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M.W.Cornish strengthens Financial Services team

M.W.Cornish strengthens Financial Services team

Thu, 02/09/2004 - 09:00

Edward Black has joined London-based M.W. Cornish, Solicitors. Black is a Financial Services law and regulation specialist with extensive experience. »

UK Tax Brief: Regulated Funds Discussion Paper: Change for the better?

UK Tax Brief: Regulated Funds Discussion Paper: Change for the better?

Mon, 30/08/2004 - 09:00

Paul Hale and Martin Shah of Simmons & Simmons outline the implications of the Inland Revenue's discussion paper on the regulated funds regime. Change is one thing, progress another. »

Eurex expands Italian derivatives segment

Eurex expands Italian derivatives segment

Fri, 27/08/2004 - 09:00

Eurex is expanding its Italian derivates segment as of 6 September, adding options on the Dow Jones Italy Titans 30 index. This offer will make a liquid, cost-effective product range availab »

Ex-CSA executives return to launch new Asian FoHF business

Ex-CSA executives return to launch new Asian FoHF business

Mon, 23/08/2004 - 09:00

Two ex-CSA senior »

HFRI Fund of Funds Indices lose ground in July

HFRI Fund of Funds Indices lose ground in July

Fri, 20/08/2004 - 09:00

All six HFRI Fund of Fund indices lost ground in the month of J »

Towry Law settles with HK regulator over hedge fund collapse

Towry Law settles with HK regulator over hedge fund collapse

Fri, 20/08/2004 - 09:00

Financial adviser »

SEC charges Haligiannis and Sterling Watters hedge fund with fraud

SEC charges Haligiannis and Sterling Watters hedge fund with fraud

Wed, 18/08/2004 - 08:00

The SEC has filed an emergency enforcement action against Angelo Haligiannis and Sterling Watters Group LP, a hedge fund. The SEC has included the fund's general partners, Sterling Watters C »

Brochet Capital Management launches multi-strategy fund

Brochet Capital Management launches multi-strategy fund

Tue, 17/08/2004 - 08:00

Brochet Capital Management, LLC, an alternative asset management firm, has launched Brochet Capital Partners, LP, a multi-strategy hedge fund. Brochet Capital Management, based in Washington »

Commerzbank's COMINVEST to launch fund of hedge funds

Commerzbank's COMINVEST to launch fund of hedge funds

Mon, 16/08/2004 - 07:13

COMINVEST, the asset management arm of Commerzbank AG, is preparing to launch a fund of hedge funds for the German market. The fund will be developed via a partnership between COMINVEST, New »

PRS Group appoints new Risk Manager

PRS Group appoints new Risk Manager

Mon, 16/08/2004 - 07:03

Ravi Cheruvu has joined the alternative investment team at PRS Group as Risk Manager. Prior to joining PRS, Cheruvu was the Risk Manager at Paramount Biocapital, a »

Virtually all hedge fund strategies report a loss this week

Virtually all hedge fund strategies report a loss this week

Fri, 13/08/2004 - 07:01

The HFRX weekly return statistics show a poor week's performance with only a 0.04% gain for Equity Market Neutral, in the week ended 10th August 2004. HFRX Indices performance  A »

CMA expands US operation

CMA expands US operation

Mon, 02/08/2004 - 07:13

Capital Management Advisors North America Inc. »

Bijesse joins EIM Group as CIO in the US

Bijesse joins EIM Group as CIO in the US

Fri, 30/07/2004 - 07:13

William Bijesse is joining the USD 5.5 billion EIM Group as CIO of EIM's US operations from 2 August. EIM has also appointed Bijesse as »

Equity Market Neutral Index takes the lead this week

Equity Market Neutral Index takes the lead this week

Fri, 30/07/2004 - 07:01

The Equity Market Neutral Index recorded a gain of 0.32% to lead the performance of the HFRX Indices in the week ended 27 July. The Rel »

Calyon joins growing list of licensees for HFRX structured products

Calyon joins growing list of licensees for HFRX structured products

Fri, 23/07/2004 - 07:11

HFR Europe and Calyon have signed a license agreement to offer structured products based on the HFRX investable hedge funds indices. »

Convertible Arbitrage Index leads the field this week

Convertible Arbitrage Index leads the field this week

Fri, 23/07/2004 - 07:03

The Convertible Arbitrage Index recorded a gain of 0.71% to lead the performance of the HFRX Indices in the week ended 20 July. The Mer »

Global Advisors offshore fund available to UK IFAs

Global Advisors offshore fund available to UK IFAs

Thu, 22/07/2004 - 07:36

Global Advisers has signed a deal with Transact to offer UK IFAs and their clients access to its core Global Advisors energy and metals fund. »

Fortis appoints Talia to drive Italian Prime Fund Solutions initiative

Fortis appoints Talia to drive Italian Prime Fund Solutions initiative

Thu, 22/07/2004 - 07:17

Fortis Bank Information Banking is boosting the European rollout of its Prime Fund Solutions platform with the establishment of an Italian subsidiary. »

Survey reveals attitudes to hedge funds in Hong Kong and Singapore

Survey reveals attitudes to hedge funds in Hong Kong and Singapore

Tue, 20/07/2004 - 07:21

Pioneer Investments and Bank of Bermuda have unveiled the results of their "Survey on Attitudes to Hedge Funds in Hong Kong and Singapore." »

Hulbert leads Amex drive to build European FoHF business

Hulbert leads Amex drive to build European FoHF business

Tue, 20/07/2004 - 07:13

American Express has hired Jonathan Hulbert to build sales of its funds of hedge funds among European institutional clients from a Swiss base. »

Mindich set to launch with USD 3 billion in October

Mindich set to launch with USD 3 billion in October

Tue, 13/07/2004 - 07:03

Eric Mindich, who in the 1990s became the youngest ever partner at Goldman Sachs, is launching Eton Park, set to be one of the largest funds of hedge funds. »

Man reveals USD 6 billion raised since year-end

Man reveals USD 6 billion raised since year-end

Mon, 12/07/2004 - 07:13

Man Group tackled reports of a major institution withdrawing from RMF with an upbeat statement at its AGM earlier this week. Harvey McG »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Finding success with listed funds of hedge funds: Robin Bowie, Dexion Capital plc

The Hedgeweek Interview: Finding success with listed funds of hedge funds: Robin Bowie, Dexion Capital plc

Fri, 09/07/2004 - 07:27

Dexion Capital plc has successfully completed the third major fund raising for its London-listed closed ended fund of hedge funds, Dexion Absolute Ltd. »

Relative Value Arbitrage Index leads the way this week

Relative Value Arbitrage Index leads the way this week

Fri, 09/07/2004 - 07:03

The Relative Value Arbitrage Index recorded a gain of 0.43% to lead the performance of the HFRX Indices in the week ended 2 July. The M »

International Index Company launches Dow Jones iTraxx CDS indices

International Index Company launches Dow Jones iTraxx CDS indices

Wed, 30/06/2004 - 07:01

International Index Company, formerly known as iBoxx Limited, has launched the first Dow Jones iTraxx indices covering Europe are being launched. »

World wealth climbs 7.7% as HNWIs continue shift into alternatives

World wealth climbs 7.7% as HNWIs continue shift into alternatives

Mon, 28/06/2004 - 07:03

The total global wealth of high net worth individuals (HNWIs) has climbed 7.7% to USD 28.8 trillion, according to a new survey by Capgemini and Merrill Lynch. »

Distressed Securities Index leads as indices rebound

Distressed Securities Index leads as indices rebound

Fri, 25/06/2004 - 11:25

All the HFRX Indices except the Equity Market Neutral and Convertible Arbitrage Indices moved into positive territory this week. The Di »

Investable hedge fund indices launched into Swiss market

Investable hedge fund indices launched into Swiss market

Fri, 25/06/2004 - 07:05

Union Bancaire Privée (UBP), Hedge Fund Research Inc. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Tim Haywood, Director and Stephen Lucas, Director Julius Baer Investments Limited, London.

The Hedgeweek Interview: Tim Haywood, Director and Stephen Lucas, Director Julius Baer Investments Limited, London.

Fri, 25/06/2004 - 07:05

Julius Baer Investments Ltd is preparing to roll out a third fixed income hedge fund in November this year. »

Matrix launches structured product based on Winton Futures Fund

Matrix launches structured product based on Winton Futures Fund

Tue, 22/06/2004 - 07:13

London-based Matrix Group has launched a structured product designed to provide 100% of the performance of Winton Capital's Trading Strategies Fund. »

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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, 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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