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Greenberg Traurig strengthens funds and derivatives capabilities

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 17:00

International law firm Greenberg Traurig has strengthened its expertise in private investment funds and complicated derivatives transactions, with the additions of Anthony L Perricone and Nanette Aguirre as shareholders in its New York Corporate & Securities Practice. »

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Endowments and foundations focus on top performers when seeking exposure to alternatives

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 14:30

Institutions managing investments with a long or perpetual time horizon are increasingly looking across asset classes, liquid and illiquid, to capture long term returns.  »

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Exegy to support additional foreign exchange venues

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 14:15

Exegy, a provider of high-performance market data normalisation and distribution solutions, has introduced six new feed handlers for foreign exchange venues.   »

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Hedge Funds Care Asia holds inaugural benefit gala

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 13:00

Over 220 guests from Asia’s alternative investments industry attended Hedge Funds Care (Asia)/Help for Children Asia’s inaugural annual benefit gala on Monday, 4 May. »

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Crescent Capital hires Peter Mitchell as SVP of Investor Relations

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 09:00

Hedge fund firm Crescent Capital Group has appointed Peter Mitchell has Senior Vice President (SVP) of Investor Relations. He will be responsible for marketing Crescent’s strategies to institutional investors including public pension plans and multi-employer pension plans. »

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Hedge funds climb in April as Chinese, EM equities surge

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 06:00

Hedge funds posted gains in April as regional equity and currency markets across China, Russia, Brazil and the Middle East posted sharp gains. »

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Hedge Funds showing continued strength against S&P in April

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 16:00

There has been a very long and very active debate over the value of hedge funds given their returns during 2014. But hedge fund managers may be showing their mettle as global financial and geopolitical volatility continues and the hedge fund industry is beginning to beat popular indexes, according to eVestment’s just-released April 2015 Hedge Fund Performance Report. »

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Fifth Street Asset Management appoints Heilbrunn as MD and member of Management Committee

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 14:00

Fifth Street Asset Management has appointed David A Heilbrunn as a Managing Director and member of the firm's Management Committee.  »

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Is the sun rising on Asia’s hedge fund industry?

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 13:14

From a performance perspective, Asia Pacific-focused hedge funds have really stood out from their global peers, not just over the last 12 months but over a two- three- and five-year period. For anyone who still needs reassuring that APAC hedge funds can deliver value, simply consider the following numbers, as detailed by Preqin in its March 2015 Hedge Fund Spotlight report.  »

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AII Barometer: Another leg up for L/S equity funds

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 13:05

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up +0.1% in April. 3 out of 12 Lyxor Indices ended the month in positive territory, led by the Lyxor LS Equity Long Bias Index (+4.5%), the Lyxor LS Equity Market Neutral Index (+2.4%), and the Lyxor Merger Arbitrage Index (+0.7%). »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

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