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Saemor Capital returns 9.3 per cent in first half Fri, 25/07/2014 - 14:00

A 9.3 per cent return in the first six months of 2014 has earned Saemor Capital’s Europe Alpha Fund a top ranking in the equity market neutral and quantitative peer group categories.

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Robert Murphy joins Altegris as deputy chief investment officer

Alternative investment provider Altegris has named Robert J Murphy as deputy chief investment officer. »


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Mirabaud sees strong growth in Spanish AUM and bolsters team with new hires

Mirabaud has seen strong growth in Spain in 2013, including a 400 per cent rise in the volume of SICAV and fund assets under management compared with 2012. »


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Surge in Jersey private placement registrations as AIFMD transitional period comes to an end

The number of funds notifying the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) of their intention to privately place into Europe under AIFMD rules has broken through the 150 mark. »


Dan Roman, KPMG

Remuneration implications under AIFMD

Last November saw the FCA conclude its consultation process pertaining to the AIFM remuneration code under AIFMD. This resulted in the publication of final guidance on remuneration rules at the end of January this year.   »


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Phoenix Fund Services gets AIFM approval from FCA

Phoenix Fund Services (UK) has received Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approval to act as Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) for alternative investment funds (AIFs) under the new AIFMD legislation. »


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LME and Colt collaborate to launch LMEnet

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is working with Colt Technology Services to launch LMEnet, a dedicated network providing a fast and secure connection to the exchange’s electronic systems, including LME Clear. »


Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek

China’s hedge fund industry has potential to become worlds biggest… Concern over AIMFD across all hedge funds says Preqin …

China’s burgeoning hedge fund industry has the potential to rival that of the US and become one of the world’s largest, according to the regional head of the CFA Institute. »


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SEC adopts MMF reform rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted amendments to the rules that govern money market mutual funds (MMFs), making structural and operational reforms to address investor risk while preserving the benefits of the funds. »


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Prytania appoints Jim Irvine as chief executive

The Prytania Group has appointed Jim Irvine, formerly head of fixed income at Henderson Global Investors, as chief executive officer with effect from 1 September 2014. »


Comment & Opinion

SA stock market liberalisation is ‘welcome news’
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Wed, 23/07/2014 - 12:35

Ghadir Abu Leil Cooper, Head of EMEA and...

Reporting should be key focus for UK AIFMs
Andrew Shrimpton, Kinetic Partners
Tue, 22/07/2014 - 15:48

Andrew Shrimpton (pictured), global head of...

AIFMD will bring ‘greater stability’
Regulation
Mon, 21/07/2014 - 14:54

Arnaud Claudon, head of depositary banking,...

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