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29 Jul. 2011 MF Global reports first fiscal quarter 2012 earnings [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - MF Global Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: MF), a broker-dealer providing trading and hedging solutions, today reported earnings for its first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2011. First Quarter Highlights Net revenue growth of nine percent for the quarter. T
28 Jul. 2011 Ascent Private Capital Management nabs former CalPERS PM Kurt Silberstein to build alternative investments group [more]
Opalesque Industry Update Ultra high net worth individuals represent a significant asset pool and newly formed Ascent Private Capital Management intends to offer their investor clients top tier sourcing of these and other alternatives managers, that much is evident with their Thursday announcement t
28 Jul. 2011 Infovest21 Survey: 56% of hedge fund managers expect other managers to follow Soros approach [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - In its just-released manager sentiment indicator, Infovest21 found that 56% of managers surveyed expect more hedge fund managers will return client assets and run a family office, following George Soros' lead. A number of managers said it made sense wit
26 Jul. 2011 HedgePole launches independent UCITS Alternative Indices [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - HedgePole AG, an independent service provider for hedge funds price collection and middle office services, announces the launch of two UCITS indices which focus on individual hedge fund strategies. The first two indices cover the Global Macro and Managed Futures/CTAs stra
26 Jul. 2011 Daniel Loeb took a swipe at Obama as his hedge funds slip [more]
Opalesque Industry Update – Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb, founder of the $7.1bn Third Point LLC, has criticized U.S. President Barack Obama, accusing him of “fiddling away” time and “stirring up class warfare,” over his alleged obsession in the
25 Jul. 2011 Izzy Englander may sell minority stake in Millennium to private equity firm [more]
Opalesque Industry Update – Israel Englander may be planning to sell a minority stake in Millennium Management, and the Wall Street Journal reported that talks for a 20% share of the firm are currently estimated at a value of $300m to $500m. The firm, which is up more than 6% according to inve
25 Jul. 2011 Deutsche Bank shakeup: Fitschen and Jain to serve as Co Chairman of the Board [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - After 10 years at the helm, Dr. Josef Ackermann, Chairman of the Management Board and the Group Executive Committee (GEC), will retire from the Board effective at the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting 2012; - Juergen Fitschen and Anshu Jain, both members of the Ma
25 Jul. 2011 Kinetic Partners announces Mike Seery joins corporate recovery and restructuring advisory practice [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Kinetic Partners, a global professional services firm to the asset management, investment banking and brokerage community, today announced that it has added Mike Seery to the firm’s
25 Jul. 2011 Morgan Stanley’s James Kelly joins Citi Prime Finance as pension specialist [more]
Opalesque Industry Update – Citi Prime Finance announced on Monday that James Kelly, formerly Head of Transition Management for pension funds in the Americas, has joined the firm as Director and Pensions Specialist within the firm’s capital introductions group. Kelly will work to broaden the firm’s
25 Jul. 2011 Greenwich Investable Strategies favorable for June [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - The Greenwich Investable strategies posted relatively favorable results in June, led once again by Market Neutral strategies. The monthly redemption Composite Index shed 88 basis points while the quarterly exit Index fell by 0.85%. Two of Nine Greenwich Investable Indices
25 Jul. 2011 UBS fund administration unit to focus in Asia, particularly China and Australia [more]
Opalesque Industry Update – The newly-created fund administration unit of Switzerland's biggest bank UBS, is aimed at targeting alternative funds across Asia, particularly China and Australia as long-term targets. In a report, Colin Lunn, head o
23 Jul. 2011 Stonehorse Capital acquired by Athena Capital, to continue focusing on emerging hedge fund managers [more]
Opalesque Industry Update – Fund of hedge funds manager Stonehorse Capital Management was acquired by Athena Capital Advisors in late June. The new firm will be called Athena Stonehorse, and should benefit emerging managers, which was a main focus of Stonehorse Capital. "Each firm posses
22 Jul. 2011 Russ Rausch joins Emil van Essen, LLC as Chief Operating Officer [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Emil van Essen, LLC announced today that Russ Rausch has been hired as Chief Operating Officer. Rausch, who most recently served as Executive Vice President of Global Buyside for Trading Technologies (TT) will manage finance, operations, and investor relations for van Es
21 Jul. 2011 Hedge fund Basis Yield Alpha has 30 days to amend and refile suit against Goldman Sachs [more]
Opalesque Industry Update – On Thursday, the US District Court in New York issued a decision that determined the Basis Yield Alpha Fund transaction with Goldman (over subprime securities Timberwolf) was not a domestic transaction, however, Judge Barbara Jones ruled that BYAFM could amend their compl
21 Jul. 2011 Hedge funds on pace to double 2010 investor inflows [more]
Opalesque Industry Update – According to research released by Dow Jones and Credit Suisse, hedge funds are on pace to double the inflows seen by the industry last year. With an estimated $34bn entering hedge fund coffers in the first half of 2011, Credit Suisse estimates that industry assets are cu
20 Jul. 2011 Volatile markets saw hedge funds struggle in June as few trends take hold [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge funds continued to struggle in June as volatile market movements created a difficult trading environment. The Greek debt story and unexpected policy interventions such as the release of strategic oil reserves added uncertainty and led to a general decrease in gross
20 Jul. 2011 Castlestone confirms it is under FSA regulatory investigation [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - On Wednesday, Castlestone confirmed in a statement that the FSA had visited its offices that day due to an investigation taking place. “The company is cooperating fully with that investigation. A further
20 Jul. 2011 Gottex Fund Management assets grows to $8.9bn; core strategies ahead of benchmarks [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Gottex Fund Management Holdings Limited (Gottex), a leading independent global alternative asset management group, announces its trading statement for the quarter ended 30 June 2011. Highlights: Positive performance by our market neutral and multi-asset s
20 Jul. 2011 Hedge fund industry extends record asset level with 2Q inflows [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Investors continued to allocate new capital to hedge funds through and despite the volatile performance environment in 2Q11, as new allocations to the hedge fund industry totaled nearly $30 billion in 2Q11, according to data released today by HFR in the latest edition of
19 Jul. 2011 Managed futures fall -1.31% in June; CTA performance weak after two quarters [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Managed futures lost 1.31% in June according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. Year-to-date, the Barclay CTA Index is down 1.51%. Seven of Barclay’s eight CTA indices had losses in June. The Barclay Diversified Traders Index dropped 2.24%, Systematic
19 Jul. 2011 Brett Promisel joins Investor Analytics as assets under analysis pass $250bn [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Investor Analytics LLC (IA), a risk analysis and risk management solutions firm, announced the appointment of Brett Promisel as Head of Service Delivery. Mr. Promisel�s hire comes with IA�s continued growth in assets under analysis, which have now passed the USD 250
19 Jul. 2011 Hutchens Investment Management merges with New Leaf Asset Management [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Hutchens Investment Management, Inc., an independent investment advisor managing $100 million+ in assets for equity and multi-asset portfolios announced that it has merged with New Leaf Asset Management, LLC. New Leaf executives Fletcher Cole, CFA, and Carrie B
19 Jul. 2011 New SEC rules adopted defining Investment Adviser Exclusion for Family Offices [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted several rules to clarify the registration requirements of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the “Advisers Act”) as amended by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”). One of the rules
19 Jul. 2011 Hedge fund Aurelius Capital denies profiting from inside information on WaMu debt [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - New York – based Aurelius Capital Management on Monday told the court that it never used confidential information to profit in Washington Mutual's bankruptcy case to trade in its securities.
18 Jul. 2011 CAISfunds European initiative adds former head of Julius Baer Alternatives Dr. Minka Nyberg [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - CAISfunds, a New York based financial technology company providing an independent, alternatives investment platform to the wealth management industry, is pleased to announce that Dr. Minka Nyberg has joined as European Advisor to the firm. Based in Zurich, Switzerland, D

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