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Eswar Menon joins Gerken Capital Associates as group portfolio manager

Eswar Menon joins Gerken Capital Associates as group portfolio manager

Mon, 23/02/2009 - 16:03

Gerken Capital Associates, a San Francisco-based alternative asset fund manager, has appointed Eswar Menon as group portfolio manager. »

AlphaMetrix launches fund based on Newedge Short-Term Traders Index

AlphaMetrix launches fund based on Newedge Short-Term Traders Index

Mon, 23/02/2009 - 15:49

Chicago-based AlphaMetrix has introduced a fund designed to track the performance of Newedge's AlternativeEdge Short-Term Traders Index. »

Emerging markets hedge funds post record losses in 2008, says HFR

Emerging markets hedge funds post record losses in 2008, says HFR

Mon, 23/02/2009 - 12:03

Hedge funds investing in emerging markets concluded 2008 with seven consecutive months of performance declines, resulting in cumulative losses of nearly 37 per cent, according to Chicago-b »

Wave of litigation could hit UK fund managers, says risk management firm

Wave of litigation could hit UK fund managers, says risk management firm

Mon, 23/02/2009 - 11:57

UK-based fund managers must take the initiative ahead of an impending wave of compensation claims against them from disgruntled investors, according to risk consultancy and internal aud »

Aima expresses support for global initiative on hedge fund regulation

Aima expresses support for global initiative on hedge fund regulation

Mon, 23/02/2009 - 11:55

The London-based Alternative Investment Management Association has expressed support for global efforts to achieve a consensus on coherent regulation for hedge funds, but continues to emph »

Germany's Merkel reiterates call for regulation of hedge funds

Germany's Merkel reiterates call for regulation of hedge funds

Mon, 23/02/2009 - 06:02

European leaders have focused on the regulation of all financial sectors, including hedge funds, at a meeting in Berlin over the weekend convened by Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel. »

UBS to challenge enforcement of IRS "John Doe" summons

UBS to challenge enforcement of IRS "John Doe" summons

Fri, 20/02/2009 - 17:16

UBS is to challenge a civil action launched by the US Internal Revenue Service in the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida seeking judicial enforcement of a civil &quo »

US hedge funds industry: Experts predict growth by fourth quarter

US hedge funds industry: Experts predict growth by fourth quarter

Fri, 20/02/2009 - 12:21

Following a dismal 2008, when will the US hedge funds industry show signs of recovery? »

Investors drive post-Madoff growth in hedge fund service provision

Investors drive post-Madoff growth in hedge fund service provision

Fri, 20/02/2009 - 12:20

During the era of easy money, the prime brokerage arms of Wall Street titans thrived by lending money to hedge fund clients. »

Building a leader among small law firms in financial services

Building a leader among small law firms in financial services

Fri, 20/02/2009 - 12:19

In troubled times, many financial services companies are finding it hard to focus on boosting their business, while dedicating time and resources to complying with legal requirements. »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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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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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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