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The Bank of New York launches FoHF data warehouse

The Bank of New York launches FoHF data warehouse

Thu, 15/09/2005 - 07:07

The Bank of New York has created a data warehouse for funds of hedge funds aimed at providing an automated and secure solution for meeting the real-time information needs of managers. »

Philips acquisition boosts Merrill Lynch mandates by USD 16 bn

Philips acquisition boosts Merrill Lynch mandates by USD 16 bn

Wed, 07/09/2005 - 07:11

Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, (MLIM) has completed the acquisition of PPCC bv and PIM bv, the internal investment management units of Royal Philips Electronics. < »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Virginia Reynolds Parker, Parker Global Strategies: Issues surrounding the effective management of risk in FoHFs

The Hedgeweek Interview: Virginia Reynolds Parker, Parker Global Strategies: Issues surrounding the effective management of risk in FoHFs

Fri, 26/08/2005 - 07:13

Virginia Reynolds Parker examines the management of risk in FoHFs and outlines a range of issues central to the concerns of managers and investors. Together with ma »

Citigroup names new funds of hedge funds CEO

Citigroup names new funds of hedge funds CEO

Fri, 26/08/2005 - 07:11

Citigroup Alternative Investments (CAI) has named Raymond Nolte as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company's funds of hedge funds group. In addition, Nolte - »

KGR Capital to launch new &#039;dynamic&#039; Asian fund of funds

KGR Capital to launch new 'dynamic' Asian fund of funds

Mon, 22/08/2005 - 07:13

KGR Capital is launching the KGR Capital Asian Dynamic Absolute Return Fund, a multi-manager, multi-strategy fund of Asian hedge funds. The fund, which is due to la »

HSBC hedge fund market commentary - July 2005

HSBC hedge fund market commentary - July 2005

Mon, 15/08/2005 - 08:00

HSBC's hed »

GAM appoints new Group Head of Legal and Compliance

GAM appoints new Group Head of Legal and Compliance

Fri, 12/08/2005 - 08:00

GAM, the a »

92 million contracts traded on Eurex in July

92 million contracts traded on Eurex in July

Thu, 11/08/2005 - 08:00

Eurex, the »

EagleRock names Raj Lachman as new COO/CFO

EagleRock names Raj Lachman as new COO/CFO

Thu, 11/08/2005 - 08:00

EagleRock »

Comment: London market unperturbed by bombings

Comment: London market unperturbed by bombings

Tue, 09/08/2005 - 08:00

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Fund of hedge funds feel the pinch in first half of 2005

Fund of hedge funds feel the pinch in first half of 2005

Mon, 08/08/2005 - 07:13

Fund of hedge fund managers are not entirely independent of market conditions according to Standard & Poors' latest update on the sector. S&P's figures for the fir »

Pali hires new London-based Head of Business Development

Pali hires new London-based Head of Business Development

Fri, 05/08/2005 - 08:00

Pali International Limited has hired Thomas Colucci as Head of Business Development, based out of the firm's London offices. Colucci will report to Richard Abraham »

Case Review: The UCITS Directive and the Single European Funds Market

Case Review: The UCITS Directive and the Single European Funds Market

Tue, 02/08/2005 - 08:00

David Rouch, Partner, and Katherine Smith, Associate, of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, examine the new UCITS regime. Open heart surge »

Rasul leads structured investment products group at XLCA

Rasul leads structured investment products group at XLCA

Tue, 02/08/2005 - 08:00

XL Capital Assurance Inc. »

John Campbell joins Veritas as Marketing and Sales Director

John Campbell joins Veritas as Marketing and Sales Director

Thu, 28/07/2005 - 08:00

Veritas Asset Management has appointed John Campbell as the company's new Marketing and Sales Director. »

Aspect appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Aspect appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Fri, 22/07/2005 - 08:00

Hedge fund »

Two more senior hires added to the Gottex team

Two more senior hires added to the Gottex team

Thu, 21/07/2005 - 07:13

Gabriel Bousbib and Gustavo Dominguez are the latest senior recruits to the Gottex Fund Management Group management team. Bousib, the former CEO of PlusFunds, join »

HSBC hires Head of Structured Equity from DrKW

HSBC hires Head of Structured Equity from DrKW

Tue, 19/07/2005 - 07:07

HSBC has appointed Christophe Chazot as Managing Director and Global Head of Structured Equity within its Global Equities unit. Christophe joins HSBC Corporate, Inv »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Building multi-manager hedge fund portfolios: Stenham Advisors Plc

The Hedgeweek Interview: Building multi-manager hedge fund portfolios: Stenham Advisors Plc

Fri, 15/07/2005 - 07:13

Kevin Arenson, CIO & CEO, and Harry Wulfsohn, Director, of Stenham Advisors Plc, outline their products, strategy and investment philosophy. HW: What is the »

Media: Hedge fund managers are smarter than mutual fund managers

Media: Hedge fund managers are smarter than mutual fund managers

Fri, 15/07/2005 - 07:03

Financial journalists believe that hedge fund managers are smarter about the markets than their mutual fund counterparts, according to a new survey. But there is a »

Harcourt launches Asian-focused fund of hedge funds

Harcourt launches Asian-focused fund of hedge funds

Mon, 04/07/2005 - 07:13

Zurich-based Harcourt Investment Consulting, a fund of hedge funds firm managing in excess of USD 3bn, is launching the SMAM Asian Dynasty Fund. The new Cayman Isla »

UBS to integrate new alternative investment management business

UBS to integrate new alternative investment management business

Fri, 01/07/2005 - 07:11

UBS is launching a new alternative investment management business, Dillon Read Capital Management, under the leadership of John P. »

Tech Update: Sophis launches enhanced version of RISQUE solution

Tech Update: Sophis launches enhanced version of RISQUE solution

Thu, 30/06/2005 - 07:13

Sophis has released  version 5.0 of its RISQUE solution, the firm's platform for sell-side institutions. The new version features enhanced data management, valuatio »

Sequana Capital sells Permal to Legg Mason

Sequana Capital sells Permal to Legg Mason

Mon, 27/06/2005 - 07:27

Legg Mason is to acquire USD 20 billion AUM Permal Group, one of the world's largest funds of hedge funds managers, for a price capped at USD 1.386 bn. The deal, to »

LODH Multiadviser funds authorised for Swiss distribution

LODH Multiadviser funds authorised for Swiss distribution

Mon, 27/06/2005 - 07:11

Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie has received authorization to distribute five new funds of hedge funds in Switzerland. With 15 years' experience in alternative a »

Asia indices sluggish in May as funds protect capital, minimise losses

Asia indices sluggish in May as funds protect capital, minimise losses

Fri, 24/06/2005 - 07:03

The HSBC AsiaHedge Composite Index was all but static in May, putting on just 0.21% for the month and indicating that managers are being tested to their limits. These statistics could sugges »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Focusing on the Canadian Story: Veronika Hirsch, portfolio manager of the BluMont Hirsch Long/Short Offshore Fund

The Hedgeweek Interview: Focusing on the Canadian Story: Veronika Hirsch, portfolio manager of the BluMont Hirsch Long/Short Offshore Fund

Fri, 24/06/2005 - 06:17

Veronika Hirsch, Chief Investment Officer & Lead Portfolio Manager of Canada's BluMont Capital, outlines the firm's investment approach, products and strategy. »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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