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. »


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. »


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. »


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.  »

Istanbul, Turkey

Turkey drops 9.7 per cent in November

Turkey was the worst performing country in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia in November, dropping by 9.7 per cent, according to a report by Menasa Capital Management. »

Dave Grumer, co-partner in charge of Citrin’s financial industry group

Citrin granted Cayman license to provide offshore auditing services

Citrin Cooperman, an accounting and business consulting firm, has been granted a license to transact business as an approved auditor in the Cayman Islands. »

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Hedge funds post first negative performance since June

November marked the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index’s first negative month of performance since June. »

Luc Popelier, chief executive of KBC Group’s market activities

KBC closes sale of US life settlement portfolio

KBC has finalised the sale of the US life settlement portfolio held by KBC Financial Products to certain funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group, as announced on 10 November. »

Implementing investment strategies in the Channel Islands 2010

Implementing investment strategies in the Channel Islands 2010

Implementing investment strategies in the Channel Islands 2010

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