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Axa IM's flagship fund of hedge funds celebrates third anniversary

Axa IM's flagship fund of hedge funds celebrates third anniversary

Fri, 21/11/2008 - 16:02

Axa Investment Managers has announced that its fund of hedge funds, Axa Alternative Premium, celebrated its third anniversary at the end of September 2008. »

New Zealand Absolute Return Index gains 2.83 per cent in October

New Zealand Absolute Return Index gains 2.83 per cent in October

Fri, 21/11/2008 - 16:00

The Ernst and Young New Zealand Absolute Return index surged in October to its second highest level since launch in July 2007, gaining 2.83 per cent for the month. »

Hedge funds "to lead shareholder activism in 2009"

Hedge funds "to lead shareholder activism in 2009"

Fri, 21/11/2008 - 12:00

Hedge funds are set to lead increased shareholder activism in 2009, according to the latest Shareholder Activism Insight report commissioned by law firm Schulte Roth & Zabel from me »

SIG launches multi-asset alternatives fund in Sweden

SIG launches multi-asset alternatives fund in Sweden

Fri, 21/11/2008 - 11:58

Skandia Investment Group has launched its latest MultiManager solution, which blends together 11 alternative investment funds, in Sweden. »

AIMA issues updated guidance on insider dealing and market abuse

AIMA issues updated guidance on insider dealing and market abuse

Fri, 21/11/2008 - 06:00

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the industry body for the global hedge fund industry, has released its latest market ethics guidance note to members. »

Oak Hill Advisors hires Fritz Thomas to lead business development

Oak Hill Advisors hires Fritz Thomas to lead business development

Fri, 21/11/2008 - 05:58

Fritz Thomas has joined Oak Hill Advisors in New York as a managing director, where he will help lead the firm's business development and client coverage activities. »

Sheltering from the storm

Sheltering from the storm

Thu, 20/11/2008 - 23:59

Mourant du Feu & Jeune's Jonathan Rigby and Simon Felton explore the increased demand for structured products in uncertain market conditions. »

Hoare Capital Markets launched to focus on OTC derivatives

Hoare Capital Markets launched to focus on OTC derivatives

Thu, 20/11/2008 - 16:02

Hoare Capital Markets, a specialist wholesale broking boutique based in London's Mayfair, has been launched as a financial solutions provider focusing on over the counter derivatives an »

Arch Financial Products launches private finance fund

Arch Financial Products launches private finance fund

Thu, 20/11/2008 - 16:02

Arch Financial Products, in a joint venture with cru Investment Management, has launched a finance fund to capitalise on the opportunities in corporate private finance arising from the »

Fidessa launches index to measure stock liquidity fragmentation

Fidessa launches index to measure stock liquidity fragmentation

Thu, 20/11/2008 - 16:00

The London-based Fidessa group has launched the Fidessa Fragmentation Index, designed to provide the trading community with an accurate, unbiased measurement of the true state of liquid »

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Read how prime brokers of all shapes and sizes are becoming both operational and balance sheet-efficient, and broadening out their product suites for hedge fund managers... »

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This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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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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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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