Hedge fund directors should sit on fewer boards and be paid more, according to industry experts

Capping the number of hedge fund boards directors can sit on while simultaneously increasing their remuneration could significantly improve corporate governance standards in the alternatives space, according to industry experts.

Posted on: 10 Feb, 2011

Ucits III absolute return funds could experience more inflows than Cayman funds

Capital allocations into Ucits III-compliant absolute return funds in 2011 could significantly outstrip the inflows into Cayman funds, according to a Deutsche Bank survey of sophisticated investors.

Posted on: 08 Feb, 2011
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Modest gains for hedge funds in January - according to HFR Index

Hedge funds posted marginal gains in January 2011 with the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index rising 0.29% with event driven and relative value proving to be the best performing strategies for the month.

Posted on: 08 Feb, 2011
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Asian hedge funds continue to enjoy capital inflows - HFR

Capital continued to flow into Asian hedge funds with investors favouring strategies that offered protection against what many see as an accelerating inflation trend across the region, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Posted on: 03 Feb, 2011
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Deutsche Bank and Traxis launch Ucits compliant global equity macro fund

Deutsche Bank and Traxis Partners ("Traxis") are pleased to announce the launch of a UCITS compliant version of the Traxis Global Equity Macro fund.

Posted on: 01 Feb, 2011
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Laven Partners launches Redflag database for professional investors

Laven Partners announced today the official launch of the Redflag Database, a unique research database for professional investors covering hedge funds and fund of hedge funds currently representing more than US$ 150 billion in assets under managem

Posted on: 31 Jan, 2011

AMF makes passive, minority investment in Brigade Capital Management

Asset Management Finance (AMF) has made a passive minority investment in Brigade Capital Management, a New York-based manager of credit strategies.

Posted on: 27 Jan, 2011

Blacksquare Capital unveils Ucits-III compliant multi-manager product

London-based asset manager Blacksquare Capital is launching a Ucits-III compliant multi-manager product to target a specific level of annualised volatility of up to 8%.

Posted on: 27 Jan, 2011
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Directional hedge fund strategies top performers - Hennessee Group

Directional hedge fund strategies proved to the primary drivers of portfolio performance in 2010, according to the Hennessee Group, an investor advisory firm.

Posted on: 26 Jan, 2011
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TCA Global Credit Master Fund to be offered in sterling share class and through a SIPP wrapper

Trafalgar Capital Advisors (TCA), an alternative finance and advisory firm, has launched a hedged sterling share class for its TCA Global Credit Master Fund, which will also be offered to investors through a self-invested personal pensions (SIPP)

Posted on: 25 Jan, 2011
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