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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

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Fri, 27/02/2015 - 15:00

The sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented today in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014. ...Read more

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SuMi TRUST makes senior management change in Ireland

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 21:00

Karl McEneff is to step back from day to day executive responsibilities at SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services but will remain within the organisation taking up the role of Chairman and non-Executive Director of SuMi TRUST Ireland with effect from 01 March 2015.   »

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Ray Iler joins EY Wealth & Asset Management

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 19:30

Ray Iler, former regional leader of Deloitte's hedge fund practice on the West Coast, has joined the Financial Services Organization's Wealth & Asset Management practice of Ernst & Young. »

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Jay Novatney joins PTAM as COO

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 19:00

Jay Novatney, a 14-year veteran of the alternative investment industry, will be joining PT Asset Management (PTAM) as Chief Operating Officer on 2 March, 2015. »

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CBOE signs licensing agreement to list options on FTSE and Russell indices

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 06:00

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has entered into a licensing agreement with CBOE Holdings, to develop and list options based on more than two dozen FTSE and Russell indices.  »

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Alternative asset fund management fees need to improve, say institutional investors

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 06:00

Over half of investors in each alternative asset class feel improvements in the alignment of interests between investors and fund managers can be made by focusing on management fees. »

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Hedge fund industry trend forecast for 2015

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 21:45

At the end of 2014, Preqin conducted surveys with hedge fund managers, investors and alternatives investment consultants around the world to ascertain their views on the hedge fund industry over the past year and their outlook for the year ahead. Selina Sy looks at the upcoming trends and developments these industry professionals have identified for hedge funds in 2015. »

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Tournant joins Advisors & Partners as managing partner

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:30

Former Amstrong Investment Managers COO and Newedge top executive, Vincent TOURNANT, has joined Advisors & Partners LLP in London as managing partner. »

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Protected cell companies for fund and non-fund structures

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:00

PCCs can be used for a wide variety of fund and non-fund structures within the investment world, writes Joe Truelove (pictured), Head of Fund Services at Carey Group. »

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Advent expands UCITS offering with Global Absolute Return Strategy

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:00

Advent Capital Management is to launch a new UCITS regulated umbrella fund domiciled in Ireland, which will include the Advent Global Absolute Return Strategy, during the second quarter of 2015.  »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.    ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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