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Walkers spins out management services business

Walkers, the offshore law firm, has sold its management services business to Intertrust Group Holding following a strategic review of the business.

Posted on: 06 Mar, 2012

PCE Investors on-boards former Boyer Allan EMEA fund

PCE Investors (PCE), the $700 million hedge fund platform, has on-boarded the Boyer Allan EMEA fund.

Posted on: 05 Mar, 2012

Research depts at prime brokers could be culled if profits don't increase, warns top exec

Prime brokerage research departments are likely to be trimmed down or even shut completely if hedge fund trading volumes do not pick up, a senior executive at a major prime broker in New York warned.

Posted on: 27 Feb, 2012

Investors to increase hedge fund allocations, according to Deutsche Bank survey

Institutional investors could allocate up to $140 billion to hedge funds in 2012 bringing total industry assets under management (AuM) up to $2.26 trillion, according to Deutsche Bank’s latest Alternative Investment Survey.

Posted on: 24 Feb, 2012

Fee pressures on start-up hedge funds cause for concern, says Seward & Kissel

Start-up hedge funds are increasingly feeling the pinch as institutional investors demand more fee concessions, according to findings by law firm Seward & Kissel.

Posted on: 22 Feb, 2012

Debate over whether hedge funds need PR

Debate is raging as to whether hedge funds should utilise public relations firms to promote their businesses.

Posted on: 22 Feb, 2012

Fee pressures on start-up hedge funds cause for concern, says Seward & Kissel

Start-up hedge funds are increasingly feeling the pinch as institutional investors demand more fee concessions, according to findings by law firm Seward & Kissel.

Posted on: 22 Feb, 2012

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

IMS acquires all outstanding shares in IMS US

Compliance consultancy firm IMS Group has acquired all outstanding shares in its New York-based subsidiary IMS Consulting US.

Posted on: 14 Feb, 2012
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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

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