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Credit Suisse’s mid-year Hedge Fund Investor Sentiment Survey sheds light on views of 200 institutional investors

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 07:14

Credit Suisse has announced the results of its mid-year Hedge Fund Investor Sentiment Survey, which polled over 200 global institutional investors representing nearly USD700 billion in hedge fund investments.  ...Read more

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Investor confidence falls in July by 12.5 points to 114.6

Investor confidence falls in July by 12.5 points to 114.6

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 07:21

State Street’s Global Investor Confidence Index (ICI) decreased to 114.6 in July, down 12.5 points from June’s revised reading of 127.1.  »

Global hedge fund CQS selects Quantifi for analytics

Global hedge fund CQS selects Quantifi for analytics

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 07:19

Quantifi, a provider of Analytics, trading and Risk Management solutions, has been selected by CQS, a global multi-strategy asset management firm to provide enhanced pricing and risk management analytics. »

Q2 hedge fund inflows surpass Q2 2014 levels; AUM at USD3.118 trillion

Q2 hedge fund inflows surpass Q2 2014 levels; AUM at USD3.118 trillion

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 07:11

Total hedge fund assets decreased 1.57 per cent in June 2015, bringing the industry’s total assets under management to USD3.118 trillion, according to eVestment’s latest Hedge Fund Asset Flows report. »

Kames Capital completes ‘Cheesegrater’ move

Kames Capital completes ‘Cheesegrater’ move

Wed, 29/07/2015 - 14:06

Kames Capital has completed the move of its London office to The Leadenhall Building, otherwise known as the ‘Cheesegrater.’ »

Mackinac Partners adds security and intelligence executive Kevin M Cronin

Mackinac Partners adds security and intelligence executive Kevin M Cronin

Wed, 29/07/2015 - 13:58

Kevin M Cronin (pictured), a law enforcement agent and former Homeland Security professional, has joined the Mackinac Partners as Managing Director in the Business Intelligence and Corporate Security Practice. »

Man Group’s FUM up 8 per cent in H1 2015

Man Group’s FUM up 8 per cent in H1 2015

Wed, 29/07/2015 - 13:43

Funds under management (FUM) at Man GLG jumped 8 per cent to USD78.8 billion for the six-month period ended 30 June 2015 (31 December 2014: USD72.9 billion), according to the firm’s latest interim management statement. »

Ivy Funds partners with Apollo Credit Management to two income-oriented funds

Ivy Funds partners with Apollo Credit Management to two income-oriented funds

Wed, 29/07/2015 - 09:25

Ivy Investment Management Company is launching two new income-oriented mutual funds in partnership with Apollo Credit Management that, once approved by the SEC, are scheduled to become available in October. »

Marinus adds former MKP portfolio manager Aaron Garvey

Marinus adds former MKP portfolio manager Aaron Garvey

Wed, 29/07/2015 - 09:12

Marinus Capital Advisors, an alternative fixed income asset manager specialising in the broad spectrum of structured products, has appointed Aaron Garvey as a senior macro trader. »

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Private equity fund performance and dry powder update: Q2 2015

Wed, 29/07/2015 - 00:18

Featuring the latest data, this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Private Equity, Q2 2015 looks at the rising amount of dry powder in the industry and up-to-date performance statistics. »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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UK growth rebounds in Q2

Azad Zangana, Schroders

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:57

Schroders Senior European Economist, ...»

China – Lessons to be learned as the market matures

Jade Fu, Heartwood Investment Management

Wed, 15/07/2015 - 13:14

Jade Fu (pictured), Investment Manager,...»

Euro is an exchange rate system rather than a single currency

Simon Derrick, BNY Mellon

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 13:24

Simon Derrick (pictured), Chief Currency...»

Lessons to be learned from Greek saga

Salman Ahmed, Lombard Odier

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 11:46

Salman Ahmed (pictured), Global strategist...»

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