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AIMA appoints new council

Mon, 22/09/2014 - 10:03

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has formed a new AIMA Council, its global board of directors. »

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Sussex Partners appoints Credit Agricole veteran as partner

Fri, 19/09/2014 - 06:01

Sussex Partners, a specialist advisory firm focused on alternative investments, has appointed Frederic Neefs as a partner of the firm.  »

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BlueBay appoints alternatives strategy director - macro

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 06:02

BlueBay Asset Management, a manager of fixed income and alternative investments, has appointed Wike Groenenberg in the newly-created role of alternatives strategy director - macro. »

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Highwater appoints Yolanda McCoy as director

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 16:00

Cayman Islands-based boutique corporate governance services firm Highwater has expanded its team of directors with the appointment of Yolanda Banks McCoy.  »

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Advent Capital hires Robert Gourlay as head of European business development

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 11:13

Advent Capital Management has appointed Robert Gourlay as managing director and head of European business development. »

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BakerHostetler expands business and energy practices

Mon, 15/09/2014 - 12:27

Laura J McMahon has joined BakerHostetler as a partner in the firm’s corporate and energy practices based in the Houston office. »

Luxembourg

ALFI appoints director of legal and tax

Mon, 15/09/2014 - 06:00

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has appointed Marc-André Bechet as director of legal and tax. »

Risk

Liquid Holdings Group strengthens risk team

Fri, 12/09/2014 - 14:01

Liquid Holdings Group has appointed financial services industry veterans Jeremy Shaw, Richard Boesch and Isaac Babani as senior financial engineers in the firm’s risk analytics team. »

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Apex appoints chief executive

Fri, 12/09/2014 - 12:02

Apex Fund Services has named Bill Salus as chief executive officer with immediate effect. »

EMEA

REDI names Michael Lax head of EMEA sales

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 16:02

REDI Holdings, provider of the REDIPlus execution management system (EMS), has appointed Michael Lax as head of EMEA sales. »

London

Philip Burgin heads up JTC Group’s London office

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 14:20

As part of a plan to strengthen JTC Group’s presence in London, Philip Burgin, group head of client services, will be based in JTC’s Mayfair office with effect from 15 September. »

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Gottex hires senior HSBC asset management exec

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 14:00

Gottex Fund Management has appointed James Hughes to its senior multi asset investment team in London, starting on 1 October. »

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Investment managers Eden Rahim and Michael Bird join Next Edge Capital Corp

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 10:05

Investment managers Eden Rahim and Michael Bird have joined Next Edge Capital Corp to provide portfolio management and financial advisory services to the firm.  »

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ABN AMRO Clearing appoints FX product manager

Wed, 10/09/2014 - 14:00

ABN AMRO Clearing has recruited Noel Singh for the new role of FX product manager, responsible for developing international expansion opportunities for the firm’s currency offering. »

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Maples Fund Services opens Boston office

Wed, 10/09/2014 - 12:09

Maples Fund Services has opened an office in Boston, expanding its North American presence. »

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Gallatin Advisers rebrands as PivotalPath

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:00

Hedge fund advisory firm Gallatin Advisers has changed its name to PivotalPath (Americas) LLC and appointed Jonathan Caplis as its chief operating officer. »

Announcement

Strand Partners re-launches as Hannam and Partners

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:02

International resource and emerging markets focused advisory firm Strand Partners is re-launching with a new brand, Hannam and Partners. »

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HSBC appoints Tony McDonnell as MD of Securities Services Ireland

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 12:45

HSBC has appointed Tony McDonnell as managing director for HSBC Securities Services (Ireland) Limited (HSSI). »

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Lyxor appoints Kunjal Shah as senior investment professional

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 09:31

Lyxor Asset Management has appointed Kunjal Shah as senior investment professional. »

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361 Capital names director of portfolio solutions and product management

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 12:10

361 Capital, an asset management firm specialising in liquid alternative mutual funds, has appointed Clifford Stanton as director of portfolio solutions and product management. »

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Baymarkets names Algomi CEO as non-exec director

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 08:37

Baymarkets AB, the over-the-counter derivatives, fixed income and commodities market systems provider, has appointed Stu Taylor, chief executive of Algomi, as a non-executive director. »

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BlueBay Asset Management hires credit and rates expert

Thu, 04/09/2014 - 16:00

Fixed income and alternatives investment specialist BlueBay Asset Management has appointed Kerry Hugh-Jones as institutional portfolio manager, working with the global leveraged finance team. »

Luxembourg

Crestbridge appoints director in Luxembourg

Thu, 04/09/2014 - 11:23

Administration and corporate services firm Crestbridge has appointed Gren Carr-Jones as a director in its Luxembourg office. »

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Investcorp hedge funds group hires cross asset strategist

Thu, 04/09/2014 - 10:30

Investcorp, a provider and manager of alternative investment products, has appointed Rebecca Hellerstein as a managing director in the firm’s hedge fund business in a newly created role as a cross asset strategist. »

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Saxo Capital Markets UK appoints non-executive director

Thu, 04/09/2014 - 06:10

Saxo Capital Markets UK (SCML), the UK subsidiary of Saxo Bank A/S, has appointed Anthony Belchambers, former chief executive of the Futures & Options Association, as a non-executive director.  »

Asia Pacific

State Street appoints head of alternative investment solutions for Asia Pacific

Wed, 03/09/2014 - 12:04

State Street Corporation has appointed Bob Keogh as head of alternative investment solutions (AIS) for the Asia Pacific region. »

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AIMA Canada appoints new board for 2014-2016

Wed, 03/09/2014 - 10:01

AIMA Canada, the national group of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) in Canada, has appointed its board for 2014-2016. »

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Common Sense Investment Management appoints president

Mon, 01/09/2014 - 12:00

Common Sense Investment Management (CSIM), an independent, privately-held investment manager, has appointed Marc Lorin as president. »

EMEA

Citi names Chris Cox as securities services head for EMEA

Fri, 29/08/2014 - 16:00

Citi has appointed Chris Cox as the securities services head for EMEA, leading both investor services and direct custody and clearing (DCC) franchises. »

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SmartStream hires Tom Dalglish to head transformation services

Fri, 29/08/2014 - 06:10

SmartStream Technologies has hired Tom Dalglish to manage transformation projects for post-trade processing and data management services for global clients. »

features
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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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survey

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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