Hedge fund launches exceeded liquidations in 2010 - HFR

Hedge fund launches outpaced liquidations in 2010 for the first time in three years, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Posted on: 03 Mar, 2011
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ZAN Partners implements Paladyne FastStart™ as its Integrated Front-, Middle-, and Back-Office ASP Solution

New York, London, and Hong Kong, March 1, 2011 – Paladyne Systems, Inc., the leading provider of next generation investment management solutions, today announced that ZAN Partners Ltd, an independent investment management firm based in London, has

Posted on: 01 Mar, 2011
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Factor Advisors launches spread ETFs on NYSE Arca

New York-based asset management firm Factor Advisors has launched a family of spread exchange traded funds (EFT) enabling investors to simultaneously hold a bull and a bear position in a single leveraged ETF.

Posted on: 25 Feb, 2011
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Lynx Asset Management unveils Ucits-compliant fund on DB platform

Quant driven alternative investment management firm Lynx Asset Management has launched a Ucits III-compliant fund on the Deutsche Bank DB Platinum IV Platform.

Posted on: 25 Feb, 2011
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Managers risk shoehorning illiquid investment strategies into Ucits format, says COO

Shoehorning illiquid investment strategies into Ucits wrappers could cause irreparable damage to the Ucits brand and hurt end investors in the event of liquidity drying up.

Posted on: 23 Feb, 2011

Emerging markets hedge funds lead the way for 2010, says HFR

Emerging markets hedge funds produced the best industry returns in 2010 with the HFRI Emerging Markets (Total) Index increasing by 11.79%, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Posted on: 18 Feb, 2011
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Former JP Morgan executive to launch hedge fund

Bill Winters, the former co-chief executive of JP Morgan Investment Bank, is to launch a hedge fund in London.

Posted on: 17 Feb, 2011

Events in North Africa could provide opportunities, according to fund manager

The political upheaval being witnessed in North Africa could provide substantial opportunities for Insparo Asset Management‘s newly launched African long/short equity hedge fund.

Posted on: 16 Feb, 2011
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Smaller Asian economies offer best growth potential, according to RBC Capital Markets survey

Hedge fund and private equity managers expect strong growth to come from the smaller Asian economies such as Hong Kong, Singapore and South Korea, according to a study commissioned by RBC Capital Markets.

Posted on: 14 Feb, 2011
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Institutionalisation of investors prompts greater risk management and fee concessions

The institutionalisation of hedge fund investors is having a significant impact on the industry with managers enhancing their risk systems and reducing fees, according to a survey by research specialist Preqin.

Posted on: 11 Feb, 2011
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