California firm fined USD20.3m in commodity options fraud action

California firm fined USD20.3m in commodity options fraud action

Wed, 10/03/2010 - 14:09

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained more than USD20.3m in civil monetary penalties and equity relief in a federal judgment order against David Michael Kogan and his company First Capitol Futures Group, both of Sherman Oaks, California, in an anti-fraud action. »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index up 0.87 per cent in February

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index up 0.87 per cent in February

Wed, 10/03/2010 - 13:03

Early estimates indicate the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index will finish up 0.87 per cent in February, based on 76 per cent of assets reporting. »

Appleby appoints five partners

Appleby appoints five partners

Wed, 10/03/2010 - 12:01

Appleby, a provider of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services, has appointed five partners. »

US dollar favourite currency of hedge fund managers in near term

US dollar favourite currency of hedge fund managers in near term

Wed, 10/03/2010 - 10:30

The US dollar is the currency on which hedge fund managers are most bullish in the near term, research by TrimTabs Investment Research and BarclayHedge shows.  »

ABC Quant launches risk management platform powered by Morningstar

ABC Quant launches risk management platform powered by Morningstar

Wed, 10/03/2010 - 06:20

ABC Quant, a provider of risk management analytical solutions for the hedge fund industry, has launched the Quant Suite Morningstar edition, which offers a choice of risk management and portfolio allocation tools for institutional investors and investment advisers. »

Caldwell brings affiliates under single corporation

Caldwell brings affiliates under single corporation

Tue, 09/03/2010 - 16:13

Caldwell Life Strategies, an asset manager providing life settlement and related investing solutions, has reorganised its affiliates under a single corporation resulting in a new name and corporate identity. »

Carlyle hires Michael Petrick to head credit alternatives and capital markets

Carlyle hires Michael Petrick to head credit alternatives and capital markets

Tue, 09/03/2010 - 15:24

Private equity firm The Carlyle Group has appointed Michael “Mitch” Petrick as managing director and global head of credit alternatives and capital markets. »

Catastrophe fund raises USD340m from UK institutions

Catastrophe fund raises USD340m from UK institutions

Tue, 09/03/2010 - 14:05

Bermuda-based Nephila Capital, an investment manager specialising in insurance-linked securities, attracted inflows of USD340m from 11 UK institutions into its catastrophe reinsurance fund in the second half of 2009. »

Hedge funds post inflow of USD7.1bn in January

Hedge funds post inflow of USD7.1bn in January

Tue, 09/03/2010 - 12:01

Hedge funds posted an estimated inflow of USD7.1bn, or 0.5 per cent of assets, in January 2010, according to research by TrimTabs Investment Research and BarclayHedge.  »

Hedge funds advance 0.96 per cent in February

Hedge funds advance 0.96 per cent in February

Tue, 09/03/2010 - 10:40

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advanced 0.96 per cent in February, bringing its year-to-date performance to 0.42 per cent. »

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