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Man invests USD50m in 5:15 Capital Management's flagship product

Man invests USD50m in 5:15 Capital Management's flagship product

Tue, 21/07/2009 - 17:03

Man Investments has made a USD50m long-term investment in 5:15 Capital Management's flagship product through its hedge fund ventures programme. »

Oakley fund's assets up 75 per cent since January

Oakley fund's assets up 75 per cent since January

Tue, 21/07/2009 - 16:59

Oakley Absolute Return, a fund of hedge funds, has increased its assets under management by 75 per cent since formally opening to outside investors in January this year. »

Duquesne to vote against merger of Alpha Natural Resources

Duquesne to vote against merger of Alpha Natural Resources

Tue, 21/07/2009 - 15:19

Duquesne Capital Management, the largest shareholder of Alpha Natural Resources, has decided to vote against the proposed merger with Foundation Coal Holdings because it believes it is »

Hedge fund performance remains steady in June, says Edhec

Hedge fund performance remains steady in June, says Edhec

Tue, 21/07/2009 - 14:23

In June the stock market ended the semester with a limited but positive return on the S&P 500 index, up 0.20 per cent, a reasonable figure after three months of significant growth a »

High frequency trading dealers scuttled LSE's CFD plan, says Tabb

High frequency trading dealers scuttled LSE's CFD plan, says Tabb

Tue, 21/07/2009 - 13:15

High frequency trading and capital-constrained dealers failed to support the plan from the London Stock Exchange to introduce contracts for difference trading on its order book, accordi »

Eurex adds agricultural derivatives asset class

Eurex adds agricultural derivatives asset class

Tue, 21/07/2009 - 12:51

The international derivatives exchange Eurex has expanded its product range to include the agricultural derivatives asset class. »

Florida court fines two for commodity options fraud

Florida court fines two for commodity options fraud

Tue, 21/07/2009 - 10:49

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained USD280,000 in civil monetary penalties and equitable relief in consent orders of permanent injunction against Randy Burstein of »

Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index flat in June

Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index flat in June

Tue, 21/07/2009 - 09:06

The Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index, an investable index based on Lyxor's hedge fund platform which tracks the overall hedge fund universe, was flat in June. »

Circle Partners to administer Dutch hedge fund index

Circle Partners to administer Dutch hedge fund index

Tue, 21/07/2009 - 08:18

Circle Partners has been appointed administrator of the Finles/IEX Dutch hedge fund index as of 1 August 2009. »

Irish Funds Industry strengthens ties with China

Irish Funds Industry strengthens ties with China

Tue, 21/07/2009 - 08:11

The Irish Funds Industry Association has signed a memorandum of understanding with its Chinese counterparts, the Securities Association of China.   »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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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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