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Chris Duggan, CAIS

Cayman Alternative Investment Summit: Davos for alternative fund managers

Thu, 19/01/2017 - 10:44

The fourth annual Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS), scheduled for 15-17 February in the Cayman Islands, will convene leading thinkers and decisions makers from across the industry as they explore this year’s theme, “Defying Gravity: The Future of Alternative Investments in Exceptional Times.”  »

Melissa Waller, AIF Institute

Melissa Waller named president of AIF Institute

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 07:37

Alternative Investments Forum (AIF) has appointed veteran institutional investor Melissa Waller as president of its newly formed AIF Institute.  »

George Farrah, Bloomberg BNA

Bloomberg BNA portfolio helps navigate transfer tax issues

Mon, 09/01/2017 - 15:18

Bloomberg BNA has released a new tax management portfolio that focuses on tax considerations for structuring estate planning transactions with carried interests in hedge funds and private equity funds. »

Lawson Conner to host capital introduction webinar on current investor themes

Lawson Conner to host capital introduction webinar on current investor themes

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 09:52

Lawson Conner is to host its latest Hedge Fund Capital Raising/Global Investor Update webinar on 30 November 2016 at 10am. »

Over 40 delegates attend Guernsey seminar in Singapore

Over 40 delegates attend Guernsey seminar in Singapore

Mon, 14/11/2016 - 14:13

The recent inward migration of several companies and funds into Guernsey is thanks to the island’s reputation as the number one jurisdiction outside of the UK for London Stock Exchange (LSE) listings, an audience at a seminar in Singapore has heard. »

Lionel Martellini, Professor of Finance, EDHEC Business School

Third edition of Yale SOM-EDHEC-Risk Certificate in Risk and Investment Management to commence January 2017

Tue, 08/11/2016 - 10:26

In a challenging market environment, investment managers are looking for ways to incorporate the latest research methods and state-of-the-art investment practices to navigate through choppy waters and deliver to investors the best risk-adjusted returns.  »

Cyprus positions itself as post-Brexit partner to UK funds industry

Cyprus positions itself as post-Brexit partner to UK funds industry

Thu, 03/11/2016 - 11:22

Fund managers have gathered in London to hear from the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA) about the opportunities in the country as an investment destination. »

Nancy J Dennis, IQ Financial Marketing

IQ offers free hedge and private equity fund marketing guide

Fri, 14/10/2016 - 09:21

New York-based IQ Financial Marketing has issued an updated version of its marketing guide, which it is offering free of charge to hedge funds and private equity firms. »

Sandy Rattray, Man AHL

Royal Academy of Engineering and Man Group establish Research Chair in Machine Learning

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 14:31

The Royal Academy of Engineering and Man Group have appointed a new Research Chair in Machine Learning at the University of Oxford to develop machine learning and data analysis techniques for large-scale, real-world applications, including financial modelling. »

Russell Groyder, FINCAD

Negative rates and more! - Live Q&A session with FINCAD

Tue, 27/09/2016 - 10:25

FINCAD is holding a follow-up to its incredibly popular July live webinar “Negative Rates: Dealing with an Unorthodox Experiment,” with an interactive discussion tomorrow, 28 September, designed to help answer any questions arising from this pressing topic. »

Russell Rhoads

2016 CBOE Risk Management Conference Europe

Wed, 21/09/2016 - 13:02

Russell Rhoads, Director of Education, CBOE Options Institute, says this year’s speakers and topics make the 2016 CBOE Risk Management Conference a key event… »

Five ways to make your hedge fund pitch book more impactful

Five ways to make your hedge fund pitch book more impactful

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 14:09

There are five ways to improve the impact of your hedge fund pitch book with institutional allocators, according to JD David (pictured), partner and chief operating officer at Meyler Capital. »

ICDA and itarle to host best execution event in Switzerland

ICDA and itarle to host best execution event in Switzerland

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 09:51

The International Commodities and Derivatives Association (ICDA) is hosting a Best Execution & Analytics event in Engelberg, near Zurich on 29 September. »

Man with loud hailer

Calling all aspiring alternative fund managers!

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 11:10

Are you looking to set up an alternative investment fund? If so, then Hedgeweek’s “Setting up an Alternative Fund in Europe” will give you access to world class experts providing advice on how to navigate this challenging path. »

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YaleSOM – EDHEC-Risk Institute: Certificate in Risk and Investment Management

Mon, 30/11/2015 - 10:17

Incorporate the latest research advances and state-of-the-art practices in your investment business. Yale School of Management is teaming with the EDHEC-Risk Institute to deliver »

Richard Anstey, Intralinks

Hedgeweek cybersecurity event: Adopting best practices

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 12:03

With cyber risks increasing year-on-year, and regulators such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) taking an increasingly prominent role in assessing the preparedness of broker-dealers and registered investment advisors, establishing cybersecurity best practices is not only useful; it’s a necessity.  »

Webinar

Managing swaptions in the face of negative rates – Webinar invitation

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 14:19

It was once widely believed that zero was the lowest interest rate possible. On face of it, it’s not obvious why anyone would pay to lend someone money. However, despite how counterintuitive they may be, negative interest rates are real. »

Joseph Bannister, MFSA

Malta and the AIFMD – Last chance to register to see MFSA Chairman Joseph Bannister give keynote address at one-off event in London

Wed, 10/06/2015 - 08:28

It's just one day now until London-based investment managers still trying to get their heads around the various machinations of the AIFMD, can get expert insight into the benefits of setting up an EU-regulated fund in Malta. »

Dominic Wheatley

Guernsey promotes ILS pedigree at London event

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 18:30

Guernsey’s position as a leading centre for Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) transactions was underlined at a thought leadership event in London on Wednesday. »

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Osney Buy-Side identifies top three challenges facing European asset managers

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 12:00

Osney Buy-Side has identified the top three challenges currently facing European asset managers:  the role of technology in driving growth; the continuing wave of regulation; and lack of standardisation in cash flow management.  »

Guy Hands

Guy Hands to headline Guernsey Funds Forum 2015

Thu, 05/03/2015 - 18:00

Guy Hands (pictured), Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited, will be the keynote speaker at the Guernsey Funds Forum 2015. »

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AIMA and CAIA launch series of hedge fund papers for pension fund trustees

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 06:00

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and the CAIA Association have jointly published the first of a series of hedge fund educational papers aimed at pension fund trustees. »

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ICSA launches new qualifications for offshore finance professionals

Wed, 10/12/2014 - 10:30

ICSA, the Institute for professionals working in governance and compliance, is launching four new Level 4 (the equivalent of first year undergraduate) qualifications for offshore finance professionals.  »

Fiona Le Poidevin, chief executive of Guernsey Finance

London masterclass to focus on Guernsey’s funds offering

Wed, 12/11/2014 - 10:00

A technical showcase of Guernsey’s funds offering and how the island is positioning itself amid the latest regulatory pressures will be the focus of a funds masterclass in London at the start of next year. »

South East Asia

Jersey Finance ramps up Asia activity by launching inaugural Roadshow series

Wed, 05/11/2014 - 11:32

Jersey Finance has embarked on a ramped-up programme of activity in Asia this autumn, including launching an inaugural series of Roadshow events in key markets across the Far and Middle East. »

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Gemini Alt takes RIAs ‘behind the scenes of alternatives’

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 06:35

Gemini Alternative Funds brought together a variety of experts on alternative investments at "Gemini Forum: Behind the Scenes of Alternatives," held in New York City on 8 October. »

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HKEx and LME host metals seminar in Tokyo

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 10:01

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) and the London Metal Exchange (LME) hosted a seminar in Tokyo on Wednesday to update participants on the LME’s markets. »

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