Asia

Asian institutions building out internal investment capabilities

Asian institutions’ appetite for external asset management is growing slowly with the recovery in global markets, but new research from Greenwich Associates reveals that many institutions across Asia are making a longer-term commitment to managing assets in-house.  »


Bob Leibholz, senior vice president of sales and business development at Intermedia

GlobeOp extends private cloud service with Outlook 2010 functionality

GlobeOp Managed Services will partner with business communications provider Intermedia to offer Outlook 2010 desktop functionality through Microsoft Exchange as a hosted service. »


Peter Harrison, chief executive of RWC Partners

RWC Partners' Ajay Gambhir to launch Ucits III absolute return fund

RWC Partners’ Ajay Gambhir is set to launch the RWC Europe Absolute Alpha Fund, a Ucits III pan-European long/short equity fund. »


UK passport

HSBC Ucits AdvantEdge Fund completes passporting to Germany and France

Following the initial launch of the HSBC Ucits AdvantEdge Fund in October 2009, the fund has now successfully completed the passporting process for France and Germany. »


UK

Qbasis expands in UK with hire of Alistair Evans

Qbasis Invest, the Liechtenstein-based managed futures specialist, is expanding its London marketing operations with the appointment of Alistair Evans as director sales, UK. »


Erica Handling, Ashurst's head of structured finance

Ashurst strengthens structured funds practice

Law firm Ashurst has hired Nick Terras to join its derivatives products group. »


Laptop

Koger releases latest version of NTAS

Koger, a provider of software and services for the fund administration industry, has launched the next version of NTAS, its transfer agency solution. »


Pension

New Haven pension fund selects IndexIQ for alternative investment allocation

The City of New Haven’s Employee Retirement Fund has invested USD8m in IndexIQ’s multi-strategy hedge fund replication separately managed account vehicle. »


Index

Hedge funds record lowest performance since November 2008

The Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index lost 2.76 per cent in May, its lowest performance since November 2008. »


David Harding, founder and managing director of Winton Capital Management

Deutsche Bank and Winton launch Ucits III fund

Deutsche Bank and Winton Capital Management have launched a Ucits III compliant version of Winton’s flagship Diversified Program. »


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