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New anti-money laundering and terrorist financing code of practice for BVI funds

New anti-money laundering and terrorist financing code of practice for BVI funds

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 16:00

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has published what law firm Harney Westwood & Riegels says are significant changes to the BVI's anti-money laundering and te »

Australia's hedge funds outperform equities in January

Australia's hedge funds outperform equities in January

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 15:48

Australia's absolute return and hedge funds have again shown their ability to outperform equity indices and long only funds in times of high volatility.   »

HedgeServ unveils alternative fund administration services

HedgeServ unveils alternative fund administration services

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 12:01

HedgeServ, headed by industry veterans Jim Kelly, Gene Mannella and Robert Aaron, has announced the official launch of what the group says is a new service model for hedge fund administ »

Regulators and market conditions "will bring tighter controls on sensitive files"

Regulators and market conditions "will bring tighter controls on sensitive files"

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 11:48

Facing extreme market conditions and imminent regulatory changes, banks and hedge funds need to adapt to changes in transparency, risk management and diffusion, according to a report fr »

Hedge Funds post gains as equity markets suffer worst January in history, says Hennessee

Hedge Funds post gains as equity markets suffer worst January in history, says Hennessee

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 06:02

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained 1.10 per cent last month, its second successive positive month, while US equity markets suffered their worst January on record, according to Hennessee »

Voltrex announces joint venture in Asia with Power Capital Group

Voltrex announces joint venture in Asia with Power Capital Group

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 05:57

Voltrex, a UK-based alternative investment and brokerage services specialist, has announced the expansion of its operations into Asia through a joint venture with the Power Capital Grou »

Global Advisors to remove gating provisions for Global Commodity Systematic Fund

Global Advisors to remove gating provisions for Global Commodity Systematic Fund

Wed, 11/02/2009 - 16:12

Global Advisors, a specialist commodity hedge fund manager, has announced changes to the terms of its Global Commodity Systematic Fund to enhance the liquidity available to investors. »

Capital withdrawals from Asian hedge funds "mirror industry declines"

Capital withdrawals from Asian hedge funds "mirror industry declines"

Wed, 11/02/2009 - 16:08

Capital invested in Asian hedge funds continued to fall in the fourth quarter of 2008, declining nearly USD16bn to just over USD71bn and extending the trend of losses and withdrawals th »

Singapore's Cavenagh Capital launches Asian macro fund

Singapore's Cavenagh Capital launches Asian macro fund

Wed, 11/02/2009 - 12:04

Former Dexion Capital and Morgan Stanley veteran Andrew Gale and Lee Ka Shao, who managed an absolute return mandate at DBS Bank, Singapore, after trading at JP Morgan, have launched th »

Conyers expands Cayman team to handle growth in litigation and funds work

Conyers expands Cayman team to handle growth in litigation and funds work

Wed, 11/02/2009 - 12:00

International law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman has announced the expansion of its Cayman Islands presence with the admission of three new associates as attorneys-at-law. »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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