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UBP announces new business model and compensation for investors' Madoff losses

UBP announces new business model and compensation for investors' Madoff losses

Fri, 13/03/2009 - 12:02

Geneva-based Union Bancaire Privée has announced various initiatives to address the current challenges in the financial industry, including the losses suffered by some of its cli »

Virginia man charged with stealing USD1m from investors in Ponzi scheme

Virginia man charged with stealing USD1m from investors in Ponzi scheme

Fri, 13/03/2009 - 06:02

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged John M. »

NYSE Liffe announces 30 March launch for commodities on Bclear

NYSE Liffe announces 30 March launch for commodities on Bclear

Fri, 13/03/2009 - 06:00

NYSE Liffe, the global derivatives business of NYSE Euronext, has announced it will launch a range of soft commodity products on its Bclear OTC derivatives platform on 30 March. »

Distressed debt specialist mCapital assembles team in preparation for launch

Distressed debt specialist mCapital assembles team in preparation for launch

Fri, 13/03/2009 - 05:47

In preparation for its launch this month, mCapital, the investment management company set up by Mark Devonshire, the former co-head of the Principal Credit Group, has strengthened its m »

Settlement organisations partner to automate messaging for Euro medium-term note market

Settlement organisations partner to automate messaging for Euro medium-term note market

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 20:31

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, Clearstream Banking and Euroclear Bank are expanding the scope of the European Pre-Issuance Messaging system to support the growing euro »

Two of three Dow Jones hedge fund strategy benchmarks negative in February

Two of three Dow Jones hedge fund strategy benchmarks negative in February

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 16:00

Two of the three hedge fund strategies published by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted negative returns for the month of February, although relative to the US and global securities mar »

Iosco advises G20 on credit rating agencies oversight

Iosco advises G20 on credit rating agencies oversight

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 15:55

The International Organization of Securities Commissions' Task Force on Credit Rating Agencies has published the results of its work reviewing credit rating agency implementation of its »

Lauren Garner joins GoldenTree Asset Management as research analyst

Lauren Garner joins GoldenTree Asset Management as research analyst

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 15:54

GoldenTree Asset Management has appointed Lauren Garner as a research analyst, focusing on distressed investments across all business sectors with responsibilities encompassing both exi »

Artradis Fund Management names James Sweeney as chief operating officer

Artradis Fund Management names James Sweeney as chief operating officer

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 12:02

Singapore-based alternative asset manager Artradis Fund Management has announced the appointment of James Sweeney as a managing director and chief operating officer. »

Pacific Alliance and Secured Capital Japan unveil investment and partnership

Pacific Alliance and Secured Capital Japan unveil investment and partnership

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 11:57

Asian alternative investment manager Pacific Alliance Group has agreed to invest up to JPY4.5bn (USD46m) in convertible bonds issued by real estate investment manager Secured Capital Ja »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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