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Hedge Funds

Fortitude's moves to get more capital

As funding from its major clients – offshore hedge fund-of-funds (FoFs) – continues to dry up, domestic hedge fund Fortitude Capital has begun canvassing ways of garnering more capital from investors in its home market.  
Hedge Funds

Melbourne's Bellwether to chase insto mandates

Australian equities fund manager Bellwether Partners has ramped up its presence in the local share market with fund flows from private clients increasing six-fold in its long/short fund and its first mandates from institutional investors expected early 2008.
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Blog aims to set financial services on fire

Investment banks have become major direct service providers to private client and retail investor portfolios, mostly through their structured products. Yet they are conspicuous by their absence from wholesale manager menus. MICHAEL BAILEY examines whether the banks’ transactional culture can become acceptable to conservative superannuation funds, and whether they might find their biggest role in […]
Unintentional

Blog aims to set financial services on fire

Investment banks have become major direct service providers to private client and retail investor portfolios, mostly through their structured products. Yet they are conspicuous by their absence from wholesale manager menus. MICHAEL BAILEY examines whether the banks’ transactional culture can become acceptable to conservative superannuation funds, and whether they might find their biggest role in […]