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BISYS extends closing date for sale of information services

BISYS extends closing date for sale of information services

Wed, 01/03/2006 - 06:57

The BISYS Group Inc has extended the closing date for the sale of its Information Services Group to Open Solutions Inc. »

PFPC International names new head of hedge fund services

PFPC International names new head of hedge fund services

Tue, 28/02/2006 - 07:00

PFPC Worldwide Inc has named Graham Kennedy head of hedge fund services for its Dublin, Ireland-based affiliate, PFPC International Ltd. »

The case for the Omega function

The case for the Omega function

Wed, 22/02/2006 - 06:29

The Omega function and associated metrics offer a solution to the limitations of parametric approaches to investment performance app »

Merriman Curhan Ford & Co appoints heads of new Capital Access Group

Merriman Curhan Ford & Co appoints heads of new Capital Access Group

Mon, 20/02/2006 - 06:59

Securities broker-dealer and investment bank Merriman Curhan Ford has hired Michael Fitzsimmons and David Schane to lead its new Capital »

DeAM strengthens NA Alternative and Quantitative Business teams

DeAM strengthens NA Alternative and Quantitative Business teams

Mon, 13/02/2006 - 06:11

Deutsche Asset Management (DeAM), has recruited Stephane Amara and Eddie Vandiver to develop its Alternative and Quantitative Business i »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Jon Hitchon, Head of Global Prime Services, Deutsche Bank: Focusing on smart solutions for hedge funds

The Hedgeweek Interview: Jon Hitchon, Head of Global Prime Services, Deutsche Bank: Focusing on smart solutions for hedge funds

Fri, 10/02/2006 - 06:19

Jon Hitchon outlines recent changes at Deutsche Bank (DB) and reviews the key hedge fund trends tracked by the Global Prime Services bus »

Equity swaps as an alternative to trading in equities

Equity swaps as an alternative to trading in equities

Wed, 08/02/2006 - 06:11

In recent years equity swaps have emerged as one of a series of equity derivative products that are playing an increasingly integral par »

SpotLite FTSE 350 Index Feb 6th - Part V

SpotLite FTSE 350 Index Feb 6th - Part V

Mon, 06/02/2006 - 06:00

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OMAM hires UK statistical arbitrage team, plans new launches

OMAM hires UK statistical arbitrage team, plans new launches

Thu, 02/02/2006 - 06:03

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) Ltd has hired Paul Simpson and John Dow to launch a statistical arbitrage hedge fund. »

Hedge funds compete for assets while dealers compete for funds

Hedge funds compete for assets while dealers compete for funds

Wed, 01/02/2006 - 06:13

Competition is intensifying among European hedge funds for investor assets and among prime brokers fighting for hedge funds business, sa »

Deutsche bank appoints new head of securities lending

Deutsche bank appoints new head of securities lending

Mon, 30/01/2006 - 06:11

Deutsche Bank has appointed Anthony Byrne as Head of Securities Lending within the bank's Global Markets division. »

Morgan Stanley and BlackRock: A fact file

Morgan Stanley and BlackRock: A fact file

Fri, 27/01/2006 - 06:27

Is Morgan Stanley acquiring BlackRock? »

Hedge funds can cut portfolio risk in half

Hedge funds can cut portfolio risk in half

Thu, 26/01/2006 - 06:17

A new study by EDHEC shows that an allocation of 20 per cent to hedge funds can reduce a fund's probability of extreme loss by 50 per ce »

Citigroup hires Coyne to expand FX Prime Brokerage

Citigroup hires Coyne to expand FX Prime Brokerage

Mon, 16/01/2006 - 06:17

Andrew Coyne has moved from Deutsche Bank and joined Citigroup in London as Global Head of FX Prime Brokerage. »

Citigroup hires Coyne to expand FX Prime Brokerage

Citigroup hires Coyne to expand FX Prime Brokerage

Thu, 12/01/2006 - 06:13

Andrew Coyne has moved from Deutsche Bank and joined Citigroup in London as Global Head of FX Prime Brokerage. »

National Union introduces hedge fund manager insurance policy

National Union introduces hedge fund manager insurance policy

Wed, 11/01/2006 - 06:11

National Union Fire Insurance Company has introduced a new policy to protect hedge fund managers and directors against liability exposur »

Quantifi releases version 7.1 of its credit analytics Tookit package

Quantifi releases version 7.1 of its credit analytics Tookit package

Wed, 11/01/2006 - 06:11

Quantifi Inc, a provider of analytics and risk management solutions for the global credit markets, has released Toolkit version 7.1. »

Risks remain despite a relatively placid outlook for 2006

Risks remain despite a relatively placid outlook for 2006

Tue, 03/01/2006 - 06:13

Like 2005, 2006 should see relatively buoyant growth and tame inflation. »

Cayman's booming hedge fund industry passes a mile stone.

Cayman's booming hedge fund industry passes a mile stone.

Tue, 03/01/2006 - 06:03

At the end of November the Cayman Islands' hedge fund industry passed a milestone with the registration of the 10,000th fund to be authorised by the »

Banking total adds gloss to Guernsey fund success

Banking total adds gloss to Guernsey fund success

Tue, 27/12/2005 - 06:11

Banking statistics announced this week are further evidence of a great year for Guernsey, according to GuernseyFinance chief executive Peter Niven. Deposits held wi »

Active style allocation adds significant value to a hedge fund portfolio

Active style allocation adds significant value to a hedge fund portfolio

Wed, 21/12/2005 - 06:07

Active style allocation can add significant value to a hedge fund portfolio according to new research by the EDHEC Risk and Asset Management Research Centre. The re »

InteDelta launches risk health check for hedge funds

InteDelta launches risk health check for hedge funds

Mon, 12/12/2005 - 06:07

InteDelta, the risk management and financial consultancy, has launched a new risk health check for hedge funds. The health check, the first in a series the company »

GlobeOp appoints new head of European sales and marketing

GlobeOp appoints new head of European sales and marketing

Wed, 07/12/2005 - 15:37

GlobeOp Financial Services has appointed Simon Behan to the newly created post of head of European sales and marketing. Behan, who joined the firm on 5 December, pr »

Investors adapt to market downturn in US convertibles

Investors adapt to market downturn in US convertibles

Thu, 01/12/2005 - 06:07

The long-market value of institutional holdings of US convertibles plunged almost 20 per cent over the past year to approximately USD 240 billion. The drop is a res »

BGI announces new senior appointments and management changes

BGI announces new senior appointments and management changes

Thu, 24/11/2005 - 06:13

Barclays Global Investors (BGI), one of the world's largest asset managers has appointed several new senior staff and made some management changes. Malcolm Leigh, »

NA institutions view liquid equity derivatives as cash alternative

NA institutions view liquid equity derivatives as cash alternative

Tue, 22/11/2005 - 06:13

A growing number of North American institutional investors are using listed and highly liquid equity derivatives for hedging and investing purposes. This includes »

Evaluated pricing key to fixed income transparency

Evaluated pricing key to fixed income transparency

Tue, 15/11/2005 - 06:13

Global evaluated fixed income pricing is becoming increasingly accepted as an essential price source, according to a survey commissioned by Reuters. Traditionally, »

Citigroup Investment Deutschland launches third hedge fund

Citigroup Investment Deutschland launches third hedge fund

Mon, 14/11/2005 - 06:11

Citigroup Investment Deutschland KAG is planning to launch its third hedge fund under the German investment law. The new GLG Equities Long Short - CI fund will be »

MD Sass launches Asian equity investment management company

MD Sass launches Asian equity investment management company

Mon, 14/11/2005 - 06:11

New York investment company MD Sass has launched a San Francisco-based Asian investment management company, Denahi Global Investments LLC.Denahi will seek to achiev »

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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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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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