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New brokerage Traccr unveils CDS trading simulator

New brokerage Traccr unveils CDS trading simulator

Tue, 05/05/2009 - 07:00

New retail brokerage Traccr has launched a proprietary credit default swap simulator to allow professional traders to learn and understand the mechanics of CDS trading. »

Linedata provides software suite to start-up administrator HBM

Linedata provides software suite to start-up administrator HBM

Tue, 05/05/2009 - 06:43

Linedata Services has struck a deal to license MFact, MShare and Linedata Reporting to HBM Fund Services, the newly-launched fund administration arm spun out of HBM Group. »

European proposals a major threat to investment companies, says AIC

European proposals a major threat to investment companies, says AIC

Mon, 04/05/2009 - 07:04

The Association of Investment Companies has criticised European proposals for the regulation of alternative investment fund managers, saying they are very damaging to the interests of i »

Interactive Data introduces options volatility service

Interactive Data introduces options volatility service

Mon, 04/05/2009 - 06:42

Interactive Data has announced that its pricing and reference data business has introduced the Options Volatility Service, an offering that delivers a relational database of end-of-day »

SEC freezes assets of investment manager Danny Pang over alleged Ponzi scheme

SEC freezes assets of investment manager Danny Pang over alleged Ponzi scheme

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 17:24

The Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained an emergency court order freezing the assets of Newport Beach, California-based investment manager Danny Pang and his two companies f »

Altin reports management performance of -29.20 per cent in 2008

Altin reports management performance of -29.20 per cent in 2008

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 17:19

Swiss alternative investment company Altin says that owing to a particularly difficult environment, its management performance in 2008 was predictably negative (-29.20 per cent), yet su »

Law firm Maurice Turnor Gardner launches

Law firm Maurice Turnor Gardner launches

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 17:09

Law firm Maurice Turnor Gardner has launched with a team of 23, formerly the private client department of international legal practice Allen & Overy, covering private wealth, profes »

Privalto UK launches Privalto Millenium Tracker Fund

Privalto UK launches Privalto Millenium Tracker Fund

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 13:14

Privalto UK, part of BNP Paribas, has announced the launch of the Privalto Millenium Tracker Fund. »

Hedgebay sees rise in discounted hedge fund asset trading in Q1 2009

Hedgebay sees rise in discounted hedge fund asset trading in Q1 2009

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 13:08

Latest figures from secondary hedge fund market provider Hedgebay Trading show that despite a 20 per cent year over year increase in trading of hedge fund assets through 31 March, not o »

Directive could harm international competitiveness, says Berlin business school

Directive could harm international competitiveness, says Berlin business school

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 12:58

The European Commission's proposed directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers risks creating an administrative structure that will harm the international competitiveness of the f »

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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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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. ... »

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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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