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Artivest raises USD15m in Series A funding round

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Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:00

Artivest, a digital platform that connects leading private equity and hedge funds with a wider audience of suitable investors, has completed a USD15 million round of funding led by KKR. ...Read more

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Concept Capital Markets appoints Penn Miller-Jones as Head of Prime Brokerage Sales

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 06:00

Concept Capital Markets has appointed R Pennington Miller-Jones (Penn) as Managing Director – Head of Prime Brokerage Sales.  »

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Scipion Capital Group hires Taran Bains to drive international business development

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 21:30

Commodity trade finance investment manager Scipion Capital has appointed Taran Bains to head up its sales and marketing function.  »

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TMX Group announces new equity trading fee program

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 17:30

TMX Group is making important changes to its equity trading fee schedules that the firm hopes deliver significant benefits to the market.  »

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Weekly Brief: CTAs underperform in April as USD eases

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 16:34

The month of April has marked the transition toward a new market regime. The first quarter has been driven by expectations of monetary policy tightening in the US and easing measures in the rest of the world. In this context, Hedge Funds fared well, with numerous opportunities in all asset classes.  »

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SkyBridge Capital Opens Office in Seoul, South Korea

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 16:30

Alternative investment firm SkyBridge Capital has opened an office in Seoul, South Korea.  »

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Just one MVIS long/short equity index positive in April

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 13:00

Just one of Market Vectors Index Solutions’ (MVIS) six investable Long/Short Equity Indices, which use liquid ETFs and US Treasury securities to produce hedge fund-style returns without hedge fund pricing, opaqueness and redemption restrictions, recorded positive performance in April. »

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Cybersecurity: A global legal perspective

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 09:43

On Wednesday 22 April, the House of Representatives passed a new cybersecurity bill – the Protecting Cyber Networks Act (PCNA) – to allow file sharing between government intelligence agencies and private companies and raise the overall awareness of hacking.  »

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Wells Fargo’s first multi-strategy liquid alternatives fund celebrates one-year anniversary

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 09:00

Wells Fargo Funds Management’s multi-strategy Wells Fargo Advantage Alternative Strategies Fund, the result of a collaboration between Wells Fargo Asset Management and The Rock Creek Group, has passed it’s first anniversary. »

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Hedge fund assets up 0.35% in March

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:27

Total hedge fund assets increased 0.35 per cent in March of 2015 bringing the industry’s total assets under management to USD3.101 trillion, according to eVestment’s latest Hedge Fund Industry Asset Flows Summary Report. »

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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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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which 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... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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Cayman FATCA portal registration a significant test for industry

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Mon, 13/04/2015 - 12:46

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Thu, 02/04/2015 - 10:02

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Eight international FX Committees agree harmonised code of conduct

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