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EU directive misguided, says PwC

EU directive misguided, says PwC

Tue, 05/05/2009 - 13:15

The publication of the EU's proposed Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers could risk forcing the alternative asset management industry into radical restructuring, Pricewate »

Proxy advisory firm recommends re-election of Online Resources directors

Proxy advisory firm recommends re-election of Online Resources directors

Tue, 05/05/2009 - 13:05

Online Resources, a provider of online financial services, has announced that independent proxy advisory firm Egan-Jones is recommending that shareholders re-elect three members of the »

Neuberger Berman becomes independent

Neuberger Berman becomes independent

Tue, 05/05/2009 - 12:57

Neuberger Berman Group has announced the completion of an employee-led buyout of the 70-year-old company, creating one of the world's largest private, independent money managers with ap »

New brokerage Traccr unveils CDS trading simulator

New brokerage Traccr unveils CDS trading simulator

Tue, 05/05/2009 - 07:00

New retail brokerage Traccr has launched a proprietary credit default swap simulator to allow professional traders to learn and understand the mechanics of CDS trading. »

Linedata provides software suite to start-up administrator HBM

Linedata provides software suite to start-up administrator HBM

Tue, 05/05/2009 - 06:43

Linedata Services has struck a deal to license MFact, MShare and Linedata Reporting to HBM Fund Services, the newly-launched fund administration arm spun out of HBM Group. »

European proposals a major threat to investment companies, says AIC

European proposals a major threat to investment companies, says AIC

Mon, 04/05/2009 - 07:04

The Association of Investment Companies has criticised European proposals for the regulation of alternative investment fund managers, saying they are very damaging to the interests of i »

Interactive Data introduces options volatility service

Interactive Data introduces options volatility service

Mon, 04/05/2009 - 06:42

Interactive Data has announced that its pricing and reference data business has introduced the Options Volatility Service, an offering that delivers a relational database of end-of-day »

SEC freezes assets of investment manager Danny Pang over alleged Ponzi scheme

SEC freezes assets of investment manager Danny Pang over alleged Ponzi scheme

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 17:24

The Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained an emergency court order freezing the assets of Newport Beach, California-based investment manager Danny Pang and his two companies f »

Altin reports management performance of -29.20 per cent in 2008

Altin reports management performance of -29.20 per cent in 2008

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 17:19

Swiss alternative investment company Altin says that owing to a particularly difficult environment, its management performance in 2008 was predictably negative (-29.20 per cent), yet su »

Law firm Maurice Turnor Gardner launches

Law firm Maurice Turnor Gardner launches

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 17:09

Law firm Maurice Turnor Gardner has launched with a team of 23, formerly the private client department of international legal practice Allen & Overy, covering private wealth, profes »

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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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North America

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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