Russell Investments has appointed Mark Raskopf as Head of Tactical Trading Strategies on the hedge fund solutions team.
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Jennifer A. Cooper, CFA, has established Diligence Review Corp. to meet the demand for specialty due diligence services.
Russell Investments has released a video tutorial which provides institutional investors with an overview of how to give a portfolio a “hedge fund tune up.”
SKCG Group, a risk management and insurance adviser, has designed a comprehensive program for hedge funds that includes a “Start-Up Kit” for emerging managers.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted rules that require advisers to hedge funds and other private funds to register with the SEC.
UBS announced the appointment of John Dyment as Global Head of Hedge Fund Distribution, based in New York.
Morningstar, Inc. has begun to calculate estimated returns for hedge funds based on publicly available filings.
Russell Investments is expanding its hedge fund team with the addition of Brian Burke as risk management officer and Lance Babbit as senior portfolio manager, hedge funds.
TIGER 21, a network for high-net-worth investors, conducted a survey of members that found although allocation to some categories has been restored to pre-downturn levels, certain shifts in asset allocation may be more long term.
Hedge fund CFOs say addressing new regulatory requirements and meeting evolving investor expectations are the biggest challenges for 2011, according to a poll by SEI.
Northern Trust has added functionality to its Trade Order Entry platform that it says will help automate private market investments and global funds.
Apollo Global Management, a global alternative asset manager, and Lighthouse Investment Partners, a fund of hedge funds manager, have struck a strategic alliance.
After two years of contraction, hiring in the asset and wealth management industry rebounded in 2010, and compensation is set to show modest gains, according to a new report by Russell Reynolds Associates.
In another shift in the asset management industry, AllianceBernstein L.P. announced it has acquired SunAmerica's alternative investments group.
An eight-person commodities trading team is reported to be leaving Credit Suisse Group AG to start a hedge fund backed by the Blackstone Group.
Commissions paid by institutional investors to brokers on trades of U.S. equities are falling far short of projections to this point in 2010, according to Greenwich Associates.
Navellier & Associates announced it launched Navellier Select, L.P., an alternative investment fund-of-funds, in January 2010.
Ivy Asset Management, a unit of Bank of New York Mellon, is facing a lawsuit by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo related to the Bernard L. Madoff Ponzi scheme.
BlackRock Inc. and the largest U.S. business lobby groups are fighting to strike a provision in the financial regulations overhaul legislation that they say could harm millions of investors in retirement plans and pension funds.
A California court set aside a suit by a financial planner alleging that American International Group Inc’s risky business harmed her clients, Dow Jones reported.