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Morgan Creek acquires Signet

Morgan Creek Capital Management, the US asset manager, is to acquire the $700 million funds of funds business of fixed income specialist Signet Capital Management as the industry continues to consolidate.

Posted on: 21 May, 2013
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Former Larch Lane COO unveils hedge fund study program at Fordham University

The former COO at Larch Lane Advisors, the fund of funds, has established a study program for students hoping to specialise in alternative investments at Fordham University in New York.

Posted on: 02 May, 2013
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Credit Suisse PB head to leave

Philip Vasan, head of prime brokerage at Credit Suisse, will leave to run the Swiss bank’s private banking division for the Americas, according to reports.

Posted on: 06 Mar, 2013
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PAAMCO names three new partners

PAAMCO (Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company), the $8.5 billion fund of funds, has appointed three new partners to the firm.

Posted on: 08 Jan, 2013
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Permal acquires Fauchier as M&A activity continues

Permal is to acquire Fauchier Partners from BNP Paribas Investment Partners as M&A activity in the funds of funds space continues.

Posted on: 13 Dec, 2012
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Manny Roman appointed CEO at Man

Peter Clarke, CEO at Man Group, is to retire paving the way for Manny Roman, president and COO, to take over at the helms in what has been a tumultuous two years for the world’s largest publicly listed hedge fund.

Posted on: 10 Dec, 2012
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Bloomberg Start-up Hedge Fund Conference London 2012: Key Points

Bloomberg Hedge Fund Start-up Conference 2012


$2.19 trillion      -      Total capital invested in global hedge fund industry (Hedge Fund Research)

Posted on: 29 Nov, 2012

ALFI Luxembourg 2012: A Summary

Here are some of the key points from ALFI, which took place in Luxembourg between November 20 and 21.

Posted on: 22 Nov, 2012

UBS commitment to prime brokerage reaffirmed

UBS’s prime brokerage business will not be scaled back despite massive cuts in other parts of the bank.

Posted on: 19 Nov, 2012

Regulation unlikely to protect investors, according to E&Y study

Just 10% of investors believe regulations will protect their interests, while 85% said these new requirements are unlikely to prevent the next financial crisis, according to Ernst & Young’s latest global hedge fund market survey.

Posted on: 05 Nov, 2012


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