for the US economy in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Last week, the news was dominated by Hurricane Katrina and its horrific aftereffects. »


Transparency is the key to wider hedge fund acceptance

John Godden examines how the 'traditional' view of hedge funds as super high performance vehicles dominated by predatory macro global traders is changing. A wide ra »


The Bank of New York launches FoHF data warehouse

The Bank of New York has created a data warehouse for funds of hedge funds aimed at providing an automated and secure solution for meeting the real-time information needs of managers. »


The Hedgeweek Interview: Focusing on the Canadian Story: Veronika Hirsch, portfolio manager of the BluMont Hirsch Long/Short Offshore Fund

Veronika Hirsch, Chief Investment Officer & Lead Portfolio Manager of Canada's BluMont Capital, outlines the firm's investment approach, products and strategy. »


Equity swaps as an alternative to trading in equities

In recent years equity swaps have emerged as one of a series of equity derivative products that are playing an increasingly integral part in how hed »


A new era for funds in Guernsey

The introduction of a streamlined approval process »


Baring Asset Management launches EMEA hedge fund

Baring Asset Management is launching its third long/short equity hedge fund,  the Baring EMEA Absolute Return Fund. The fund will be available to institutional investors and HNWIs from 1 Nov »


Philips acquisition boosts Merrill Lynch mandates by USD 16 bn

Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, (MLIM) has completed the acquisition of PPCC bv and PIM bv, the internal investment management units of Royal Philips Electronics. < »


Could Ireland become a leading hedge funds domicile?

In its report for the IDA last year, Deloitte & Touche suggested that encouraging hedge fund managers to set up shop in Ireland would be a good way to give the country's financial sector new moment »


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