James Williams, Hedgeweek

Product and legal innovations keep Ireland one step ahead

It is highly anticipated that Ireland will have a new corporate vehicle for Irish funds in place by the end of 2014: the Irish Collective Asset-Management Vehicle or ICAV. »

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REDI adds Evercore ISI to multi-broker network

REDI Holdings has added Evercore ISI Institutional Equities’ (Evercore ISI) electronic execution platform to the REDI multi-broker network. »

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Hedge fund investor redemptions outpace allocations in October

Investor redemptions from hedge funds in October outpaced new allocations for the second consecutive month resulting in a slight net outflow of USD2.9 billion (only 0.10% of AUM), according to eVestment. »

Prequin Special Report: Venture Capital

Preqin Special Report: The turning point for venture capital?

Although much maligned for sub-par performance since the dot-com crash, venture capital returns for more recent funds have picked up significantly – one-year horizon returns are among the best in the entire private equity industry. Preqin’s latest special report examines the drivers of this recent success, and uncovers the impact of improved performance on LP attitudes towards the asset class and the prospects for future fundraising. »

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Barclay Hedge Fund Index slips 0.11% in October

Hedge funds lost 0.11% in October, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. After ten months in 2014 the Index is up 2.87%. »

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Investors’ devotion to Alpha is hindering investment success, says State Street research

Investors’ devotion to Alpha is hindering investment success, says State Street research »

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Irving H Picard reaches USD95m BLMIS recovery agreement with Senator Feeder Fund

Irving H Picard, Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS), is seeking approval of a recovery agreement with Senator Fund SPC, a Cayman Islands incorporated investment fund invested exclusively with BLMIS. »

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Columbia Management agrees strategic initiative with BAAM

Columbia Management and Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM) are to research and develop investment solutions that leverage Columbia’s asset management capabilities and Blackstone’s hedge fund solutions business. »

Simon Broch, AlphaDealing

The future of trading desks

By Simon Broch, AlphaDealing – Arguably, the Trading Desk is at the heart of the investment manager.  Why then do so many new start-ups not invest in a dedicated trading desk? »

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Midwest Wealth launches proprietary alt investment trading platform

Alternative investments specialist Midwest Wealth Management has launched a new Proprietary Trading Platform. »

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