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Shareholders vote against wind-up of Ashmore Global Opportunities

Shareholders vote against wind-up of Ashmore Global Opportunities

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 07:06

Ashmore Global Opportunities has announced that shareholders have voted against the resolution to wind up the company. »

Regulatory changes to impact securities and investments industry

Regulatory changes to impact securities and investments industry

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 07:05

A research report by TowerGroup has outlined ten far-reaching regulatory changes facing the securities and investments industry in the next 24 months and beyond. »

100 Women in Hedge Funds names UK charity of the year

100 Women in Hedge Funds names UK charity of the year

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 06:42

100 Women in Hedge Funds has named Shine as its UK charity of the year and beneficiary of its annual London fundraising event, to be held on 7 October 2009. »

36 South opens London office

36 South opens London office

Wed, 06/05/2009 - 21:00

Global macro/volatility hedge fund specialist 36 South Capital Holdings Ltd (36South) has opened an office in London. »

EU directive will cost UK hedge fund industry GBP3bn, says Kinetic Partners

EU directive will cost UK hedge fund industry GBP3bn, says Kinetic Partners

Wed, 06/05/2009 - 17:15

Kinetic Partners, a regulatory consultancy to the UK hedge fund industry, estimates that the proposed EU Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers will cost the UK hedge fund in »

Aima publishes guide for funds of hedge funds managers

Aima publishes guide for funds of hedge funds managers

Wed, 06/05/2009 - 17:08

The Alternative Investment Management Association has published a Guide to Sound Practices for Funds of Hedge Funds Managers.   »

Altin announces equity buyback and investment programme

Altin announces equity buyback and investment programme

Wed, 06/05/2009 - 17:04

Altin has announced an equity buyback of five to ten per cent of its own stock in order to address the issue of its market price discount. »

S&P GSCI declines 0.92 per cent in April

S&P GSCI declines 0.92 per cent in April

Wed, 06/05/2009 - 17:03

A month after registering its first monthly gain since June 2008, the S&P GSCI declined 0.92 per cent in April led by weakness in the energy and precious metals sectors. »

EIP launches Asian high yield convertible bond product

EIP launches Asian high yield convertible bond product

Wed, 06/05/2009 - 17:02

Enhanced Investment Products has launched a new offering investing in Asian high yield convertible bonds with an initial investment of USD1m. »

Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Replication Index up 0.14 per cent

Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Replication Index up 0.14 per cent

Wed, 06/05/2009 - 16:58

The Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Replication Index was up 0.14 per cent net in April, according to Jordan Drachman, head of research for alternative beta strategies at Credit Suisse. »

features
Article
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.  ... »

Special report
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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North America

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. ... »

Special report
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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