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'Unique' 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 »

CalPERS selects five firms for Manager Development Program

CalPERS selects five firms for Manager Development Program

Fri, 17/06/2005 - 07:03

The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) has selected five investment advisors for its second Manager Development Program. The program is design »

Dow Jones Industrial Average posts 2.6% gain in May, European stocks gain 3.34%, Asia rises 0.02% and World equities rise by 1.72%

Dow Jones Industrial Average posts 2.6% gain in May, European stocks gain 3.34%, Asia rises 0.02% and World equities rise by 1.72%

Thu, 02/06/2005 - 07:15

The US blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 2.60% in May, closing at 10457.80. »

Horizon appoints new executive VP and senior managing partner

Horizon appoints new executive VP and senior managing partner

Thu, 02/06/2005 - 07:01

Horizon Cash Management has promoted Pauline Slager to executive vice president, finance, and senior managing partner. Slager has been an integral part of the team »

Private equity firms face increasing competition from hedge funds

Private equity firms face increasing competition from hedge funds

Mon, 30/05/2005 - 07:15

Berwin Leighton Paisner's Timothy Spangler and Daljit Singh examine the implications of the entry of hedge funds into the realm of private equity. Recently, much at »

New launch from RAB Capital raises USD 55m

New launch from RAB Capital raises USD 55m

Tue, 24/05/2005 - 07:05

RAB Capital's new RAB Octane strategy has raised assets of USD 55 million, the highest launch-funding yet for any RAB strategy. RAB Chairman Michael Alen-Buckley sa »

Integra to offer Schroders' fund of hedge funds to Canadian investors

Integra to offer Schroders' fund of hedge funds to Canadian investors

Mon, 23/05/2005 - 07:17

Integra Capital has signed an agreement with Schroders plc to exclusively represent  Schroders' FoHF products to institutional investors in Canada. The funds will be available through the "I »

RMF seeds Japanese long/short equity fund

RMF seeds Japanese long/short equity fund

Fri, 13/05/2005 - 07:13

RMF is to seed San Francisco-based start-up hedge fund manager GSB Capital's long/short equity fund, Phoenix Japan Master Fund L.P. The Phoenix Japan Fund, based in »

Platinum Premier re-opens with top-line Fixed Income fund

Platinum Premier re-opens with top-line Fixed Income fund

Mon, 02/05/2005 - 07:07

Platinum has announced a major expansion to the Platinum Premier Fund's investment portfolio to coincide with its re- opening to investment from 1 June. The fixed- »

Standard Asset Management launches Strategic Bond Fund

Standard Asset Management launches Strategic Bond Fund

Wed, 27/04/2005 - 07:06

Standard Asset Management, a division of Standard Bank London and Standard Americas, is launching a new hedge fund aimed at external investors. The new Strategic B »

Mercer data indicates strong hedge fund allocations in 2004

Mercer data indicates strong hedge fund allocations in 2004

Tue, 26/04/2005 - 07:17

Mercer Investment Consulting has released data on its global investment manager search activity for 2004 indicating strong growth in hedge funds. Mercer's manager »

Risk Management and the Magic of Diversification

Risk Management and the Magic of Diversification

Wed, 20/04/2005 - 07:13

Craig Reeves, Managing Director, Platinum Capital Management, outlines the benefits of manager diversification and risk control. Few private investors will have man »

Industry report heralds future of two-tier hedge fund system

Industry report heralds future of two-tier hedge fund system

Mon, 18/04/2005 - 07:13

A report into setting up and running a hedge fund in an existing long-only or 'mixed' fund management company has revealed market appetite for a hybrid product. In »

Report confirms London as Europe's leading hedge fund centre

Report confirms London as Europe's leading hedge fund centre

Fri, 15/04/2005 - 07:13

A new and detailed report from International Financial Services London has confirmed London's status as Europe's leading centre for hedge fund managers. The aim of »

Mark White joins the board at KGR Capital

Mark White joins the board at KGR Capital

Thu, 14/04/2005 - 07:13

Former JPMorgan Fleming CEO Mark White has joined Hong Kong-based KGR Capital and will be appointed to the board of the Asian hedge fund specialist. White has 28 ye »

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) strengthens Asia Pacific team

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) strengthens Asia Pacific team

Thu, 14/04/2005 - 07:07

Philip Hunter has joined Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) as a senior investment analyst working with the Old Mutual Asia Pacific Equity Fund investment team. Hunter »

Charlemagne Capital launches Latin America long short fund

Charlemagne Capital launches Latin America long short fund

Fri, 01/04/2005 - 07:11

Charlemagne Capital is adding to its emerging markets long-short equity range with the launch of the OCCO Latin America Fund today. This will be the fourth fund in »

Old Mutual tops USD 1.2 billion in hedge fund assets

Old Mutual tops USD 1.2 billion in hedge fund assets

Wed, 30/03/2005 - 07:07

Hedge fund assets under management at Old Mutual Asset Managers (OMAM) have reached USD 1.2 billion, driven by strong inflows since the start of the year. OMAM laun »

Hedge fund with zero management fee to launch in Singapore

Hedge fund with zero management fee to launch in Singapore

Wed, 23/03/2005 - 06:07

A USD 100 million hedge fund targeting annual returns of 24 to 36 per cent is to be launched in Singapore in June by Commerz Capital International. Commerz Capital »

GAM Multi-Arbitrage to reopen to subscriptions

GAM Multi-Arbitrage to reopen to subscriptions

Wed, 16/03/2005 - 06:13

GAM Multi-Arbitrage will re-open to subscriptions on 28 March 2005. »

Reuters subsidiary to acquire HedgeWorld and TASS Research

Reuters subsidiary to acquire HedgeWorld and TASS Research

Wed, 16/03/2005 - 06:13

Lipper, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reuters, is expanding its reach in hedge fund and data research by acquiring TASS Research and HedgeWorld. Lipper, a leading fu »

CMA tops USD 1.5 billion in assets under management

CMA tops USD 1.5 billion in assets under management

Mon, 14/03/2005 - 06:03

Capital Management Advisors (CMA) now manages assets worth over USD 1.5 billion following a successful asset-raising period during January and February. During the »

Thomas Murray launches service provider selection and evaluation tool

Thomas Murray launches service provider selection and evaluation tool

Thu, 03/03/2005 - 06:13

Thomas Murray Alternative Investment Services (TMAIS) has launched a tool aimed at assisting the evaluation and selection of hedge fund service providers. TMAIS ho »

Risk Management and the Magic of Diversification

Risk Management and the Magic of Diversification

Tue, 01/03/2005 - 06:13

Craig Reeves, Managing Director of Platinum Capital Management, outlines the benefits of efficient risk management and diversification. Few private investors will h »

Market Wizards to offer new institutional share class

Market Wizards to offer new institutional share class

Mon, 28/02/2005 - 06:17

The London-based Fortune Group is to launch a new institutional investor share class for its Market Wizards Fund. The new MWF B class, which will be introduced on »

Biosphere next to launch from Schneider platform

Biosphere next to launch from Schneider platform

Fri, 25/02/2005 - 06:13

UK financial services group Schneider is to launch the Biosphere Strategic Capital Fund through its investment management arm, PCE Investors Limited. The fund will »

Jeff Maillet launches Noble Asset Management

Jeff Maillet launches Noble Asset Management

Thu, 24/02/2005 - 06:13

High-yield bank loan market pioneer Jeffrey W Maillet has launched Noble Asset Management, LLC together with a multi-strategy investment vehicle. Noble will initial »

West Yorkshire Pension Fund allocates GBP 260m to FoHFs

West Yorkshire Pension Fund allocates GBP 260m to FoHFs

Fri, 18/02/2005 - 06:11

The West Yorkshire Pension Fund (WYPF) is to invest GBP 260 million (approx. »

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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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