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Natixis Global Associates launches hedge fund beta replication funds

Natixis Global Associates launches hedge fund beta replication funds

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 06:57

Boston-based Natixis Global Associates has launched two hedge fund beta replication funds in conjunction with AlphaSimplex Group, to be managed by »

Hedge funds must open up on operational controls, says PwC

Hedge funds must open up on operational controls, says PwC

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 06:56

Investor and regulatory pressure are leading the hedge fund industry to become more transparent about its operational controls with investors, acco »

Kinetic Partners strengthens Cayman team with forensic accounting experts

Kinetic Partners strengthens Cayman team with forensic accounting experts

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 06:55

Kinetic Partners has strengthened its team in the Cayman Islands through the relocation of two experts in forensic accounting, litigation support a »

Law firm Akin Gump opens office in Abu Dhabi

Law firm Akin Gump opens office in Abu Dhabi

Thu, 09/10/2008 - 07:04

International law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, whose lawyers have been advising clients in the Middle East for decades, has opened an office in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emi »

Private investors wary of hedge funds' perceived riskiness and lack of transparency

Private investors wary of hedge funds' perceived riskiness and lack of transparency

Thu, 09/10/2008 - 07:02

Sophisticated private investor are aware of the potential for high returns offered by hedge funds, especially in the current environment, but are concerned about their perceived lack of tr »

New short selling rules will have little impact on 130/30 managers, says S&P

New short selling rules will have little impact on 130/30 managers, says S&P

Thu, 09/10/2008 - 07:01

The restrictions imposed on short selling of financial stocks by regulators of markets throughout the world are not having a significant impact on managers of absolute return and 130/30 eq »

Hedge funds decline 6.24 per cent in worst month since 1998, says Hennessee

Hedge funds decline 6.24 per cent in worst month since 1998, says Hennessee

Thu, 09/10/2008 - 06:52

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 6.24 per cent in September, the worst month for the industry since August 1998, and is now down by 10.28 per cent over the first nine months of t »

European Midday Report: Central banks slash interest rates

European Midday Report: Central banks slash interest rates

Wed, 08/10/2008 - 15:01

The Bank of England, the US Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, and the central banks of Canada, Sweden and Switzerland, all moved to cut i »

Hedgeweek Newsflash: UK government recapitalises banking system

Hedgeweek Newsflash: UK government recapitalises banking system

Wed, 08/10/2008 - 12:27

The UK government has announced details of a rescue package for the banking system, making extra capital available to eight of the UK's largest ban »

Asset manager M&A climbs amid financial turmoil, says Jefferies Putnam Lovell

Asset manager M&A climbs amid financial turmoil, says Jefferies Putnam Lovell

Wed, 08/10/2008 - 07:02

Mergers and acquisitions involving asset managers rose in the third quarter, with the global credit crunch as the backdrop for a surge in divestitures to almost 40 per cent of total sales, »

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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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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. ... »

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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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Stack of US dollar bills

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. ... »

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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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