Derivative claims are a way for fund investors to sue a fund’s manager. A recent English court decision highlights the contrast between limited partnership derivative claims in England and in Cayman
Apex Fund Services is providing start-up hedge fund managers with a range of options to keep costs down, including free office space in several major cities around the globe. It will also offer advice
The eurozone faces mounting political and social tensions. Its latest policy moves on the Cyprus bailout are likely to exacerbate the situation as longer-term problems remain, concludes Saxo’s Hardy
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Hermes has partnered with private equity company Northern Lights Capital Group to create an acceleration capital fund. Its first investment is in a credit long/short fund run by US-based Taurasi
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has opened negotiations with Esma on a co-operation agreement on the EU’s AIFM directive. Separately, its consultation on hedge fund directorships has closed
Analysis from JP Morgan shows strong relationship between intra-stock correlation and equity long/short hedge fund returns
US asset manager Principal Global Investors acquires majority stake in FoHF manager as traditional distributors move into the struggling sector
China is showing encouraging signs that it is willing to open its market to foreign investors and funds. Hedge funds are still excluded from the market but steps are being taken in the right directi...
Man Group is looking at opportunities for acquisitions and establishing a larger presence in the US hedge fund market.
Institutional investors are set to allocate 11% more to hedge funds this year, according to a Deutsche Bank survey. Less money is flowing to FoHFs while emerging managers are in favour.
Former Brevan Howard and Trafalgar Capital hedge fund manager is recipient of first joint seed investment by NewAlpha and Woori Absolute Partners. The strategy is Asia equity long/short.
Hedge funds with a significant presence in Europe are invited to enter the European Single Manager Awards. The awards recognise the best hedge funds, judged on quantitative and qualitative criteria.
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has begun a consultation on corporate governance of regulated hedge funds. The move should bring the financial centre closer in line with other jurisdictions.
Hedge funds remain the single largest allocation for US university endowments but an extended period of lacklustre returns is leading some in the endowment community to question their value.
The past couple of months have seen six established hedge funds sell minority stakes to large fund managers, including Neuberger Berman and GAM
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