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Thames River plans two credit funds, US foray

Reuters UK – Thames River Capital is hoping to launch two investment grade credit strategies later this year and is looking at how best to target the U.S. institutional market, chief executive Charlie Porter told Reuters. The independent fund house, […]

Despite Pressure, Hedge Funds Resist Reducing Fees

New York Times – Despite the industry’s record losses in 2008, hedge funds generally aren’t lowering their fees without concessions from investors, such as longer lock-up periods and commitments of at least $100 million, money managers and consultants tell Bloomberg […]

Companies and Markets Reports on Hedge Funds in Europe 2008

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Companiesandmarkets.com has released a report presenting views on the market for hedge fund investment based on a survey of 100 leading asset managers across Europe. The report, which covers mass market, high net worth and […]

Shariah energy fund sees scope to reach $500 mln

Reuters Dubai – The outlook for investments in the oil and gas industry remains healthy as demand growth from emerging economies is expected to recover, a co-manager of a shariah compliant oil and gas hedge fund said. "There is constant […]

See acceleration in outflows from hedge funds

EPFR – Moneycontrol.com – Brad Durham, Managing Director of EPFR said there could be some acceleration in outflows from hedge funds. He added that India funds saw USD 24 million of inflows and that recently, outflows from some EMs (emerging markets) have tamed. […]

RAB Capital Halts Redemptions on Second Fund This Year

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – One month after RAB was forced to revamp their flagship fund, the British hedge fund is halting redemptions on their Energy Fund. After losing more than 50% of its value this year, RAB has informed investors […]

Wall Street Finance “Banking” On Hollywood?

CNBC – The Wall Street fallout is having aftershocks throughout the economy, but believe it or not, the entertainment industry is having no problem securing bank-financed credit. Sure, it’s not boom time, but the fact that media companies are able […]

Africa attracting new private equity interest

Business Day – Private equity firm Actis says equity funds have embraced investing in Africa because many governments have instituted market reforms which are creating opportunities for brave investors willing to take a long-term view on Africa. “There is increased […]

Russell to boost Asia property fund exposure

Reuters Singapore – U.S.-based Russell Investments, which manages over $211 billion (110 billion pounds) in assets, wants to boost its exposure to Asian real estate as it sees growing markets in China and India withstanding a global downturn. The company, […]

INTERVIEW-Morningstar to cover India funds by early 2009

Reuters India- U.S. firm Morningstar Inc will expand its investment research coverage to Indian funds by early next year and hopes to hire 10-20 staff by March, a senior executive said on Monday. Morningstar, founded by its Chairman and Chief […]

CQS hires Barclays executive to head Hong Kong trading

Reuters India- CQS has hired former Barclays Capital managing director David Kilgore as its head of trading in Hong Kong, part of a broader push by the $9.6 billion (4.9 billion pound) UK hedge fund manager to expand its presence […]

Negative bond returns test Asia investors

HONG KONG (Reuters)- As risk appetite for equities and property wanes, investors are willing to endure negative real returns for bonds from China, Singapore and Hong Kong because their economies are seen better equipped to tackle inflation. Conventionally, bond yields […]

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