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Veteran trader Ron Pollack returns with Mascot Capital Management

Veteran trader Ron Pollack returns with Mascot Capital Management

Mon, 03/11/2008 - 05:47

Ron Pollack, who began his career as a short seller in 1987 as a senior analyst at Feshbach Brothers and subsequently ran the Dancing Bear short fund for his own firm, Bulldog Capital Mana »

Managing Partners offers enhanced allocation on traded life policy fund

Managing Partners offers enhanced allocation on traded life policy fund

Mon, 03/11/2008 - 05:45

Cayman Islands-based fund management group Managing Partners, which specialises in managing portfolios of traded life policies, is offering a 3 per cent extra allocation on all new investm »

Absolute return fixed-income offers diversification in volatile markets, says Barings

Absolute return fixed-income offers diversification in volatile markets, says Barings

Fri, 31/10/2008 - 05:57

Investors in search of uncorrelated assets and growth potential in volatile markets should look to absolute return fixed-income strategies, which h »

Aramid Capital Partners launches second entertainment fund

Aramid Capital Partners launches second entertainment fund

Fri, 31/10/2008 - 05:56

Aramid Capital Partners has launched a second entertainment fund to meet demand for investment opportunities in the global entertainment industry, »

Investor Analytics and AlphaSimplex aim to reconcile anomalies in efficient markets theory

Investor Analytics and AlphaSimplex aim to reconcile anomalies in efficient markets theory

Fri, 31/10/2008 - 05:56

Investor Analytics, a provider of risk analysis and risk management solutions to the hedge fund industry, has announced plans to offer advanced ana »

Optimal appoints new head of global business development

Optimal appoints new head of global business development

Fri, 31/10/2008 - 05:54

Optimal Investment Services, a Geneva-based alternative investment business belonging to the Santander Group, has appointed Dara Bahadori as head o »

BNY ConvergEx Group announces integration of ConvergEx Cross with RealTick EMS

BNY ConvergEx Group announces integration of ConvergEx Cross with RealTick EMS

Fri, 31/10/2008 - 05:53

BNY ConvergEx Group, a provider of global agency brokerage and investment technology solutions, has announced the integration of its ConvergEx Cros »

Barclays Wealth Insight - A Question of Gender

Barclays Wealth Insight - A Question of Gender

Fri, 31/10/2008 - 00:01

Contributed by Barclays Wealth and Economist Intelligence Unit »

Alpstar opens Credit Value Fund to outside investors

Alpstar opens Credit Value Fund to outside investors

Thu, 30/10/2008 - 06:05

Alpstar Management, a credit hedge fund manager based in Geneva with more than USD2bn in assets under management, has announced the opening of its long-only European credit fund, the Alper »

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Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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