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Investors and hedge funds at odds over importance of fees and regulation

Investors and hedge funds at odds over importance of fees and regulation

Mon, 30/03/2009 - 13:23

Investors regard fees and regulation as much more important than hedge funds do, according to a survey by IRC Conferences/Terrapinn. »

International Centre for Financial Regulation appoints director of training

International Centre for Financial Regulation appoints director of training

Mon, 30/03/2009 - 13:04

The International Centre for Financial Regulation has announced the appointment of Nicole Hergarten as director of training with immediate effect. »

Alternatives firm Dexion Capital launches market making

Alternatives firm Dexion Capital launches market making

Mon, 30/03/2009 - 12:58

Alternatives marketing and advisory firm Dexion Capital has launched its market making operations which will leverage off the group's existing distribution capabilities and research exp »

SEC halts USD68m Ponzi scheme involving Caribbean-based bank and Swiss affiliate

SEC halts USD68m Ponzi scheme involving Caribbean-based bank and Swiss affiliate

Mon, 30/03/2009 - 06:54

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained an emergency court order halting a USD68m Ponzi scheme involving the sale of fictitious high-yield certificates of deposit by Cari »

London Metal Exchange appoints directors and business manager

London Metal Exchange appoints directors and business manager

Fri, 27/03/2009 - 16:09

The London Metal Exchange has announced that Stephen White will be joining as business manager for corporate affairs on 27 April 2009. »

Active extension is proving its worth, says Cartesian's Jeremy Hall

Active extension is proving its worth, says Cartesian's Jeremy Hall

Fri, 27/03/2009 - 16:05

The strong relative performance of the Cartesian UK Equity 130/30 Fund since launch has demonstrated the benefit of active extension strategies, according to Jeremy Hall, manager of the »

Almost half of institutional investors plan to increase hedge fund allocations in 2009

Almost half of institutional investors plan to increase hedge fund allocations in 2009

Fri, 27/03/2009 - 12:09

Although there has been a moderate decline in overall allocations to hedge funds, the majority of institutions intend to increase or maintain current hedge fund allocations over the nex »

Scoach and Ariva.de to offer master data database for certificates

Scoach and Ariva.de to offer master data database for certificates

Fri, 27/03/2009 - 11:56

The Frankfurt certificate exchange Scoach and Ariva.de have collaborated to establish a master data database for certificates, warrants and reverse convertibles. »

New Earth Solutions and Eclipse to launch recycling and renewable energy fund

New Earth Solutions and Eclipse to launch recycling and renewable energy fund

Fri, 27/03/2009 - 06:04

New Earth Solutions Group, the UK waste treatment and resource recovery company, has announced the intended launch of the New Earth Recycling and Renewable Energy Sub-Fund, as part of T »

RAB Capital announces loss after tax of GBP17.1m

RAB Capital announces loss after tax of GBP17.1m

Fri, 27/03/2009 - 05:59

RAB Capital's made a loss after tax of GBP17.1m in 2008, but it says the balance sheet remained strong and included GBP115.4m of net current assets and investments at the end of the yea »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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