Hardt Group launches incubator participation fund for clients

Hardt Group Investments AG has launched an innovative multi-strategy fund of hedge funds - the Incubator Participation Fund. Over the past 18 months, the company ha »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Gaining an edge from trading the four major asset classes: Michael Wexler, CIO, Maple Leaf Macro Volatility Fund

Michael Wexler, who founded Maple Leaf Capital LLP in 2002, outlines recent developments within the company's flagship volatility tra »

Comment: Japanese election result reaffirms reform mandate: Joji Maki, Head of Japanese Equities, Baring Asset Management

Joji Maki examines the results of Sunday's Japanese election, which returned PM Junichiro Koizumi and his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to power. BAM believes that »

Investing in alternatives to surge worldwide

Institutional investor commitment to alternative investments is poised to reach record levels by 2007, according to a new report. »

Platinum Capital Management launches Platinum Global Dividend Fund

Platinum Capital Management is aiming to achieve consistent capital growth and pay significant annual cash dividends to investors wit »

Deutsche Börse acquires 51 percent stake in Azdex Limited

Deutsche Börse is expanding its market data and analytics services to cover counterparty data: The company announced on Wednesday it will acquire a 51 percent stake in Azdex Limited, a UK provider »

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. »

US bonds to benefit from Canadian Foreign Property Rule change

The removal of limits on foreign investments for Canadian institutions is expected to result in the transformation of Canada's fixed income markets. More than 40% of Canadian institutional i »

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. < »

CFDs - The net closes: Final rule changes to Takeover Code

Simmons & Simmons outlines the changes to the disclosure regime in Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code affecting third party investors and investment managers. Rule 8 of »

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