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AIMA and CAIA launch series of hedge fund papers for pension fund trustees

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 06:00

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and the CAIA Association have jointly published the first of a series of hedge fund educational papers aimed at pension fund trustees. »

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Ropes & Gray Partner appointed to IBA International Funds Committee

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 21:30

Ropes & Gray partner Michelle Moran has been appointed an Officer of the International Bar Association’s Investment Funds Committee. »

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Tickmill appoints Sudhanshu Agarwal as CEO

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 17:30

Transparency-oriented global ECN broker Tickmill has appointed Sudhanshu Agarwal as Global Chief Executive Officer effective 28 January, 2015.  »

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SuMi TRUST launches BlueBay Global Investment Grade Credit Fund

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 16:47

SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services has launched the BlueBay Global Investment Grade Credit Fund managed by BlueBay Asset Management for exclusive distribution in Japan by Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Limited (SMTB).   »

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GMEX Group takes stake in Avenir Technology

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 16:30

Global Markets Exchange Group International (GMEX Group) has taken a strategic stake, through its GMEX Technologies Limited (GMEX TECH) subsidiary, in the UK based post-trade software firm Avenir Technology Limited (Avenir).  »

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Fundbase obtains FINMA approval to represent and distribute foreign collective investment schemes in Switzerland

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 16:00

Fundbase Fund Services has received FINMA approval to act as representative and distributor of foreign collective investment schemes for qualified investors in Switzerland.  »

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Steben & Company promotes John Dolfin to CIO

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 10:30

Steben & Company, a provider of alternative investments, has promoted John Dolfin, CFA, to Chief Investment Officer of the firm. »

Liquidity

IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF tops USD1bn in assets

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 10:00

The IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF (QAI), the first liquid alternative exchange-traded fund (ETF), has topped USD1 billion in assets.  »

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Elston and Solactive launch multi-asset smart beta indices launched for institutional investors

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 09:00

Elston Consulting has launched the Elston Strategic Beta indices – a range of multi-asset smart beta indices launched for institutional investors – in conjunction with index provider Solactive. »

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Gottex’s Asian and multi-asset funds maintain positive performance in 2014

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 06:00

Gottex Fund Management has reported good performance from its UCITS Multi-Asset Balanced Fund in 2014, up 6.0% for the year. »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Prime Brokerage 2015

Read how prime brokers of all shapes and sizes are becoming both operational and balance sheet-efficient, and broadening out their product suites for hedge fund managers... »

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Lyxor Asset Management - Why trend-following strategies are back on track

This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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