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Aberdeen launches USD500m liquid alternative strategies fund

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 13:18

Aberdeen Asset Management has launched the Aberdeen Alternative Strategies Fund (AASF) offering access to a portfolio of alternative strategies intended to provide diversifying returns against traditional asset classes. ...Read more

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Angelo, Gordon hires Joshua S Baumgarten as Head of Credit

Angelo, Gordon hires Joshua S Baumgarten as Head of Credit

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 13:22

Alternative investment firm Angelo, Gordon & Co has appointed Joshua S Baumgarten (pictuered) – currently a Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group – as Senior Managing Director and Head of Credit. »

Euronext introduces weekly option classes on French and Belgian single stocks

Euronext introduces weekly option classes on French and Belgian single stocks

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 13:05

Euronext has launched new weekly options on a total of seven French and Belgian single stocks on the Euronext Paris and Brussels derivatives markets, effective immediately, »

CFTC Issues Orders of Foreign Board of Trade Registration to ICE Futures Canada and Montréal Exchange

CFTC Issues Orders of Foreign Board of Trade Registration to ICE Futures Canada and Montréal Exchange

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 15:27

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued Orders of Registration to ICE Futures Canada (ICEFC), a Foreign Board of Trade located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and Montréal Exchange (MX), a Foreign Board of Trade located in Montréal, Québec, Canada.  »

Cordium appoints Lusine Moshkounian as Vice President in San Francisco office.

Cordium appoints Lusine Moshkounian as Vice President in San Francisco office.

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 15:13

Cordium, a provider of regulatory compliance consulting, software, accounting and tax services to the asset management and securities industry, has appointed Lusine Moshkounian (pictured) as Vice President. »

HSBC France connected as direct clearing member of EurexOTC Clear

HSBC France connected as direct clearing member of EurexOTC Clear

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 14:59

HSBC France is a new user of Eurex Clearing’s EurexOTC Clear for Interest Rate Swaps (IRS). The company has been connected as direct clearing member and has already cleared first transactions via EurexOTC Clear. »

CIT and TPG Special Situations Partners form strategic relationship

CIT and TPG Special Situations Partners form strategic relationship

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:03

CIT Group a provider of commercial lending and leasing services has formed a joint venture with funds managed by TPG Special Situations Partners (TSSP), a dedicated special situations and credit platform with over USD12 billion in AUM. »

Mark Demo, AcadiaSoft

AcadiaSoft appoints Mark Demo as Regulatory Product Director

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:02

AcadiaSoft, provider of the MarginSphere collateral hub, has appointed Mark Demo (pictured) as Product Director.  »

Total of Jersey funds marketing into Europe via NPPRs under AIFMD tops 200

Total of Jersey funds marketing into Europe via NPPRs under AIFMD tops 200

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 07:39

The number of Jersey funds marketing into Europe through national private placement regimes (NPPRs) under the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) broke through the 200 barrier in June. »

Hedge fund industry sees USD76bn net inflow in H1 2015

Hedge fund industry sees USD76bn net inflow in H1 2015

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 07:36

The global hedge fund industry has seen a USD76 billion net inflow of assets through the first half of 2015, bringing the size of the industry to USD3.22 trillion, according to figures released by Preqin. »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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Investors adjust to China’s lower growth outlook

Chris Ralph. St James's PLace

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 14:49

Global markets remain volatile as investors...»

The ‘growth’ scare virus

Nancy Curtin. Close Brothers

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 15:02

Nancy Curtin, (pictured) Chief Investment...»

Always expect the unexpected

Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen, Head of Multi-Asset, NN Investment Partners

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 15:09

Just when it felt like markets were settling...»

Market dip creates buying opportunity for German equities

Robert Smith, Barings

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 12:37

The move by the People’s Bank of China...»

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