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Northern Trust launches gating impact assessment service

Northern Trust launches gating impact assessment service

Fri, 22/05/2009 - 06:37

Northern Trust has introduced a feature that enables fund of hedge fund managers to assess the impact of gates on their liquidity in real time. »

Hedge fund industry sees USD15bn of gross inflows in April

Hedge fund industry sees USD15bn of gross inflows in April

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 18:09

The hedge fund industry saw gross inflows of USD15bn in April, up from USD12bn and USD4bn in March and February respectively, according to Eurekahedge. »

Kenneth Branch and Cocoon Trade fined USD1.5m in fraud action

Kenneth Branch and Cocoon Trade fined USD1.5m in fraud action

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 17:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has entered orders against Kenneth L. »

Proxy firm recommends change to board at Amylin Pharmaceuticals

Proxy firm recommends change to board at Amylin Pharmaceuticals

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 15:14

Proxy voting advisory firm Egan Jones Proxy Services has recommended that shareholders of Amylin Pharmaceuticals vote on Eastbourne Capital Management's white proxy card and support cha »

RBC Hedge 250 Index returns 2.37 per cent in April

RBC Hedge 250 Index returns 2.37 per cent in April

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 14:37

The RBC Hedge 250 Index had an estimated net return of 2.37 per cent in April, bringing the year-to-date return to 2.60 per cent. »

CII applauds SEC for championing proxy access

CII applauds SEC for championing proxy access

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 14:07

The Council of Institutional Investors has applauded the Securities and Exchange Commission for proposing ways to make it easier for shareowners to nominate their own candidates for dir »

Morningstar Hedge Fund Index up 3.4 per cent in April

Morningstar Hedge Fund Index up 3.4 per cent in April

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 13:33

The Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index rose 3.4 per cent in April-the largest one month-return since January 2006-bringing hedge fund returns into positive territory for 2009. »

Butterfield Fulcrum opens Chicago office

Butterfield Fulcrum opens Chicago office

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 12:49

Butterfield Fulcrum, an independent administrator for the alternative investment industry, has opened a Chicago office to focus on client relationship management and US business develop »

Equity long leads Australian hedge fund performance

Equity long leads Australian hedge fund performance

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 12:01

For the second month in a row the best performing strategies and funds in the Australian Fund Monitors index were some of the worst performers of 2008. »

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Article
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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North America

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. ... »

Special report
State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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