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Equity Driven Index takes the lead as indices gain ground

Equity Driven Index takes the lead as indices gain ground

Fri, 27/08/2004 - 09:00

The Event Driven Index recorded a gain of 0.49% to lead the performance of the HFRX Indices in the week ended 24 August. The Merger Arbitrage Index took second place gaining 0.44%, followed »

Attica name change heralds joint venture

Attica name change heralds joint venture

Mon, 01/12/2003 - 07:03

London-based Attica Portfolio Management Limited has changed its name to Attica LJH Investment Management Limited as part of a joint venture between the two firms. »

Martin Currie's China hedge fund hits capacity

Martin Currie's China hedge fund hits capacity

Tue, 25/11/2003 - 07:21

Martin Currie, the Edinburgh, Scotland,-based independent, specialist investment manager, has reached capacity for its China hedge fund at USD 156 million.< »

RMF sponsors a Korean long/short equity start-up fund

RMF sponsors a Korean long/short equity start-up fund

Tue, 21/10/2003 - 08:09

RMF has selected and commenced sponsorship of a Korean long/short equity start-up fund through its Hedge Fund Ventures (HFV) programme. »

Apt enhances FIX product range

Apt enhances FIX product range

Wed, 18/06/2003 - 08:10

Edinburgh-based Apt Computer Systems Limited today released a series of updates to its flagship Enterprise FIX Server, FIXcel and its Interactive Real Time FIX Simulator. »

RBS team leaves to set up Cognis

RBS team leaves to set up Cognis

Tue, 25/02/2003 - 07:15

The three principal members of the Special Investments Group (SIG) of The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (RBS) have left the Bank to form a new alternative asset management busi »

AXA launches market neutral fund

AXA launches market neutral fund

Mon, 17/02/2003 - 07:30

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has launched AXA Vectris II, a market neutral hedge fund that exploits statistical anomalies in the equity market. »

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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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North America

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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