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Coral Portfolio launches Coral All Seasons for hedge fund managers

Mon, 20/12/2010 - 10:21

Coral Portfolio has launched the Coral All Seasons Account which combines its Luxembourg regulated Sicav-Sif fund structure with Deutsche Bank’s X-markets hedge fund platform. »

Kenneth J. Heinz, president of HFR

UBS and HFR launch ETF on HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index

Mon, 20/12/2010 - 05:58

UBS and Hedge Fund Research have launched the UBS ETFs plc - HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index SF, the first exchange-traded fund built on the investable benchmark of hedge fund performance.  »

Asia

Sloane Robinson and Deutsche Bank working on Asia Ucits offering

Sun, 19/12/2010 - 16:12

Sloane Robinson and Deutsche Bank are working together with the aim of launching a Ucits compliant Asia fund that will be managed by the same investment team responsible for Sloane Robinson’s flagship Asia offering. »

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Headstart Fund of Funds tops rankings

Sun, 19/12/2010 - 16:00

The investable Headstart Fund of Funds, advised by Headstart Advisers, has claimed its place at the top of the leader board of the Investhedge rankings for multi-strategy funds of hedge funds over the last three, six and 12 months. »

Board of directors

Fortress appoints David Barry to its board of directors

Sun, 19/12/2010 - 14:07

Fortress Investment Group has appointed David Barry as a member of the company’s board, effective 1 January 2011. »

Market

Lyxor Global Hedge Fund Index down 0.8 per cent in November

Sun, 19/12/2010 - 12:28

The Lyxor Global Hedge Fund Index, an investable index based on Lyxor’s hedge funds platform which tracks the overall hedge fund universe, was down 0.8 per cent in November. »

Gold

Palaedino launches Ucits funds denominated in gold

Sun, 19/12/2010 - 10:33

Geneva based Palaedino Asset Management, adviser to the Axiom Fund, has launched the first Ucits Funds denominated in gold. »

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BVI Commercial Court ruling highlights divergence with Cayman law

Fri, 17/12/2010 - 06:34

British Virgin Islands law firm Harneys has secured an important victory for a large hedge fund this week in the Commercial Court of the British Virgin Islands. »

Joseph M. Velli, chairman and chief executive officer of ConvergEx Group

ConvergEx Group to acquire RealTick from Barclays Bank

Fri, 17/12/2010 - 06:20

Technology company ConvergEx Group has signed a definitive agreement to acquire RealTick, a multi-broker, cross-asset electronic execution platform, from Barclays Bank.  »

Jeremy Swindell, head of operational due diligence at Stenham Advisors

Stenham joins the Hedge Fund Standards Board

Fri, 17/12/2010 - 06:00

Stenham Advisors has joined the Hedge Funds Standards Board’s Investor Chapter. »

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