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Conifer Securities launches prime brokerage through JPMorgan

Conifer Securities launches prime brokerage through JPMorgan

Thu, 16/10/2008 - 06:44

Conifer Securities, a San Francisco-based provider of business and operations solutions to asset managers and institutional investors, has entered the prime brokerage business, in co-opera »

Morningstar 1000 hedge fund index falls 7.8 per cent in September

Morningstar 1000 hedge fund index falls 7.8 per cent in September

Thu, 16/10/2008 - 06:42

Last month hedge funds reported the worst losses since the Morningstar Hedge Fund Index was launched in January 2003, with a decline of 7.87 per cent for the Morningstar 1000 index, more t »

MFA and Aima rebut Italian minister's call for abolition of hedge funds

MFA and Aima rebut Italian minister's call for abolition of hedge funds

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 17:56

International hedge fund industry bodies, the Managed Funds Association and Alternative Investment Management Association, have reacted swiftly to comments by Italian Finance Minister Giul »

Valens Capital Management opens Tokyo office to service Asian investor base

Valens Capital Management opens Tokyo office to service Asian investor base

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:11

New York-based alternative asset manager Valens Capital Management, which invests primarily in publicly traded and private micro-cap companies, has opened an office in Tokyo to service its »

MyFundFinder launches online community to connect hedge funds with investors

MyFundFinder launches online community to connect hedge funds with investors

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:09

BarclayHedge and Global Fund Technologies have launched MyFundFinder.com, a capital introduction platform designed to match up hedge fund managers with institutional and high net worth inv »

Structured credit hedge funds see smaller declines in August

Structured credit hedge funds see smaller declines in August

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:07

Both gross and net monthly returns were negative in August for the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index compiled and calculated by Palomar Capital Advisors, but the rate of decline i »

Up to 1,000 hedge funds could close in aftermath of market turmoil, says Tabb report

Up to 1,000 hedge funds could close in aftermath of market turmoil, says Tabb report

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:05

In the future, investment banking will be more tightly regulated and dominated by risk-averse commercial banks, while new firms that are structured as partnerships but are much smaller wil »

C.P. Eaton Partners expands European team with three London hires

C.P. Eaton Partners expands European team with three London hires

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:04

Alternative investment placement firm C.P. Eaton Partners has appointed Franklyn D. Chang, who has already been working for the firm in Connecticut, Christopher J. »

Managed futures keep inching upward with 0.68 per cent September gain, says BarclayHedge

Managed futures keep inching upward with 0.68 per cent September gain, says BarclayHedge

Tue, 14/10/2008 - 07:07

Managed futures posted a modest gain of 0.68 per cent in September, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, taking the index's cum »

Eurex Clearing presents central clearing solution for credit derivatives

Eurex Clearing presents central clearing solution for credit derivatives

Tue, 14/10/2008 - 07:02

Eurex Clearing has presented a central clearing solution for credit derivatives at the invitation of the Federal Reserve Bank in New York, with the support of the Deutsche Bundesbank, whic »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Prime Brokerage 2015

Read how prime brokers of all shapes and sizes are becoming both operational and balance sheet-efficient, and broadening out their product suites for hedge fund managers... »

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Lyxor Asset Management - Why trend-following strategies are back on track

This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

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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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

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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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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