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Man Group reports 25 per cent sales growth in six months to September

Man Group reports 25 per cent sales growth in six months to September

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 09:15

Despite the turmoil in global financial markets, demand for Man Group's hedge fund products has remained very strong, the firm says in its latest half-yearly report, with sales in the six »

Lehman asset management business acquired by Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman

Lehman asset management business acquired by Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 07:26

Bain Capital Partners and Hellman & Friedman have concluded negotiations to acquire Neuberger Berman, the 69-year-old asset management firm, and the fixed income and some other alterna »

Rejection of US bailout bill sends markets tumbling around the world

Rejection of US bailout bill sends markets tumbling around the world

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 07:00

By a vote of 228-to-205 the House of Representatives yesterday rejected US Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson's USD 700 bn (GBP 386 bn) bailout plan t »

Contagion spreads to Europe as governments step in to save Bradford & Bingley, Hypo Real Estate, Fortis, Dexia and Glitnir

Contagion spreads to Europe as governments step in to save Bradford & Bingley, Hypo Real Estate, Fortis, Dexia and Glitnir

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 06:59

Governments around Europe were forced to rescue a number of financial institutions hit by the fallout from the ongoing US credit crisis, while a US »

Majority of global investors think US bailout will restore order

Majority of global investors think US bailout will restore order

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 06:58

More than 60 per cent of institutional investors, large companies and pension funds around the world think the USD700bn government bailout initiall »

CFTC sues commodity pool manager over alleged USD5.8m fraud

CFTC sues commodity pool manager over alleged USD5.8m fraud

Mon, 29/09/2008 - 12:23

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged Boca Raton, Florida-based Michael A. »

SEC wins hedge fund fraud case against head of Lancer Management Group

SEC wins hedge fund fraud case against head of Lancer Management Group

Mon, 29/09/2008 - 07:01

A US district court judge has granted a motion brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission for summary judgment against the main perpetrator of the multi-million-dollar Lancer hedge »

Aima unveils new global council membership

Aima unveils new global council membership

Sun, 28/09/2008 - 07:15

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the London-based hedge fund industry association, has unveiled its new council membership following the organisation's annual general mee »

Laven Partners criticises Sarkozy's UN attack on hedge funds

Laven Partners criticises Sarkozy's UN attack on hedge funds

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 18:16

London- and Geneva-based investment management consultancy Laven Partners has questioned the premises of French President Nicolas Sarkozy's speech on Tuesday at the United Nations in which »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: SEC probes alleged market manipulation of financial stocks

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: SEC probes alleged market manipulation of financial stocks

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 18:10

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether traders spread rumours in order to manipulate share prices and has ordered more than two dozen hedge funds to submit trading »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.    ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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