Tag Archives: alternative investments

Survey Finds Continued Optimism Towards Hedge Funds Despite 2008 Performance

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Highlights of a second annual national survey released by Morningstar and Barron’s Magazine examining the perception and usage of alternative investments among institutions and financial advisors showed that hedge funds were the most popular alternative vehicles […]

Liongate Fund Of Hedge Funds Dubai Expansion

New York (HedgeCo.net) –  Winner of the “Fund of Hedge Funds Leader of the Year” 2009, Liongate Capital Management, has opened a Dubai office after being awarded a license by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) to operate from the […]

EU hedge fund plan may choke investment-UK minister

Reuters – European Union plans to tighten regulation of hedge funds and private equity managers could choke off investments and deepen the credit crunch, British Business Secretary Peter Mandelson said in the text of a speech to be delivered on […]

Citigroup Eyes Relaunch of Hedge Fund Unit, Report Says

NYT – Citigroup is preparing to relaunch its hedge fund business operations, after months of debate on the unit’s future, The Financial Times reported. The move comes after two years of performance problems and investor unrest at the unit, Citi […]

Morningstar’s Preliminary Third Quarter Hedge Fund Performance Report

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge funds are recovering rapidly in 2009, Morningstar reported in their preliminary hedge fund performance study for the third quarter of 2009. “Paced by an exceptionally strong September, hedge funds began to regain their swagger in […]

Hedge fund veteran Duff hunting for takeovers

Reuters – Hedge fund industry veteran Philip Duff is setting his sights on acquiring an asset management firm at a time he says big corporations are ready to leave the management of their pension funds to someone else. Duff made […]

Gulfmena Arab Opportunities Hedge Fund Launch

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Gulfmena Investments Limited has launched the first directional absolute return hedge fund focusing specifically on the MENA equity markets to be managed by a GCC based and DFSA regulated asset management business. The asset manager of […]

Shell Fund to Expand Alternative Investments

Wall Street Journal – One of the U.K.’s biggest pension plans is moving forward with a strategy to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in alternative assets, potentially including hedge funds for the first time. The £10.6 billion ($16.8 billion) […]

Credit Suisse Targets Japan’s $800 Billion Pensions

Bloomberg – Credit Suisse Group AG, which sold its Japanese asset management unit in June, will offer alternative investments including private-equity funds to attract the nation’s $800 billion in pension money. Tokyo-based Credit Suisse Securities (Japan) Ltd., the Japanese brokerage […]

Nexar Capital Group Hedge Fund Launch

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Global hedge fund group, Nexar Capital Group SCA, announced the launch of an investment from funds managed by Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm. The hedge fund firm was founded by industry […]

Hedge fund replication index offers exposure to alternatives

Investment News – Seizing on an anticipated increase in demand for alternative investments, a Greenwich, Conn.-based firm has rolled out an investible hedge-fund-tracking index that offers liquidity and transparency. TrueBeta LLC’s index is designed to replicate the performance of the […]

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 […]