Stack of money

Blackstone to offer senior notes

The Blackstone Group intends to offer senior notes of Blackstone Holdings Finance, its indirect subsidiary, subject to market and other conditions. »


Newspaper and coins

SEB Enskilda launches one stop shop offering for Ucits funds creation

SEB Enskilda has launched SEB Prime Solutions, a one stop shop offering for alternative investment managers' Ucits funds. »


Julian Gover, Hedge-House

Hedge-House to offer weekly liquidity on Hormesis macro fund

Hedge-House, the London asset management firm founded by hedge fund twins and former Ikos veterans Julian and Lucien Gover, has rolled out weekly investor liquidity for its Hormesis fund. »


Ben Chinea, Direct Access Partners chief executive

Direct Access Partners acquires EFX Prime Services

Direct Access Partners, an institutional agency-only brokerage firm, is acquiring EFX Prime Services, a division of First New York Securities. »


Acquisition

Revere Capital Advisors acquires Align Advisers

Revere Capital Advisors has acquired Align Advisers, an emerging manager hedge fund research and advisory business based in New York. »


Andrew Baker, chief executive of Aima

Aima to respond to FSA on remuneration

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the hedge fund industry association, is to respond to the UK’s Financial Services Authority’s consultation on remuneration. »


Pension

Pension plans increase use of alternative investments

There has been a significant increase in the percentage of pension portfolios investing in alternatives when compared to the previous two years, a poll by SEI suggests. »


Law books and gavel

Citi launches compliance support for hedge and private equity funds

Citi’s global transaction services unit has launched a suite of regulatory administration and compliance support services for hedge funds, private equity funds and their SEC registered investment advisers.  »


Louise Verrill, Hedge Fund Association

Hedge Fund Association launches European chapter

The Hedge Fund Association has opened a new chapter in London with future chapters planned for other major European hedge fund cities. »


Jean François Vert, Allianz Alternative Asset Management

Nexar acquires Allianz Alternative Asset Management

Nexar Capital Group, an alternative investment manager, has acquired Allianz Alternative Asset Management from Allianz France, its majority shareholder, and Allianz Global Investors Europe.  »


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