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Advances in alternative energy create investment opportunities, says Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management

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Fri, 29/05/2015 - 18:00

An energy evolution is underway, with alternative energy quickly becoming a more widely accepted reality in the sector, creating new investment opportunities, according to a new paper from Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management. ...Read more

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Liquid alts can help investors “de-risk" portfolios, says Forward

Fri, 29/05/2015 - 15:30

If investors want to benefit from sophisticated risk management and asset allocation tools like those used by major institutional investors, they will need to become familiar with liquid alternatives, says Forward Management. »

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Peter Weinberg Joins Steben & Company as Head of Investor Relations & Marketing

Fri, 29/05/2015 - 13:30

Steben & Company has appointed Peter Weinberg as Head of Investor Relations & Marketing. »

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The USD1bn Club: Largest Hedge Fund Managers

Fri, 29/05/2015 - 10:44

In an extract from the Preqin Hedge Fund Spotlight | May 2015, Joseph McGee takes a look at the ‘USD1bn Club’, a group of the world’s largest hedge fund managers, and identifies the traits and characteristics that are unique to this distinguished group which controls a vast proportion of industry capital. »

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ENSO launches Color Portal to optimise information flow between prime brokers and hedge funds

Fri, 29/05/2015 - 09:00

ENSO Financial Analytics (ENSO) has launched ENSO Color Portal, which allows managers to receive prices and anecdotal colour tailored specifically to their trading activities.  »

Todd Partridge, IntraLinks

Cyber security – A multi-pillar approach

Fri, 29/05/2015 - 08:09

Intralinks’ Todd Partridge (pictured) advises a multi-pillar approach to guard against cyber attack.   »

Oil

Russian hedge funds surge on oil, rouble gains

Fri, 29/05/2015 - 06:00

Emerging markets hedge funds have benefited from the strong recovery of the Russian Rouble, higher oil prices, lowering of interest rates by the Chinese Central Bank, and a surge in trading volume on the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect program.  »

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Aberdeen to acquire FLAG Capital Management

Thu, 28/05/2015 - 11:30

Aberdeen Asset Management is to acquire FLAG Capital Management, LLC (FLAG), a manager of private equity and real asset solutions with offices in Stamford CT, Boston, MA, and Hong Kong. »

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Angel Oak Capital Advisors crosses USD5bn in AUM

Thu, 28/05/2015 - 11:00

Angel Oak Capital Advisors, an investment management firm focused on providing opportunistic fixed income investment solutions, has reached USD5 billion in assets under management across its family of investment products. »

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92 per cent of hedge fund industry capital concentrated among top 11 per cent of fund managers

Thu, 28/05/2015 - 09:00

The hedge fund industry has now reached USD3.16 trillion in assets as of the end of Q1 2015, but a growing proportion of these assets are concentrated among a small pool of large managers, according to Preqin’s latest hedge fund spotlight. »

MediaWatch interview with Quilter Cheviot

David Loudon talks about Quilter Cheviot.... »

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Special report
State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Survey

Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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China cuts rates, but more are needed

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Tue, 12/05/2015 - 13:02

Craig Botham, Emerging Markets Economist at...»

Interest rate rises will be for the right reasons

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Sun, 10/05/2015 - 13:02

Man GLG's Henry Dixon reacts to the UK...»

UK election prompts sharp reaction in FX markets

Currency cogs

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 10:01

Adam Chester, Head of Economic Research and...»

Impending UK general election creating uncertainty

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Wed, 06/05/2015 - 10:50

Chris Kitchenham, Director at Walker Crips,...»

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