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BDT Invest launches Asia ex-Japan long/short equity fund

BDT Invest launches Asia ex-Japan long/short equity fund

Fri, 21/04/2006 - 07:57

BDT Invest is launching a Cayman-domiciled, Dublin-listed Asian ex-Japan long/short equity fund managed by partners Rob Brewis and Henry »

Global investment made in Toronto

Global investment made in Toronto

Fri, 21/04/2006 - 07:57

Arrow Hedge Partners Inc. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Tim Haywood, CIO, Julius Baer Investments Limited: Using self-generated ideas and experience to drive performance

The Hedgeweek Interview: Tim Haywood, CIO, Julius Baer Investments Limited: Using self-generated ideas and experience to drive performance

Fri, 21/04/2006 - 07:54

Tim Haywood outlines the strategies and thinking behind Julius Baer Investments' range of hedge funds. »

Surge in metals drives strong Q1 performance from Mulvaney fund

Surge in metals drives strong Q1 performance from Mulvaney fund

Tue, 18/04/2006 - 07:56

Mulvaney Capital Management's Global Markets Fund is up 22.2 per cent for Q1 2006, consolidating its 2005 performance, when it returned »

Leeward activates global marketing drive

Leeward activates global marketing drive

Thu, 13/04/2006 - 07:59

Toronto-based hedge fund firm Leeward Hedge Funds is making a global marketing push for its Leeward Offshore Bull and Bear Fund. »

CBCM appoints Global Head of Alternative Investment Strategies

CBCM appoints Global Head of Alternative Investment Strategies

Thu, 13/04/2006 - 07:57

Commerzbank Corporates & Markets (CBCM) has appointed Dr Mehraj Mattoo as its new Global Head of Alternative Investment Strategies (AIS »

Washington Square Investment launches LSE-listed CDO fund

Washington Square Investment launches LSE-listed CDO fund

Thu, 13/04/2006 - 07:56

London-based Washington Square Investment has launched Carador plc, a London Stock Exchange-listed CDO equity fund. »

ACMH and ASK Raymond James Securities launch Absolute India Fund

ACMH and ASK Raymond James Securities launch Absolute India Fund

Thu, 13/04/2006 - 07:55

Absolute Capital Management Holdings (ACMH) and ASK Raymond James Securities (ASKRJ) have teamed up to launch the Absolute India Fund. »

Platinum finds value in France with launch of Platinum Europe Select

Platinum finds value in France with launch of Platinum Europe Select

Wed, 12/04/2006 - 07:57

Platinum Capital Management is to launch Platinum Europe Select, a fund focused primarily on Special Situations investment in French equities. »

Cambridge Associates expands hedge fund research and consulting team

Cambridge Associates expands hedge fund research and consulting team

Wed, 12/04/2006 - 07:56

Cambridge Associates has added to new members to its hedge funds group: Charles T Cassidy and Jon R Hansen. »

Copernico Argentina Fund: Dividend payout as investment opportunities resulting from Argentina recovery diminish

Copernico Argentina Fund: Dividend payout as investment opportunities resulting from Argentina recovery diminish

Tue, 11/04/2006 - 08:00

Latin America-focused Copernico Capital Partners is paying a dividend to existing shareholders, reducing the size of the Copernico Argentina »

Toronto joins the global hedge fund industry

Toronto joins the global hedge fund industry

Mon, 10/04/2006 - 08:03

Its skyscrapers and icy winters might seem at odds with the stereotypical image of an offshore hedge fund centre, but Toronto is building on a thriv »

Baker Steel launches long/short energy fund

Baker Steel launches long/short energy fund

Fri, 07/04/2006 - 07:57

Baker Steel has launched Genus Energy Fund, an absolute return hedge fund focused on the energy sector, with an emphasis on long/short g »

Diverse sources of funding create new opportunities for Asian companies

Diverse sources of funding create new opportunities for Asian companies

Wed, 05/04/2006 - 07:59

Asian corporations are broadening their sources of funding by expanding the number of banks with whom they have bilateral lending relations »

Stratton Street Capital launches new HX2 Fund

Stratton Street Capital launches new HX2 Fund

Wed, 05/04/2006 - 07:57

Stratton Street Capital launched the HX2 Fund, managed by Japan experts Dominic McEwan and Jeff Atherton, at the beginning of April. »

OMAM launches European Statistical Arbitrage Fund

OMAM launches European Statistical Arbitrage Fund

Wed, 29/03/2006 - 08:00

Old Mutual Asset Managers (OMAM) is launching a market neutral statistical arbitrage fund, which will trade liquid stocks in UK and deve »

PAI Capital launches US long/short equity hedge fund

PAI Capital launches US long/short equity hedge fund

Wed, 29/03/2006 - 07:59

US-based PAI Capital Partners, LP is launching a US long/short equity hedge fund focused on relative valuations. »

Blue Planet Investment Management launches hedge fund

Blue Planet Investment Management launches hedge fund

Tue, 28/03/2006 - 08:00

Blue Planet, the investment house specialising in financials, has launched its first hedge fund, the Blue Planet Global Financials Fund. »

UK Budget: Removal of remaining tax perks increases admin burden

UK Budget: Removal of remaining tax perks increases admin burden

Thu, 23/03/2006 - 07:00

Rod Edwards of London-based HeadStart Partners LLP provides an early summary of the Chancellor's latest Budget for the UK. »

Old Mutual targets institutional market with new fund launch

Old Mutual targets institutional market with new fund launch

Tue, 21/03/2006 - 06:56

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) (OMAM) is targeting the institutional market with the launch of the Old Mutual Spectrum Plus Fund. »

Ferox takes on Macpherson to drive IR and expand marketing

Ferox takes on Macpherson to drive IR and expand marketing

Mon, 20/03/2006 - 11:02

Ferox Capital Management has appointed Fiona Macpherson as its first head of investor relations. »

Harmonic Capital Partners hires two additional Research Analysts

Harmonic Capital Partners hires two additional Research Analysts

Thu, 16/03/2006 - 06:59

Harmonic Capital Partners, a fixed income and currency specialist hedge fund manager, has hired two additional research analysts. »

Peter Harrison joins MPC Investors as Chief Executive

Peter Harrison joins MPC Investors as Chief Executive

Wed, 15/03/2006 - 06:59

Former Deutsche Asset Management Global Chief Investment Officer Peter Harrison has joined MPC Investors Ltd as Chief Executive. »

Jersey approves its first Shari'a-compliant hedge fund

Jersey approves its first Shari'a-compliant hedge fund

Mon, 13/03/2006 - 06:59

Jersey, which is already a leading provider of specialist financial services in the Middle East, has approved its first Shari'a-complian »

Matrix launches first single strategy hedge fund

Matrix launches first single strategy hedge fund

Fri, 10/03/2006 - 07:00

Financial products and services outfit Matrix Group, has launched its first single strategy Hedge Fund, the Matrix RM Fund. »

SciVest broadens strategy offering with five new funds

SciVest broadens strategy offering with five new funds

Thu, 09/03/2006 - 06:58

Alternative investment specialist SciVest Alternative Strategies Inc is broadening its strategy offering with the launch of five new fun »

Butterfield Bank reveals strong business growth in 2005

Butterfield Bank reveals strong business growth in 2005

Wed, 08/03/2006 - 06:59

Butterfield Bank (Guernsey) has seen net profits for the year ending 31 December 2005 increase to GBP 3.84 million from GBP 1.23 million in 2004. »

Dubai FSA authorises first DIFC-domiciled hedge fund

Dubai FSA authorises first DIFC-domiciled hedge fund

Wed, 08/03/2006 - 06:58

The Dubai Financial Services Authority has issued its first licence authorising a hedge fund institution to base its funds in the Dubai »

HSBC launches new hedge fund with USD 50 million seed capital

HSBC launches new hedge fund with USD 50 million seed capital

Tue, 07/03/2006 - 06:57

HSBC Halbis Partners launched its latest hedge fund, the HSBC Distressed Opportunities Fund, on 1 March 2006 with USD 50 million in seed »

Key trends in the Asian hedge funds industry

Key trends in the Asian hedge funds industry

Mon, 06/03/2006 - 06:59

Three trends in the Asian hedge funds industry should prove to be of particular note to Prime Services providers during 2006. »

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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, 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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