Parkhill Joins Dekker as Director

Ted Parkhill has joined Dekker Capital Management (DCM), as director. He joins DCM from John W. Henry & Co., where he was vice president of marketing and business development. At DCM Parkhill will be responsible for sales, marketing and business development. DCM’s CEO Jason Dekker says: “Mr. Parkhill’s twenty years of distribution and client relations […]
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Changes at Tremont

Tremont Group Holdings has appointed Rupert Allan president of the firm, he will assume the role of president and chief executive officer effective June 1, 2007.   Allan, who joined Tremont in 2002, headed the firm’s London office before becoming president of Tremont in January of 2006. Among his other duties, he will have primary […]
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New CEO for Campbell & Company

Campbell & Company, one of the oldest and largest alternative investment management firms in the world, has appointed Terri Becks to the position of president & CEO, succeeding Bruce Cleland.   Cleland will become vice chairman and will act in an advisory capacity to the executive committee, says Keith Campbell, founder and chairman of the […]
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Young is Better Than Old When it Comes to Hedge Funds?

Young, emerging hedge funds perform better than older and larger funds, according to research by PerTrac Financial Solutions, creators of the PerTrac Analytical Platform investment analysis and asset allocation software. Meredith Jones, managing director, PerTrac says: “The study reveals that smaller and younger hedge funds tend to generate greater monthly returns than do older and […]
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FSA Gets AIMA’s Support

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), an association for hedge funds and the alternative investment industry, has come out in support of the UK’s Financial Services Authority’s (FSA) proposals to allow retail investors wider access to alternative investments. Under new rules proposed by the FSA, small retail investors would have entry to alternative investments, such […]
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DeAM Hires FI Team from Invesco

A team of five senior investment managers and 12 additional senior staff will join Deutsche Asset Management (DeAM) from Invesco, Deutsche confirms, including the chief investment officer for Invesco’s Worldwide Fixed Income group, Stephen Johnson, who oversees nearly $100 billion in assets under management. Also joining will be Kenneth Bowling, James Guenther, Mark Dowding and Randy […]
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London Diversified Hires in Asia

London Diversified Fund Management, the UK-based hedge fund with $4.4 billion under management, is opening an office in Singapore to expand its Asian trading capability, according to Dow Jones Newswires, which quotes managing partner Rob Standing, who established the fund with JP Morgan colleagues David Gorton and Mark Corbett (see Profit & Loss March 2003). […]
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AIMA to Respond to IOSCO Consultation Report

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) says it will be issuing its Guide to Sound Practices for Hedge Fund Valuation this week following new IOSCO (International Organisation of Securities Commissions) valuation proposals. AIMA says it has responded positively to IOSCO’s release of a consultation report on the Principles for the Valuation of Hedge Fund Portfolios. […]
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Mixed Reaction to New US Hedge Fund Proposals

The latest attempt on the part of the US regulators to establish some framework for the hedge fund industry has received a mixed reaction. US press reports that investors are bombarding the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with emails of complaint after the commission proposed raising the barriers to entry for investors seeking to place money […]
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AIMA Reinforces Supervision Message to G7

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the hedge fund and alternative investment industry association, has responded to the statement on hedge funds following the G7 finance ministers meeting in Essen on 9/10 February 2007, which referred to the possible development of a voluntary code of conduct. AIMA says it believes that such an idea has […]
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