Tennessee’s Blue Sky Capital Management withdraws from NFA membership

Tennessee’s Blue Sky Capital Management withdraws from NFA membership

The National Futures Association has accepted a settlement offer from Blue Sky Capital Management Corp and its principal, Gregory M. Schneider, to permanently withdraw from NFA membership. »


SAM Capital hires Andrew Kennedy as chief operating officer

SAM Capital hires Andrew Kennedy as chief operating officer

European equities investment specialist SAM Capital Partners has appointed Andrew Kennedy as its chief operating officer. »


Insparo appoints Africa veteran Jamie Allsopp

Insparo appoints Africa veteran Jamie Allsopp

Insparo Asset Management has stepped up the marketing and investment strategy of its Insparo Africa & Middle East Fund with the appointment of Jamie Allsopp.   »


EIP’s Aleph fund opened to investors

EIP’s Aleph fund opened to investors

Hong Kong-based asset management firm Enhanced Investment Products has opened its Aleph Fund to investors. »


CFTC and SEC issue orders on volatility indexes and security futures

CFTC and SEC issue orders on volatility indexes and security futures

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission have issued two joint orders related to security-based futures contracts that clarify each commission’s respective jurisdiction and allow additional products to underlie security futures. »


Paladyne Systems opens Hong Kong office

Paladyne Systems opens Hong Kong office

Paladyne Systems, a provider of technology and services to the global hedge fund Industry, has opened a Hong Kong office in response to an increasing demand for hedge fund technology and services in the Asia Pacific region. »


AIG investment unit re-branded PineBridge

AIG investment unit re-branded PineBridge

PineBridge Investments is the new brand name of the asset management and investment advisory business that is being sold by American International Group. »


Fund of hedge funds see strong net inflows in Q3

Fund of hedge funds see strong net inflows in Q3

The fund of hedge fund sector experienced strong net inflows during the third quarter, with positive absolute returns in each of the individual months, according to a report by Standard & Poor’s. »


Institutional investors believe hedge fund fees are too high

Institutional investors believe hedge fund fees are too high

Almost 80 per cent of institutional investors believe hedge fund fees are too high, according to the 2010 Preqin Hedge Fund Investor Review. »


Hedge fund managers crossing over into mutual funds space

Hedge fund managers crossing over into mutual funds space

Hedge fund managers are crossing over into the traditional money management space of mutual funds, according to Schooner Investment Group. »


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