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NIR Group launches commodities fund

NIR Group launches commodities fund

Mon, 22/12/2008 - 15:58

NIR Group, an alternative investment firm specialising in low correlation strategies, has announced that Cortan Commodity Partners is now open to outside investment. »

US court orders Argentine trader Diego Mariano Rolando to pay over USD10m

US court orders Argentine trader Diego Mariano Rolando to pay over USD10m

Mon, 22/12/2008 - 15:58

The US District Court for the District of Connecticut has entered a default judgment order against Diego Mariano Rolando, a citizen of Argentina, finding that he committed commodity fut »

Liffe and LCH Clearnet launch credit default swaps on Bclear

Liffe and LCH Clearnet launch credit default swaps on Bclear

Mon, 22/12/2008 - 11:57

Liffe, the global derivatives business of NYSE Euronext, and LCH Clearnet, a global central counterparty, have launched credit default swap index contracts on Bclear. »

Schulte Roth & Zabel and Dechert add London fund lawyers to partnership

Schulte Roth & Zabel and Dechert add London fund lawyers to partnership

Mon, 22/12/2008 - 05:58

Schulte Roth & Zabel International has announced that Josh Dambacher, who is based in the firm's London office, has been elected a partner of the firm as of 1 January 2009. »

Managing in the new paradigm: reducing hedge fund costs

Managing in the new paradigm: reducing hedge fund costs

Sun, 21/12/2008 - 19:37

After a year that has seen the near-collapse of financial markets and the worst average performance by hedge funds in the industry's history, many managers have been forced to close their »

UK hedge fund managers call for "reasoned" short-selling regime

UK hedge fund managers call for "reasoned" short-selling regime

Fri, 19/12/2008 - 16:02

Short selling is not per se a significant contributor to market instability, according to a survey of senior managers at hedge fund firms in London commissioned by IMS Consulting.< »

International investors doubt that accounting changes will help relieve financial crisis

International investors doubt that accounting changes will help relieve financial crisis

Fri, 19/12/2008 - 16:00

Fewer than a quarter of the respondents to a survey carried out by French business school and investment research institution Edhec believe that am »

New York federal court orders hedge fund manager to pay civil penalty

New York federal court orders hedge fund manager to pay civil penalty

Fri, 19/12/2008 - 15:53

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a USD200,000 civil penalty and a permanent commodities trading ban against hedge fund manager and commodity pool operator Linuxo »

Ernst &amp; Young New Zealand Absolute Return Index reaches new high

Ernst & Young New Zealand Absolute Return Index reaches new high

Fri, 19/12/2008 - 12:00

The Ernst and Young New Zealand Absolute Return index surged to a new high in November, gaining 1.502 per cent for the month, bringing year-to-date performance to 17.597 per cent and ye »

Société Générale Asset Management sells London subsidiary to GLG Partners

Société Générale Asset Management sells London subsidiary to GLG Partners

Fri, 19/12/2008 - 11:59

Société Générale Asset Management has agreed to sell its London-based asset management subsidiary, SGAM UK, which managed USD8.2bn in assets or about 2.5 per »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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