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Due diligence in a dangerous world

Due diligence in a dangerous world

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 16:14

Due diligence is a concept that has been around for a long time, but its profile has risen significantly over the past decade. »

Advent International acquires 30 per cent of central depository

Advent International acquires 30 per cent of central depository

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 13:23

Advent International, the global private equity firm, has acquired 30 per cent of CETIP - Balcao Organizado de Ativos e Derivativos, the largest central depository for private fixed-inc »

CFTC seeks comment on adjusted net capital proposal

CFTC seeks comment on adjusted net capital proposal

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 12:52

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved for publication in the Federal Register a proposal to amend requirements for minimum adjusted net capital for futures commission me »

SkyBridge Capital invests in WyeTree Asset Management

SkyBridge Capital invests in WyeTree Asset Management

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 12:50

SkyBridge Capital, which provides strategic capital to new and early-stage hedge funds, has committed to invest in WyeTree Asset Management, a London-based investment management firm fo »

Paul Knight appointed as chairman of UBS Canada

Paul Knight appointed as chairman of UBS Canada

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 07:06

UBS has appointed Paul Knight as chairman and chief executive of UBS Canada. »

SEC Compliance stresses importance of transparency

SEC Compliance stresses importance of transparency

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 07:03

SEC Compliance Consultants, a provider of compliance and operational due diligence reviews, has stressed the need for asset managers and investors to be on the same page regarding the n »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index to finish up 1.29 per cent in April

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index to finish up 1.29 per cent in April

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 06:45

Early estimates indicate the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index will finish up 1.29 per cent in April, based on 55 per cent of assets reporting. »

Hedge fund assets continued to decline in first quarter, says HFR

Hedge fund assets continued to decline in first quarter, says HFR

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 16:43

Investors continued to withdraw capital from hedge funds in the first quarter of 2009, redeeming nearly USD104bn, according to data released by Hedge Fund Research. »

OpHedge and RiskMetrics to provide investor reporting service

OpHedge and RiskMetrics to provide investor reporting service

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 13:19

OpHedge Investment Services, a fund operations/administration service provider, is partnering with RiskMetrics Group, a provider of risk management and corporate governance services, to »

AIG Financial Products completes sale of commodity index business

AIG Financial Products completes sale of commodity index business

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 13:07

AIG Financial Products has completed the sale of its commodity index business to the equities business of UBS Investment Bank, including AIG's rights to the DJ-AIG Commodity Index. »

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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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