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Update – Vodia Expands Into Frontier Markets

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Reflecting a growth in corporate activities, Vodia Group has rebranded as Finadium. The move was made, the re-named Finadium says, to showcase an ability to develop new ideas and create products and marketing strategies in […]

Bracewell & Giuliani LLP Announce Legislation Task Force

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Bracewell & Giuliani LLP today announced that it has formed a multi-disciplinary Task Force to guide financial institutions, private investment funds, institutional investors and other market participants through the legislative, regulatory and enforcement challenges posed […]

SEC Pushes Hedge Fund Oath in Manipulation Probe

Bloomberg – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, seeking to jumpstart a hunt for suspected manipulation of financial stocks, will require hedge fund managers, brokerages and institutional investors to describe under oath their bets on the firms. Investors with “significant” […]

KP Secutiries and Sophia Capital Join Forces to Raise Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund managers KP Securities and Sophia Capital Securities announced that they are joining forces, enhancing the 2 firms ability to raise capital for alternative investment managers. The transaction between the two firms was finalized […]

Hedge fund manager PMA sees capacity at $4 billion

Reuters – Hedge fund manager PMA has the capacity to manage as much as $4 billion without curtailing returns given current market opportunities in Asia, its chief executive said in an interview. The Hong Kong-based firm, which now manages about […]

Hedge Fund Man Group Hires New Middle East CEO

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The CEO of Man Group, Peter Clarke, announced the appointment of the new CEO of the Middle East arm as Patrick Merville, to take effect from 1 October, following the retirement of Antoine Massad. Man, […]

Hedge Fund Launches Venus Index Plus Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Venus Capital Management, Inc. has launched the Venus Index Plus Fund. The general objective of the Fund is to outperform the S&P CNX Nifty India Index without changing the weights in the Index. Venus Capital, […]

Hedge Fund Gartmore Launches Absolute Return Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge Fund manager Gartmore Investment Management Limited is launching the Gartmore European Absolute Return Fund, to be co-managed by Roger Guy and Guillaume Rambourg, subject to regulatory approval. The new fund will be a UCITS […]

Hall Capital Partners Appoints Rick Grand-Jean as Director of Business Development

San Francisco – Hall Capital Partners LLC, an independent investment advisor overseeing $22 billion in global multi-asset class strategies for high-net-worth and institutional investors, is pleased to announce the expansion of the firm’s marketing efforts with the appointment of Richard […]

Foreign funds cut Nigeria exposure, impact limited – analysts

Reuters – Nigeria’s buoyant real economy and strong domestic liquidity will limit the damage caused by hedge funds and portfolio investors pulling money out of the country as the global financial crisis bites, analysts say. The sheer size of Nigeria’s […]

African Agricultural Land Fund Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Emergent Asset Management launched the African Agricultural Land Fund in August 2008, with a second closing to take place in September 2008. The fund has raised almost €2 billion already ($2.9 billion), and wants to […]

Former Goldman Big Departs From Hedgie Halcylon

New York Post – Former Goldman Sachs exec Steve Mandis has left the $12 billion hedge fund Halcyon Asset Management – one of the oldest hedge funds on Wall Street, according to an investor letter. Mandis was vice chairman and […]

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