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Jesse Redmond and Justin Pawl, Evolved Alpha

The Interview – Jesse Redmond and Justin Pawl, Evolved Alpha: “Many investors do not realise the hedge fund industry has a surprisingly high correlation to beta markets”

Mon, 09/08/2010 - 06:00

Jesse Redmond and Justin Pawl, founders and co-portfolio managers of multistrategy specialist Evolved Alpha, say the business is structured to provide investors with a portfolio of liquid, secure and transparent alpha-return strategies, retaining the diversification, nimbleness and sophisticated risk management of top multistrategy funds but expanding the universe of potential managers to several thousand rather than the small subset that would trade exclusively in-house for one firm. »

Index

Ucits HFS Index up 0.35 per cent in July

Sun, 08/08/2010 - 14:20

After a slight loss in June the Ucits HFS Index returned a positive result in July 2010. »

Regulation

Hedge fund industry to face extensive regulation in years ahead, says KPMG

Sun, 08/08/2010 - 12:11

A regeneration of the capital markets enabled a relatively successful 2009 for the hedge fund industry, research by KPMG shows. »

Frederic Oudea, Societe Generale chairman and chief executive

Societe Generale reports group net income of EUR1.08bn in Q2

Sun, 08/08/2010 - 11:27

Societe Generale recorded group net income of EUR1.08bn in quarter two 2010 and EUR2.15bn in the first half of 2010. »

Tyler Kim, chief information officer, Maples Finance

Maples Finance adopts Advent Geneva for managed accounts

Sun, 08/08/2010 - 10:29

Fund services provider Maples Finance is using Geneva, Advent Software’s portfolio management and fund accounting solution, to capitalise on the growing demand for managed account administration services among institutional investors. »

Tax

Cayman Finance rejects claims that low tax jurisdictions hurt US economy

Fri, 06/08/2010 - 06:00

The financial services industry in the Cayman Islands has rejected claims by a US business group that low or no-tax jurisdictions hurt the US economy because they encourage tax evasion. »

Trader at screen

DTCC launches equity derivatives reporting repository

Thu, 05/08/2010 - 16:02

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation has launched its Equity Derivatives Reporting Repository and has received Financial Services Authority approval for the DTCC Derivatives Repository subsidiary.  »

Walter Lukken, chief executive officer of NYPC

New York Portfolio Clearing appoints chief risk and chief compliance officers

Thu, 05/08/2010 - 15:15

New York Portfolio Clearing has appointed Joseph Benning as chief risk officer and Laura Klimpel as chief compliance officer and counsel. »

Board of directors

Ramius calls for changes to board structure of Extreme Networks

Thu, 05/08/2010 - 14:30

Ramius Value and Opportunity Advisors has delivered a letter to the board of directors of Extreme Networks expressing its concern regarding recent interaction with the company and calling for changes to the structure and composition of the board. »

Stuart Bohart, Fortress Investment Group

Stuart Bohart to join Fortress as president of liquid markets

Thu, 05/08/2010 - 12:17

Fortress Investment Group has appointed Stuart Bohart as president of liquid markets and senior managing director - strategy. »

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