Former Algebris Investments COO launches Singapore-based hedge fund consultancy firm

Maria Gabriela Bianchini, the former chief operating officer at the $1.4 billion London-based alternative asset manager Algebris Investments, has established a hedge fund consultancy firm in Singapore.

May 03, 2011

Merlin to offer its analytics and reporting platform as standalone product

Prime brokerage outfit Merlin Securities is to offer its MerlinSHARP analytics and reporting platform as a standalone software solution for investors and asset managers.

Apr 27, 2011

PerTrac study highlights hedge funds' recovery since 2008

Single manager hedge funds recovered in 2010 with assets under management (AUM) increasing 11% over 2009 to $1.6 trillion, according to a study by software provider PerTrac.

Apr 21, 2011

Hedge funds express optimism about 2011 - Rothstein Kass

Malaise among hedge funds appears to be subsiding with managers appearing increasingly optimistic about the state of the industry, according to a survey by US-based consultancy firm Rothstein Kass.

Apr 20, 2011

Average FoHF size falls by half

The average size of funds of hedge funds (FoHFs) has fallen by half since the onslaught of the financial crisis and the high-profile links some of these institutions had to Bernard Madoff.

Apr 18, 2011

Algorithmics launches risk reporting product for hedge funds

Technology provider Algorithmics has launched a product to help hedge funds meet their increasingly stringent risk reporting and regulatory requirements.

Apr 11, 2011

GlobeOp unveils indices tracking hedge fund capital flows

Fund administrator GlobeOp is launching two indices which will track hedge fund capital flows on a monthly basis.

Apr 05, 2011

RAB Capital unveils two Ucits III-compliant funds

The $1.06 billion asset manager RAB Capital has launched two Ucits III-compliant funds – the RAB Global Mining and Resources Ucits fund and the RAB Gold and Precious Equities Ucits Funds.

Apr 04, 2011

Institutional investors' appetite for hedge funds increases - Fitch Ratings

Institutional investor appetite for hedge funds grew in 2010 and looks set to increase again in 2011, according to Fitch Ratings.

Apr 01, 2011

CQS and Schroders launch Ucits-compliant long/short credit fund

The $10.3 billion global multi-strategy hedge fund CQS has teamed up with Schroders to launch a Ucits-compliant long/short credit fund.

Mar 31, 2011

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