HS Group to form strategic partnership with ex-BlackRock, Macquarie Team

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Mon, 22/12/2014 - 16:00

HS Group has made its second investment, in a hedge fund to be founded by Christopher Lee and Burke Lau. ...Read more

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EY sees challenges ahead for wealth and asset management industry in 2015

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 09:00

There will winners and losers in 2015 as the wealth and asset management tackles regulatory change and a number of other challenges, says Ernst & Young (EY). »

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Best wishes for 2015 from the Global Fund Media team

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 06:30

The Global Fund Media newsletter team is taking its customary year-end break, and will resume business as usual on Monday 5 January. »

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RBC to pay USD35m penalty for illegal wash sales, fictitious sales and non-competitive transactions

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 06:00

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is to pay a USD35 million penalty for engaging in more than 1,000 illegal wash sales, fictitious sales, and noncompetitive transactions over a three-year period.   »

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SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator December notifications at 5.87%

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 21:30

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for December 2014 measured 5.87%, up from 5.05% in November. »

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Gemini's new Galaxy Plus Fund provides access to CTAs

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 11:00

Gemini Alternative Funds has launched the Galaxy Plus Fund, a Delaware series limited liability company offering qualified investors access to a select group of commodity trading advisors. »

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EEX to launch Fertiliser Contracts in January 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:00

The European Energy Exchange (EEX), in cooperation with Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX), is to launch an extension to its Trade Registration services for fertiliser contracts on 6 January 2015. »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:11

Voting for the 6th edition of the Hedgeweek Global Awards is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony to be held in London. »

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AlphaMetrix to pay USD5.6m to settle CFTC charges

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:00

Commodity Pool Operator (CPO) and Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) AlphaMetrix is to pay USD5.6 million in restitution and penalties to settle US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) charges. »

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CFTC approves LCH.Clearnet’s amended DCO registration

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 06:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) has approved an amendment to and consolidation of LCH.Clearnet Ltd’s (LCH) orders of registration as a derivatives clearing organisation (DCO).  »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:11

Voting for the 6th edition of the Hedgeweek Global Awards is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony to be held in London. ... »

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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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S&P Capital IQ Special Report

In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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2015 a pivotal year for global markets

Andrew Milligan, Standard Life Investments

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 09:57

Standard Life Investments, the global...»

Reform v growth in China

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Thu, 18/12/2014 - 15:48

Michael Lai, Investment Director, GAM, looks...»

UK inflation data ’softer then expected’

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Wed, 17/12/2014 - 10:19

Hermes Chief Economist Neil Williams...»

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