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Merrill Lynch appoints Mark Bailey head of EMEA equity financing

Merrill Lynch appoints Mark Bailey head of EMEA equity financing

Wed, 01/07/2009 - 11:47

Mark Bailey has been appointed head of EMEA for Bank of America Merrill Lynch's global equity financing and services platform. »

Australian absolute return and hedge funds up 2.55 per cent in May

Australian absolute return and hedge funds up 2.55 per cent in May

Wed, 01/07/2009 - 10:39

Australian based absolute return and hedge funds continued their outperformance during May, returning an average of 2.55 per cent across all strategies, according to Australian Fund Mon »

CFA Institute launches European Investors Working Group

CFA Institute launches European Investors Working Group

Wed, 01/07/2009 - 10:26

The European Investors Working Group has met for the first time in Brussels to set the agenda for the group's contribution towards creating an efficient, effective and globally competit »

Shamrock fund seeks three seats on Texas Industries board

Shamrock fund seeks three seats on Texas Industries board

Wed, 01/07/2009 - 07:07

The Shamrock Activist Value Fund has sent a letter to Texas Industries giving notice of its intent to nominate three candidates for election to its board of directors. »

Viteos launches managed accounts platform

Viteos launches managed accounts platform

Wed, 01/07/2009 - 06:31

Viteos Fund Services, a global hedge fund administrator and middle office outsourcing operations service provider, has launched the Viteos Managed Account Platform. »

Philip Levinson to join Blackstone in Asia

Philip Levinson to join Blackstone in Asia

Tue, 30/06/2009 - 17:12

The Blackstone Group has appointed Philip Levinson as a managing director, effective 6 July. »

Capital Z appoints James M. Marrone as chief executive

Capital Z appoints James M. Marrone as chief executive

Tue, 30/06/2009 - 14:51

Capital Z Asset Management, a sponsor of emerging hedge fund managers, has appointed James M. Marrone, Jr. as chief executive officer, effective 1 August 2009. »

Headstart settles 2003 dispute with the SEC

Headstart settles 2003 dispute with the SEC

Tue, 30/06/2009 - 12:15

Headstart Advisers, an FSA-regulated hedge fund adviser, and Najy Nasser, its chief investment officer, have settled their dispute with the US Securities and Exchange Commission relatin »

Hedge funds post best monthly returns in over nine years

Hedge funds post best monthly returns in over nine years

Tue, 30/06/2009 - 11:11

The Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index finished up 4.1 per cent in May, with nine out of ten sub-strategies posting positive returns. »

Three partner admissions at Carey Olsen in Jersey

Three partner admissions at Carey Olsen in Jersey

Tue, 30/06/2009 - 07:15

Carey Olsen has added three partners to its corporate, finance and fiduciary teams in Jersey. »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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