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VCM Fund Management announces removal of redemption fees

VCM Fund Management announces removal of redemption fees

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 13:04

London-based hedge fund group VCM Fund Management has announced the removal of all redemption and transfer fees for all funds on its hedge fund platform. »

Preliminary injunction issued against two Nevada firms in USD20m Ponzi scheme

Preliminary injunction issued against two Nevada firms in USD20m Ponzi scheme

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 12:47

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that on 1 April 2009, a federal court judge in Knoxville, Tennessee issued a preliminary injunction against defendant Centurion »

SEC obtains asset freeze in Ponzi scheme targeting Chinese-American community

SEC obtains asset freeze in Ponzi scheme targeting Chinese-American community

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 06:50

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained an asset freeze to halt a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme and affinity fraud targeting members of the Chinese-American community »

HSBC Global Asset Management launches global currency fund

HSBC Global Asset Management launches global currency fund

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 06:46

HSBC Global Asset Management has launched a global currency fund aimed at institutional investors, which aims to exploit currency market inefficiencies and imbalances. »

Luxembourg fund assets down nearly 30 per cent during 2008

Luxembourg fund assets down nearly 30 per cent during 2008

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 17:03

Luxembourg-domiciled fund assets fell by nearly 30 per cent to USD2,152.0bn (EUR1,548.1bn) over the year to the end of 2008, down from USD3,024.2bn (EUR2,068.3bn) in 2007, according to »

Three settlements market practices finalised

Three settlements market practices finalised

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 17:00

The International Securities Association for Institutional Trade Communication has announced that the Settlements Working Group has developed three new market practices for implementati »

Swedish state pension platform adds hedge funds to portfolio

Swedish state pension platform adds hedge funds to portfolio

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 17:00

The Swedish state pension platform, Premium Pension Authority, has included Salus Alpha funds in its portfolio. »

Newedge VTI return estimated to be -0.88 per cent for March

Newedge VTI return estimated to be -0.88 per cent for March

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 13:03

The estimated March 2009 return for the Newedge Volatility Trading Index is -0.88 per cent, compared with +0.72 per cent for February 2009. »

Liquid Capital Management launches family of managed futures funds

Liquid Capital Management launches family of managed futures funds

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 13:03

Liquid Capital Management has announced the launch of its family of alternative investment funds focused on managed futures.  »

CLS and ICAP joint venture to reduce risk and cost in pre-settlement processing

CLS and ICAP joint venture to reduce risk and cost in pre-settlement processing

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 07:04

CLS Group, the global industry standard for FX settlement services, and ICAP, an inter-dealer broker, are creating a joint venture to provide trade aggregation services to participants »

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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

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

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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