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Global hedge fund vacancies posted on Hedgeweek.com

Global hedge fund vacancies posted on Hedgeweek.com

Wed, 16/03/2005 - 06:07

Senior CDO Structurer Top US investment bank requires a senior CDO structurer to work in the New York based team.The team is expanding rapidly in both flow and structured de »

Thames River Capital launches Property Growth & Income Fund

Thames River Capital launches Property Growth & Income Fund

Tue, 15/03/2005 - 06:07

Thames River Capital is set to launch the Thames River Property Growth & Income Fund (TRPGIF) on 23 March, subject to the relevant regulatory approval. TRPGIF, whi »

Edhec FoHF reporting survey reveals need for more detail

Edhec FoHF reporting survey reveals need for more detail

Tue, 01/03/2005 - 06:17

Edhec has released the results of its wide-ranging European consultation on funds of hedge funds reporting. The survey, which brings together the opinions of 98 ins »

Experts predict consolidation for funds of hedge funds

Experts predict consolidation for funds of hedge funds

Mon, 28/02/2005 - 06:13

Hedge funds are a long-term growth story, but change in the current landscape of the fund of hedge funds industry is inevitable, according to Salus Alpha. The Genev »

HSBC AdvantEdge fund range approved for distribution in Switzerland

HSBC AdvantEdge fund range approved for distribution in Switzerland

Tue, 22/02/2005 - 06:13

HSBC has enhanced its fund of hedge funds product range available in Switzerland, with the approval for distribution of the HSBC AdvantEdge range. The fund range, w »

The HW Interview: Unlocking added value in a USD 155 billion global hedge fund admin business: Paul Smith, Head of Alternative Fund Services, HSBC

The HW Interview: Unlocking added value in a USD 155 billion global hedge fund admin business: Paul Smith, Head of Alternative Fund Services, HSBC

Fri, 18/02/2005 - 06:13

It is one year today since HSBC acquired The Bank of Bermuda Limited and with it the hedge fund services business. »

Change of address for AIMA

Change of address for AIMA

Thu, 17/02/2005 - 06:01

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) is moving to a new address in London. The Association's new address is: AIMAMeadows Hous »

A technique to construct an optimal fund of funds

A technique to construct an optimal fund of funds

Wed, 16/02/2005 - 06:07

Laurent Favre, founder, AlternativeSoft AG, on defining what kind of risks and what kind of returns are needed in order to construct an optimal fund of funds. Firs »

FIM hires two senior investment specialists

FIM hires two senior investment specialists

Tue, 15/02/2005 - 06:19

FIM Limited is continuing the expansion of its multi-manager team by hiring two new senior analysts in the research and investment department. The appointment of Ab »

Liberty Ermitage to soft close Asset Selection fund

Liberty Ermitage to soft close Asset Selection fund

Mon, 14/02/2005 - 06:07

Liberty Ermitage is to close the current share classes of its Asset Selection fund to new investors. From 1 April, 2005, new investors will only have the opportuni »

Merger boosts HSBC flagship fund of hedge funds

Merger boosts HSBC flagship fund of hedge funds

Wed, 02/02/2005 - 06:13

The Alternative Class of the All Points Fund of Funds has become a feeder fund to the HSBC GH Fund, the flagship fund of the HSBC fund of hedge funds stable. The me »

First State Investments seeks to raise USD 100m with five new FoHFs

First State Investments seeks to raise USD 100m with five new FoHFs

Tue, 01/02/2005 - 06:13

First State Investments (a division of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia) is launching five funds of hedge funds domiciled in the Cayman Islands. First State Hedge »

Attributing performance in funds of hedge funds

Attributing performance in funds of hedge funds

Mon, 31/01/2005 - 06:13

Arun Muralidhar, Chairman, Mcube Investment Technologies LLC and Managing Director, FX Concepts, Inc. »

Asia-Pacific regional strategies must do better in 2005

Asia-Pacific regional strategies must do better in 2005

Fri, 28/01/2005 - 06:03

Investors will be looking for higher comparative returns in 2005 following a year of tough investment conditions for Asia-Pacific hedge fund managers. The Bank of B »

Brown joins Thames River Capital board

Brown joins Thames River Capital board

Thu, 27/01/2005 - 06:17

Former Gartmore joint chief executive and finance director Andrew Brown has joined the board of Thames River Capital (UK) Ltd. Since retiring in 1999, Brown has been involved in providing gu »

Commerzbank subsidiary sets up FoHFs

Commerzbank subsidiary sets up FoHFs

Mon, 24/01/2005 - 06:13

Cominvest, the fund subsidiary of German bank Commerzbank, is reportedly launching two funds of hedge funds. Both products are aimed at professional investors, such »

HFR and DrKW join forces for new index certificates launch

HFR and DrKW join forces for new index certificates launch

Mon, 24/01/2005 - 06:13

HFR Asset Management and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DrKW) have joined forces again to launch a new index tracker certificate. This latest cooperation between H »

Dalman's WMG prepares to launch new funds

Dalman's WMG prepares to launch new funds

Fri, 21/01/2005 - 06:13

Gordon Morrison and John Marsland have joined WMG, the wealth management group founded by Mehmet Dalman, to establish a family of quantitative strategy funds. Gordo »

Macro and Market Directional Indices lead the way

Macro and Market Directional Indices lead the way

Fri, 21/01/2005 - 06:03

The Macro and Market Directional Indices lead the performance of the HFRX Indices for the week ended 18 January. The Macro Index gained 0.88% and the Market Directi »

November returns upbeat for Asia Pacific

November returns upbeat for Asia Pacific

Mon, 17/01/2005 - 06:01

Hedge fund managers have something to smile about according to the November returns of The Bank of Bermuda AsiaHedge indices. The Asia (excluding Japan) Index put »

Macro tops the week in sluggish post-New Year markets

Macro tops the week in sluggish post-New Year markets

Fri, 14/01/2005 - 06:01

The Macro Index led the performance of the HFRX Indices during the week January 3 to January 10, returning 3.29% over the week. It was followed by the Equity Market »

Ivy expands into Japanese market with new Tokyo office

Ivy expands into Japanese market with new Tokyo office

Thu, 13/01/2005 - 06:17

Ivy Asset Management Corp., a subsidiary of The Bank of New York Company, Inc., is expanding its international presence with the opening of a Tokyo office. The Toky »

Podger set to to run new Threadneedle hedge fund

Podger set to to run new Threadneedle hedge fund

Thu, 23/12/2004 - 06:13

Jeremy Podger is to manage London-based Threadneedle's fifth hedge fund offering, a long/short equity fund named Global Crescendo. The new fund aims to deliver abso »

Avebury and The Real Return form strategic alliance

Avebury and The Real Return form strategic alliance

Tue, 21/12/2004 - 06:13

Avebury Asset Management Group Limited and The Real Return Holdings Company Limited have formed a strategic alliance. The alliance marks an important step in the growth of »

Investcorp introduces Leveraged Diversified Strategies FoHF

Investcorp introduces Leveraged Diversified Strategies FoHF

Mon, 20/12/2004 - 06:07

Investcorp has introduced a new fund of hedge funds to meet client demand for product that targets returns comparable to those achieved by equity investments. Lever »

CMA raises EUR 60 million for new fund of hedge funds

CMA raises EUR 60 million for new fund of hedge funds

Tue, 14/12/2004 - 06:17

Capital Management Advisors (CMA) has launched a new fund of hedge funds, the Global Diversified Fund, with EUR 60 million. The assets were raised from European ins »

HSBC introduces Sterling hedging for listed fund of hedge funds

HSBC introduces Sterling hedging for listed fund of hedge funds

Mon, 13/12/2004 - 06:13

HSBC has re-classified the shares in its listed FoHF, HSBC Global Absolute Limited (HGAL), to US Dollar Shares and Sterling Hedged Shares. Effective 30 November 200 »

HFR and DrKW launch "Himalaya" linked to HFRX Strategy Indices

HFR and DrKW launch "Himalaya" linked to HFRX Strategy Indices

Mon, 13/12/2004 - 06:11

HFR Asset Management and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DrKW) have launched the latest in a series of index-linked structured products. The new investment vehicle, »

New Chief Financial Officer at Voyager

New Chief Financial Officer at Voyager

Wed, 01/12/2004 - 06:01

Voyager Management LLC, a Santa Monica, California-based fund of funds operation, has hired George J. »

BNP Paribas and Fauchier Partners merge to create FoHF giant

BNP Paribas and Fauchier Partners merge to create FoHF giant

Tue, 30/11/2004 - 06:13

BNP Paribas Asset Management is merging its funds of hedge funds interests with London-based Fauchier Partners to create a major FoHF business. Earlier this week, t »

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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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