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RAB Capital launches Global Mining and Resources Fund

RAB Capital launches Global Mining and Resources Fund

Fri, 02/11/2007 - 05:55

Absolute return asset manager RAB Capital has announced the planned launch of a new RAB Global Mining and Resources Fund, to be managed by a team led by chief executive Philip Richards, on »

Dexion Capital launches JC Clark Focused Opportunities Offshore fund

Dexion Capital launches JC Clark Focused Opportunities Offshore fund

Wed, 31/10/2007 - 07:15

Dexion Capital and JC Clark have announced the opening of the JC Clark Focused Opportunities Offshore fund, which seeks absolute returns through a classic long-short hedged style, to exter »

Pictet launches low-risk absolute return fund

Pictet launches low-risk absolute return fund

Wed, 31/10/2007 - 07:05

Backed by the strong track record of the EUR2bn PF (Lux) Absolute Return Global Diversified Fund, Pictet Funds has announced the launch of a lower-risk absolute return product, the PF (Lux »

Absolute Capital fund restructuring wins investor backing

Absolute Capital fund restructuring wins investor backing

Tue, 30/10/2007 - 07:17

Absolute Capital Management has won mostly comfortable majorities in support of its restructuring plans for four funds whose exposure to illiquid, hard to trade US micro-cap stocks was rev »

Absolute Capital announces reopening of Absolute Germany Fund

Absolute Capital announces reopening of Absolute Germany Fund

Mon, 29/10/2007 - 06:00

With the result of October 27 shareholder votes on restructuring plans for four of its funds looming, Absolute Capital Management has announced that its Absolute Germany Fund has lifted th »

Horton Point to launch quantitative multi-strategy fund

Horton Point to launch quantitative multi-strategy fund

Wed, 24/10/2007 - 07:27

Horton Point has announced plans to launch a quantitative multi-strategy vehicle in the fourth quarter of 2007. »

BlueMountain Capital Management launches USD80m credit correlation fund

BlueMountain Capital Management launches USD80m credit correlation fund

Mon, 22/10/2007 - 06:58

BlueMountain Capital Management has launched a new hedge fund, the Correlation Relative Value II Fund, designed to capitalise on opportunities in structured corporate credit markets. »

MPC Investors opens fourth hedge fund

MPC Investors opens fourth hedge fund

Mon, 22/10/2007 - 06:57

MPC Investors has announced the opening to external investors of its discretionary macro hedge fund, MPC Strategic Opportunities Fund, following the USD900m launch of the MPC Samsara hedge »

Baring Asset Management launches emerging markets absolute return fund

Baring Asset Management launches emerging markets absolute return fund

Fri, 19/10/2007 - 08:17

Baring Asset Management has launched its fifth long/short equity hedge fund, the Baring Emerging Markets Absolute Return Fund, with USD20m in assets under management. »

Absolute Capital German fund managers quit

Absolute Capital German fund managers quit

Mon, 08/10/2007 - 07:19

Absolute Capital Management, the Majorca-based, London-listed hedge fund manager that was hit by heavy redemption requests and a catastrophic collapse in its share price following the acri »

Last Atlantis joins forces with former Tudor trader at to launch new share class

Last Atlantis joins forces with former Tudor trader at to launch new share class

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 06:56

Last Atlantis Capital Management, based in St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, and Jerry Considine, a former head currency trader at Tudor Investment, have joined forces to launch the LACM »

New Star launches new property hedge fund

New Star launches new property hedge fund

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:58

New Star has launched the New Star Real Estate Hedge Fund, which will invest in listed real estate securities and may also use sector swaps, real estate funds and real estate derivatives. »

SPM's new credit fund looks to capitalize on liquidity problems in mortgage market

SPM's new credit fund looks to capitalize on liquidity problems in mortgage market

Thu, 13/09/2007 - 06:58

Structured Portfolio Management (SPM) has announced the launch of a hedge fund designed to take advantage of dislocations in the structured credit and mortgage markets. »

Picton Mahoney to close 'neutral' hedge fund

Picton Mahoney to close 'neutral' hedge fund

Mon, 10/09/2007 - 08:34

Picton Mahoney Asset Management is to close its Neutral Equity Fund to new investments on or before September 28, 2007. »

Investec Asset Management launches Global Extension strategy

Investec Asset Management launches Global Extension strategy

Tue, 17/07/2007 - 06:58

Investec Asset Management is launching a new Global Extension Fund managed by James Hand, Investec's Head of 4Factor Research, based on a portfolio that uses derivative instruments to go b »

Thames River launches EUR37.7m Kingsway Plus to offer higher risk/return profile

Thames River launches EUR37.7m Kingsway Plus to offer higher risk/return profile

Tue, 10/07/2007 - 08:09

Thames River Capital has launched the EUR37.7m Thames River Kingsway Plus fund to offer investors a more aggressive risk/return profile than the EUR345.4m Kingsway Fund by taking on twice »

Acropole Asset Management to launch convertible arbitrage fund

Acropole Asset Management to launch convertible arbitrage fund

Mon, 09/07/2007 - 06:58

Specialist convertible bond manager Acropole Asset Management has announced plans to launch its first alternative fund, Acropole Convertibles Arbitrage, to add to its existing product rang »

New Star to close three single strategy hedge funds

New Star to close three single strategy hedge funds

Thu, 05/07/2007 - 07:00

New Star Asset Management is rationalising its single strategy hedge fund range by closing three small funds investing in the UK, Japan and Asia that had combined assets under management o »

Augustus Asset Managers launches first pure currency product

Augustus Asset Managers launches first pure currency product

Tue, 03/07/2007 - 07:48

Augustus Asset Managers, the London-based fixed-income manager formerly known as Julius Baer Investments, is drawing on its experience in the currency markets since 1983 to launch its firs »

F&C launches fund raising for foreign exchange volatility hedge fund

F&C launches fund raising for foreign exchange volatility hedge fund

Tue, 03/07/2007 - 07:47

F&C Alternative Investments has launched fund raising for its F&C Garnet Fund, a hedge fund that aims to achieve absolute returns by investing and trading in the foreign exchange v »

SGAM Alternative Investments launches fund dedicated to art market

SGAM Alternative Investments launches fund dedicated to art market

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:58

SGAM Alternative Investments has launched an investment fund dedicated to the art market that it says is the first investment structure backed by a leading global asset manager to offer in »

AIMS Asset Management to launch greater China long/short equity fund

AIMS Asset Management to launch greater China long/short equity fund

Thu, 21/06/2007 - 07:00

AIMS Asset Management, one of the first foreign fund management companies to be licensed in Malaysia in 1996, is launching a long/short greater China equity fund in this month, adopting th »

Pamplona Capital Management launches global emerging markets fund

Pamplona Capital Management launches global emerging markets fund

Thu, 14/06/2007 - 07:00

Pamplona Capital Management has launched a global emerging markets fund, the Pamplona GEM Hedge Fund, which will adopt primarily a long/short equity investment strategy, investing in Centr »

Scipion Capital unveils all-Africa hedge fund and index tracker share class

Scipion Capital unveils all-Africa hedge fund and index tracker share class

Wed, 13/06/2007 - 06:59

Fund manager Scipion Capital has announced the launch next month of what is billed as the first pan-African hedge fund, established in response to rising confidence and investor interest i »

Old Mutual launches global stat arb fund

Old Mutual launches global stat arb fund

Tue, 29/05/2007 - 06:56

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) (OMAM) has announced the launch of the Old Mutual Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund, a specialist fund which leverages OMAM's statistical arbitrage capabilit »

Old Mutual launches Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund

Old Mutual launches Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund

Tue, 22/05/2007 - 06:59

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) has announced the launch next month of the Old Mutual Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund, a specialist fund that will be run by the same team that has managed »

Park Square Capital launches Europe's largest credit opportunities fund

Park Square Capital launches Europe's largest credit opportunities fund

Thu, 17/05/2007 - 07:01

Park Square Capital, LLP, the London-based credit products investment adviser, has launched Europe's largest Credit Opportunities Fund by equity commitments. »

ADIC launches first multi-strategy hedge fund in Gulf region

ADIC launches first multi-strategy hedge fund in Gulf region

Fri, 11/05/2007 - 06:56

Abu Dhabi Investment Company has launched the ADIC Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund, a diversified fund of funds with a primary focus on investing across a range of underlying absolute return and »

Reech AiM AND CB Richard Ellis to launch real estate hedge funds

Reech AiM AND CB Richard Ellis to launch real estate hedge funds

Thu, 10/05/2007 - 07:00

The joint venture partnership between the world largest property advisory firm CBRE and derivatives specialist fund manager Reech AiM has confirmed that it will offer up to six real estate »

SilverStreet partners target performance, not asset-gathering

SilverStreet partners target performance, not asset-gathering

Fri, 27/04/2007 - 06:57

Gary Vaughan-Smith and Alex Da Costa, the former ABN Amro Asset Management alternatives specialists who have launched new London-based fund of hedge fund manager SilverStreet Capital, say »

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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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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, 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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