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Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 07:00

It seems to be tempting fate to start considering the financial landscape once the credit crisis is over, but perhaps not - however long it takes u »

Hedge fund placement agents Liability Solutions and MIT Associates to merge

Hedge fund placement agents Liability Solutions and MIT Associates to merge

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 06:58

Hedge fund placement agents Liability Solutions and MIT Associates have announced plans to merge under the name Liability Solutions, creating one o »

Natixis Global Associates launches hedge fund beta replication funds

Natixis Global Associates launches hedge fund beta replication funds

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 06:57

Boston-based Natixis Global Associates has launched two hedge fund beta replication funds in conjunction with AlphaSimplex Group, to be managed by »

Hedge funds must open up on operational controls, says PwC

Hedge funds must open up on operational controls, says PwC

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 06:56

Investor and regulatory pressure are leading the hedge fund industry to become more transparent about its operational controls with investors, acco »

Kinetic Partners strengthens Cayman team with forensic accounting experts

Kinetic Partners strengthens Cayman team with forensic accounting experts

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 06:55

Kinetic Partners has strengthened its team in the Cayman Islands through the relocation of two experts in forensic accounting, litigation support a »

Law firm Akin Gump opens office in Abu Dhabi

Law firm Akin Gump opens office in Abu Dhabi

Thu, 09/10/2008 - 07:04

International law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, whose lawyers have been advising clients in the Middle East for decades, has opened an office in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emi »

Private investors wary of hedge funds' perceived riskiness and lack of transparency

Private investors wary of hedge funds' perceived riskiness and lack of transparency

Thu, 09/10/2008 - 07:02

Sophisticated private investor are aware of the potential for high returns offered by hedge funds, especially in the current environment, but are concerned about their perceived lack of tr »

New short selling rules will have little impact on 130/30 managers, says S&P

New short selling rules will have little impact on 130/30 managers, says S&P

Thu, 09/10/2008 - 07:01

The restrictions imposed on short selling of financial stocks by regulators of markets throughout the world are not having a significant impact on managers of absolute return and 130/30 eq »

Hedge funds decline 6.24 per cent in worst month since 1998, says Hennessee

Hedge funds decline 6.24 per cent in worst month since 1998, says Hennessee

Thu, 09/10/2008 - 06:52

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 6.24 per cent in September, the worst month for the industry since August 1998, and is now down by 10.28 per cent over the first nine months of t »

European Midday Report: Central banks slash interest rates

European Midday Report: Central banks slash interest rates

Wed, 08/10/2008 - 15:01

The Bank of England, the US Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, and the central banks of Canada, Sweden and Switzerland, all moved to cut i »

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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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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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