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Consultants warned on hubris

Consultants, who are increasingly capturing the market share of investors from funds of hedge funds (FoHFs), have been warned not to succumb to hubris.

Posted on: 08 Feb, 2012

SS&C joins bid to take over GlobeOp

TPG Partners’ $802 million takeover bid of GlobeOp could be derailed following an announcement by SS&C Technologies that it too was conducting due diligence on the London Stock Exchange listed fund administrator.

Posted on: 07 Feb, 2012

Surge in mental health illnesses in financial services sector

There has been a surge in mental health illnesses among hedge fund managers and bankers as the financial crisis continues to take its toll.

Posted on: 06 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

Volatility and uncertainty will continue to pressure L/S equity, Hedge Fund Research warns

Market volatility and uncertainty will continue to put pressure on equity long/short hedge funds going into 2012, warned Kenneth Heinz (pictured), president of the Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Posted on: 23 Jan, 2012

IMS acquires HedgeOp Compliance

IMS has acquired HedgeOp Compliance, a US-based compliance software and consulting firm.

Posted on: 18 Jan, 2012
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Hedge fund compensation sees marginal rise in 2011 despite volatility

Hedge fund managers earned marginally more compensation in 2011 than 2010 although declines in fund performances and bonuses have left some worried.

Posted on: 11 Jan, 2012
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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

ImQubator to work with SFM to source and seed APAC managers

ImQubator (IMQ), the Amsterdam-based hedge fund seeding platform, has agreed to work with Synergy Fund Management (SFM) in Hong Kong to source and seed Asia-Pacific managers.

Posted on: 10 Jan, 2012

GlobeOp in takeover talks with TPG and Advent International Corporation

GlobeOp is in takeover talks with private equity firms TPG and Advent International Corporation as the fund administrator seeks to boost its underperforming share price.

Posted on: 09 Jan, 2012


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