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Fiona Le Poidevin, chief executive of Guernsey Finance

Guernsey funds stable during second quarter

Fri, 07/09/2012 - 12:05

The total value of funds business in Guernsey grew by GBP711m (0.3 per cent) during the second quarter of the year. »

Rick Brooks, chief executive, Ardel

Senior changes for Ardel as firm targets growth across its business areas

Fri, 07/09/2012 - 11:56

Ardel has put in place a new senior management team as it looks to further grow the range of trust, corporate and fund administration services it offers its international client base. »

Index

Dow Jones Credit Suisse Core Hedge Fund Index up 0.56 per cent in August

Fri, 07/09/2012 - 10:17

The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Core Hedge Fund Index closed up 0.56 per cent in August as five of the seven index component strategies reported positive results. »

Mazin Jadallah, chief executive of AlphaClone

AlphaClone Hedge Fund Long/Short Index shows move away from financial sector

Fri, 07/09/2012 - 06:05

Hedge fund managers tracked by the AlphaClone Hedge Fund Long/Short Index distanced themselves from financial sector investments in the second quarter, representing a steep reversal from the previous quarter in which financials were the index’s most overweight sector relative to the S&P 500. »

Richard Baker, president and chief executive of the Managed Funds Association

Hedge funds strengthening risk management practices, says MFA study

Fri, 07/09/2012 - 06:00

Hedge funds are continuing to develop risk management practices that fit the needs of investors and fund managers alike, according to a study from the Managed Funds Association, BNY Mellon, and HedgeMark. »

James Patrick, managing director, adviser managed programmes, Envestnet

Envestnet partners with Fund Evaluation Group

Thu, 06/09/2012 - 15:58

Envestnet, a provider of technology-enabled wealth management solutions for investment advisers, has formed a hedge fund research alliance with Fund Evaluation Group (FEG), an institutional investment consulting firm. »

Arrow

Credit Suisse LAB Index up 0.53 per cent in August

Thu, 06/09/2012 - 14:36

The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index was up 0.53 per cent in August, according to Jordan Drachman, head of research for alternative beta strategies at Credit Suisse. »

Magnifying glass

SunGard identifies ten asset management trends affecting fund management industry

Thu, 06/09/2012 - 14:07

The lines between institutional asset managers and alternative investors are becoming increasingly blurred due to investment strategies, priorities and goals becoming aligned, according to Martin Boyd, president of SunGard’s asset management business. »

Fraud

SEC charges attorney and two South Florida residents over USD27.5m investment fraud

Thu, 06/09/2012 - 12:07

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged an attorney and two others living in South Florida for their roles in a USD27.5m investment scheme that led investors to believe they were purchasing securities consisting of “pre-sold” commodities contracts with a pre-determined profit. »

Chris Topple, global head of prime clearing services at Newedge

Newedge strengthens alternative investment solutions group

Thu, 06/09/2012 - 10:34

Newedge has made two appointments in its alternative investment solutions (AIS) group, a part of Newedge’s prime clearing services. »

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