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The new investment Mecca

The new investment Mecca

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:12

Could the global financial crisis be a blessing in disguise for the Middle East region? »

Opportunity knocks for financial services players

Opportunity knocks for financial services players

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:10

Over the past few years, there has been considerable economic growth and an increase in prosperity across the Middle East, which has fuelled a significant investment boom. »

A long-term commitment to the region

A long-term commitment to the region

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:08

When GAM opened an office in Dubai in September 2007, it was not jumping on the bandwagon of the world's fastest-growing financial centre but demonstrating its long-term commitment to a region that »

Middle East growth potential still strong

Middle East growth potential still strong

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:06

The financial tremors emanating from the United States and being felt around the world are expected to have only a marginal impact on the economies of the Middle East and North Africa. »

Cautious investors look to due diligence tools

Cautious investors look to due diligence tools

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:04

In recent months, market gyrations have shaken hedge funds and investors throughout the world, and the Middle East has not been immune to increasing risk aversion among investors. »

Irish fund industry approaches USD2trn in assets, says Lipper

Irish fund industry approaches USD2trn in assets, says Lipper

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 11:42

Traditional and alternative funds serviced in Ireland reached USD1,934.9bn (EUR1,228.7bn) at the end of June, reflecting annual growth of 18.5 per cent from USD1,633.3bn in mid-2007, accor »

Kenmar opens Singapore office to capitalise on Asia hedge fund growth

Kenmar opens Singapore office to capitalise on Asia hedge fund growth

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 06:05

Rye Brook, New York-based fund of hedge funds manager Kenmar Group has announced the opening of Kenmar (Asia) in Singapore, headed by former ABN Amro private banker Chris McLeod.< »

Icap to acquire Brazilian broker Arkhe

Icap to acquire Brazilian broker Arkhe

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 06:01

Icap, the world's largest voice and electronic interdealer broker, has agreed to acquire independent Brazilian broker Arkhe Distribuidora de Títulos e Valores Mobiliários for »

New monthly record for European carbon derivatives market

New monthly record for European carbon derivatives market

Fri, 07/11/2008 - 15:57

The European Energy Exchange and Eurex achieved the highest monthly trading volume to date in October for their jointly-operated market for carbon dioxide emission rights, with European Un »

Joost Löbler to head Butterfield Fulcrum sales for Europe, Middle East and Asia

Joost Löbler to head Butterfield Fulcrum sales for Europe, Middle East and Asia

Fri, 07/11/2008 - 15:54

Bermuda-based alternative fund administrator Butterfield Fulcrum Group has announced the appointment of Joost Löbler as managing director in charge of business development for Europe, »

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This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP... »

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In an excerpt from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, exclusive Preqin survey results show investors in private debt maintain a positive view of the asset class, but harbour concerns over the availability of attractive investment opportunities. ... »

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In an excerpt from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, exclusive Preqin survey results reveal that while industry performance has been poor, investors remain committed to the asset class. ... »

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Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

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New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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