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Russell launches FoHF targeting equity-like returns

Russell launches FoHF targeting equity-like returns

Thu, 12/04/2007 - 07:00

Russell Investment Group has launched the Global Directional Strategies Fund that blends equity long/short and opportunistic strategies, combined and actively managed by Russell to deliver »

Vision Asia Opportunities Fund to list on the Irish Stock Exchange

Vision Asia Opportunities Fund to list on the Irish Stock Exchange

Wed, 28/03/2007 - 06:29

Vision Asia Opportunities Fund, a Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended investment company established to invest in a portfolio of Asian hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, has announced plans »

Parker Global launches energy and global natural resources fund

Parker Global launches energy and global natural resources fund

Tue, 27/03/2007 - 08:12

Parker Global Strategies has launched its first energy and natural resources fund of funds, PGS Global Energy Edge, a sector-focused fund that has initially invested in 23 managers with ex »

AIG Global Investment Group wins GBP9.5m fund of hedge funds pension mandate

AIG Global Investment Group wins GBP9.5m fund of hedge funds pension mandate

Fri, 23/03/2007 - 05:54

The trustees of the MHCB London Final Salary Scheme, the UK pension scheme of Mizuho Corporate Bank, have selected the AIG Diversified Strategies Fund II for an investment of GBP9.5m, appr »

Swan Hill Pension Scheme awards GBP 10 million FoHFs mandate

Swan Hill Pension Scheme awards GBP 10 million FoHFs mandate

Mon, 09/10/2006 - 06:57

The trustees of the Swan Hill Pension Scheme, the pension scheme of the former Swan Hill Group plc which is now a subsidiary of Raven Mount plc, have selected Stenham's Universal Funds for »

Armajaro Asset Management to launch "Pure Portable Alpha" Fund

Armajaro Asset Management to launch "Pure Portable Alpha" Fund

Fri, 06/10/2006 - 06:58

Armajaro Asset Management (AAM) has announced the launch of the Wentworth Fund. »

Pamplona Capital Management launches emerging market FoHF

Pamplona Capital Management launches emerging market FoHF

Wed, 04/10/2006 - 06:58

London-based Pamplona Capital Management LLP has launched an emerging market fund of hedge funds. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Kevin Shames, Director, Alpha Asset Management (South Africa) and Fund Manager, Alpha Opportunistic Fund

The Hedgeweek Interview: Kevin Shames, Director, Alpha Asset Management (South Africa) and Fund Manager, Alpha Opportunistic Fund

Tue, 03/10/2006 - 06:59

Kevin Shames highlights the investment process and thinking that differentiates the Alpha Opportunistic Fund, which provides investors with a full currency hedged entry into South African »

Harcourt launches Belmont Asset Based Lending Ltd

Harcourt launches Belmont Asset Based Lending Ltd

Thu, 28/09/2006 - 07:00

Harcourt Investment Consulting AG has launched Belmont Asset Based Lending Ltd, its first fund of funds fully dedicated to asset based lending strategies. »

No annual management fee for Collins Stewart fund of hedge funds

No annual management fee for Collins Stewart fund of hedge funds

Wed, 13/09/2006 - 06:59

Collins Stewart Portfolio Management (CSPM) is to launch a Guernsey-registered, closed-ended fund of hedge funds, with no annual management fee. »

Sagard acquires stake in Olympia Group

Sagard acquires stake in Olympia Group

Fri, 08/09/2006 - 07:00

Private equity group Sagard is acquiring a significant stake in the Paris-based funds of hedge funds specialist Olympia Group, founded by Marc Landeau. »

Primores launches PrimFund Opportunity

Primores launches PrimFund Opportunity

Thu, 31/08/2006 - 07:00

Primores AG has launched the PrimFund Opportunity Segregated Portfolio, a fund consisting of leading high absolute return fund of hedge funds with exclusive opportunities. »

Energy & Environment Capital Management teams with Coastal Partners to launch offshore fund of funds in energy and environment

Energy & Environment Capital Management teams with Coastal Partners to launch offshore fund of funds in energy and environment

Wed, 30/08/2006 - 07:00

Energy & Environment Capital Management LLC (EECM) and Coastal Partners, Ltd have joined forces to launch an offshore version of the Energy & Environment Fund. »

Henderson to launch fund of own hedge funds

Henderson to launch fund of own hedge funds

Wed, 23/08/2006 - 07:00

In a move designed to provide access to its top-flight hedge fund range, Henderson Global Investors will launch the Henderson Total Return Fund on 01 September 2006. »

Tech Update: GLG Multi-Manager Investments to use matrix-ims integrated software for fund of hedge funds

Tech Update: GLG Multi-Manager Investments to use matrix-ims integrated software for fund of hedge funds

Tue, 15/08/2006 - 07:00

GLG Partners' Fund of Hedge Fund division is to become the first alternative investment manager to install the new matrix-ims software. »

CMA Global Hedge announces top 20 portfolio allocations

CMA Global Hedge announces top 20 portfolio allocations

Thu, 10/08/2006 - 06:58

CMA Global Hedge PCC Limited has announced further details of its initial investment programme and its disclosure principles. »

Torrey appoints Shu Nung Lee as Vice President of research

Torrey appoints Shu Nung Lee as Vice President of research

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 06:59

Shu Nung Lee, CFA, has joined SEC-registered investment adviser Torrey Associates Vice President of Research.  »

Sophisticated investors seek alternatives to global funds of hedge funds

Sophisticated investors seek alternatives to global funds of hedge funds

Wed, 02/08/2006 - 06:58

HSBC Republic Investments Limited (HRIL) is experiencing increased demand from sophisticated investors for the HSBC Uni-Folio (Uni-Folio) range. »

Eddington Triple Alpha Fund in top five as it approaches third anniversary

Eddington Triple Alpha Fund in top five as it approaches third anniversary

Wed, 02/08/2006 - 06:57

Fund of hedge funds manager Eddington Capital Management Limited has delivered exceptionally strong returns in the 12 months ended May 2006. »

CMA Global Hedge raises USD 402 million through placing

CMA Global Hedge raises USD 402 million through placing

Fri, 21/07/2006 - 06:56

CMA Global Hedge PCC Limited has raised USD 402 million with its international initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange. »

Torrey Associates strengthens sales team

Torrey Associates strengthens sales team

Thu, 13/07/2006 - 06:59

Sean Ballard has joined Torrey Associates, LLC, an SEC-registered FoHF investment adviser, as Vice President of Sales. »

HSBC Absolute Companies raise USD 58m to meet demand

HSBC Absolute Companies raise USD 58m to meet demand

Tue, 11/07/2006 - 06:59

Two London-listed hedge fund investment companies advised by HSBC Republic Investments have raised USD58m from institutional and private investors. »

Matrix FoHFs produce strong half-year dividends

Matrix FoHFs produce strong half-year dividends

Thu, 06/07/2006 - 06:57

Matrix Hedge Funds has announced it is to pay out strong half-year dividends for its range of funds of hedge funds. »

LODH's Fund of Hedge Funds Investment Process qualified as 'strong' by independent rating firm

LODH's Fund of Hedge Funds Investment Process qualified as 'strong' by independent rating firm

Tue, 04/07/2006 - 06:58

Fitch Ratings has assigned Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch an IP2-Investment Process rating for its alternative multi- management investment process. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Tim Gascoigne, head of portfolio management, HSBC Republic Investments Limited: The first port of call

The Hedgeweek Interview: Tim Gascoigne, head of portfolio management, HSBC Republic Investments Limited: The first port of call

Mon, 03/07/2006 - 06:59

Tim Gascoigne describes the combination of intensive research and market pragmatism driving HSBC Republic Investments' funds of hedge funds. »

RMB MultiManagers gets 'HIP'

RMB MultiManagers gets 'HIP'

Mon, 03/07/2006 - 06:58

RMB MultiManagers is to use youDevise's Hedge Fund Information Provider (HIP) as the primary portfolio management platform for its funds of hedge funds business. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Fred Siegrist, CEO, RMF: "Innovation is the cornerstone of our strategy"

The Hedgeweek Interview: Fred Siegrist, CEO, RMF: "Innovation is the cornerstone of our strategy"

Fri, 30/06/2006 - 06:58

Fred Siegrist provides a compelling insight into the thinking that underpins the investment processes at RMF, the asset management division of Man Group plc. »

Peak Partners launches new specialised fund of hedge funds

Peak Partners launches new specialised fund of hedge funds

Fri, 30/06/2006 - 06:57

Peak Partners is launching Mont Blanc Select, a new fund of hedge funds that specialises in asset-based lending and other collateralised strategies. »

Dexion Capital agrees distribution initiative with Deutsche Bank

Dexion Capital agrees distribution initiative with Deutsche Bank

Tue, 27/06/2006 - 07:01

Dexion Capital (Guernsey) Ltd, the manager of exchange traded funds of hedge funds, has agreed a global distribution initiative with Deutsche Bank. »

London-listed FoHFs plan to raise over USD 1 billion

London-listed FoHFs plan to raise over USD 1 billion

Fri, 16/06/2006 - 07:00

Goldman Sachs, Dexion Absolute and CM Advisors are separately planning to raise a total of over USD 1 billion from London-listed closed end FoHFs this year. »

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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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