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Newscape appoints Derek Fulton as chief investment officer

Newscape appoints Derek Fulton as chief investment officer

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 16:14

Investment boutique Newscape Capital Group has hired Derek Fulton as a board director and chief investment officer. »

Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index posts largest increase since inception

Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index posts largest increase since inception

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 15:07

The Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index posted its largest monthly increase in May since its January 2003 inception, rising 6.7 per cent for the month and 9.7 per cent for the first five »

Senator Reed introduces bill to regulate hedge funds

Senator Reed introduces bill to regulate hedge funds

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 13:10

US Senator Jack Reed has introduced the Private Fund Transparency Act of 2009 in an effort to strengthen financial oversight of hedge funds and other private investment funds. »

Short-term constraints less costly than lack of risk management strategies

Short-term constraints less costly than lack of risk management strategies

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 12:21

It is not so much the presence of funding ratio constraints that is costly for pension funds as their reluctance to implement optimal risk-management strategies, according to research b »

Stock market volatility passes below 30 per cent mark

Stock market volatility passes below 30 per cent mark

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 12:10

Stock market volatility dropped for a fourth consecutive month in May to 28.92 per cent, according to Edhec Business School. »

Gartmore hires John Bennett to manage retail funds

Gartmore hires John Bennett to manage retail funds

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 11:09

Gartmore has appointed John Bennett, investment director at GAM, as senior portfolio manager, European equities. »

Pegrum and Marriage to launch absolute fund

Pegrum and Marriage to launch absolute fund

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 07:20

Following the successful launch of the Cazenove UK Absolute Target Fund, which has raised GBP245m 
since launch (July 2008), Cazenove Capital plans »

Secondary market research reveals deep links between hedge fund and closed-end mutual fund industries

Secondary market research reveals deep links between hedge fund and closed-end mutual fund industries

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 07:07

Investor behaviour in the hedge fund market can be better analysed by drawing on insight from the closed-end mutual fund market, according to Dr Ta »

BGC Partners completes acquisition of Liquidez

BGC Partners completes acquisition of Liquidez

Thu, 18/06/2009 - 16:46

BGC Partners, an inter-dealer broker of financial instruments, has completed its acquisition of Liquidez DTVM, a Brazilian inter-dealer broker of foreign exchange derivatives, commoditi »

Obama proposals an intelligent way of tackling reform, says MFA

Obama proposals an intelligent way of tackling reform, says MFA

Thu, 18/06/2009 - 15:10

The Managed Funds Association says proposals and legislation relating to the regulation of hedge funds and other privately managed pools of capital in the US represent an intelligent ap »

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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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