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Stock market volatility falls significantly in April

Stock market volatility falls significantly in April

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 10:48

Stock market volatility remained high in April (36.5 per cent) but fell significantly, passing below the 40 per cent mark for the first time since October 2008, according to Edhec Busin »

Citi launches hedge fund middle office services

Citi launches hedge fund middle office services

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 09:26

Citi has launched hedge fund middle office services, a suite of solutions for hedge fund managers that aims to improve efficiency and allow managers to focus on optimizing investment de »

Harmonic Capital appoints investment partner

Harmonic Capital appoints investment partner

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 08:02

Harmonic Capital Partners, a hedge fund manager which employs relative value and technical trading strategies, has appointed Patrik Säfvenblad as an investment partner. »

JonesTrading hires derivatives team

JonesTrading hires derivatives team

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 07:22

JonesTrading Institutional Services, a brokerage providing institutions with block trading, has hired a derivatives team. »

Craig Weynand joins NuWave as managing director

Craig Weynand joins NuWave as managing director

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 07:00

NuWave Investment Management, an alternative investment manager specialising in the application of quantitative investment strategies, has hired Craig Weynand as managing director of bu »

First Pipes trade group formed

First Pipes trade group formed

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 06:30

A trade group has been formed to represent the growing Pipes (private investment in public equity) industry.  »

Laven group consolidates brand

Laven group consolidates brand

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 17:35

Lussan, the law firm associated with hedge fund consultancy Laven Partners, has changed its name to Laven Legal Services, bringing all the Laven group companies under one common brand. »

VaR confusion in Ucits rules needs fixing, says EM Applications

VaR confusion in Ucits rules needs fixing, says EM Applications

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 17:29

A contradiction at the heart of the European Commission's Ucits rules means that value at risk calculations in some European countries are at odds with each other, according to EM Appli »

Survey shows investor appetite for covered bonds

Survey shows investor appetite for covered bonds

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 16:04

Investors, including asset managers, commercial banks, pension funds and other institutional buyers, continue to have appetite for covered bonds, according to a survey by the European C »

Morgan Stanley launches public offering of MSCI shares

Morgan Stanley launches public offering of MSCI shares

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 15:23

Morgan Stanley is commencing a secondary offering of all of its remaining MSCI shares. »

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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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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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