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Geoff Cook CEO Jersey Finance

Jersey funds figures reach five year high

Mon, 08/12/2014 - 10:30

The latest figures for Jersey’s finance industry reflect a particularly strong performance for the funds sector, with the value of funds business in the island reaching the highest level in five years. »

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Macro hedge funds surge in November as oil slide accelerates

Mon, 08/12/2014 - 09:00

Macro hedge funds and, more specifically, CTA strategies employing quantitative, trend-following strategies, posted strong gains in November as oil prices plummeted, according to HFR. »

Jack Seibald, Concept Capital

An alternative view of Liquid Alternatives - Concept Capital

Mon, 08/12/2014 - 06:30

Concept Capital’s Jack Seibald (pictured) discusses the risks of ’40 Act liquid alternatives, the potential mismatch between managers and investors, fund investor alienation, and why prime brokers might raise their costs to support the ‘short’ side of these funds. »

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Clearstream and BNP Paribas Securities Services team up for TARGET2-Securities

Fri, 05/12/2014 - 11:00

Eight months after announcing their plans to develop a new asset servicing model for TARGET2-Securities (T2S), Clearstream and BNP Paribas Securities Services have signed a partnership agreement.  »

Richard Corrigan

Jersey strengths showcased to key Asian advisers in inaugural Roadshow series

Fri, 05/12/2014 - 10:15

Jersey’s strengths as a centre for wealth management, company listings and fund servicing were showcased to over 500 stakeholders in key Asian markets last month, through Jersey Finance’s inaugural Asia Roadshow. »


Natixis Global Asset Management launches ASG Global Macro Fund

Fri, 05/12/2014 - 10:00

Natixis Global Asset Management has launched the ASG Global Macro Fund (GMFAX), an alternatives mutual fund managed by AlphaSimplex Group, LLC (ASG).  »

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JPX and SGX form new partnership

Fri, 05/12/2014 - 09:00

Japan Exchange Group (JPX) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) are to enter a Letter of Intent (LOI) to collaborate in the joint development and promotion of the markets on both exchanges.  »


Eurekahedge and MPI launch new benchmark index tracking top 50 hedge funds

Fri, 05/12/2014 - 06:00

Eurekahedge has launched a new index, the Eurekahedge 50, created in partnership with Markov Processes International, which tracks the world top 50 hedge funds in terms of consistently attractive risk-adjusted returns. »


Institutional investors adopt pragmatic approach to renewable infrastructure, says Aquila Capital research

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 18:30

European institutional investors are taking a pragmatic approach to investing in renewable infrastructure that favours performance over SRI-related factors, according to new research by Aquila Capital. »


Gunner closes oversubscribed USD1.09bn revolving credit facility

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 16:30

Commodities trading house Gunvor Group Ltd has agreed a USD1,090,000,000 revolving credit facility in favour of Gunvor International BV and Gunvor SA . »

Special report
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... »


Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:11

Voting for the 6th edition of the Hedgeweek Global Awards is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony to be held in London. ... »

Special report
Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

S&P Capital IQ Special Report

In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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