Sign up for free newsletter

newsLatest site

Managed futures start second half of the year with strong performance

Managed futures start second half of the year with strong performance

Mon, 10/08/2015 - 12:26

Following a mixed first half of the year, CTAs returned to positive performance in July, according to the indices calculated by Societe Generale Prime Services. The Newedge CTA Index posted +3.01 per cent during the month of July, returning to positive year-to-date performance (+0.64 per cent YTD). »

CBOE Holdings acquires Livevol

CBOE Holdings acquires Livevol

Mon, 10/08/2015 - 12:19

CBOE Holdings has finalised the acquisition of the market data services and trading analytics platforms of Livevol, a provider of equity and index options technology and market data services to professional and retail traders, effective 7 August.  »

John J Mahon joins Washington DC Office of Schulte Roth & Zabel

John J Mahon joins Washington DC Office of Schulte Roth & Zabel

Mon, 10/08/2015 - 07:36

Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) has added attorney John J Mahon as a partner in the Investment Management Group, resident in the firm's Washington DC office. Mahon joins SRZ from Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP. »

BATS reports record US options market share in July; ETFs remain strong

BATS reports record US options market share in July; ETFs remain strong

Mon, 10/08/2015 - 07:34

BATS Global Markets (BATS) today reported July data and highlights including record market share of 10.8 per cent for its US options business, surpassing the previous record of 9.9 per cent set in April 2015. »

OECD report commends BVI’s transparency standards

OECD report commends BVI’s transparency standards

Mon, 10/08/2015 - 07:30

The Government of the British Virgin Islands is pleased to announce that »

Macro, CTA gains offset by China, energy exposures in mixed July for hedge funds

Macro, CTA gains offset by China, energy exposures in mixed July for hedge funds

Mon, 10/08/2015 - 07:23

Macro Systematic Diversified hedge funds experienced a powerful recovery in July, reversing sharp losses from the prior month with gains across commodity, currency and equity positions, according to data released today by HFR.  »

Singapore

The hedge fund industry in Singapore

Fri, 07/08/2015 - 09:59

We take a detailed look at the hedge fund industry in Singapore, including investors in hedge funds, the number of hedge fund launches each year, fund terms and conditions and performance. »

K&L Gates strengthens investment management practice with New York partner addition

K&L Gates strengthens investment management practice with New York partner addition

Fri, 07/08/2015 - 07:26

The New York office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP has added Edward Dartley as a partner in the firm’s investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments and private equity practices. He joins K&L Gates from Pepper Hamilton LLP. »

AcadiaSoft launches MarginSphere Xpress

AcadiaSoft launches MarginSphere Xpress

Fri, 07/08/2015 - 07:23

AcadiaSoft has completed the successful launch of its MarginSphere Xpress platform, an email messaging service which allows clients to leverage their investment in the firm’s industry-leading MarginSphere electronic messaging service for OTC derivatives by extending communications to counterparties who are currently not connected to the service.   »

Credit Suisse LAB index up 1.38 per cent

Credit Suisse LAB index up 1.38 per cent

Fri, 07/08/2015 - 07:22

The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index (CSLAB), which aims to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry, finished up 1.38% in July.  »

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... »

Article
EU Flag

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.  ... »

latestjobs
Investment Banking VP (Financial Sponsors)

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Investment Banking Restructuring Analyst/Associate

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Investment Banking Associate (Specialty Finance)

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT

events
1 day 18 hours from now - Texas
1 week 2 days from now - New York
1 week 3 days from now - New York
2 weeks 1 day from now - London
2 weeks 2 days from now - California
specialreports