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Janna Sobolev joins hedge fund consulting boutique Atrato Advisors

Janna Sobolev joins hedge fund consulting boutique Atrato Advisors

Fri, 27/02/2009 - 15:58

Alternative investment consulting boutique Atrato Advisors has announced that Janna Sobolev, who has over ten years of expertise in quantitative analysis and risk management, has joined »

Blackstone Group reports lower revenues for 2008

Blackstone Group reports lower revenues for 2008

Fri, 27/02/2009 - 15:49

The Blackstone Group says adverse global market and economic conditions led to lower revenues and a loss for the fourth quarter and full year 2008. »

Fidessa opens Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong

Fidessa opens Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong

Fri, 27/02/2009 - 12:08

Fidessa group, a provider of trading, portfolio management, compliance and global connectivity solutions for financial markets participants, has expanded its Asian operations by appoint »

Bank of New York Mellon expands derivatives collateral management service

Bank of New York Mellon expands derivatives collateral management service

Fri, 27/02/2009 - 11:57

Bank of New York Mellon, a global provider of asset management and securities servicing, has expanded DM Edge, its derivatives collateral management service, to cover a wide range of ma »

CFTC charges fund manager with misappropriating Paamco fraud payout

CFTC charges fund manager with misappropriating Paamco fraud payout

Fri, 27/02/2009 - 06:01

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed an action in the US District Court in the Southern District of New York against New York City fund manager Mark Evan Bloom and his fir »

Institutional investors "rethink strategy in wake of 2008 losses"

Institutional investors "rethink strategy in wake of 2008 losses"

Fri, 27/02/2009 - 05:48

The typical US institutional investment manager experienced a 31 per cent reduction in portfolio asset values in 2008 with a suddenness that has left investors stunned, according a stud »

Zan Partners selects Advent's Geneva as platform for growth

Zan Partners selects Advent's Geneva as platform for growth

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 16:00

Advent Software, a provider of software and services for the investment management industry, has announced that Zan Partners has selected Geneva, its portfolio management and reconcilia »

Two New York residents charged for misappropriating USD554m

Two New York residents charged for misappropriating USD554m

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 15:49

The Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained an asset freeze against two New York residents and their three affiliated entities, who orchestrated an investment fraud involving th »

Hedge funds "held their own in January"

Hedge funds "held their own in January"

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 12:05

The Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index declined only 1.2 per cent in January, while the currency-hedged Morningstar with MSCI Hedge Fund Composite Asset-Weighted Index rose 1.2 per cent. »

Aima to engage policymakers at European Commission hedge fund conference

Aima to engage policymakers at European Commission hedge fund conference

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 11:58

Hedge fund industry body the Alternative Investment Management Association will take part in a high-level conference on private equity and hedge funds organised by the European Commission »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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