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Fortis acquires leading BVI hedge fund administrator

Fortis acquires leading BVI hedge fund administrator

Tue, 14/03/2006 - 06:57

Fortis Merchant Banking's fund servicing arm, FortisPrime Fund Solutions, has acquired British Virgin Islands-based Hedge Funds Services »

Abria launches fund of energy hedge funds

Abria launches fund of energy hedge funds

Mon, 13/03/2006 - 07:00

Canadian alternative investment specialist Abria Alternative Investments, has launched a new diversified fund of energy hedge funds. »

Jersey approves its first Shari'a-compliant hedge fund

Jersey approves its first Shari'a-compliant hedge fund

Mon, 13/03/2006 - 06:59

Jersey, which is already a leading provider of specialist financial services in the Middle East, has approved its first Shari'a-complian »

CDS Indexo and Markit launch synthetic CMBS Index

CDS Indexo and Markit launch synthetic CMBS Index

Mon, 13/03/2006 - 06:58

CDS Indexo LLC and Markit Group Ltd have launched CMBX, a synthetic index of US commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS). »

EDHEC challenges privatisation of French motorways

EDHEC challenges privatisation of French motorways

Mon, 13/03/2006 - 06:57

A new study by EDHEC has challenged the validity of the sale of the State's holding in Autoroutes du Sud (ASF). »

The institutionalisation of Asia's hedge funds

The institutionalisation of Asia's hedge funds

Mon, 13/03/2006 - 06:57

The most significant recent development in the growth of the Asian hedge funds industry is that global institutional investors are increasing their »

Ian Cadby leads Liberty Ermitage MBO: Myners to chair new company

Ian Cadby leads Liberty Ermitage MBO: Myners to chair new company

Fri, 10/03/2006 - 08:02

Ian Cadby is heading the MBO of fund of hedge funds group Liberty Ermitage Jersey Limited, backed by Caledonia Investments and Paul Myne »

Matrix launches first single strategy hedge fund

Matrix launches first single strategy hedge fund

Fri, 10/03/2006 - 07:00

Financial products and services outfit Matrix Group, has launched its first single strategy Hedge Fund, the Matrix RM Fund. »

UBS and Diapason launch first ever biofuels index

UBS and Diapason launch first ever biofuels index

Fri, 10/03/2006 - 06:59

UBS and Diapason Commodities Management have launched the first commodity-based index for biological fuels. »

BlueBay appoints head of hedge fund strategies

BlueBay appoints head of hedge fund strategies

Fri, 10/03/2006 - 06:58

BlueBay Asset Management has appointed David Zobel as a principal of the firm and head of hedge fund strategies - a newly created role.< »

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