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Industry regroups to brace for another challenging year

Industry regroups to brace for another challenging year

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:54

London's hedge fund industry is confident about its long-term future, but participants acknowledge that the year ahead is likely to be a difficult one, as managers adjust to the impact of 2008's turbu »

Hedge fund managers explore Ucits III opportunities

Hedge fund managers explore Ucits III opportunities

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:50

The adoption of the Ucits III structure and changes to UK tax law have provided an attractive opportunity for many offshore hedge funds to launch UK onshore, regulated funds allowing managers to imple »

Software brings new focus to research

Software brings new focus to research

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:47

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London at the crossroads as hedge fund industry ponders the future

London at the crossroads as hedge fund industry ponders the future

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:44

Reeling from a double whammy of losses last year that averaged nearly 20 per cent across the global industry and a wave of redemptions by investors disappointed by performance or in urgent need of »

Back to the future for prime broker survivors

Back to the future for prime broker survivors

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:41

The collapse of Lehman Brothers last September was the flashpoint of a year that saw the prime brokerage world - along with that of its hedge fund clients - transformed by the ongoing credit crisis »

Henderson clinches New Star with GBP115m acquisition

Henderson clinches New Star with GBP115m acquisition

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 07:04

Henderson Group has agreed to buy stricken asset management rival New Start Asst Management for a total price of around GBP115, which includes just »

Walkers SPV appoints senior vice president

Walkers SPV appoints senior vice president

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 06:02

Walkers SPV has completed its senior management team with the appointment of David Lloyd as a senior vice-president. »

Japaninvest strengthens Asia equities research and sales business with senior hires

Japaninvest strengthens Asia equities research and sales business with senior hires

Fri, 30/01/2009 - 15:56

Research and brokerage firm Japaninvest Group has announced that it has strengthened its Hong Kong-based Asia equities research and sales business Ji Asia with two senior appointments.< »

Nuveen Investments to form relationship with Harcourt Investment Consulting

Nuveen Investments to form relationship with Harcourt Investment Consulting

Fri, 30/01/2009 - 12:00

Nuveen Investments, a provider of investment services to institutions and high-net-worth investors, is forming a strategic relationship with Zurich-based fund of hedge funds manager Har »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

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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