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Victoria Aston-Duff joins Angelo, Gordon & Co as Head of Europe

Victoria Aston-Duff joins Angelo, Gordon & Co as Head of Europe

Thu, 11/09/2008 - 07:00

Victoria Aston-Duff has joined Angelo, Gordon & Co as Head of Europe. »

Jhangiani appointed CIO of Peak Partners

Jhangiani appointed CIO of Peak Partners

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:01

Nikhil Jhangiani will become the new Chief Investment Officer (CIO), of Geneva-based Peak Partners SA, replacing Ernesto Prado who is leaving to pu »

Fairfield Greenwich Group merges with Switzerland's Banque Bénédict Hentsch

Fairfield Greenwich Group merges with Switzerland's Banque Bénédict Hentsch

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

Connecticut-based alternative asset manager Fairfield Greenwich Group has agreed to merge with Banque Bénédict Hentsch, a Geneva-based Swiss privat »

LME to launch minor metals contracts next year

LME to launch minor metals contracts next year

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

The London Metal Exchange has announced it will launch two minor metals contracts in the second half of 2009 for molybdenum and cobalt. »

PSigma Balanced Managed Fund of Funds unveils launch portfolio

PSigma Balanced Managed Fund of Funds unveils launch portfolio

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

The newly-launched PSigma Balanced Managed Fund of Funds will invest in collective investment schemes, unit trusts, Oeics, investment trusts, funds »

Punter Southall and Switzerland's Octane launch Guernsey fund of hedge funds manager

Punter Southall and Switzerland's Octane launch Guernsey fund of hedge funds manager

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

UK actuarial and financial services provider Punter Southall Group has announced a joint venture with Swiss fund of hedge funds manager Octane to c »

Stephen Couttie takes over as chief executive at RAB Capital

Stephen Couttie takes over as chief executive at RAB Capital

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

Stephen Couttie has been appointed chief executive of London-based RAB Capital in succession to the firm's co-founder Philip Richards, who is stepp »

Hedge fund manager sanctioned by FSA for market abuse

Hedge fund manager sanctioned by FSA for market abuse

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 07:01

In a settlement reached with the Financial Services Authority (FSA), Steven Harrison, a former hedge fund manager with Moore Capital Management, ag »

Guernsey funds gain ground on Jersey in second quarter

Guernsey funds gain ground on Jersey in second quarter

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 07:00

Guernsey's funds industry is outperforming its nearest competitor, according to Peter Niven, chief executive of industry promotional body Guernsey »

GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic offers retail access to European long/short equity fund

GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic offers retail access to European long/short equity fund

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 06:59

GAM has launched GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic, an absolute return fund that uses the Ucits III framework to offer retail clients access to a st »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

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Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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