Tag Archives: alternative investment

Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest WildCard Play-Off

New York (HedgeCo.net) – A Leg To Stand On is celebrating the sixth anniversary of their annual benefit, Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest. It is being held at B.B. King Blues Club in New York on Thursday, October 8. The Rocktoberfest Wildcard […]

EU lawmaker says hedge fund rules may be beefed up

Reuters – A draft European Union law to regulate the managers of hedge funds and other alternative investment funds may be strengthened despite fierce opposition from Britain and industry, a senior EU lawmaker said on Friday. The bloc’s governments and […]

Dutch pension funds criticise EU hedge fund rules

Reuters UK – The Dutch pension fund sector has joined criticism of a European Union regulatory directive for hedge funds and private equity, saying the new rules may cut investment opportunities and raise costs. The EU’s draft “Alternative Investment Fund […]

Global Climate Change Fund Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Alternative investment manager and advisor, Climate Change Capital, (CCC) has been appointed to manage a climate change fund for Dublin-domiciled UCITS platform, Russell OpenWorld. The Global Climate Change Fund will be managed by Climate Change […]

What Investors Want from Hedge Funds Now

BusinessWeek – After contributing their fair share to the more than $1 trillion in estimated global financial industry losses in this credit crunch, hedge funds appear to be on the mend. However, the alternative investment vehicles known for returns that […]

Specialist Alternative Asset Management Firm targeting MENA region gets licence to operate from DIFC

AMEinfo – Gulfmena will introduce its flagship investment strategy through ‘Gulfmena Arab Opportunities Fund’ a macro-directional (market-directional) absolute return public equities fund that will be launched in the last quarter of 2009. The first MENA hedge fund of its kind, […]

Mizuho Corp aims to boost size of CTA fund to $1 bln

Reuters – Japan’s Mizuho Corporate Bank said it aims to expand the size of a hedge fund managed by its U.S. unit eight times over to 100 billion yen ($1.1 billion) in five years by attracting money from domestic pension […]

Global fund Kuwaiti hedge fund outperforms benchmarks

Gulf News – Kuwait Global Capital Management Ltd, the alternative investment funds arm of Global Investment House, has announced positive results for Global Umbrella Europe Hedge Fund. The fund has returned about 6.6 per cent year to date 2009, outperforming […]

GHF Group Hedge funds Up 15.5% YTD

George Town, Cayman Islands – The increase in value was driven by positive sentiment in the underlying equity markets despite a slow start at the beginning of August. Earnings reports were better than analysts expected and high yielding currencies strengthened […]

GAIM Launches Not-For-Profit Hedge Fund Series

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund events and information group, GAIM, has launched its first not-for-profit business breakfast briefing session. In an effort to connect the alternative investment community with up to date information and contact with investors and […]

Hedge Fund Atalaya Expands Investment and Marketing Team

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Encouraged by a promising investment environment and accelerated investment pace, New York-based special opportunities fund, Atalaya Capital Management LP, today announced that it has expanded its team, adding three investment professionals and a marketing professional.  […]

Alternative Investments Report: Identify Demand for Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "High Net Worth Alternative Investments" report to their offering. The report identifies demand for hedge funds, capital protected funds, private equity funds and real estate funds […]