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SEC Compliance stresses importance of transparency

SEC Compliance stresses importance of transparency

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 07:03

SEC Compliance Consultants, a provider of compliance and operational due diligence reviews, has stressed the need for asset managers and investors to be on the same page regarding the n »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index to finish up 1.29 per cent in April

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index to finish up 1.29 per cent in April

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 06:45

Early estimates indicate the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index will finish up 1.29 per cent in April, based on 55 per cent of assets reporting. »

Hedge fund assets continued to decline in first quarter, says HFR

Hedge fund assets continued to decline in first quarter, says HFR

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 16:43

Investors continued to withdraw capital from hedge funds in the first quarter of 2009, redeeming nearly USD104bn, according to data released by Hedge Fund Research. »

OpHedge and RiskMetrics to provide investor reporting service

OpHedge and RiskMetrics to provide investor reporting service

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 13:19

OpHedge Investment Services, a fund operations/administration service provider, is partnering with RiskMetrics Group, a provider of risk management and corporate governance services, to »

AIG Financial Products completes sale of commodity index business

AIG Financial Products completes sale of commodity index business

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 13:07

AIG Financial Products has completed the sale of its commodity index business to the equities business of UBS Investment Bank, including AIG's rights to the DJ-AIG Commodity Index. »

MFA supports mandatory registration of investment advisers

MFA supports mandatory registration of investment advisers

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 13:03

The Managed Funds Association has announced its support for mandatory registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission of investment advisers, including advisers to private pool »

Commodities will be among the first to recover from economic crisis, says report

Commodities will be among the first to recover from economic crisis, says report

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 12:58

The future of the global commodities market will depend on the revival of the overall economy, but it will be among the first to recover from the economic crisis, according to a re »

Hedge fund returns stabilize in first quarter

Hedge fund returns stabilize in first quarter

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 12:56

Despite continued market volatility, hedge fund returns appear to have stabilized in the first quarter as funds posted gains of 0.9 per cent between January and March, according to Cred »

SkyBridge announces first alternatives conference

SkyBridge announces first alternatives conference

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 07:14

SkyBridge Capital, which provides strategic capital to new and early-stage hedge funds, has announced that more than 500 asset managers and investors and other industry thought leaders »

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. »

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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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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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