Northern Trust completes USD 500m Baring FSG acquisition

Northern Trust Corporation has competed its acquisition of Baring Asset Management's Financial Services Group (FSG) from ING Group N.V. William A. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Finding value in Europe's emerging economies: Michael Sonenshine, CEO, MT Thaler Investment Management

Mike Sonenshine outlines the thinking behind the New Europe Fund managed by MT Thaler, whose principals are based in London and Prague. HW: What is the »

Capacity issues in the hedge fund industry

A new report from Watson Wyatt asks whether the hedge fund industry can maintain quality while continuing its current pace of rapid growth. The past two years have »

Charlemagne Capital launches Latin America long short fund

Charlemagne Capital is adding to its emerging markets long-short equity range with the launch of the OCCO Latin America Fund today. This will be the fourth fund in »

Market neutral holds ground as indices decline

The Equity Market Neutral Index remained in positive territory this week as all the other HFRX Indices lost ground. The Market Directional Index topped the list of »

Lehman Brothers appoints new global absolute return strategies chief

Lehman Brothers has appointed Jolyne Caruso as managing director of its global absolute return strategies business. Caruso, who will report to Theodore Janulis, gl »

Tech Update 1: ITG/ESP team offers greater brokerage flexibility

Investment Technology Group has teamed up with Electronic Specialist (ESP) to provide greater flexibility in anonymous crossing and algorithmic trading. ITG, a pion »

Tech Update II: Imagine Software enhances risk module

Imagine Software has added Monte Carlo analysis to its risk module ensuring a higher level of portfolio control with simulations based on historical data. The enha »

GSC Partners appoints new head of structured credit strategies

GSC Partners has appointed Ferderick H Horton to head its new investment activity specializing in structured credit, mortgage-related securities and ABS. Horton, 46 »

MSCI Launches Hedge Invest Strategy Indices

MSCI has launched the MSCI Hedge Invest Strategy Indices - eight new strategy indices that follow the MSCI Hedge Invest Index. The MSCI Hedge Invest Strategy Indice »

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