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Chinese hedge funds post steep losses in July

Chinese hedge funds post steep losses in July

Thu, 13/08/2015 - 13:56

Hedge funds investing predominantly in China suffered steep losses in July, as the HFRI China Index declined -7.7 per cent and the Shanghai Composite Index collapsed, falling over -14 per cent in the month, including a single-day decline of -8.5 per cent.  »

Antarctica Asset Management authorised as AIFM of new Luxembourg based SICAV AIF

Antarctica Asset Management authorised as AIFM of new Luxembourg based SICAV AIF

Wed, 12/08/2015 - 14:44

Antarctica Asset Management has been authorised by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to act as a full scope alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) of a new investment vehicle set up and approved as SICAV by the Luxembourg regulatory authorities.  »

OppenheimerFunds adds Ruta Ziverte to new multi-sector fixed income team

OppenheimerFunds adds Ruta Ziverte to new multi-sector fixed income team

Wed, 12/08/2015 - 14:42

Ruta Ziverte has joined Oppenheimer Funds as a senior portfolio manager in the newly formed Multi-Sector Fixed Income team, reporting to Michael Mata (pictured), head of the new Multi-Sector Fixed Income team, which looks across global debt markets for attractive opportunities. »

FIX Trading Community announces new regulatory subgroups focused on MiFID

FIX Trading Community announces new regulatory subgroups focused on MiFID

Wed, 12/08/2015 - 14:26

FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven financial trading standards body, has formed six new subgroups focused on MiFID II regulation for the industry to collaborate on the most critical issues in this time of regulatory change. »

First GMEX IRS Constant Maturity Futures trades completed

First GMEX IRS Constant Maturity Futures trades completed

Wed, 12/08/2015 - 14:20

The first trades in GMEX’s Euro-denominated IRS Constant Maturity Future (IRS CMF) have been successfully executed, cleared and settled. »

CSC to acquire managed trading solutions provider Fixnetix

CSC to acquire managed trading solutions provider Fixnetix

Wed, 12/08/2015 - 14:07

CSC is to acquire Fixnetix, a provider of front-office managed trading solutions in capital markets, enabling CSC to offer capital market clients an expanded range of as-a-service front office capabilities. »

Fund raising

Real estate fundraising: Time on the road

Wed, 12/08/2015 - 12:17

The average time taken for private real estate funds to reach a final close so far this year is the longest it has ever been. This extract from Preqin Real Estate Spotlight: August 2015 explores the key trends that emerge when comparing time on the road to fundraising success and past performance in an increasingly competitive market. »

Weeden Prime Services announces new hires

Weeden Prime Services announces new hires

Wed, 12/08/2015 - 09:12

Weeden Prime Services, a prime brokerage services provider for hedge funds, has expanded its sales and client services teams. »

Citi strengthens EMEA investor services team

Citi strengthens EMEA investor services team

Wed, 12/08/2015 - 07:44

Citi has made a number of strategic hires to its Investor Services franchise in Europe, the Middle-East and Africa (EMEA). »

Sliced Investing launches alternatives platform for advisors

Sliced Investing launches alternatives platform for advisors

Wed, 12/08/2015 - 07:40

Sliced Investing, an online alternative investment platform that gives accredited investors access to elite investments like hedge funds and private equity, has launched Sliced Institutional.  »

features
Article
Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

Article
survey

The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

Special report
Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

Article
Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

Article
Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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