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Unigestion launches Private Debt Allocator tool

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 20:00

Unigestion has launched a Private Debt Allocator tool, which identifies private debt opportunities to exactly match clients’ investment objectives. »

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Liquidnet’s record Q1 EMEA performance driven by increased demand for blocks

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 19:00

Institutional trading network Liquidnet has reported record first quarter performance in EMEA as institutional investors increasingly look to trade in blocks. »

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CFA Institute study calls for standardisation, simplification and transparency within shadow banking sector

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 18:00

A new global study on alternative channels for capital from shadow banking provides a unique investor perspective on what it will take for these financing vehicles to take hold and support economic growth.   »

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Thousands of Swiss asset managers ‘breaching’ new FINMA rules, says MPL

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 17:00

Managing Partners Limited (MPL) has launched a new service to help the thousands of Swiss asset management firms it believes are now struggling to meet – and are already breaching – new rules introduced by regulator FINMA. »

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T+2 to become global settlement cycle, says Omgeo study

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 15:00

Eighty per cent of respondents to a survey by Omgeo, a subsidiary of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) believe T+2 will become the global standard for settlement cycles within 10 years.  »

Weekly Brief: Macro managers turn bearish on Bunds

Weekly Brief: Macro managers turn bearish on Bunds

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 14:36

Recent market conditions were less supportive for hedge funds, with a reversal of market moves witnessed so far this year. Last week, European equities were down and the EUR/USD went up, while US rates ended the week marginally higher. The Lyxor hedge fund index was however resilient, down only 39bps. Gains were posted by Asian managers, both on the L/S equity and Even-Driven strategies. »

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Castle Hall launches due diligence monitoring platform for global investors

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 09:00

Castle Hall Alternatives has launched OpsMonitor a due diligence platform featuring daily media monitoring, a comprehensive process to identify changes in manager and fund operational risk quarter to quarter. »

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Gottex reports strong performance in multi asset and Asian products

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 06:00

Gottex Fund Management Holdings Limited has reported good performance to 10 April year to date from its Multi-Asset products, which are up around 5.3 per cent. »

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Closed-end private real estate funds post positive changes in NAV for 18 consecutive quarters

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 14:36

In this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Real Estate, Q1 2015, we analyse fund performance and take a look at private real estate funds currently in market. »

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Macro Risk Solutions expands portfolio strategy team

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 13:00

Macro Risk Solutions (MRS), a leading investment advisor providing innovative risk and hedging products and solutions to institutional investors, has expanded its analytics team with the hire of Linfeng Liu as a Portfolio Analyst.  »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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