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Ireland is domicile of choice for hedge funds in Europe

Despite Moody’s downgrading Ireland’s credit rating from AA2, the third highest level to BAA1, just three places above ‘junk status,’ the troubled eurozone nation might have reason to cheer according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Posted on: 17 Dec, 2010
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Sloane Robinson and Deutsche Bank to launch Ucits III-compliant Asia fund

Sloane Robinson and Deutsche Bank are to launch a Ucits III compliant Asia fund managed by the same investment team responsible for the hedge fund’s flagship Asia offering.

Posted on: 17 Dec, 2010
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UBS and HFR launch index based ETF

UBS and Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research (HFR) have unveiled the UBS ETFs-HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index, the first exchange traded fund built on the industry’s standard investable benchmark of hedge fund performance globally.

Posted on: 17 Dec, 2010
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Hedge fund to use Twitter to enhance its trading strategy

A Cayman Island-based quantitative computer driven hedge fund is to use the social networking site Twitter to help complement its trading strategy.

Posted on: 16 Dec, 2010

Hedge funds have solid November, according to Eurekahedge

Hedge funds had a sound November as all regions posted flat to positive returns with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 0.40% for the month and 7.72% year-to-date (YTD) 2010.

Posted on: 16 Dec, 2010
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Hedge fund launches continue to increase

There were 260 hedge fund launches in the third quarter of 2010, up from 201 in the previous quarter, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Posted on: 16 Dec, 2010
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Investcorp adds Ballast Capital Management to single manager platform

Investcorp has formed a strategic relationship with New York-based hedge fund manager Ballast Capital Management. The long/short equity fund is the latest addition to Investcorp’s single manager platform.

Posted on: 15 Dec, 2010
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Auriel launches dynamic currency hedging programme

London-based investment management firm Auriel Capital Management has launched a dynamic currency hedging programme for institutional investors with the backing of a $1.1 billion mandate from a US corporate pension plan.

Posted on: 15 Dec, 2010
Posted in: InvestorsLaunches

Investors' interest in seeding emerging managers increases

Hedge fund investor interest in seeding new managers has more than doubled, according to the latest Preqin research.

The report said 21% of investors have expressed a greater willingness to seed in 2010 – up from 11% in 2009.

Posted on: 14 Dec, 2010
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Deutsche Bank and Paulson & Co unveil Ucits-compliant fund

Deutsche Bank and Paulson & Co, the legendary New York-based hedge fund manager, have launched a Ucits-compliant version of Paulson’s flagship Advantage Fund.

Posted on: 14 Dec, 2010
Posted in: InvestorsLaunches

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