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Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index down -0.45 per cent in April

Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index down -0.45 per cent in April

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 08:39

The Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index, an investable index based on Lyxor's hedge fund platform which tracks the overall hedge fund universe, was down -0.45 per cent in April. »

Chi-X Europe to offer three-way CCP interoperability

Chi-X Europe to offer three-way CCP interoperability

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 08:18

Chi-X Europe has extended its 'user choice' clearing model following the memorandum of understanding signed by EMCF and LCH.Clearnet Group to interoperate in the UK and Swiss market seg »

Hedge funds adopting best practice procedures

Hedge funds adopting best practice procedures

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 07:00

Alternative investment firms are adopting best practices in the face of looming regulation and demands from clientele for greater transparency, according to TKS Solutions. »

Eze Castle to host seminar for alternative investment firms

Eze Castle to host seminar for alternative investment firms

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 06:52

Industry experts and advisers from the Managed Funds Association, Ernst & Young and Bingham McCutchen are to discuss key considerations for alternative investment managers at a semi »

Iceberg celebrates second anniversary with cool 35 per cent return

Iceberg celebrates second anniversary with cool 35 per cent return

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 06:22

Iceberg Alternative Real Estate Fund has celebrated its second anniversary with a total return to investors of 35 per cent (GBP Feeder II) since inception and a volatility of less than »

NYSE Liffe to introduce premium-based tick size on Amsterdam options

NYSE Liffe to introduce premium-based tick size on Amsterdam options

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 18:17

NYSE Liffe will introduce a premium-based tick size for all equity options traded on Amsterdam's derivatives market on 2 June 2009. »

OakRun Capital expands into Caribbean and Latin America

OakRun Capital expands into Caribbean and Latin America

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 17:12

OakRun Capital, a boutique investment management firm, has expanded its product offerings across the Caribbean and Latin America. »

Brokers sign letter of intent to acquire Cogent Consulting

Brokers sign letter of intent to acquire Cogent Consulting

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 17:05

Cogent Consulting, a developer of commission management systems for the securities industry, has signed a non-binding letter of intent for the sale of a majority of the company to a gro »

NFA permanently expels Lake Shore Asset Management

NFA permanently expels Lake Shore Asset Management

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 16:29

The National Futures Association has permanently expelled Lake Shore Asset Management from NFA membership. »

Julius Baer to separate private banking and asset management businesses

Julius Baer to separate private banking and asset management businesses

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 15:13

The board of directors of Julius Baer Holding has decided to separate its private banking and asset management businesses into two fully independent entities, both individually listed o »

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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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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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