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SpotLite FTSE350 Weekly Technical Report 6 February 2006 - Part II

SpotLite FTSE350 Weekly Technical Report 6 February 2006 - Part II

Mon, 06/02/2006 - 06:00

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A Guide to Outsourcing The Administration Of Hedge Funds: Part 2: Self-Administration versus Outsourcing

A Guide to Outsourcing The Administration Of Hedge Funds: Part 2: Self-Administration versus Outsourcing

Fri, 03/02/2006 - 06:13

The second of a six-part series by Dermot S.L. »

Copernico strengthens its investment team

Copernico strengthens its investment team

Thu, 02/02/2006 - 06:11

Latin America specialist Copernico Capital Partners (Copernico), has strengthened its investment team with the appointment of Andre Cald »

Man Investments to launch global IP 220 product in six regions

Man Investments to launch global IP 220 product in six regions

Wed, 01/02/2006 - 11:07

Man Investments is launching Man IP 220 International Ltd, a global hedge fund product offering unique access to its successful IP 220 p »

PAAMCO Europe strengthens manager research capability

PAAMCO Europe strengthens manager research capability

Tue, 31/01/2006 - 06:17

Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO) has appointed Erik Bernhardt as an Associate Director in the firm's London office. »

Ivy names new CIO and co-Presidents

Ivy names new CIO and co-Presidents

Tue, 31/01/2006 - 06:15

Ivy Asset Management has appointed Sean Simon and Michael Singer as co-Presidents and Adam Geiger as the firm's Chief Investment Officer »

Helping funds meet the needs of foreign investors

Helping funds meet the needs of foreign investors

Tue, 31/01/2006 - 06:07

The Safdié family has a long tradition in the Latin American financial sector, h »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Fred Siegrist, CEO, RMF: The investment and manager selection processes that drive fund of hedge fund performance.

The Hedgeweek Interview: Fred Siegrist, CEO, RMF: The investment and manager selection processes that drive fund of hedge fund performance.

Fri, 27/01/2006 - 06:17

Fred Siegrist provides a compelling insight into the thinking that underpins the investment processes at RMF, the asset management divis »

Why do funds of funds perform poorly in periods of market stress?

Why do funds of funds perform poorly in periods of market stress?

Tue, 24/01/2006 - 06:19

Emily Porter, Senior Analyst, Asset Alliance, examines the increasingly short equity market downside risk being taken on by many funds o »

Commitment' the key to alternative funds servicing market

Commitment' the key to alternative funds servicing market

Tue, 24/01/2006 - 06:05

By Jose Santamaria,Head of Institutional Sales and Relationship Management, Channel Islands Royal Bank of Canada, Global Private Banking »

Harcourt buys 51 per cent of NIBC Petercam Gestion

Harcourt buys 51 per cent of NIBC Petercam Gestion

Mon, 23/01/2006 - 06:17

Harcourt Investment Consulting AG has agreed to buy 51 per cent of NIBC Petercam Gestion shares from NIBC Group.  »

ABN AMRO Asset Management to acquire USD 2.6 bn IAM

ABN AMRO Asset Management to acquire USD 2.6 bn IAM

Fri, 20/01/2006 - 06:27

ABN AMRO Asset Management is acquiring International Asset Management (IAM), the London and New York-based fund of hedge funds manager.< »

AIG Private Bank prepares hedge fund solution with weekly liquidity

AIG Private Bank prepares hedge fund solution with weekly liquidity

Fri, 20/01/2006 - 06:11

Zurich-based AIG Private Bank is preparing to register a new fund of hedge funds in Luxemburg and Germany. »

Cayman&#039;s foresight bears dividends

Cayman's foresight bears dividends

Thu, 19/01/2006 - 06:05

When  the  Cayman  Islands  enacted  the territory's  Mutual  Funds  Law  in  1993,&nb »

Harcourt Partners changes name, prepares for Jhangiani fund launch

Harcourt Partners changes name, prepares for Jhangiani fund launch

Fri, 13/01/2006 - 06:13

Harcourt Partners SA has changed its name to Peak Partners SA as of 1 January 2006 and is preparing to launch a new fund run by Nikhil J »

HSBC launches German tax compliant fund admin solution

HSBC launches German tax compliant fund admin solution

Thu, 12/01/2006 - 06:17

HSBC's Alternative Fund Services has released a German tax compliant version of its core hedge fund accounting system, Advent Geneva. »

EDHEC and La Tribune produce the first FoHFs rankings in France

EDHEC and La Tribune produce the first FoHFs rankings in France

Thu, 05/01/2006 - 06:13

French financial newspaper La Tribune has asked EDHEC to apply the same approach as its Euro Performance-EDHEC Style Ratings to fu »

Charlemagne looks to tap India potential with new capital fund

Charlemagne looks to tap India potential with new capital fund

Wed, 04/01/2006 - 06:13

Charlemagne Capital has launched the Magna India Fund, which aims to tap into the potential of India's stock markets. »

GAIM Advisors launches new CHF share class for GAIM hedge fund

GAIM Advisors launches new CHF share class for GAIM hedge fund

Wed, 21/12/2005 - 06:13

GAIM Advisors Ltd (GAIM) is to launch a new Swiss Franc (CHF) share class for the GAIM Hedge Fund to accompany the existing USD, EUR and GBP classes.  Demand from »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Barbara Rupf Bee, CEO, HSBC Republic Investments Limited: The challenges of thinking global, acting local

The Hedgeweek Interview: Barbara Rupf Bee, CEO, HSBC Republic Investments Limited: The challenges of thinking global, acting local

Fri, 16/12/2005 - 06:17

Barbara Rupf Bee was appointed Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Republic Investments Limited (HRIL), the HSBC Group's dedicated fund of hedge fund investment adviser, in September 2005, »

Vontobel Group moves into hedge funds market with Harcourt stake

Vontobel Group moves into hedge funds market with Harcourt stake

Fri, 16/12/2005 - 06:13

Swiss private bank Vontobel Holding AG is acquiring NIB Capital NV's 56 per cent holding in Zurich-based Harcourt Investment Consulting AG. Harcourt, a recognized p »

EDHEC study finds strategic allocation key to added FoHF value

EDHEC study finds strategic allocation key to added FoHF value

Tue, 13/12/2005 - 06:11

Fund of hedge funds add value through strategic allocation rather than active management, according to a new study by EDHEC. Despite institutional investors' growin »

PdMV launches first fund of hedge funds

PdMV launches first fund of hedge funds

Fri, 09/12/2005 - 06:13

PdMV Capital has launched its first Fund of Hedge Funds, PdMV hedge Diversified -- the PhD Fund - which is aimed at institutional investors. The fund is designed t »

Dexion raises GBP 133m through multi-currency share issue

Dexion raises GBP 133m through multi-currency share issue

Fri, 09/12/2005 - 06:07

London Stock Exchange-listed fund of hedge funds Dexion Absolute Limited has completed a multi-currency share issue raising GBP 133 million. Following the issue, wh »

Gérard Maarek appointed Senior Economic Adviser at EDHEC

Gérard Maarek appointed Senior Economic Adviser at EDHEC

Thu, 08/12/2005 - 06:07

Gérard Maarek has been appointed Senior Economic Adviser to EDHEC, working in the group's new economic research centre. Maarek, a graduate of the Ecole Polytechniq »

MT Thaler hires Chief Operating Officer

MT Thaler hires Chief Operating Officer

Wed, 07/12/2005 - 06:07

MT Thaler Investment Management (Cayman) Ltd has hired Peter McGregor for the position of chief operating officer (COO) effective 1 December 2005. MT Thaler, with »

Funds of hedge funds and UK institutional investors

Funds of hedge funds and UK institutional investors

Tue, 06/12/2005 - 06:13

Many UK institutional investors - the large pension funds, local authorities and charities - are now showing keen interest in alternative investments. Indications a »

HSBC European Absolute raise further capital with placing and offer

HSBC European Absolute raise further capital with placing and offer

Mon, 05/12/2005 - 06:13

HSBC European Absolute Limited (European Absolute) is to raise extra capital with a placing and offer for subscription of Sterling Hedged and Euro shares. The offe »

Kyte, Talisman and Habib to launch fund management business

Kyte, Talisman and Habib to launch fund management business

Fri, 02/12/2005 - 06:07

The Kyte Group, Talisman Global Asset Management and Dr Rami Habib have launched a new fund management business, KTH Fund Management LLP.  KTH has a mandate to ide »

HSBC launches new private equity platform

HSBC launches new private equity platform

Mon, 28/11/2005 - 06:13

HSBC's Alternative Fund Services has launched a customised private equity administration platform tailored to the specific needs of its private equity clients. "As »

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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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