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LGT Capital Partners completes acquisition of KGR Capital

LGT Capital Partners completes acquisition of KGR Capital

Fri, 12/09/2008 - 07:00

Switzerland-based LGT Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of KGR Capital, a Hong Kong-based manager of Asian funds of hedge funds. »

Mourant du Feu & Jeane appoints Head of Cayman office

Mourant du Feu & Jeane appoints Head of Cayman office

Fri, 12/09/2008 - 07:00

Leading offshore law firm Mourant du Feu & Jeune has appointed funds partner Neal Lomax as head of its Cayman Islands office. »

Study reveals credit crisis has significant Impact on nearly two-thirds of buy-side firms trading equity swaps and OTC options

Study reveals credit crisis has significant Impact on nearly two-thirds of buy-side firms trading equity swaps and OTC options

Fri, 12/09/2008 - 07:00

In a new industry benchmark study by TABB Group, nearly two-thirds of the asset managers interviewed at buy-side firms in the US trading an aggrega »

VinaCapital launches Vietnam Fixed Income Fund (VFIF)

VinaCapital launches Vietnam Fixed Income Fund (VFIF)

Fri, 12/09/2008 - 07:00

VinaCapital, the asset management firm focusing on Vietnam, has launched one of the country's first fixed income funds, the VinaCapital Vietnam Fix »

Parker Global launches USD 500m energy infrastructure fund

Parker Global launches USD 500m energy infrastructure fund

Thu, 11/09/2008 - 07:00

Stamford, CT-based Parker Global Strategies LLC (PGS), a specialist fund of hedge funds manager, has launched a sector-focused strategy investing i »

Asset Alliance expands investment placement capabilities

Asset Alliance expands investment placement capabilities

Thu, 11/09/2008 - 07:00

Asset Alliance Corporation has launched Hedgeharbor, an investment placement specialist business, through two wholly-owned subsidiaries of the comp »

Advent to acquire leading RMS provider Tamale Software

Advent to acquire leading RMS provider Tamale Software

Thu, 11/09/2008 - 07:00

Advent Software, Inc, a leading provider of software and services for the investment management industry, and Tamale Software, Inc., a leader in re »

Anderson joins GlobeOp

Anderson joins GlobeOp

Thu, 11/09/2008 - 07:00

Jon Anderson has joined GlobeOp Financial Services as global head of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives. »

Buy-side wants to move towards STP in OTC derivatives operations

Buy-side wants to move towards STP in OTC derivatives operations

Thu, 11/09/2008 - 07:00

While trade capture and confirmations/affirmations still constitute over 50% of OTC post-trade processing costs, the buy side desires technology wh »

Victoria Aston-Duff joins Angelo, Gordon & Co as Head of Europe

Victoria Aston-Duff joins Angelo, Gordon & Co as Head of Europe

Thu, 11/09/2008 - 07:00

Victoria Aston-Duff has joined Angelo, Gordon & Co as Head of Europe. »

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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

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Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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John Vail, Nikko Asset Management

Following the strong win by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Japanese General Election, John Vail (pictured), Chief Global Strategist, Nikko Asset Management, sees further boosts for Japan from corporate profits moving through to wage rises… ... »

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