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Hedge funds "to lead shareholder activism in 2009"

Hedge funds "to lead shareholder activism in 2009"

Fri, 21/11/2008 - 12:00

Hedge funds are set to lead increased shareholder activism in 2009, according to the latest Shareholder Activism Insight report commissioned by law firm Schulte Roth & Zabel from me »

SIG launches multi-asset alternatives fund in Sweden

SIG launches multi-asset alternatives fund in Sweden

Fri, 21/11/2008 - 11:58

Skandia Investment Group has launched its latest MultiManager solution, which blends together 11 alternative investment funds, in Sweden. »

AIMA issues updated guidance on insider dealing and market abuse

AIMA issues updated guidance on insider dealing and market abuse

Fri, 21/11/2008 - 06:00

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the industry body for the global hedge fund industry, has released its latest market ethics guidance note to members. »

Oak Hill Advisors hires Fritz Thomas to lead business development

Oak Hill Advisors hires Fritz Thomas to lead business development

Fri, 21/11/2008 - 05:58

Fritz Thomas has joined Oak Hill Advisors in New York as a managing director, where he will help lead the firm's business development and client coverage activities. »

Sheltering from the storm

Sheltering from the storm

Thu, 20/11/2008 - 23:59

Mourant du Feu & Jeune's Jonathan Rigby and Simon Felton explore the increased demand for structured products in uncertain market conditions. »

Hoare Capital Markets launched to focus on OTC derivatives

Hoare Capital Markets launched to focus on OTC derivatives

Thu, 20/11/2008 - 16:02

Hoare Capital Markets, a specialist wholesale broking boutique based in London's Mayfair, has been launched as a financial solutions provider focusing on over the counter derivatives an »

Arch Financial Products launches private finance fund

Arch Financial Products launches private finance fund

Thu, 20/11/2008 - 16:02

Arch Financial Products, in a joint venture with cru Investment Management, has launched a finance fund to capitalise on the opportunities in corporate private finance arising from the »

Fidessa launches index to measure stock liquidity fragmentation

Fidessa launches index to measure stock liquidity fragmentation

Thu, 20/11/2008 - 16:00

The London-based Fidessa group has launched the Fidessa Fragmentation Index, designed to provide the trading community with an accurate, unbiased measurement of the true state of liquid »

The CISX - An Exchange of the Future

The CISX - An Exchange of the Future

Thu, 20/11/2008 - 15:25

The Channel Islands Stock Exchange (CISX), which this year is celebrating its tenth anniversary, has become firmly established in the international marketplace and attracts business from many of th »

London Stock Exchange - Main Market and Specialist Fund Market

London Stock Exchange - Main Market and Specialist Fund Market

Thu, 20/11/2008 - 15:14

Why float, why London? »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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