S&P to launch new index of equity long/short funds

Standard & Poor's is planning to launch the S&P Equity Long/Short Index, which will be the latest addition to its growing range of hedge fund indices. »

Martin Currie exceeds USD 1 billion in assets under management

Hedge funds at Martin Currie, the Edinburgh-based specialist investment manager, this week passed the USD 1 billion level, eighteen months ahead of the company's target. »

Eurex achieves record March turnover with over 117 million contracts

March 2004 was the most successful month in the history of Eurex, the international derivatives exchange. Eurex broke the existing reco »

BISYS launches complete compliance service for SEC Rule 38a-1

BISYS has launched its comprehensive ComplianceEDGE program, which provides the policies, procedures, testing, reporting, and recordkeeping required for fund companies to co »

Massachusetts pension allocates USD 1.7 billion to hedge funds

The Massachusetts state pension fund is allocating USD 1.7 billion to five funds of hedge funds managers to help diversify risks and bolster returns. »

SEC examiners will request advisers to produce their e-mail

Are registered investment advisers in the US required to adopt a formal e-mail retention policy? »

BNP Paribas to acquire Javelin fund of hedge funds business

BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNP PAM) has agreed to acquire the USD 650 million Javelin fund of hedge funds business from ZCM Investor Capital Inc. »

Mellon HBV refocuses US Special Situations strategy

Mellon HBV Alternative Strategies has refocused the mandate of its US special situations investment strategy to take advantage of key event-driven investment opportunities.  »

Hedge fund allocations to Japan double to USD 72 billion

Total hedge fund capital allocated to Japan's equity markets more than doubled on a year-on-year basis to USD 72 billion at the end of 2003. »

Arundel Partners to launch innovative hedge fund seeding vehicle

In conjunction with a group of substantial European-based family offices, Arundel Partners, the London-based hedge fund investment group, is launching Arundel Emerging Manag »

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