As a less daunting new breed of fund-of-funds comes to the fore, Charles Stanley’s Kris Barclay examines the pros and cons of their underlying strategies.
Billionaire investor George Soros has become one the biggest backers of Manchester United Football Club after buying a near 8% stake in its listed shares.
The Bank of England has warned hedge fund managers the eurozone crisis could result in a clampdown on their activities.
In the latest Interactive Financial Adviser debate, our panelists from Bern Square, Fund Catalyst and PiRho Consulting discussed Hedge Funds.
Mark Wright, deputy manager of the CF Midas Balanced Growth fund, explains the benefits of different hedge fund strategies within a multi-asset portfolio.
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is to review its restrictions on the marketing of unregulated collective investment schemes (UCIS) to retail investors as a result of proposed European rules.
The FSA has banned a hedge fund manager and fined him £14,000 for failing to spot attempts by an employee to hide huge losses caused by the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
Millionaires favour hedge fund manager Paul Singer, CEO of Elliott Management, as the manager they trust most with their cash, according to an investment club survey.
Hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam has received the longest ever prision sentence for insider trading after he was jailed for 11 years in a landmark ruling in the US today.
Nationals round-up: ETFs came under the microscope following the UBS scandal, while downturn-beating funds, retirement income and Halifax's savings accounts also featured.
A decision by the FSA to ban and fine the chief executive and chief financial officer of a hedge fund manager on grounds of deceiving investors has been upheld by the Upper Tribunal.
F&C Asset Management saw net flows into its products turn positive in the first six months of the year, but the group faces a £10m payout for a lost legal dispute with the founders of its fund of hedge fund arm.
US hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam has been found guilty of making tens of millions of dollars from insider trading.
French MEPs may veto the Alternative Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) including a key provision for passporting of investment products, which would allow fund managers to sell products across Europe.
Goldman Sachs was today accused of fraud by a US financial watchdog over the make-up and marketing of a debt product tied to sub-prime mortgages.
ETFs tracking commodities and hedge fund indices are the best placed to receive new inflows this year, a survey by db x-trackers reveals.
Future Capital Partners (FCP), the £6 billion alternative investment boutique, has struictured a private equity deal that will allow UK investors to engage in the rapidly growing Renewable Transport Fuels (RTF) sector for the first time.
A ex-BlueBay hedge fund manager has been fined £140,000 and banned by the FSA for misleading investors and the regulator.
The European Union is considering imposing tough new measures to curb the pay of private equity and hedge fund managers in a further clampdown on the sector.
Two Bear Stearns hedge fund managers have been found not guilty of fraud.
Hedge funds are not typically viewed as major institutional users of ETFs. Yet the ability to utilise them for enhanced liquidity and rapid trading manoeuvres is attracting greater hedge fund uptake, as Helen Fowler reports
Some of the UK's largest hedge funds could bid Britain farewell unless the draft EU Alternatives Directive is "drastically modified," according to regulatory and consultancy firm Laven Partners.
The cost of not making the OECD "white list" could cost offshore centres tens of millions of dollars in business, the Cayman Islands Financial Services Association (CIFSA) says.
Barclays Bank obtained a court order early today banning the Guardian from publishing documents which showed how the bank set up companies to avoid hundreds of millions of pounds in tax.