UK - International Asset Management has published a guide on hedge funds.
The booklet – entitled Introduction to Hedge Funds – covers the historical background and the evolution of the asset class as well as the fund-of-funds market.
It also contains a detailed glossary of terminology within the sector and discusses investment strategies, risk management and the structure of hedge funds.
The guide was written by IAM director Gregory Connor and graduate student Mason Woo.
Copies are available from Joakim Larsson at IAM on 020 7734 8488.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) is in the process of convening an industry-wide group to take forward the work of the Institutional Disclosure Working Group (IDWG).
The Transfers and Re-registration Industry Group (TRIG) has given its support to an initiative which aims to complete occupational pension transfers within three weeks.
Scottish Widows has completed a bulk annuity deal for the Hitachi UK Limited Pension Scheme.