Canadian mutual fund assets up 1.30 per cent

Canadian mutual fund assets up 1.30 per cent

The Investment Funds Institute of Canada says based on a sample of preliminary data from some of its members, net assets of the mutual fund industry for the month of December will be between CAD591.9bn and CAD596.9bn. »


Systematic Alpha launches trend following CTA fund

Systematic Alpha launches trend following CTA fund

Systematic Alpha Management, a New York-based CTA, is launching a product that aims to take advantage of short‐term directional price changes in a portfolio of over 40 global future markets, including fixed income, equity indices, currencies and commodities. »


RBC Dexia to service Advent’s Global Phoenix Fund

RBC Dexia to service Advent’s Global Phoenix Fund

RBC Dexia Investor Services has been selected by Advent Capital Management to provide custody, fund administration and shareholder services for a specialised investment fund in Luxembourg. »


Penjing and Triple A to develop Asian hedge fund seeding business

Penjing and Triple A to develop Asian hedge fund seeding business

Penjing Asset Management has entered into a joint venture agreement with Triple A Partners and its affiliates to raise fresh investment capital to help seed start-up hedge funds in the Asian region. »


Hedge Fund Managed Accounts 2010

Hedge Fund Managed Accounts 2010

Hedgeweek Managed Accounts Special Report 2010 front cover

The race is on to offer managed account structures for hedge fund investment.

Macquarie Funds Group grows fund-linked derivatives business

Macquarie Funds Group grows fund-linked derivatives business

Macquarie Funds Group, the asset management arm of Macquarie Group, has appointed Pratap Dasgupta as a managing director in its fund-linked derivatives business, based in New York. »


Quant Asset Management appoints independent director

Quant Asset Management appoints independent director

Quant Asset Management, investment adviser to the QAM Global Equities Fund and the QAM Asian Equities Fund, has strengthened the board of both funds with the appointment of Peter Bennett as an independent director. »


Low-risk film fund achieves 11.24 per cent return after costs

Low-risk film fund achieves 11.24 per cent return after costs

Investing in film is traditionally regarded as a risky activity, but BVI Company P&C Arcade Film Fund has developed what it says is a low-risk model for film investing. »


Harneys appoints three partners

Harneys appoints three partners

International offshore law firm Harneys has appointed Sarah Dobbyn and Jonathan Law as partners in the firm’s Cayman Islands office and Johann E Henry as a partner in the British Virgin Islands. »


Saturn Capital Management selects Archway for fund administration

Saturn Capital Management selects Archway for fund administration

Archway Technology Partners, a global software and services company, has been chosen by Saturn Capital Management to provide fund administration services via its operations outsourcing service bureau. »


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