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Asset-based lending specialist Victory Park Capital receives investment from FRM

Asset-based lending specialist Victory Park Capital receives investment from FRM

Sun, 10/08/2008 - 21:02

Chicago-based Victory Park Capital Advisors has received an investment from FRM Capital Advisors, a division of fund of hedge fund manager Financial Risk Management, that will increase the »

Clontarf Capital and Beryl Consulting Group announce strategic alliance

Clontarf Capital and Beryl Consulting Group announce strategic alliance

Sun, 10/08/2008 - 20:50

London-based alternative asset advisory firm Clontarf Capital and Beryl Consulting Group, a boutique hedge fund research firm from New Jersey, have formed a strategic alliance to develop a »

Hennessee Group says hedge funds fell 1.95 per cent in July

Hennessee Group says hedge funds fell 1.95 per cent in July

Fri, 08/08/2008 - 07:02

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 1.95 per cent in July and is now down by 3.23 per cent so far in 2008, according to Hennessee Group, a provider of industry data and adviser to h »

GlobeOp sees assets under administration grow 22 per cent in first half

GlobeOp sees assets under administration grow 22 per cent in first half

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 21:18

Hedge fund administrator GlobeOp Financial Services, which offers business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics to hedge funds and other asset managers, has rep »

Morningstar unveils real estate and currency fund categories and alternatives asset class

Morningstar unveils real estate and currency fund categories and alternatives asset class

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 20:49

Chicago-based investment research provider Morningstar has added two new categories, global real estate ands currencies, and one broad asset class, alternatives, to its proprietary classif »

Hedge fund strategies' performance fails to revive in July, says Dow Jones

Hedge fund strategies' performance fails to revive in July, says Dow Jones

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 20:29

With five of the six hedge fund strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posting net of fees losses in July and the only exception, merger arbitrage, returning just 0.05 per cent »

Move to Xetra positive so far for Scoach, says Deutsche Börse

Move to Xetra positive so far for Scoach, says Deutsche Börse

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 07:07

Certificate trading on European structured products market Scoach via the technology of Deutsche Börse's Xetra pan-European electronic trading platform, underway for 100 days now, has »

Tremont appoints Scott Metchick as chief investment officer

Tremont appoints Scott Metchick as chief investment officer

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 06:47

Fund of hedge funds manager Tremont Capital Management has appointed as chief investment officer Scott R. »

Hedge fund platform Harbour Capital becomes first in Europe to offer Sophis technology

Hedge fund platform Harbour Capital becomes first in Europe to offer Sophis technology

Tue, 05/08/2008 - 21:53

Harbour Capital Partners, a London-based hedge fund platform, has teamed up with Sophis, a provider of portfolio and risk management programmes, to offer an integrated asset management sys »

GAM launches Multi-Environmental funds of funds for public investment

GAM launches Multi-Environmental funds of funds for public investment

Tue, 05/08/2008 - 21:42

London-based multi-manager specialist GAM has announced that GAM Multi-Environmental, which invests in the growing sector of funds focusing on alpha generation from environmental themes, i »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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