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Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index to finish up 0.86 per cent in March

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index to finish up 0.86 per cent in March

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 17:11

Early estimates indicate the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index will finish up 0.86 per cent in March, based on 55 per cent of assets reporting. »

Florida companies and men charged with operating fraudulent commodity pool

Florida companies and men charged with operating fraudulent commodity pool

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 17:04

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged Donovan Davis Jr., Blayne Davis, Damien Bromfield, Capital Blu Management and DD International Holdings with operating a fraudule »

SEC seeks comments on short sale price test and circuit breaker restrictions

SEC seeks comments on short sale price test and circuit breaker restrictions

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 12:59

The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted unanimously to seek public comment on whether short sale price restrictions or circuit breaker restrictions should be imposed and whethe »

Harewood Solutions to launch BNP Paribas Comac Fund

Harewood Solutions to launch BNP Paribas Comac Fund

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 12:45

Harewood Solutions, a London-based subsidiary of BNP Paribas, is planning to launch the BNP Paribas Comac Fund, a long/short commodities fund that provides investors with access to the »

Retrenchment theme to dominate global asset management dealflow, says Jefferies Putnam Lovell

Retrenchment theme to dominate global asset management dealflow, says Jefferies Putnam Lovell

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 07:01

With banks and insurers offloading desirable asset management franchises to raise capital, 2009 is shaping up as a year with fewer, albeit headline-grabbing M&A transactions, follow »

Hennessee Hedge Fund Index up +1.37 per cent in March

Hennessee Hedge Fund Index up +1.37 per cent in March

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 07:00

Hennessee Group, a consultant and adviser to direct investors in hedge funds, has announced that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advanced +1.37 per cent in March (+1.09 per cent YTD). »

Australian absolute return funds indicate positive performance for March

Australian absolute return funds indicate positive performance for March

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 06:46

Early indicators are that performance from Australian absolute return funds in March was positive, although well below the performance of the ASX200 and the S in the US, according to Au »

Newedge CTA indices fall more than two per cent in March

Newedge CTA indices fall more than two per cent in March

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 17:03

Newedge says the AlternativeEdge Short-Term Traders Index finished the month of March down 2.19 percent (-1.34 percent YTD), while the CTA Index posted its first negative month since Au »

List Group to provide connectivity to London Stock Exchange markets

List Group to provide connectivity to London Stock Exchange markets

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 17:01

List Group, a multi-asset technology provider, has been accredited by the London Stock Exchange Group to provide connectivity to the Exchange's markets, including the Italian markets ac »

Second Dexion fund passes continuation vote

Second Dexion fund passes continuation vote

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 16:57

Dexion has announced that 95 per cent of shareholders have voted in favour of the Dexion Absolute GBP fund, making it the second fund to pass its continuation vote. »

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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

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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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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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