Carne addresses impact of European Savings Directive on hedge funds

Carne has published a handbook on how the European Savings Directive will impact the funds industry and in particular hedge funds and hedge fund of funds. "Many Hed »


Nomura launches German certificates linked to commodities index

Nomura is launching its first commodities certificate for the German retail market, seeking to exploit opportunities and limit risk using the Rogers Index. Cushion »


Integrated Asset Management in joint venture with Vincent Tchenguiz

Integrated Asset Management has entered into a JV with property tycoon Vincent Tchenguiz's investment company Consensus Business Group Ltd. Tchenguiz, chairman of C »


Equity Hedge Index leads the field

The Equity Hedge Index led the performance of the HFRX Indices in the week ended 14 June, returning 0.50% over the week. It was followed by the Event Driven Index (0.42%) and the Market Dire »


CalPERS selects five firms for Manager Development Program

The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) has selected five investment advisors for its second Manager Development Program. The program is design »


ICAP's Michael Spencer invests in hedge fund administration company

Michael Spencer, CEO of ICAP, has acquired an equity stake in New Jersey-based Alternative Investment Solutions, (AIS), the hedge fund services provider. Details of »


Rapid FD change at Integrated Asset Management

London-based Integrated Asset Management has lost its second Finance Director in the space of six months. Raminder Panesar resigned as Group Finance Director and Co »


Harcourt strengthens strategic relationship with MSS Capital

Harcourt AG has acquired a minority equity stake in MSS Capital, which runs the managed account platform underlying the FTSE Hedge investible indices. MSS Capital i »


HSBC tops survey of best sub-custodians

HSBC Securities Services has come top in a global survey of the world's best regional and country sub-custodians. The survey results were part of Global Finance ma »


Edhec calls for investor-driven approach to packaging of alpha

A new research paper from Edhec shows how the alpha benefits of using fixed-income derivatives can be successfully transported to a core investor portfolio. The pap »


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