Tag Archives: alternative investment


ECB warns on hedge-fund regulation

AFP – The European Central Bank has warned that European Union plans to regulate hedge funds and private equity groups could tilt the playing field against EU companies. The ECB’s position could influence the rewriting of proposed rules drafted by […]

ECB says EU hedge fund plans could spark exodus

Reuters – The European Central Bank has warned that EU plans to tighten regulation of hedge funds and other alternative investors risk creating a two-tier playing field that could drive the industry out of Europe. European governments and the European […]

Global Custodian Chosen For Capula Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – London-based government fixed-income specialist firm, Capula Investment Management LLP, has appointed BNY Mellon as provider of global hedge fund custody services for their flagship hedge fund, the Capula Global Relative Value Master Fund Limited. “We selected […]

EU directive may cost funds 3.2 billion euros

Reuters – Hedge funds and private equity could face more than 3 billion euros in costs and investors could see fund choice shrink by up to 40 percent due to proposed new EU rules, a Financial Services Authority report said. […]

Hedge fund Coupland Cardiff Asset Management threatens to quit London over EU’s Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers

Telegraph.co.uk – Coupland Cardiff’s chief operating officer Deborah Boyce said: “As we invest exclusively in Asia, this Directive will mean that we have no choice but to relocate outside of the EU should we wish to continue to operate.” She […]

Boris Johnson accused over hedge funds’ election donations

Guardian.co.uk – Boris Johnson, who is leading the fight against a European crackdown on City financiers, faced accusations of being “bought off” today, when it emerged that more than half the money donated to his mayoral campaign came from the […]

Open Europe Hedge Fund Survey Findings

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Based on two surveys of private equity managers and hedge fund managers, carried out during August 2009, Open Europe has published the most comprehensive study to date of the likely impact of the EU’s proposed Alternative […]

Europe Fund Law ‘To Cost $2.8 Billion’ in Year One, Survey Says

Bloomberg – The European Union’s proposed rules for hedge funds and private equity firms may cost as much as 1.9 billion euros ($2.8 billion) in the first year and 985 million euros annually thereafter, an industry survey says. The Directive […]

France, Britain converge on EU hedge fund rules

EurActiv – French financial market regulator AMF has aligned itself with British opinion on the EU draft directive to reign in alternative investment funds, in contrast with the strictly pro-regulation stance of French President Nicolas Sarkozy. At a conference in […]

Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest WildCard Play-Off

New York (HedgeCo.net) – A Leg To Stand On is celebrating the sixth anniversary of their annual benefit, Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest. It is being held at B.B. King Blues Club in New York on Thursday, October 8. The Rocktoberfest Wildcard […]

EU lawmaker says hedge fund rules may be beefed up

Reuters – A draft European Union law to regulate the managers of hedge funds and other alternative investment funds may be strengthened despite fierce opposition from Britain and industry, a senior EU lawmaker said on Friday. The bloc’s governments and […]

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