Panellists at Risk Europe, held in early April in Brussels, claim banks are demanding much higher levels of collateral from hedge funds today, reducing a source of systemic risk
Hedge funds in the US have until July 21 to register with the SEC but Citigroup says over a third of the larger funds have not yet done so.
Proprietary traders moving from banks to Hong Kong hedge funds has helped the industry turn a corner, say hedge fund market participants, and an SFC hedge fund report indicates the industry is bounc...
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Stephen Diggle, co-founder of defunct Singapore hedge fund Artradis, which closed after incurring losses of $700 million, will re-launch an Asian long volatility fund under his new vehicle Vulpes In...
Artradis was one of Asia’s most successful hedge funds until it hit difficulties in 2009 and 2010 that resulted in losses of $700 million and culminated in its closure in late February. But the fu...
FM Capital - a UK hedge fund with ties to Libya - gets HM Treasury licence to keep trading, but dealers are wary
New chief risk officer joins as broker plans move into asset management and retail
Improved corporate governance in Asia could lead to greater institutional demand for the region's hedge funds
Series of scandals at Gartmore results in fund giant being taken over by smaller rival
Emerging market equities subject to political uncertainty, while demand for commodities a certainty
Blackstone, Skybridge Capital, NewAlpha Asset Management and Revere Capital are all raising funds
Investment focus said to be on highly liquid, transparent instruments, and strategy will use a quantitative approach
Net assets invested in Asian hedge funds rose by more than $300 million during the third quarter, according to research by Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research
Sources say Ucits constraints prevent the fund from properly tracking new opportunities in bonds and commodities
UK regulator worried heavy handed rules will drive hedge funds out of Europe, depriving supervisors of information on their European activities
Cutting counterparty risk has a price tag that might prevent smaller funds from changing their ways, experts fear
Swiss laws under scrutiny ahead of AIFM
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