HFSB updates hedge fund standards

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has updated its standards as the organisation seeks to expand into the US and Asian markets.

Posted on: 17 Feb, 2012

Managers advised to be cautious on liberalisation in Asian markets

Market liberalisation underway in various Asian jurisdictions should be welcomed by hedge funds although it is important for managers not to get carried away by developments.

Posted on: 14 Feb, 2012

Petershill Fund acquires minority stake in Lee Robinson's Altana Wealth

The Petershill Fund, the private investment fund managed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), is purchasing a minority stake in Altana Wealth, the newly launched fund management group established by Lee Robinson, the founder of Trafalgar Asse

Posted on: 02 Feb, 2012

Maples FS unveils platform for start-up managers

Maples Fund Services (FS), the global fund administrator is launching a platform for start-up and emerging managers who are hoping to generate a track record.

Posted on: 19 Jan, 2012

FOA to launch guide to help clarify confusion over client asset protections

The Futures and Options Association (FOA), the industry body representing businesses engaged in derivatives trading, is to unveil a guide amid continued confusion over client asset protections at defaulting brokers.

Posted on: 18 Jan, 2012

Sponsored article: Gaim Ops Cayman 2012 preview

Gaim Ops will be holding its annual operational due diligence conference at the Ritz Carlton in Grand Cayman between April 22 and 25, 2012.

Posted on: 16 Jan, 2012

Deutsche Bank and FRM launch hedge fund seeding managed accounts platform

Deutsche Bank and Financial Risk Management (FRM) have launched a hedge fund seeding managed accounts platform.

Posted on: 10 Jan, 2012

Greater operational due diligence needs to be performed during M&A, highlights Aberdeen Asset Management COO

Asset managers acquiring or merging with other businesses need to perform more comprehensive operational due diligence during the takeover process, according to the chief operating officer (COO) at Aberdeen Asset Management.

Posted on: 05 Jan, 2012

CTA funds could prosper in volatile 2012

CTA (commodity trading advisor) hedge funds could be net beneficiaries of market volatility and see capital inflows in 2012 as a result, one manager has argued.

Posted on: 03 Jan, 2012
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2012 could be good year for hedge funds, says Agecroft Partners

There will greater inflows into hedge funds in 2012 despite the volatile markets, according to Agecroft Partners, a Virginia-based consultancy and third party marketeering firm.

Posted on: 03 Jan, 2012


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