AIMA requests hedge fund exemption from UK disclosure requirements

"Clients are sophisticated investors and existing disclosure in fund documents should be sufficient," according to AIMA. That's the view of the London-based Alterna »

Jacobson launches new 'Fundamental' fund

London-based Jacobson Fund Managers is launching a new fund aimed at investing in early-stage companies based predominantly in the UK. The Jacobson Fundamental Equi »

The Hedgeweek Interview: The 2004 Review and Outlook for 2005: Nicholas Roe, European Head, Global Prime Services, Deutsche Bank

Nicholas Roe outlines the reorganisation of London-based Deutsche Bank's Global Prime Services unit, reviews key trends in 2004 and looks ahead at 2005. »

Union pension trustees look to hedge funds

The prospect of a weak bond market in 2005 is prompting a traditionally conservative group of US investors to consider hedge funds for the first time. Labour union »

Distressed securities emerges as top performer in 2004

The Distressed Securities Index emerged as the best performing hedge funds strategy in 2004 with a return of 8.95 per cent over the year. According to the latest en »

November returns upbeat for Asia Pacific

Hedge fund managers have something to smile about according to the November returns of The Bank of Bermuda AsiaHedge indices. The Asia (excluding Japan) Index put »

Takeover Panel pushes for transparency in use of CFDs

Under proposed new rules hedge funds and investment banks in the UK will have to disclose their dealings in derivatives such as CFDs during takeovers. The UK's Take »

SEC will redefine new rule if it finds cases of avoidance

The SEC may amend a rule aimed at US hedge funds if managers start to use it as a loophole to avoid registering with authorities. According to the new rule, US hedg »

Macro tops the week in sluggish post-New Year markets

The Macro Index led the performance of the HFRX Indices during the week January 3 to January 10, returning 3.29% over the week. It was followed by the Equity Market »

Ivy expands into Japanese market with new Tokyo office

Ivy Asset Management Corp., a subsidiary of The Bank of New York Company, Inc., is expanding its international presence with the opening of a Tokyo office. The Toky »

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