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Three DJ HFI strategies post losses in April

Three DJ HFI strategies post losses in April

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 19:50

Three of the five hedge fund strategies published by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fees losses in April 2009. »

IFRC appoints Michel Prada to board

IFRC appoints Michel Prada to board

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 17:35

The International Centre for Financial Regulation has announced the appointment of Michel Prada as non-executive director to board of directors of the ICFR with immediate effect. »

European derivatives ADV up 0.9 per cent, says NYSE Euronext

European derivatives ADV up 0.9 per cent, says NYSE Euronext

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 17:03

The average daily trading volume of NYSE Euronext's European derivatives products in April 2009 was 4.5 million futures and options contracts, an increase of 0.9 per cent from April 200 »

Norton Rose appoints investment funds partner

Norton Rose appoints investment funds partner

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 16:45

International legal practice Norton Rose has announced that Michael Newell has joined the investment funds team as a partner. »

SEC charges operators of Reserve Primary Fund with fraud

SEC charges operators of Reserve Primary Fund with fraud

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 14:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed civil fraud charges against the operators of the Reserve Primary Fund, the money market fund that »

NewAlpha invests USD30m in Melchior European Fund

NewAlpha invests USD30m in Melchior European Fund

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 13:13

NewAlpha has announced its 12th seeding agreement, a USD30m investment in the Melchior European Fund managed by the UK's Dalton Strategic Partnership. »

Och-Ziff AUM down 32 per cent year-on-year

Och-Ziff AUM down 32 per cent year-on-year

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 12:45

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group has reported that its assets under management were USD22.6bn as of 31 March 2009, 16 per cent lower than 31 December 2008 and 32 per cent lower than 31 »

Shareholders vote against wind-up of Ashmore Global Opportunities

Shareholders vote against wind-up of Ashmore Global Opportunities

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 07:06

Ashmore Global Opportunities has announced that shareholders have voted against the resolution to wind up the company. »

Regulatory changes to impact securities and investments industry

Regulatory changes to impact securities and investments industry

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 07:05

A research report by TowerGroup has outlined ten far-reaching regulatory changes facing the securities and investments industry in the next 24 months and beyond. »

100 Women in Hedge Funds names UK charity of the year

100 Women in Hedge Funds names UK charity of the year

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 06:42

100 Women in Hedge Funds has named Shine as its UK charity of the year and beneficiary of its annual London fundraising event, to be held on 7 October 2009. »

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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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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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