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European directive looms large as Jersey contemplates future

European directive looms large as Jersey contemplates future

Mon, 06/07/2009 - 15:17

The European Commission's proposed Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers unveiled in May is just the latest in a long line of external developments that have complicated Jersey's effort »

A new appeal for management business

A new appeal for management business

Mon, 06/07/2009 - 15:14

Jersey is a world-renowned centre for fund domicile, servicing and management and is home to a wealth of professionals including law firms, accountants, auditors, administrators, custodians and ban »

New challenges for Jersey's fund sector

New challenges for Jersey's fund sector

Mon, 06/07/2009 - 15:08

All funds have been impacted by the general shift of investor risk appetite during 2008, leading to significant redemption and going concern issues for hedge funds. »

Island sees new opening to attract hedge fund managers

Island sees new opening to attract hedge fund managers

Mon, 06/07/2009 - 15:05

Industry professionals say that while Jersey's fund services sector is continuing to develop impressively, with a growing waiting list of would-be fund administrators seeking authorisation from the »

Global engagement boosts industry status

Global engagement boosts industry status

Mon, 06/07/2009 - 15:03

Historically Jersey has not attracted the same large numbers of single-manager hedge funds that have been domiciled in jurisdictions such as the Cayman Islands, in large part because it did not hav »

Pension funds allocate to alternative assets despite crisis

Pension funds allocate to alternative assets despite crisis

Mon, 06/07/2009 - 13:04

Alternative assets managed on behalf of pension funds by the world's largest investment managers diminished by around one per cent to USD817bn in 2008, according to research produced by »

Eurex supports EU communication on derivatives markets

Eurex supports EU communication on derivatives markets

Mon, 06/07/2009 - 12:26

The European Commission has adopted a Communication that aims to ensure efficient, safe and sound derivatives markets. »

PCE Investors launches Gyldmark Liquid Macro Fund

PCE Investors launches Gyldmark Liquid Macro Fund

Mon, 06/07/2009 - 11:51

PCE Investors, an alternative investment manager, has launched the Gyldmark Liquid Macro Fund. »

Hedge fund manager Aguilar killed in gliding accident

Hedge fund manager Aguilar killed in gliding accident

Mon, 06/07/2009 - 09:02

Jean-Pierre Aguilar, chief executive officer of Capital Fund Management, has been killed in gliding accident, according to a letter sent to investo »

ASIC consults on disclosure of substantial holdings

ASIC consults on disclosure of substantial holdings

Mon, 06/07/2009 - 07:13

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has released a consultation paper on disclosure of substantial holdings arising from securities lending or prime broking. »

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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. ... »

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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.  ... »

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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.  ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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