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No conclusive evidence that less regulated funds outperform Ucits funds

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 07:03

A working paper on Ucits regulation has found no conclusive evidence that less regulated hedge funds outperform alternative Ucits funds on a risk adjusted basis, even though they find some cross-sectional evidence. »

Hands at keyboards

Morgan Stanley selects GlobeOp to provide managed account services

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 05:58

Morgan Stanley has selected GlobeOp Financial Services to provide independent middle and back office services and daily data and reporting for its managed account platform Alphas. »

Globe

Javelin Capital launches Global Equity Strategies Fund

Mon, 04/10/2010 - 16:04

Javelin Capital, the recently authorised investment management firm, has launched its first fund, the Javelin Capital Global Equity Strategies Fund, with seed capital of USD31m. »

London

Amundi appoints five professionals in London

Mon, 04/10/2010 - 14:24

Amundi has hired five investment professionals for its UK branch based in London. »

Singapore

Woori appoints Edward Moon as chief investment officer

Mon, 04/10/2010 - 14:08

Woori Absolute Partners, an alternative investment firm based in Singapore, has appointed Edward Sungshik Moon as its chief investment officer. »

Real estate fund

BNP Paribas launches private equity and real estate administration service

Mon, 04/10/2010 - 13:26

BNP Paribas Securities Services has launched an enhanced service for onshore and offshore private equity and real estate funds. »

Daniel Mudd, chief executive officer of the Fortress Investment Group

Fortress opening Singapore office

Mon, 04/10/2010 - 12:13

Fortress Investment Group is opening an office in Singapore, which will act as a key hub of the firm’s investment and business development activities in Asia. »

Missed target

Basel III misses opportunity to break down silo culture in banking, says Algorithmics

Mon, 04/10/2010 - 12:00

Algorithmics, a provider of risk solutions, says Basel III is lacking in its conceptual approach to capital and liquidity. »

Peter Kraus, AllianceBernstein chairman and chief executive

AllianceBernstein acquires alternative investments group from SunAmerica

Mon, 04/10/2010 - 10:13

AllianceBernstein has acquired SunAmerica's alternative investments group, a team that manages a portfolio of hedge fund and private equity fund investments. »

Acquisition

LaCrosse acquires BofA Merrill Lynch’s fund administration business

Mon, 04/10/2010 - 07:05

LaCrosse Global Fund Services has completed its acquisition of the alternative fund administration business of Bank of America Merrill Lynch. »

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