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Deutsche appoints co-heads for Asia prime fin unit

Reuters – Deutsche Bank said on Tuesday it had appointed David Murphy and Nathan Davison as co-heads of its prime finance unit in Asia as it looks to take a bigger share of the market amid the ongoing recovery in […]

U.S. hedge fund D.E. Shaw sees chance in Gulf region

Reuters – D.E. Shaw, the world’s fourth largest hedge fund, is opening in Dubai to tap public and private opportunities in the world’s largest oil exporting region and ease Gulf Arab investors moves into overseas markets. “We wanted to be […]

Ex-Aether Systems CEO David Oros launches hedge fund

Baltimore Business Journal – Former Aether Systems CEO David Oros has launched a $3 million hedge fund called Global Domain Vector Fund LLC, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Oros is managing director and chief administrative officer of […]

Harvard Management hires two from hedge funds

Reuters – Harvard Management Co, which invests the Ivy League school’s multibillion dollar endowment, hired two investment managers away from two prominent hedge funds, the university said on Wednesday. Emil Dabora, a senior managing director at Caxton Associates, will join […]

Ex-Ospraie Traders Start Falckon Hedge Fund to Bet on Energy -

Bloomberg – Erik Verhaar, a former energy trader at Ospraie Management LLC and Deutsche Bank AG, started a hedge fund this week in the Netherlands as investors are returning to commodities. His new Falckon Capital BV bets on U.K. natural […]

Ex-Pimco Palghat to Double Assets in Fixed-Interest Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Kapstream Capital, Australia’s biggest fixed-income hedge fund, will almost double assets under management in the next month as pension funds seek returns in all market conditions. The Sydney-based firm has secured investments that will take funds it oversees […]

Experts respond to SEC proposals

Caymen Net News – Local hedge fund experts have reacted favourably to last week’s proposals by the Inspector General of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to increase fund regulation. The SEC has proposed that regulation of hedge funds […]

UCITS Fund Launch By FX Concepts

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – New York-based currency manager FX Concepts is launching a new Luxembourg-domiciled fund investing in its flagship Global Currency Program (GCP). The fund has been set up in conjunction with Deutsche Bank. “Investor interest in active […]

Hedge Funds Must Be Prepared For Swine Flu Pandemic

Wall Street & Technology – Although talk of the swine flu has largely been out of the media for the past few weeks, a rush of new cases of the H1N1 virus is expected to hit financial centers in the […]

Hedge fund firm GLG says industry flows stabilised

MONACO, June 17 (Reuters) – Investor flows out of the hedge fund industry have stabilised and the health of the industry has improved, GLG senior managing director Pierre Lagrange told Reuters on Wednesday. ‘Industry-wide they (flows) have stabilised,’ Lagrange said […]

Chicago Hedge Fund Manager Indicted

New York Times – The managing director of a collapsed Chicago hedge fund, Lake Shore Asset Management, was indicted by a federal grand jury. Prosecutors say the director, Philip J. Baker, operated a $300 million fraud. The 27-count indictment was […]

UK FSA Extends Reporting for Short-Selling Financial Stocks

Bloomberg – Hedge funds and other investors who short-sell shares in Britain’s financial companies must continue to disclose their trades, the U.K.’s financial regulator said. A reporting requirement put in place by the Financial Services Authority in January will continue […]

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