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Blue Sky reassures investors after Keydata collapse

Blue Sky reassures investors after Keydata collapse

Wed, 10/06/2009 - 15:36

Blue Sky Asset Management, a structured investment specialist, is offering clarification and reassurance to investors and advisers following the Financial Services Authority's move to f »

Liontrust appoints chairman and head of institutional clients

Liontrust appoints chairman and head of institutional clients

Wed, 10/06/2009 - 15:35

Liontrust Asset Management has appointed Adrian Collins as non-executive director and deputy chairman, and Ian Lewis for a new role as head of institutional clients.  »

Record number of financiers vying to fight at hedge fund boxing event

Record number of financiers vying to fight at hedge fund boxing event

Wed, 10/06/2009 - 14:44

Twenty eight volunteers are undergoing intensive training to see who will get to fight at the Hedge Fund Fight Nite in Hong Kong. »

CFTC charges investment firms in USD85m forex Ponzi scam

CFTC charges investment firms in USD85m forex Ponzi scam

Wed, 10/06/2009 - 12:19

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged SNC Asset Management, SNC Investments, chief executive officer Peter Son, and chief financial officer Jin K. »

Jubilee Financial Products expresses interest to acquire Keydata

Jubilee Financial Products expresses interest to acquire Keydata

Wed, 10/06/2009 - 10:35

Investment boutique Jubilee Financial Products has approached PricewaterhouseCoopers, administrators for the now insolvent Keydata Investment Services, with an expression of interest to »

GAM launches leveraged class of Trading II fund

GAM launches leveraged class of Trading II fund

Wed, 10/06/2009 - 07:11

Investment management firm GAM has launched GAM Trading II - GBP 1.25XL, a leveraged class of its Trading II fund. »

Deutsche Bank launches two funds

Deutsche Bank launches two funds

Wed, 10/06/2009 - 06:56

Deutsche Bank has launched two funds for investors - the S&P X-Alpha fund and the Zins Strategie Fund (2014). »

Australian hedge funds return over three per cent in May

Australian hedge funds return over three per cent in May

Wed, 10/06/2009 - 06:22

Early results from Australia's absolute return and hedge funds are pointing to returns of over three per cent for May, according to Australian Fund Monitors. »

Lyxor Hedge Fund Index up + 2.16 per cent in May

Lyxor Hedge Fund Index up + 2.16 per cent in May

Tue, 09/06/2009 - 15:45

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up +2.16 per cent in May, taking year-to-date performance up +2.13 per cent as of 29 May. »

Energy sector drives double digit returns in major indices

Energy sector drives double digit returns in major indices

Tue, 09/06/2009 - 15:19

May marked a turning point for commodities as significant gains in the energy sector drove double digit returns in major indices, pushing the sector into positive territory for the year »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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