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Axa seeks flexible hedge funds in tricky markets

Reuters – Opportunities abound for equity and credit-focused hedge funds, according to Axa Investment Managers, but the firm is favouring nimble players able to adjust strategies quickly in still uncertain markets. Chris Manser, global head of funds of hedge funds […]

HSBC to launch first ETF in Europe

Reuters – HSBC Holdings Plc, Europe’s biggest bank, is to unveil plans to enter into the European exchange traded fund (ETF) market with its first launch, the Financial Times said on Monday. ”We believe our future is linked to indexation […]

Credit Suisse Said to Hire BNP’s Randolph for Fund-Linked Sales

Bloomberg – Credit Suisse Group AG, the largest Swiss bank by market value, hired Trevor Randolph from BNP Paribas Securities as a senior sales executive for its fund- linked products unit, a person familiar with the matter said. Randolph, 36, […]

State Street Report Examines Hedge Fund Industry Challenges – Preview

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – State Street Corporation released two papers on alternative investments as part of its Vision series of thought-leadership reports. The papers examine two key components of alternative investments, hedge funds and private equity, and their future […]

SEB fund arm plans credit hedge fund

Reuters – The fund management arm of Swedish banking group SEB is planning to launch a global credit hedge fund in the autumn to take advantage of mis-pricing opportunities in the credit markets. Peter Branner, global head of investment management […]

Pension fund rethink may buoy hedge funds-Lipper

ZURICH, June 9 (Reuters) – Hedge fund outflows of $116 billion in the first quarter of 2009 were the second highest since 1994, Lipper data show, yet hedgies may yet receive a boost from some pension funds before the end […]

HSBC to Stop Structured Financing for Fund Investors

Bloomberg – HSBC Holdings Plc’s U.S. securities division will no longer extend structured financing to hedge- fund investors to leverage their investments, according to people familiar with the company’s plans. The bank is halting the financing by its structured-funds products […]

Hedge Fund Manager Names Former Citi Exec Andrew Smith Head of Global Sales

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Coinciding with the launch of new services aimed at increasing hedge fund transparency, independent alternative fund manager Butterfield Fulcrum appointed T. Andrew Smith as the firm’s global head of business development and marketing. He will […]

UBS sees hedge fund assets shrinking

Reuters – Hedge fund assets will continue to shrink this year, falling as much as two-thirds from their 2007 peak, but investors will return and assets will rebound when the economy revives, Alex Ehrlich, global head of prime services at […]

Hedge Fund Assets to Fall 11% in 2009, Study Says

Bloomberg – The global hedge fund industry may shrink by 11 percent this year as funds liquidate and investor withdrawals persist, a Deutsche Bank AG survey said. Industry assets may fall to $1.33 trillion by December, according to 68 percent […]

Hedge fund Artradis hires RBS’s Dredge

Reuters – Artradis Fund Management, Singapore’s largest hedge fund manager, said on Monday it has hired David Dredge from Royal Bank of Scotland as managing director for portfolio management. Dredge was deputy global head of local markets at RBS as […]

Singapore hedge fund Artradis hires RBS

HedgeCo.net – Artradis Fund Management, Singapore’s largest hedge fund manager, said on Monday it has hired David Dredge from Royal Bank of Scotland as managing director for portfolio management. Dredge was deputy global head of local markets at RBS as […]

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