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MSCI launches Barra China Equity Model (CNE5)

Mon, 16/07/2012 - 14:03

MSCI, a provider of investment decision support tools, has launched the Barra China Equity Model (CNE5), which captures the short and long term dynamics of the Chinese local market and includes the latest advances in risk methodology. »

Report and magnifying glass

Edhec-Risk Institute proposes new method for assessing hedge fund performance

Mon, 16/07/2012 - 06:11

In a report produced as part of the Newedge research chair on Advanced Modelling for Alternative Investments, Edhec-Risk Institute has evaluated the performance of hedge funds through a non-linear risk adjustment of returns. »

AIMA chief executive Andrew Baker

AIMA supports removal of ban on general solicitation and advertising by US hedge fund managers

Fri, 13/07/2012 - 16:11

The Alternative Investment Management Association has expressed support for the elimination of the ban on general solicitation and advertising by hedge fund managers in the US, but has said that only accredited investors should continue to be allowed to invest in hedge funds. »

Trophy

Meridian wins Best North American Hedge Fund Administrator in Hedgeweek USA Awards

Fri, 13/07/2012 - 12:13

Meridian Fund Services has been named as "Best North American Hedge Fund Administrator" at the Hedgeweek USA Awards 2012. »

London

Peter Herrlin appointed head of prime brokerage SEB London

Fri, 13/07/2012 - 05:55

SEB has appointed Peter Herrlin as the new head of the Swedish bank’s prime brokerage division in London. »

Index

Persistent high dispersion among alternative strategies

Thu, 12/07/2012 - 16:08

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index is still in positive territory at the end of June in spite of a slightly negative performance of -0.47 per cent during that month (+0.49 per cent in 2012). »

Question marks

OTC derivative market reforms raise challenging questions for sovereign institutions

Thu, 12/07/2012 - 12:14

Fundamental reforms of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets around the world are having a profound impact on how derivatives are used, raising particularly challenging questions for sovereign institutions, according to a BNY Mellon report. »

Bill Mulligan, chief executive of HedgeOp

HedgeOp named Best North American Regulatory Advisory Firm

Thu, 12/07/2012 - 09:43

HedgeOp Compliance, a provider of regulatory services and software for investment advisers in the US, has been recognised as Best North American Regulatory Advisory Firm at the 2012 Hedgeweek USA Awards. »

Hans Hufschmid, chief executive officer, GlobeOp Financial Services

GlobeOp Capital Movement Index down 1.17 per cent

Thu, 12/07/2012 - 06:24

Hedge fund flows as measured by the GlobeOp Capital Movement Index were down 1.17 per cent in July. »

Paul Perris, DCG

DCG in Jersey appoints Perris as managing director

Thu, 12/07/2012 - 06:11

DCG in Jersey has appointed Paul Perris to a senior role designed to help further develop the firm’s funds business and to expand its service capabilities globally. »

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