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Jersey Finance chairman Robert Christensen awarded MBE in New Year Honours list

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 14:30

Robert Christensen, chairman of Jersey Finance, has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to charity in the New Year Honours List. »

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LME appoints John Lee as CTO

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 06:00

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has appointed John Lee as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). »

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Oaktree's US Convertibles Strategy head Keele to retire in June

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 20:00

Larry Keele, head of the Oaktree Capital’s US Convertibles strategy, has decided to retire from the firm effective 30 June, 2015 to pursue his personal interests full-time.  »

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Man FRM wins mandate to manage hedge fund allocation for Cornwall Pension Fund

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 11:00

JLT Employee Benefits (JLT) has advised the GBP1.5 billion Cornwall Pension Fund on the appointment of Man FRM to manage its hedge fund allocation, which has a target size of 8% of the fund. »

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Man Group appoints John Cryan as non-executive director

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 21:00

Man Group has appointed John Cryan to the Board as a non-executive director with immediate effect. »

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DeAWM hires two portfolio managers for hedge fund advisory business

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 20:00

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) has hired Mihir Meswani and Nicolas Laporte as Portfolio Managers to further strengthen the firm’s Hedge Fund Advisory business.  »

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EDHEC-Risk Institute and Rothschild & Cie launch research chair on active allocation to smart factor indices

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 16:30

Rothschild & Cie and EDHEC-Risk Institute have announced the creation of a new research chair at EDHEC-Risk Institute entitled "Active Allocation to Smart Factor Indices."  »

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Rothschild Asset Management strengthens alt investment business

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 14:30

Rothschild Asset Management has strengthened its alternative investment business with the appointment of Shakil Riaz as Head of US Alternative Portfolio Management and Global CIO.  »

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JPES Partners makes senior appointments

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 11:45

JPES Partners, a marketing and communications consultancy specialising in the asset management sector, has appointed Toby Mitchenall and Krupa Parmar to its team. »

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Coherence Capital Partners hires new COO & CRO

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 21:00

Fixed income specialist Coherence Capital Partners has appointed John Lovisolo as Member, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Risk Officer (CRO). »

LA

Abacus Group opens new LA office

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 19:00

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has opened a new office in Los Angeles to cater for demand for its AbacusFLEX private cloud solution. »

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PwC appoints Lachlan Roos as UK hedge fund leader

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 15:45

PwC has appointed Lachlan Roos as its new UK hedge fund leader, taking over from Rob Mellor who is stepping down after leading the hedge fund practice for five years. »

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Morgan Creek names Forstl as MD and Head of Intermediary Distribution

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 14:45

Morgan Creek Capital Management has appointed Michael Forstl as a Managing Director and Head of Intermediary Distribution.   »

NYC

Alternative investments lawyer Michael A Adelstein joins Kelley Drye

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 09:00

Kelley Drye & Warren has appointed Michael A Adelstein as a partner in the firm's Corporate Practice in the New York office.  »

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Berta Aldrich joins Franklin Square as CMO

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 15:30

Franklin Square has hired Berta Aldrich to serve as the firm's Chief Marketing Office (CMO).  »

Luxembourg

Simmons & Simmons opens in Luxembourg

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 06:00

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has opened a new office in Luxembourg, headed by Partner Stéphane Ober, who joined the firm in November 2014. »

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KNEIP appoints fund industry veteran to Head of New Business

Mon, 12/01/2015 - 21:00

Keith Dingwall, a veteran of the fund industry, has joined KNEIP as Head of New Business, leading a team of sales managers to acquire new business and identify growth opportunities within existing portfolios.  »

London

Brown Rudnick appoints Moris Mashali as Corporate and Capital Markets Partner

Mon, 12/01/2015 - 19:30

International law firm Brown Rudnick has hired Moris Mashali as a Partner in its Corporate & Capital Markets practices in London. »

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Candriam appoints global head of marketing and global head of European client relationships

Mon, 12/01/2015 - 14:00

Candriam Investors Group has appointed Guillaume Abel as Global Head of Marketing and Renato Guerriero as Global Head of European Client Relations. »

San Francisco

Constellation Advisers opens San Francisco office

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 21:30

Constellations Advisers, a provider of accounting, compliance, operational support, and due diligence services to the investment management industry has opened a new office in San Francisco.  »

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Marathon Asset Management promotes Jamie Raboy to Partner

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 15:00

Marathon Asset Management an alternative investment adviser focused on corporate and global credit, structured credit, emerging markets, leveraged loans and CLO’s, has promoted Jamie Raboy, global head of risk management, to partner. »

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BlueBay Asset Management appoints new Sales Director for Alternatives

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 18:00

Fixed income asset manager BlueBay Asset Management has appointed Katherine Wentrup-Estupinan as a Sales Director to support the growth of the firm’s Alternatives business. »

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Patrick Huber joins Mirabaud Asset Management to strengthen equities division

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 15:30

Mirabaud Asset Management has appointed Patrick Hube as Senior Portfolio Manager responsible for Swiss large cap companies. »

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SGSS appoints head of commercial, marketing and liquidity management

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 11:30

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has appointed Christophe Baurand as Global Head of Commercial, Marketing and Liquidity Management.  »

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IS Prime appoints two from Sucden Financial

Mon, 05/01/2015 - 19:00

IS Prime, the new foreign exchange brokerage service launched in late 2014, has hired two former Sucden Financial employees, Andrew Biggs and Jean Claude Francois. »

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Global Prime Partners appoints new COO

Mon, 05/01/2015 - 18:00

Global Prime Partners, a provider of prime brokerage and trading services to hedge funds, asset managers, family offices and professional traders, has appointed Andrew Bole as Chief Operating Officer (COO). »

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Weaver opens LA area office

Fri, 02/01/2015 - 11:05

Independent accounting firm Weaver has held the official opening of the firm's newest office, located in the greater Los Angeles area.  »

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DFG adds Goldman veterans to leveraged loan investment platform

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 15:00

Alternative credit asset management firm DFG Investment Advisers (DFG) has appointed industry veterans Roberta Goss and Timothy Milton as senior members of the firm’s growing leveraged loan platform.  »

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Dennis J DeCore joins Comstock Capital Value Fund

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 20:00

GAMCO Investors has appointed Dennis J DeCore as Co-Portfolio Manager of the Comstock Capital Value Fund. »

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BlueBay expands its emerging market sovereign expertise with new hire

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 06:00

BlueBay Asset Management, a manager of fixed income and alternative investments, has appointed Jana Velebova as a Portfolio Manager in the firm’s Emerging Markets Sovereign Team. »

features
Article
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. ... »

Article
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. ... »

Article
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.  ... »

Article
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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