Trader

Hedge funds up 0.97 per cent in August

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index increased 0.97 per cent in August and is up 3.82 per cent year-to-date. »


Euros

Hedge funds extend summer gains on euro optimism

Hedge funds posted gains for the third consecutive month in August, as the Euro advanced on optimism for a resolution of the European sovereign debt crisis. »


Bill Stone, chairman and chief executive officer, SS&C Technologies

SS&C GlobeOp files initial Form PF for clients

SS&C GlobeOp has filed the initial Form PF for clients using its Form PF service offering. »


Scales

Hedge funds face challenge balancing reinsurance/returns, says Fitch

Several well-known hedge fund managers have backed new reinsurance vehicles, with the aim of using stable premium flows in lower-risk underwriting business to support higher returns on the companies' asset portfolios. »


Don Steinbrugge, Hedge Fund Association

Hedge Fund Association expands leadership team

The Hedge Fund Association, an international organisation that represents investors, hedge funds and service providers, has appointed Don Steinbrugge, chairman of Agecroft Partners, to its board of directors.  »


Larry Abele, chief executive for Auriel Capital

Auriel Capital partners with Inflection Point Capital Management

Auriel Capital, a European equity long/short manager, has partnered with Inflection Point Capital Management (IPCM), an asset management boutique focused on sustainability solutions, to create a new joint venture, Inflection Point Partners (IPP). »


Index

Six out of seven IndexIQ hedge fund replication indices positive in August

Six out of seven of IndexIQ’s investable benchmark hedge fund replication indices produced positive returns in August, according to figures released by the company. »


Wells Fargo building

Wells Fargo re-brands LaCrosse hedge fund administration business

Wells Fargo’s hedge fund administration and middle-office service provider, LaCrosse Global Fund Services, has been re-branded as Wells Fargo Global Fund Services. »


Jigsaw pieces

AIFMD will be a catalyst for the convergence of long-only and hedge funds, says Multifonds survey

More than two thirds (69 per cent) of the fund administration industry, with combined assets under administration exceeding USD16trn, believes AIFMD will accelerate the convergence of long-only and hedge funds. »


Christophe Reech, chief executive of Reech

Reech AIM Group appoints new sales team

Reech AiM Group, an asset management group specialising in absolute return strategies, has appointed a new sales team as part of its strategy to align its sales and marketing capabilities with broader business objectives. »


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