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Better communication key for investment management industry, survey finds

Better communication key for investment management industry, survey finds

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 13:39

The investment management industry should work to rebuild trust with investors through a back-to-basics client relationship approach, combining improved communication and education, inc »

NYSE Euronext to launch equal weight versions of AEX and Cac 40

NYSE Euronext to launch equal weight versions of AEX and Cac 40

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 13:31

NYSE Euronext has launched two equal weight indices based on the European national blue chip indices, the AEX and the Cac 40.  »

Shareholders split Zulauf into two independent companies

Shareholders split Zulauf into two independent companies

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 12:27

The three shareholders of Zulauf Asset Management, Felix W. »

The Citco Banks expand activities to Canada

The Citco Banks expand activities to Canada

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 09:09

The Citco Banks, providers of custody and fund trading for financial institutions and fund of funds, have opened a new subsidiary, Citco Bank Canada, in Toronto. »

Iosco publishes principles for regulation of short selling

Iosco publishes principles for regulation of short selling

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 08:06

The International Organization of Securities Commissions' technical committee has published a final report containing high level principles for the effective regulation of short selling »

Offshore law firms Appleby and Dickinson Cruickshank to merge

Offshore law firms Appleby and Dickinson Cruickshank to merge

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 07:30

Offshore legal, fiduciary and administration service provider Appleby is merging with Dickinson Cruickshank, the largest law firm in the Isle of Man. »

Alpha generating strategies boost Macquarie fund in May

Alpha generating strategies boost Macquarie fund in May

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 06:44

The MQ Asia Long Short Fund was up 4.26 per cent in May, driven by alpha generation as the fund's correlation to the MSCI Asia Pacific Index sat at -0.01 per cent, according to Australi »

Service providers see Guernsey bouncing back from downturn

Service providers see Guernsey bouncing back from downturn

Sun, 21/06/2009 - 12:25

The impact of the global financial and economic downturn on the alternative fund industry is starkly illustrated by a significant decline in the total assets of funds under management and administr »

Eurex to launch Italian government bond future

Eurex to launch Italian government bond future

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 17:18

The international derivatives exchange Eurex will introduce a future based on notional long-term debt instruments issued by the Republic of Italy on 14 September 2009. »

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. »

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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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