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Cautious investors look to due diligence tools

Cautious investors look to due diligence tools

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:04

In recent months, market gyrations have shaken hedge funds and investors throughout the world, and the Middle East has not been immune to increasing risk aversion among investors. »

Irish fund industry approaches USD2trn in assets, says Lipper

Irish fund industry approaches USD2trn in assets, says Lipper

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 11:42

Traditional and alternative funds serviced in Ireland reached USD1,934.9bn (EUR1,228.7bn) at the end of June, reflecting annual growth of 18.5 per cent from USD1,633.3bn in mid-2007, accor »

Kenmar opens Singapore office to capitalise on Asia hedge fund growth

Kenmar opens Singapore office to capitalise on Asia hedge fund growth

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 06:05

Rye Brook, New York-based fund of hedge funds manager Kenmar Group has announced the opening of Kenmar (Asia) in Singapore, headed by former ABN Amro private banker Chris McLeod.< »

Icap to acquire Brazilian broker Arkhe

Icap to acquire Brazilian broker Arkhe

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 06:01

Icap, the world's largest voice and electronic interdealer broker, has agreed to acquire independent Brazilian broker Arkhe Distribuidora de Títulos e Valores Mobiliários for »

New monthly record for European carbon derivatives market

New monthly record for European carbon derivatives market

Fri, 07/11/2008 - 15:57

The European Energy Exchange and Eurex achieved the highest monthly trading volume to date in October for their jointly-operated market for carbon dioxide emission rights, with European Un »

Joost Löbler to head Butterfield Fulcrum sales for Europe, Middle East and Asia

Joost Löbler to head Butterfield Fulcrum sales for Europe, Middle East and Asia

Fri, 07/11/2008 - 15:54

Bermuda-based alternative fund administrator Butterfield Fulcrum Group has announced the appointment of Joost Löbler as managing director in charge of business development for Europe, »

Man Group sees assets decline to USD61bn as managers cut investment exposure

Man Group sees assets decline to USD61bn as managers cut investment exposure

Fri, 07/11/2008 - 06:00

Man Group, probably the world's largest hedge fund manager, saw assets under management fall 9 per cent to USD67.6bn over the six months to the end »

Guernsey fund assets slip in third quarter as global market turmoil bites

Guernsey fund assets slip in third quarter as global market turmoil bites

Fri, 07/11/2008 - 05:59

The assets of funds serviced in Guernsey have decreased by GBP5.8bn (2.8 per cent) during the three months to the end of September, primarily due t »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 07/11/2008 - 05:58

Barack Obama's election on Tuesday night as the 44th president of the United States promises tougher times for hedge fund managers, certainly in te »

SilverStreet Capital seeks to exploit market shake-out to acquire funds of hedge funds

SilverStreet Capital seeks to exploit market shake-out to acquire funds of hedge funds

Fri, 07/11/2008 - 05:57

London-based hedge fund management firm SilverStreet Capital, which was established in April 2007 by Gary Vaughan-Smith and Alex Da Costa with USD5 »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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