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Hermes builds fund of hedge funds capabilities

Hermes builds fund of hedge funds capabilities

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 09:22

Hermes, manager of the UK's BT Pension Scheme, has appointed Matteo Dante Perruccio as chief executive of its new boutique fund of hedge funds business, which the investment manager will c »

Markit postpones roll of CDX indices

Markit postpones roll of CDX indices

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 09:19

Financial information services firm Markit has postponed the rolls of the Markit CDX North America Investment Grade, Markit CDX North America Investment Grade High Volatility, Markit CDX N »

Man Group reports 25 per cent sales growth in six months to September

Man Group reports 25 per cent sales growth in six months to September

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 09:15

Despite the turmoil in global financial markets, demand for Man Group's hedge fund products has remained very strong, the firm says in its latest half-yearly report, with sales in the six »

Lehman asset management business acquired by Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman

Lehman asset management business acquired by Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 07:26

Bain Capital Partners and Hellman & Friedman have concluded negotiations to acquire Neuberger Berman, the 69-year-old asset management firm, and the fixed income and some other alterna »

Rejection of US bailout bill sends markets tumbling around the world

Rejection of US bailout bill sends markets tumbling around the world

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 07:00

By a vote of 228-to-205 the House of Representatives yesterday rejected US Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson's USD 700 bn (GBP 386 bn) bailout plan t »

Contagion spreads to Europe as governments step in to save Bradford & Bingley, Hypo Real Estate, Fortis, Dexia and Glitnir

Contagion spreads to Europe as governments step in to save Bradford & Bingley, Hypo Real Estate, Fortis, Dexia and Glitnir

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 06:59

Governments around Europe were forced to rescue a number of financial institutions hit by the fallout from the ongoing US credit crisis, while a US »

Majority of global investors think US bailout will restore order

Majority of global investors think US bailout will restore order

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 06:58

More than 60 per cent of institutional investors, large companies and pension funds around the world think the USD700bn government bailout initiall »

CFTC sues commodity pool manager over alleged USD5.8m fraud

CFTC sues commodity pool manager over alleged USD5.8m fraud

Mon, 29/09/2008 - 12:23

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged Boca Raton, Florida-based Michael A. »

SEC wins hedge fund fraud case against head of Lancer Management Group

SEC wins hedge fund fraud case against head of Lancer Management Group

Mon, 29/09/2008 - 07:01

A US district court judge has granted a motion brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission for summary judgment against the main perpetrator of the multi-million-dollar Lancer hedge »

Aima unveils new global council membership

Aima unveils new global council membership

Sun, 28/09/2008 - 07:15

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the London-based hedge fund industry association, has unveiled its new council membership following the organisation's annual general mee »

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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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