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Private funds pose most systemic asset management risk, says Fitch

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 16:00

Private funds pose the greatest systemic risk for the investment management sector based on key risk indicators identified by the Financial Stability Board's (FSB) latest consultation paper, according to Fitch Ratings. »

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Arlington appoints new CFO

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 15:30

Arlington Asset Investment Corp has appointed Richard E Konzmann as the Company's Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer, with immediate effect.  »

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Highland Capital Management launches Highland Alternative Investors

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 13:00

Highland Capital Management has launched Highland Alternative Investors, an alternative investment platform that will encompass all of Highland’s existing non-traditional, liquid alternative funds. »

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AlphaPipe launches Form ADV Change Reports service

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 11:00

AlphaPipe has launched Form ADV Change Reports a new service that delivers to investors a monthly change report of all changes made to an asset manager's Form ADV filing. »

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Elementum Advisors expands marketing and investor relations team

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 09:00

Elementum Advisors, an SEC-registered investment advisor focused on managing investment portfolios exposed to natural catastrophe event risk, has added Adam Maloney to its team as Director of Marketing and Investor Relations.  »

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Hedge fund launches fall as top funds lead HFRI performance gains

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 06:00

The number of new hedge fund launches fell again in 2014, the third consecutive year of decline, while fund liquidations saw their first drop since 2010, according to the latest HFR Market Microstructure Industry Report.  »

Weekly Brief: M&A frenzy in health care fuels event driven

Weekly Brief: M&A frenzy in health care fuels event driven

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 17:45

Hedge Funds have continued to deliver solid returns in 2015, with the Lyxor HFI up 1.3% last week and 3.4% year to date. The first quarter of 2015 is actually on track to be the best quarter for hedge funds since Q2-2007, when the Lyxor HFI was up 3.7%. At present, 85% of the funds included in our sample are positive year to date.   »

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Private clients advised to increase investment in alternatives

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 15:00

Investec Wealth & Investment (IW&I) has raised its allocation to alternative investments, specifically hedge funds, absolute return funds and defensive structured products, in a bid to ensure a balanced portfolio. »

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Bonds overvalued according to three quarters of investment professionals

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 14:00

The proportion of investment professionals that find Corporate Bonds overvalued has reached its highest level since the CFA Society of the UK’s (CFA UK) Valuations Index was introduced three years ago.  »

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Q&A: Market harmonisation and cross-jurisdiction selling

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 13:14

To what extent have UCITS and AIFMD created market harmonisation and allowed cross-jurisdiction selling? Answers provided by Christopher Jehan of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association. »

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