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Alignment Investors hires three investment professionals

Alignment Investors hires three investment professionals

Mon, 15/06/2009 - 16:07

Alignment Investors, a division of BlueCrest Capital Management, has hired three investment professionals to expand its team managing absolute return focused fixed income investments. »

Kenneth Griffin joins E-Trade Financial board

Kenneth Griffin joins E-Trade Financial board

Mon, 15/06/2009 - 13:09

E-Trade Financial has appointed Kenneth C. Griffin, founder and chief executive of Citadel Investment Group, to its board of directors. »

Babylon Fund up 14.2 per cent in May

Babylon Fund up 14.2 per cent in May

Mon, 15/06/2009 - 12:16

Babylon Fund, an open-ended investment fund investing into large-cap Iraqi-dependant securities, has its best-performing month in May with a rise of 14.2 per cent from the previous mont »

Appleby absorbs Isle of Man law firm Dickinson Cruickshank

Appleby absorbs Isle of Man law firm Dickinson Cruickshank

Mon, 15/06/2009 - 11:59

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

CFTC reviews ICE Henry Financial fixed price contract

CFTC reviews ICE Henry Financial fixed price contract

Mon, 15/06/2009 - 10:59

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is determining whether the Henry Financial LD1 fixed price contract traded on the Intercontinental Exchange performs a significant price discove »

Hedge funds up 5.39 per cent in May

Hedge funds up 5.39 per cent in May

Mon, 15/06/2009 - 07:20

The HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Average was up 5.39 per cent in May and is up 9.22 per cent for 2009, according to estimates from HedgeFund.net. »

Hedge funds have record month in May

Hedge funds have record month in May

Fri, 12/06/2009 - 14:58

May was the best month in almost a decade for hedge funds, with the composite Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 5.2 per cent and the industry seeing net inflows (USD1.5bn) for the first t »

Event driven leads hedge fund strategies in May

Event driven leads hedge fund strategies in May

Fri, 12/06/2009 - 13:34

Event driven was the strongest of the four hedge fund strategies published by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes in May, gaining 1.32 per cent for the month. »

Henry McVey returns to Morgan Stanley

Henry McVey returns to Morgan Stanley

Fri, 12/06/2009 - 13:00

Henry McVey, who previously worked at Morgan Stanley for more than a decade, is returning to the firm as head of global macro and asset allocation for Morgan Stanley Investment Manageme »

Green CAT markets to be largest in the world, says CFTC

Green CAT markets to be largest in the world, says CFTC

Fri, 12/06/2009 - 12:37

Green cap and trade markets that are currently trading on a voluntary basis in Chicago and New York could become the largest of all commodity markets, according to Commissioner Bart Chi »

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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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