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Selector hails rise of Ucits III hedge funds

Citywire.co.uk – Fund selector Christian Lundström, from Independent Investment Group in Sweden, is welcoming the evolution of the Ucits III space which is seeing more and more hedge fund groups entering the area. Last week, HSBC Asset Management’s Farley Thomas warned […]

SFO to investigate banks over mis-selling of complex products

Citywire.co.uk – The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is to probe UK banks for evidence that complex financial products were mis-sold to consumers before the recession hit. SFO director Richard Alderman plans to investigate the sale of complicated financial instruments like […]

Man Group to launch AHL strategy into retail market

CityWire.co.uk – Hedge fund giant Man Investments is to launch its popular AHL managed futures trading strategy into the retail market. The fund, which is planned for launch on 1 October, will be domiciled in the UK and employ Ucits […]

Madoff victims sue his family for $45m

CityWire.co.uk – Bernard Madoff’s wife Ruth is being sued for $44.8 million (€31.9 million) by the trustee for the victims of his $50 billion Ponzi scheme. Court-appointed trustee Irving Picard is the first person to take action against Madoff’s family members, […]

Wanted: Private clients for hedge funds

Citywire.co.uk – The polished doors of the poshest hedge fund offices in St. James’s Park have been closed to humble private client managers in recent years. As the good times rolled the retail market place was of little interest to […]

Absolute Returns Focus: CF KB Endeavour Absolute Return A

Citywire.co.uk – To analyse all of Europe’s absolute return funds on a variety ofg risk-return measures and see a comprehensive league table of performance visit our new zone here  The CF KB Endeavour Absolute Return fund slipped into negative territory last […]

Hedge fund regulation to capture listed fund sector

Citywire.co.uk – European regulation intended to introduce some controls on hedge funds will inadvertently capture almost all investment trusts. Draft rules released by the European Commission define ‘alternative’ funds as any non-UCITS investment fund, said the Association of Investment Companies. […]

Wachovia, Fifth Third had losses in Citi hedge fund

Reuters – Wachovia Corp said on Monday it has had significant losses from a Citigroup hedge fund, joining Fifth Third Bancorp, which disclosed its loss in an April lawsuit. Wachovia spokeswoman Christy Phillips-Brown said a $315 million write-down the bank […]

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