Unstructured Finance

Cheyne hedge fund spots RBS opportunity

September 21, 2010

M&A is on the up again and hedge funds are getting ready – last week we revealed Cheyne Capital had raised over $100 mln for an event-driven fund.

Celeb connection in hedge fund move

July 20, 2010

It’s hardly a revelation to say the world of hedge fund managers and celebrities often overlap, but there’s a couple of interesting celebrity connections with our exclusive today that fund of hedge funds manager Cem Habib has left Cheyne Capital to work in investment banking.

Hedge funds: Greece is the word

March 4, 2010

This week’s Reuters Hedge Fund and Private Equity Summit gave us some new insights into how hedge funds are betting on Greece’s debt crisis and their attitude to talk that politicians and regulators may clamp down on their activities.

Apples, pears and Ucits

February 4, 2010

Ucits funds have undoubtedly benefited from the uncertainty surrounding the AIFM directive.

The use of UCITS

September 21, 2009

Hedge funds are continuing to react to potentially seismic shifts in regulation.

rtr27xy2A number of firms, notably Man Group and Cheyne, are debuting onshore funds that will use the ucits structure — not only widening the potential pool of investors but also sidestepping the EU’s new draft directive on non-ucits funds and the surrounding uncertainty as the draft is debated.