Numbers

Enhanced parameter estimates can improve hedge fund portfolios, says Edhec

Thu, 04/11/2010 - 16:00

The use of these enhanced parameter estimates generates a significant improvement for investors in hedge funds, according to a study by Lionel Martellini, scientific director of Edhec-Risk Institute, with Giovanni Zambruno and Asmerilda Hitaj of the University of Milano – Bicocca. »

Chew Sutat, head of securities at Singapore Exchange

Singapore Exchange ADR volume reaches USD60m

Thu, 04/11/2010 - 14:17

Singapore Exchange says trading of American depositary receipts quoted on its GlobalQuote board has reached USD60m since the 22 October launch. »

Peter Clarke, chief executive, Man Group

Man’s funds under management rise five per cent

Thu, 04/11/2010 - 12:25

Man Group’s funds under management for the six month period to 30 September 2010 totalled USD40.5bn. »

Robin Duxfield, chief executive of Altis Partners (Asia)

Altis Partners opens Hong Kong office

Thu, 04/11/2010 - 12:11

Altis Partners, an independent commodity trading adviser, has opened its Hong Kong office, Altis Partners (Asia). »

Richard C. Patton, Courage founder and chief investment officer

Courage Capital hires two investment professionals

Thu, 04/11/2010 - 10:29

Courage Capital Management is expanding its team of investment professionals with a focus on short and long/short equity strategies. »

Richard Giles, GFI Group managing director

GFI Group launches Henry Hub Natural Gas Desk

Thu, 04/11/2010 - 07:08

GFI Group has introduced a new flat price Henry Hub Natural Gas desk. »

Asia Pacific

Systematic Alpha to market funds in Asia Pacific region

Thu, 04/11/2010 - 06:50

Systematic Alpha Management, a New York based commodity trading adviser, has appointed Salomon Josue as its independent marketing representative in Asia. »

Marc T. Clapasson, Syz Asset Management

Marc Clapasson joins Syz Asset Management as head of business development

Thu, 04/11/2010 - 06:32

The Swiss banking group Syz has appointed Marc T. Clapasson as head of business development of its institutional management division, Syz Asset Management. »

Fireworks

Hedge funds give best monthly performance since May 2009

Thu, 04/11/2010 - 06:12

Hedge funds posted in September their best result in 16 months, returning 4.05 per cent overall, according to the Lipper Hedge Fund Composite Index. »

M&A

Bernheim Dreyfus sees opportunities in M&A space

Thu, 04/11/2010 - 06:08

Following the recent turmoil in financial markets, Bernheim Dreyfus, managers of the Diva Synergy Fund, is seeing major opportunities for profit in the mergers and acquisition space. »

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