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Barclay Hedge Fund Index gains two per cent in February

Tue, 18/03/2014 - 10:08

Hedge funds gained two per cent in February, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

KPMG

IRS issues safe harbour regulations governing the assignment of derivatives

Tue, 18/03/2014 - 08:03

By Daniel Mayo, Principal Consultant (KPMG in the US) and Rowan Liu, Associate (KPMG in the US) in the Financial Services Tax practice in New York City – On 5 November, 2013, the US Treasury Department (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final regulations1 that address when a transfer or assignment of a derivative contract does not result in a taxable event to the non-assigning counterparty  for purposes of section 1001 and Treasury regulations section 1.1001-1(a).  »

Report

IBISWorld launches hedge funds industry market report

Tue, 18/03/2014 - 06:08

Industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the hedge funds industry to its industry report collection. »

Up arrow

Hennesse Hedge Fund Index up 2.46 per cent in Feb

Mon, 17/03/2014 - 13:33

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index was up 2.46 per cent in February, trailing both the S&P500, which rose 4.31 per cent, and the Nasdaq Composite Index, which increased 4.98 per cent during the month. »

Singapore

Harneys opens Singapore office

Mon, 17/03/2014 - 11:19

Harneys is opening an office in Singapore on 7 April.  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

ABN AMRO Investment Management launches two Basic UCITS ETFs… UCITS inflows reach EUR71bn for January

Mon, 17/03/2014 - 11:13

ABN AMRO Investment Management has launched the first two ABN AMRO Basic UCITS exchange-traded funds reported AssetServicingTimes this week. Both have been listed on Euronext Amsterdam. »

Newspaper and money

Candriam renames alternative investment funds

Mon, 17/03/2014 - 06:02

After launching its new brand and announcing a fresh start with the shareholder New York Life Investment Management last month, Candriam is in the process of renaming all of its funds. »

Degree

CAIA Association and IMCA to provide alt investment cert for investment advisors

Fri, 14/03/2014 - 16:00

The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association and the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA) have launched the Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate Programme. »

Fraud

Alexander HG Mascioli and hedge fund North Street Capital charged with fraud

Fri, 14/03/2014 - 14:30

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed settled fraud charges against Alexander HG Mascioli and his alter-ego, purported hedge fund, North Street Capital (NSC). »

Heart

CQS and 100WHF back charity garden at Chelsea Flower Show

Fri, 14/03/2014 - 14:00

CQS and 100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF) are funding a garden created to highlight the work of the national children’s charity WellChild. »

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