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Growth set to revive as industry regroups

Growth set to revive as industry regroups

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 11:23

In Luxembourg as elsewhere in the world, the private equity industry has suffered from the impact of the credit crunch, which has slashed bank funding for buyouts and forced private equity firms to »

Sicar changes bring new private equity boost

Sicar changes bring new private equity boost

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 11:19

Luxembourg has long been a significant domicile for private equity vehicles but the jurisdiction has emerged as a major European centre for the industry since the introduction of the Sicar, or risk »

Financials dominate CDS activity in US markets

Financials dominate CDS activity in US markets

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 11:17

Financials continue to dominate credit default swap activity in US markets, with financial services, banks and insurance among the more actively traded sectors, according to b »

NorthPoint opens office in Chicago

NorthPoint opens office in Chicago

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 10:06

NorthPoint Trading Partners, a provider of prime brokerage services, has opened an office in Chicago to further expand its presence in the area.  »

Michael Rosborough joins CIBC

Michael Rosborough joins CIBC

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 09:04

Michael Rosborough has joined CIBC as executive director in its London office.  »

Cole-Frieman & Beugelmans launched

Cole-Frieman & Beugelmans launched

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 07:49

Karl Cole-Frieman, former general counsel and chief compliance officer at Standard Pacific Capital, has teamed up with Mauricio Beugelmans, a former executive director at Morgan Stanley »

ATC appoints Ali Mudeen managing director of Cayman operations

ATC appoints Ali Mudeen managing director of Cayman operations

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 07:14

ATC Group, an international provider of financial services, has appointed Ali Mudeen as managing director of its Cayman Islands operations. »

Rod Barker joins International Standard Asset Management

Rod Barker joins International Standard Asset Management

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 06:44

Rod Barker has joined International Standard Asset Management, an absolute return investment company with a global macro fund, as a director and partner.  »

Samena Capital acquires Vision Asia Pacific

Samena Capital acquires Vision Asia Pacific

Tue, 02/06/2009 - 17:39

Samena Capital has acquired Asian fund management group Vision Asia Pacific.   »

Concept Capital expands Washington research group

Concept Capital expands Washington research group

Tue, 02/06/2009 - 15:51

Concept Capital, an institutional broker and solutions provider for global investment managers, has added Teddy Downey and Chris Krueger to its Washington research group. »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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