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A good year for hedge funds, says Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index

Hedge funds delivered strong returns of almost 3% in December to end the year on a high note as the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index finished 2010 with gains of 10.86%.

Posted on: 10 Jan, 2011
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Hedge funds end 2010 on a high, according to HFR data

Hedge funds rounded off 2010 on a positive note as the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index gained 3.15% in December bringing the year-to-date (YTD) performance to 10.42%.

Posted on: 10 Jan, 2011
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Polar Capital to shut £31 million global macro hedge fund

Polar Capital is to shut its Discovery Fund, a £31 million global macro hedge fund managed by Paul Lambert.

The London-based firm’s board decided to liquidate the four year old fund with immediate effect at a meeting on January 6.

Posted on: 07 Jan, 2011

Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management make senior Asia hires

Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management (PWM) has appointed Tony Tang as head of north Asia client solutions and Eleonore Dachicourt as head of hedge fund sales in Asia.

Posted on: 06 Jan, 2011

Buy-side equity traders remain optimistic about long only asset management rebound

Buy-side equity traders remain optimistic about a rebound in long-only asset management, according to a survey of 68 head traders at US institutional equity firms by research specialists TABB Group.

Posted on: 06 Jan, 2011
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Morgan Stanley today announced the launch of a new fund under its Ucits Irish umbrella, FundLogic Alternatives.

The new fund will be managed by Algebris Investments LLP and will offer access to a long/short equity strategy focused on the global financial services sector.

Posted on: 06 Jan, 2011
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Morgan Stanley launches new fund under FundLogic Alternatives

Morgan Stanley today announced the launch of a new fund under its Ucits Irish umbrella, FundLogic Alternatives.

Posted on: 06 Jan, 2011
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No sea change as TA Associates acquires stake in Evanston Capital Management

Boston-based private equity firm TA Associates has acquired a minority stake in fund of hedge fund (FoHF) manager Evanston Capital Management.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Posted on: 05 Jan, 2011

Small to mid-sized hedge funds to enjoy capital allocation boost in 2011

Small to mid-sized hedge funds look likely to enjoy a boost in capital allocations from investors in 2011 despite the recent insider trading scandals, according to Agecroft Partners, a global consulting and third party marketing firm for hedge fun

Posted on: 04 Jan, 2011
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Och Ziff Capital Management's AUM remains unchanged, according to SEC filing

Och Ziff Capital Management’s assets under management (AUM) remained unchanged at approximately $27.6 billion (at December 31, 2010) despite the marginal performance gains of its four funds.

Posted on: 04 Jan, 2011
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