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Man Investments names Head of Middle East Institutional Sales

Man Investments names Head of Middle East Institutional Sales

Tue, 25/10/2005 - 07:03

Man Investments has appointed Patrick Merville as Deputy Regional Manager and Head of Institutional Sales for the Middle East. Merville, born in Lebanon, was previ »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Taking independent pricing to the next level: Peter Jones, Director, Securities Evaluation Services, Standard & Poor's

The Hedgeweek Interview: Taking independent pricing to the next level: Peter Jones, Director, Securities Evaluation Services, Standard & Poor's

Mon, 10/10/2005 - 07:17

Peter Jones outlines the value-added S&P* fixed income securities evaluation services available to hedge fund managers and institutional investors. »

Improving investment returns in a risk-averse environment

Improving investment returns in a risk-averse environment

Mon, 10/10/2005 - 07:13

Continental Europe's pension funds and other institutional investors face a real dilemma, according to new report from Greenwich Associates.And the big question is: »

7. Risk Management and the Magic of Diversification

7. Risk Management and the Magic of Diversification

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Few private investors will have managed to escape from the words "risk management" in the process of making their investment decisions. »

6. Multi-manager Funds: Safer & Better

6. Multi-manager Funds: Safer & Better

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

The buzz words over the past two years have been the 'new economy', the 'internet and the 'dot com' boom. »

5. Marketing Hedge Funds to High Net Worth Clients

5. Marketing Hedge Funds to High Net Worth Clients

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

According to one research report (published by marketresearch.com), high net worth individuals, at least In Europe, are classified as those with in excess of EUR 300,000 (US »

4. 'Public' is not necessarily to be preferred

4. 'Public' is not necessarily to be preferred

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

One good way of annoying fund salesmen, those from publicly-listed investment groups like Investec, Man Group or Singer & Friedlander, is to enquire whether »

3. From Boutique to Department Store: Growing a hedge fund business By Craig Reeves, Managing Director, Platinum Capital Management

3. From Boutique to Department Store: Growing a hedge fund business By Craig Reeves, Managing Director, Platinum Capital Management

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Only 10 years ago, the image of a typical hedge fund operation would have been of a compact office on Park Avenue or Wall Street, a small yet highly motivated te »

2. Expatriate Money Matters By Paul Graham

2. Expatriate Money Matters By Paul Graham

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Working & living overseas, either on a contractual basis o provides every British expatriate with r in a more permanent role, the ideal opportunity to increa »

1. An Investor's Guide to Hedge Funds

1. An Investor's Guide to Hedge Funds

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Hedge funds have historically lodged in a dark corner of the investment universe, where investors and regulators were happy to leave them. »

Transition management - too important to leave to chance

Transition management - too important to leave to chance

Tue, 27/09/2005 - 07:17

Almost half of all asset transition managers are hired by US plan sponsors without a formal search or outside advice, according to new research. The study by Greenw »

Jacob Schmidt sets up alternative investment strategy research firm

Jacob Schmidt sets up alternative investment strategy research firm

Thu, 22/09/2005 - 07:13

Hedge fund consultant Jacob H Schmidt has set up a new venture focusing on research into alternative investment strategies and risk management. Schmidt Research Par »

Are Latin American hedge funds the new El Dorado?

Are Latin American hedge funds the new El Dorado?

Tue, 20/09/2005 - 07:13

Funds investing in Latin America - mostly based in Brazil - enjoyed outstanding results between 2002 and 2004. < »

Platinum Capital Management launches Platinum Global Dividend Fund

Platinum Capital Management launches Platinum Global Dividend Fund

Fri, 16/09/2005 - 07:03

Platinum Capital Management is aiming to achieve consistent capital growth and pay significant annual cash dividends to investors wit »

SPARX and IXIS launch Asian alternatives joint venture

SPARX and IXIS launch Asian alternatives joint venture

Mon, 12/09/2005 - 07:07

SPARX Asset Management and IXIS CIB have agreed to form a joint venture focused on creating managed funds of alternative assets in Asia. The partners will join the »

Baring Asset Management launches EMEA hedge fund

Baring Asset Management launches EMEA hedge fund

Fri, 09/09/2005 - 07:11

Baring Asset Management is launching its third long/short equity hedge fund, the Baring EMEA Absolute Return Fund. The fund will be available to institutional investors and HNWIs from 1 Nove »

Man offers new opportunity to access flagship product

Man offers new opportunity to access flagship product

Mon, 05/09/2005 - 07:11

Man Investments is giving investors a fresh opportunity to access Man-IP 220 Limited, a flagship structured product, through new EUR and USD bond classes. When it w »

Highbridge looks to Fidelity for new managing director

Highbridge looks to Fidelity for new managing director

Tue, 30/08/2005 - 07:07

Highbridge Capital Management has hired former Fidelity portfolio manager William Eigen as the firm's new managing director and senior portfolio manager. Eigen wil »

Atlantic Link Management Services Ltd hires new staff

Atlantic Link Management Services Ltd hires new staff

Thu, 25/08/2005 - 07:07

Atlantic Link Management Services Ltd has appointed two new senior consultants, one consultant, and a general manager. Peter Black and John Comben join the investme »

Comment: There are opportunities beyond capacity constraints

Comment: There are opportunities beyond capacity constraints

Tue, 23/08/2005 - 07:13

Forsyth Partners remains bullish about future opportunities, despite widespread concerns over increasing capacity constraints in the hedge fund industry. The company's view is that capacity »

US institutional plans report positive but slow progress for first half

US institutional plans report positive but slow progress for first half

Fri, 19/08/2005 - 07:07

The median US corporate, public, and foundation/endowment plan experienced positive results for the second quarter of 2005, according to a Mercer survey. According to Mercer »

Hedge Funds Programme at London Business School

Hedge Funds Programme at London Business School

Thu, 18/08/2005 - 07:09

The London Business School is conducting an intensive Hedge Funds Programme on 22 & 23 September 2005. This comprehensive two-day programme provides you with the kn »

Market research: Russian millionaires race ahead in wealth market

Market research: Russian millionaires race ahead in wealth market

Fri, 05/08/2005 - 08:00

Russian millionaires are consolidating their position as Eastern Europe's No1 wealth management market opportunity according to new research. The research by Scorpi »

Eurex US platform expands into Forex market

Eurex US platform expands into Forex market

Mon, 01/08/2005 - 08:00

Eurex will leverage the 23 hour t »

From Boutique to Department Store: Growing a hedge fund business

From Boutique to Department Store: Growing a hedge fund business

Wed, 20/07/2005 - 08:11

Craig Reeves, Managing Director, Platinum Capital Management, examines the benefits of global and product diversification and scalability. Only 10 years ago, the im »

CFTC freezes assets in fraud action involving hedge fund

CFTC freezes assets in fraud action involving hedge fund

Fri, 01/07/2005 - 07:05

The CFTC has frozen the assets of Philadelphia Alternative Asset Management Co., LLC, located in Philadelphia, and Paul M. »

&#039;Unique&#039; IKOS advances by 21 per cent in five consecutive months

'Unique' IKOS advances by 21 per cent in five consecutive months

Tue, 28/06/2005 - 07:07

IKOS Financial, a systematic global macro fund, has reported growth of 21 per cent over the first five months of the year. The results would appear to back up IKOS »

Fairfield Greenwich hires senior investment team member

Fairfield Greenwich hires senior investment team member

Mon, 27/06/2005 - 07:07

Fairfield Greenwich Group (FGG) continues to expand with the appointment of David S Upson III as a senior member of the firm's investment team. Upson will work on »

Tech Update: Netage unveils first online store for hedge fund software

Tech Update: Netage unveils first online store for hedge fund software

Tue, 21/06/2005 - 07:17

Netage Solutions, a provider of front-office software for the alternative investment industry, has launched the first online store for hedge fund software. The new »

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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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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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