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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 »

Privalto UK launches Privalto Millenium Tracker Fund

Privalto UK launches Privalto Millenium Tracker Fund

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 13:14

Privalto UK, part of BNP Paribas, has announced the launch of the Privalto Millenium Tracker Fund. »

Hedgebay sees rise in discounted hedge fund asset trading in Q1 2009

Hedgebay sees rise in discounted hedge fund asset trading in Q1 2009

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 13:08

Latest figures from secondary hedge fund market provider Hedgebay Trading show that despite a 20 per cent year over year increase in trading of hedge fund assets through 31 March, not o »

Directive could harm international competitiveness, says Berlin business school

Directive could harm international competitiveness, says Berlin business school

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 12:58

The European Commission's proposed directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers risks creating an administrative structure that will harm the international competitiveness of the f »

Primary Insight completes management buyout from JP Morgan

Primary Insight completes management buyout from JP Morgan

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 12:49

Primary Insight, a business that serves institutional money managers with advice from a global network of industry experts, has successfully completed a management buyout from JP Morgan »

Duff & Phelps launches hedge fund operational risk due diligence practice

Duff & Phelps launches hedge fund operational risk due diligence practice

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 06:57

Duff & Phelps, an independent financial advisory and investment banking firm, is forming an operational risk due diligence practice that will provide investors with an independent t »

Integrated Asset Management to sell fund of hedge funds business to Sal. Oppenheim

Integrated Asset Management to sell fund of hedge funds business to Sal. Oppenheim

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 06:52

Integrated Asset Management, an Aim-listed alternative investment group, has signed a conditional agreement to sell the majority of its fund of hedge funds business to Sal. »

Shari'a compliant funds

Shari'a compliant funds

Fri, 01/05/2009 - 06:30

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Derivatives daily trading volume at 3.8 million contracts, says NYSE Euronext

Derivatives daily trading volume at 3.8 million contracts, says NYSE Euronext

Thu, 30/04/2009 - 17:05

NYSE Euronext says that in the first quarter of 2009, European derivatives average daily trading volume was 3.8 million contracts, a decrease of 17.0 per cent compared to the first quar »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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