Jose Garcia, Carlisle's chief executive

Fortress launches Luxembourg regulated life settlement fund

Fortress International is launching an open-ended, fully regulated specialised investment fund in Luxembourg. »


Marco Martins, head of Harney's Latin America practice

Harneys opens Montevideo office

Law firm Harneys has opened an office in Montevideo, Uruguay. »


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New Stream Capital agrees fund wind-down plan with Bermuda investors

New Stream Capital has reached agreement with its Bermuda investor classes that would provide for an orderly wind-down of New Stream Secured Capital, one of the funds for which it is a general partner. »


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Signet Group teams up with Wilshire to launch enhanced risk reporting

The Signet Group, a specialist in absolute return multi-manager investments, has reached an agreement with Wilshire Funds Management, a business unit of Wilshire Associates, to provide an enhanced transparency absolute return portfolio management service to its institutional clients.  »


Tulips

Dutch hedge funds gain 1.2 per cent in October

The Dutch Hedge Fund Index gained 1.2 per cent in October in line with other liquid hedge fund indices. »


Louis Moelchert, Private Advisors

New York Life Investments to acquire majority stake in Private Advisors

New York Life Investments has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Private Advisors, an alternative investment firm based in Richmond, Virginia.  »


Middle East

Middle East and emerging Asia lead hedge fund gains

Hedge funds investing in the emerging markets of Russia, Latin America, emerging Asia and the Middle East have produced the strongest year-to-date gains across the hedge fund industry, according to the latest data from Hedge Fund Research. »


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Hedge funds down 1.29 per cent in November

The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index finished down 1.29 per cent in November as managers struggled to find profitable positions amid falling equity markets. »


Richard Phillips, head of UK retail at Man

GLG Alpha Select (Ucits III) Fund to close after hitting USD550m target

GLG, a wholly owned subsidiary of Man Group, is to close the GLG Alpha Select (Ucits III) Fund to new investment on 10 December 2010 after reaching its asset target of USD550m. »


Traders

Average daily volume of 10.2 million contracts at Eurex and ISE in November

At the derivatives markets of Eurex, an average daily volume of 10.2 million contracts was traded in November, up from 9.4 million in November 2009. »


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