Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2011

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2011

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2011

A backlash against offshore funds, Europe’s AIFM Directive and Ucits hedge funds were all supposed to spell the demise of Cayman as a hedge fund jurisdiction. But business is flourishing...

Peter Reitz, member of the Eurex executive board

Eurex plans to expand cooperation with European Energy Exchange

Derivatives exchange Eurex intends to intensify its cooperation with the European Energy Exchange. »


Bermuda

Bermuda extends assurance of tax neutrality

The Bermuda Government is planning to extend to 2035 the period of time for which the Ministry of Finance may grant an assurance to international businesses that are identified as exempted undertakings that they will be exempt from certain tax liabilities in Bermuda. »


Thomas Chan-Soo Kang, president of Fortress Asia

Thomas Chan-Soo Kang named president of Fortress Asia

Fortress Investment Group has appointed Thomas Chan-Soo Kang as president, Fortress Asia. »


Jaspal Phull, portfolio manager, Stenham Asset Management

Stenham Global Resources ranked in top ten by BarclayHedge

Stenham Asset Management says Stenham Global Resources was ranked number eight in the Top 10 Performing Fund of Hedge Funds category for October 2010 by BarclayHedge. »


Paul Chain, AIS president

AIS launches web portal for hedge fund document management

AIS Fund Administration has launched AIS IR Manager, a secure document management and investor relations web portal designed expressly for the firm’s hedge fund clients. »


Index

Ucits HFS Index up 0.45 per cent month to date

The Ucits HFS Index was positive in the third week of December, adding an additional 0.34 per cent to its monthly performance. »


Volatility

Volatile trading on hedge fund market likely to extend in 2011

Prices on the hedge fund secondary market remain volatile, according to the latest data from Hedgebay.  »


Kaveh Samie, KKR

KKR names Kaveh Samie head of Middle East and North Africa

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has appointed Kaveh Samie as managing director and head of Middle East and North Africa. »


Fraud

SEC charges sub-prime loan hedge fund managers with fraudulent misuse of assets

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged two San Francisco-based investment adviser firms along with their former chief executive, former general counsel, and former portfolio manager with defrauding investors in a USD100m hedge fund that invested in sub-prime automobile loans.  »


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