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International Centre for Financial Regulation launched in London

International Centre for Financial Regulation launched in London

Tue, 13/01/2009 - 12:00

The International Centre for Financial Regulation, an independent global research institute focused on financial regulation, has been launched in the City of London, headed by chief exe »

AlternativeSoft unveils new release of fund selection and portfolio construction software

AlternativeSoft unveils new release of fund selection and portfolio construction software

Tue, 13/01/2009 - 06:08

Zurich-based AlternativeSoft has unveiled a new release of its software platform designed for fund selection and portfolio construction professionals. »

Sterling fixed-income issuance outweighs dollar in fourth quarter, says Xtrakter

Sterling fixed-income issuance outweighs dollar in fourth quarter, says Xtrakter

Tue, 13/01/2009 - 06:00

Xtrakter says 2008 total fixed income new issuance was valued at USD3.4trn, representing a 15.2 per cent (USD453bn) rise on 2007 figures. »

Highlander Fund returned 21 per cent in 2008, says SVM

Highlander Fund returned 21 per cent in 2008, says SVM

Tue, 13/01/2009 - 06:00

SVM Asset Management, the Edinburgh based independent fund management group, says its SVM Highlander Fund returned 21.1 per cent in 2008 in euro terms, compared with a fall of 43.3 per »

Aureum Capital appoints Asier Parra as managing director

Aureum Capital appoints Asier Parra as managing director

Mon, 12/01/2009 - 16:00

Aureum Capital, a global asset management and private equity firm, has appointed Asier Parra as a managing director. »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index to finish up 0.30 per cent for December

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index to finish up 0.30 per cent for December

Mon, 12/01/2009 - 15:57

Early estimates indicate the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index will finish up approximately 0.30 per cent in December, based on 74 per cent of assets reporting. »

Henderson plans currency hedge fund after hiring team from Fortis

Henderson plans currency hedge fund after hiring team from Fortis

Mon, 12/01/2009 - 12:09

Henderson Global Investors has hired a five-strong currency team, headed by Bob Arends from the investment banking arm of Fortis, reporting to deputy head of fixed income Mitesh Sheth.< »

Aim-To introduces spend management solution for hedge funds

Aim-To introduces spend management solution for hedge funds

Mon, 12/01/2009 - 06:00

Jersey City-based Aim-To, a provider of hedge fund software, has announced an expansion of its spend management software and managed services offering. »

Olympia Capital Management appoints head of sales for UK and northern Europe

Olympia Capital Management appoints head of sales for UK and northern Europe

Mon, 12/01/2009 - 06:00

Ben Whitfield has joined Olympia Capital Management as a London-based senior vice-president and head of sales for the UK and northern Europe, covering the UK, Scandinavian and Dutch mar »

Life settlement fund predicts positive returns for 2009

Life settlement fund predicts positive returns for 2009

Fri, 09/01/2009 - 16:05

The Assured Fund, which invests in the US senior life settlements market, has forecast a minimum nine per cent return for 2009. »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

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New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.     ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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