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Hedge funds up 1.80 per cent in October

Mon, 06/12/2010 - 16:03

Hedge funds edged higher in October, building on positive momentum and increased exposure to risk and returning 1.80 per cent overall, according to the Lipper Hedge Fund Composite Index. »

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Centaur Fund Services appoints head of business development

Mon, 06/12/2010 - 15:09

Centaur Fund Services, an alternative investment fund administrator, has hired Gavan McGuire as head of business development. »

Tim McCarthy, chairman and chief executive, Nikko AM

Nikko AM to acquire DBS Asset Management

Mon, 06/12/2010 - 15:02

Nikko Asset Management has reached an agreement with DBS Bank to acquire DBS Asset Management. »

SEC chairman Mary L. Schapiro

SEC proposes joint rules with CFTC to define swap related terms

Mon, 06/12/2010 - 14:26

The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted unanimously to propose joint rules with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission that would further define a series of terms related to the security-based swaps market. »

Petra Reinhard Keller, SFA

Petra Reinhard Keller joins SFA board of directors

Mon, 06/12/2010 - 14:18

The Swiss Funds Association has appointed Petra Reinhard Keller of Credit Suisse Asset Management Funds in Zurich to its board of directors. »

Jose Garcia, Carlisle's chief executive

Fortress launches Luxembourg regulated life settlement fund

Mon, 06/12/2010 - 13:16

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

Mon, 06/12/2010 - 12:04

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

Mon, 06/12/2010 - 10:40

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

Mon, 06/12/2010 - 06:05

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

Sun, 05/12/2010 - 16:10

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

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