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Cayman Islands funds

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 12:53

By Chris Humpries (pictured), Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries – The Cayman Islands is the principle offshore jurisdiction for hedge funds and mutual funds and seeks to retain its status by implementing an innovative legislative and regulatory regime and by continuing to have an absence of taxation. Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 declared The Cayman Islands the best hedge fund services jurisdiction. Given the historic success of the Cayman Islands as a fund domicile, it also boasts the presence of sophisticated and professional service providers who are knowledgeable in the nuances of the fund industry. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Cayman LLC should offer a ‘cleaner’ vehicle for PE managers

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 12:46

It's safe to say that the Cayman Island Government's in-tray is probably rather full at the turn of the year. Two major developments are in train, both of which are set to further enhance the jurisdiction's reputation. The first of these developments is the impending introduction of a new legal vehicle – the Cayman Islands limited liability company ("LLC"), which is expected to be brought into force in early 2016 (likely March or April). »

Neonet joins AIM Italia

Neonet joins AIM Italia

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 09:53

Neonet, an independent agency broker and execution specialist, has joined AIM Italia, Borsa Italiana’s marketplace for SMEs, as a member firm.
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Mirabaud Securities expands electronic trading capabilities

Mirabaud Securities expands electronic trading capabilities

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 09:47

Mirabaud Securities is developing its electronic trading capabilities with the appointment of Jason Rand to the newly created role of head of global electronic trading. »

GLAS enters the US market with New York office

GLAS enters the US market with New York office

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 09:39

GLAS, an independent provider of finance administration services, has launched in the US, with Daniel R Fisher appointed to the helm of its New York-based office. »

Institutional investors to embrace illiquid assets and active management in 2016, says BlackRock survey

Institutional investors to embrace illiquid assets and active management in 2016, says BlackRock survey

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 09:30

Large institutional investors expect to embrace active management in 2016 to combat macro-economic trends, anticipated market volatility and divergent monetary policy, a new BlackRock survey has found. »

Barclay CTA Index down 1.19 per cent in December

Barclay CTA Index down 1.19 per cent in December

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 09:28

Managed futures traders lost 1.19 per cent in December according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index was down 1.43 per cent in 2015. »

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 2.31 per cent for January

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 2.31 per cent for January

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 16:24

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for January 2016 measured 2.31 per cent, down from 4.98 per cent in December. »

Hedge funds finished up 2.42 per cent in 2015

Hedge funds finished up 2.42 per cent in 2015

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 16:20

Hedge funds finished last year up 2.42 per cent, beating equities and bonds on an absolute and risk-adjusted basis, according to an analysis of performance data by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). »

LoCorr’s Market Trend Fund passes USD1bn mark

LoCorr’s Market Trend Fund passes USD1bn mark

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 09:58

The LoCorr Market Trend Fund has passed the USD1 billion mark in net assets this month, just 18 months after its launch on 1 July, 2014. »

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