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Fortis strengthens US, Europe and Far East teams

Tue, 22/10/2002 - 12:10

Fortis has made a series of appointments to its fund services and prime brokerage divisions.In New York, Michael J. »

Thames River ratings success and new hires

Mon, 21/10/2002 - 01:45

Thames River Capital has taken on two more senior recruits to its Emerging Market Equities team and has received stellar ratings from S&P for its traditional funds. »

Gartmore enters European Fund of Hedge Funds arena

Wed, 16/10/2002 - 01:01

Gartmore is  launching a fund of hedge funds range aimed at institutional investors across Europe.The launch follows Gartmore's r »

New professional designation for analysts

Mon, 14/10/2002 - 11:20

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and the Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets (CISDM have joined forces to sponsor the creatio »

IKOS Partners lists funds in Ireland

Sat, 27/07/2002 - 09:01

London-based IKOS Partners today announced that it has restructured its family of funds and listed several of its funds on the Irish Stock Exchange to make them more accessi »

AXA launches first long/short equity fund

Wed, 08/05/2002 - 12:20

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has announced that the AXA Asian Absolute Fund, the first fundamental long/short equity product in its hedge fund range, is now open for invest »

New names and Irish listing for two ADI funds

Mon, 06/05/2002 - 08:30

Alternative & Derivative Investments (ADI), the Paris-based alternative fund manager has announced that the names of two of its hedge funds, Kallista Fund and Kallista High »

SSgA’s Michael Ho issues warning on market complacency and myopic short volatility plays

Sat, 25/11/2000 - 11:05

Investors have profited from allocating to passive funds and seeing both bonds and equities rise in an extended low volatility environment but there is currently too much complacency in the market and too much of myopic short-termism. That is the prevailing view of Michael Ho, Senior Managing Director of SSgA and Chief Investment Officer for Active Emerging Market Equities and global macro strategies. Ho points to two main lessons that investors have had to learn in 2014.  »


DOL fiduciary rule could propel USD1.5tn into ETFs, says Brown Brothers Harriman

Tue, 19/09/2000 - 15:30

Ryan Sullivan, Vice President, Investor Services at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co highlights key components of the DOL rule that may spur growth in ETFs and how this regulation will influence existing ETF trends. »


The importance of proper succession planning

Mon, 03/04/2000 - 15:22

By Tony Pursall and Richard Grasby, Maples and Calder – The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is a leading jurisdiction for company incorporations. The latest figures from the territory show that there are approximately 500,000 active BVI business companies and the rate of new incorporations shows no signs of abating. Many of those companies have individual shareholders, often a single individual. »


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