Schroders' Head of Communications joins Harmonic Capital Partners

Julian Samways, previously Group Head of Communications at Schroders, has joined Harmonic Capital Partners as Head of Business Development. London-based Harmonic Ca »

Cayman launch for Australian long/short equity fund

Sydney-based Vertex Capital Management has launched a Cayman LLC for overseas investors interested in its Australian Premium Equity Fund. APEF is a long/short equi »

HSBC introduces Sterling hedging for listed fund of hedge funds

HSBC has re-classified the shares in its listed FoHF, HSBC Global Absolute Limited (HGAL), to US Dollar Shares and Sterling Hedged Shares. Effective 30 November 200 »

HFR and DrKW launch "Himalaya" linked to HFRX Strategy Indices

HFR Asset Management and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DrKW) have launched the latest in a series of index-linked structured products. The new investment vehicle, »

Robert McWhirter launches three hedge funds

Toronto-based Selective Asset Management Inc. has launched a trio of long biased, short biased and long/short biased hedge funds Robert J. »

CME launches new membership class for hedge funds

CME, the largest US futures exchange, is to introduce a new Family of Funds membership class for hedge funds. This new membership class, which the CME Board of Dire »

Tech Update: Sofaer Gold Research selects 4S.Yellowstone

Sofaer Global Research has licensed 4S.Yellowstone, a software product that helps develop, operate and analyse arbitrarily complex automated strategies. The product »

Hedge fund flows surpass USD 100 billion for 2004; flows slow in Q3

The hedge fund industry has attracted more than USD 100 billion in net assets for the first three quarters of the year, according to new research. According to rese »

Northern Trust to acquire Baring fund services unit for GBP 260m

Northern Trust Corp. »

CME launches option on E-mini NASDAQ-100 futures contracts

CME, the US futures exchange, has launched new equity options on E-mini™ NASDAQ-100® futures contracts. The E-mini contract is a smaller sized, electronically trade »

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