Baring Asset Management launches single strategy Japan hedge fund

Baring Asset Management (BAM) is seeking returns of 15 per cent per annum for its new Baring Japan Absolute Return Fund, which launched on 1 July.  The fund, which »

Custom House and IDS launch SA hedge fund admin joint venture

Custom House and Investment Data Services have teamed up to provide administration support to domestic and offshore South African hedge funds. »

Eddington appoints new non-executive director

Eddington Capital Management Limited has appointed Polar Capital Partners' executive chairman Charles Hale as a non-executive director. Prior to joining Polar in 2 »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Building multi-manager hedge fund portfolios: Stenham Advisors Plc

Kevin Arenson, CIO & CEO, and Harry Wulfsohn, Director, of Stenham Advisors Plc, outline their products, strategy and investment philosophy. HW: What is the »

Research points to alpha opportunities from new hedge fund managers

HFR Asset Management has produced new research confirming the significant potential offered by early-stage investing in emerging hedge fund managers. In the report, »

Crédit Agricole and Groupe Caisse d'Epargne launch CACEIS

Caisse d'Epargne and Crédit Agricole are combining their securities services businesses into CACEIS (Crédit Agricole-Caisse d'Epargne Investor Services). The final agreement allowing the Cai »

Goldfarb to launch new BayStar Ventures institutional fund

Investment fund manager and structured investments innovator Larry Goldfarb is launching a new institutional fund, BayStar Ventures LLC. The fund, which will have o »

Media: Hedge fund managers are smarter than mutual fund managers

Financial journalists believe that hedge fund managers are smarter about the markets than their mutual fund counterparts, according to a new survey. But there is a »

Fortis merges fund servicing entities into single group

Fortis has decided to merge all its offshore and onshore fund servicing activities under a single group, Fortis Prime Fund Solutions. In practical terms, this means »

Global Advisors recruits commodity traders for natural gas push

Global Advisors, the New York-based commodity hedge fund manager, has taken on Matthew Simsic and Adam Hoffman to develop natural gas trading. Matthew and Adam are »

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