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GlobeOp appoints Stuart Turnbull as senior adviser

GlobeOp appoints Stuart Turnbull as senior adviser

Fri, 12/06/2009 - 11:29

GlobeOp Financial Services has appointed risk management and credit risk model expert Dr. Stuart Turnbull as senior adviser to risk services. »

BlackRock to buy Barclays Global Investors for USD13.5bn

BlackRock to buy Barclays Global Investors for USD13.5bn

Fri, 12/06/2009 - 09:31

BlackRock, Inc is to acquire Barclays Global Investors (BGI), including its market-leading ETF platform, iShares, from Barclays PLC for USD13.5bn.< »

Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index up 2.1 per cent in May

Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index up 2.1 per cent in May

Fri, 12/06/2009 - 08:34

The Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index, an investable index based on Lyxor's hedge fund platform which tracks the overall hedge fund universe, was up 2.1 per cent in May. »

Moonraker funds of hedge funds outperform benchmarks in first year

Moonraker funds of hedge funds outperform benchmarks in first year

Fri, 12/06/2009 - 07:19

The Moonraker Commodities Fund's sterling share class delivered 19.3 per cent net of all charges over the year to 1 June 2009, compared with -41.2 per cent by its benchmark, the DJ AIG »

DB Private Wealth Management adds four senior hires

DB Private Wealth Management adds four senior hires

Fri, 12/06/2009 - 06:17

Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management has added four hires to the firm's US private wealth management group. »

Global conditions hit value of Guernsey funds in quarter one

Global conditions hit value of Guernsey funds in quarter one

Thu, 11/06/2009 - 17:01

Continuing volatility in the global markets resulted in the value of Guernsey funds falling by GBP24.5bn or 12.2 per cent during the first quarter of the year, according to Guernsey Fin »

Newedge VTI returns 0.52 per cent in May

Newedge VTI returns 0.52 per cent in May

Thu, 11/06/2009 - 16:47

The estimated May 2009 return for the Newedge Volatility Trading Index is 0.52 per cent, up from an estimated -0.42 per cent the previous month. »

Magnum launches Asia arbitrage fund

Magnum launches Asia arbitrage fund

Thu, 11/06/2009 - 15:34

Magnum has launched a fund that invests in arbitrage and relative value opportunities in Asia, particularly in convertible bonds, capital structures, and mergers and acquisitions. »

Jefferies adds six to quantitative trading team

Jefferies adds six to quantitative trading team

Thu, 11/06/2009 - 14:15

Jefferies has added six professionals to its quantitative strategies sales and trading effort, which includes algorithmic trading and other quantitative-based trading solutions for inst »

Jeffrey Heisler joins Venus Capital Management as chief risk officer

Jeffrey Heisler joins Venus Capital Management as chief risk officer

Thu, 11/06/2009 - 11:40

Venus Capital Management, an investment management company specialising in emerging markets investments, has appointed Jeffrey Heisler as chief risk officer. »

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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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