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Senior Traders Leave Bank of America to Form Hedge Fund

A group of senior Bank of America stock derivatives traders (Van Nguyen, global head of equity derivatives trading, John Illuzzi, Andrew Mitchell, Venk Reddy, Nathaniel Newlin and Tim Walton) have left to form a hedge fund, according to Reuters, citing

Merger Arbitrage Funds Seek Alternative Approach

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Hedge Funds Inch up in January

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CSFB Unveils HIP Tracking Fund

Credit Suisse First Boston announced the launch of its first Hedgefund Index Participations "HIP" fund, which has been designed for investment by pension funds and other institutions who wish to diversify their portfolios across alternative forms of investment vehicles. Commenting

ABN AMRO Bank Announced as Guarantor for Man AP Strategic

Man Investment Products, an international alternative investment manager, announced that ABN AMRO Bank N.V., London Branch1 will undertake the role of Guarantor for the capital guarantee structure provided by its forthcoming product, Man AP Strategic Series 1 Ltd (Man AP

LJH Cautious About European Hedge Fund Prospects

In a paper published today, LJH Global Investments, the Florida based hedge fund advisory firm, is skeptical about the performance prospects for the long short equity funds that have proliferated in Europe in the last few years. It says company

CalSTRS Issues Two Consultant RFPs

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Hedge Funds Off to Good Start in 2002

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Lehman Brothers Names Head Fund-Of-Funds Business

Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. named Randall S. Yanker as a Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Lehman Brothers Alternative Investment Management LLC, the Firm's fund of funds business. Lehman Brothers Alternative Investment Management is a joint venture between the

First Results of Hedge Fund Transparency Study Published

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) has commissioned Capital Market Risk Advisors, Inc. (CMRA) to conduct AIMA's first comprehensive review of fund of funds investing due for release by Summer 2002. As part of this project, a series of surveys