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Calamos launches two new liquid alt mutual funds

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 06:00

Calamos Investments has launched two new mutual funds, the Calamos Global Convertible Fund and the Calamos Hedged Equity Income Fund as of 31 December, 2014. »

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Global macro and trend-following hedge funds continue to perform in December, says GAM

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:00

December was a volatile month across asset classes, with a sell-off in risky assets occurring mid-month before some losses were recovered by month-end, according to GAM. »

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First Derivatives enters digital marketing platform market

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 16:00

First Derivatives has evolved its Delta software platform, powered by kdb+, into marketing analytics through the launch of Delta Marketing Cloud.  »

Christopher Elvin, Head of Private Equity Products, Preqin

Global venture capital financing up 58% in 2014

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 15:59

The amount of capital invested by venture capital fund managers in young companies reached USD87bn in 2014, over 58% more than the capital invested in 2013. Preqin’s Head of Private Equity Products, Christopher Elvin (pictured), analyses the latest data: »

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Hollis Park Partners partners with GCM Grosvenor

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 15:30

Hollis Park Partners, a global structured products investment management firm, has formed a strategic partnership with alternative investment manager GCM Grosvenor.  »

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Aeon Funds launches Aeon Fiber Opportunity Fund

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:30

Aeon Funds, a family of alternative investment funds, has launched the Aeon Fiber Opportunity Fund LP.  »

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Consensus amongst hedge fund managers may lead to investment shocks in 2015

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:00

The world's hedge fund have a benign attitude towards 2015 market conditions and the investment outlook for the year ahead despite a deterioration in observed financing conditions and tightening of liquidity.  »

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CBOE Holdings reports record trading volume for 2014

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 09:00

Trading activity at CBOE Holdings reached new all-time highs in total volume and average daily volume (ADV) in 2014.   »

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SGX derivatives volume at record in Dec and 2014

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 06:00

Singapore Exchange (SGX) derivatives trading hit records in December and the whole of 2014, while securities activities grew in December but declined overall during the last year. »

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Hedge funds heading into 2015 on a strong note

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 19:00

During the last two weeks of December, hedge funds erased the bulk of the losses recorded earlier in December, when risk aversion was elevated, according to Lyxor. »

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Special report
Hedgeweek Special Report: Prime Brokerage 2015

Read how prime brokers of all shapes and sizes are becoming both operational and balance sheet-efficient, and broadening out their product suites for hedge fund managers... »

Special report
Lyxor Asset Management - Why trend-following strategies are back on track

This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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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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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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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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