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Morgan Stanley launches public offering of MSCI shares

Morgan Stanley launches public offering of MSCI shares

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 15:23

Morgan Stanley is commencing a secondary offering of all of its remaining MSCI shares. »

IIGCC calls for more private sector finance to tackle climate change

IIGCC calls for more private sector finance to tackle climate change

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 13:59

The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change has advocated a number of urgent measures to boost the effectiveness of carbon markets globally and to leverage private sector invest »

Eurex launches mini volatility index future

Eurex launches mini volatility index future

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 13:33

The international derivatives exchange Eurex is introducing a mini volatility index future based on VStoxx. »

Global tax hikes strengthen the hand of stable jurisdiction

Global tax hikes strengthen the hand of stable jurisdiction

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 13:25

Never mind the noise in the U.S., U.K., and Europe about offshore jurisdictions and the economic turmoil, Bermuda continues to seek and unearth business opportunities. »

Investors seek operational excellence

Investors seek operational excellence

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 13:11

The last nine months have been extremely challenging for hedge funds around the globe. »

Regulatory scrutiny of funds drives new administration business

Regulatory scrutiny of funds drives new administration business

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 13:09

As hedge funds grapple with investor calls for greater transparency, an unlikely beneficiary has been the fund administration industry that was otherwise braced for a downturn amid declining assets »

Well prepared for capital market expansion

Well prepared for capital market expansion

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 13:07

Bermuda has weathered the global capital markets storm well, thanks to the vigilance of its government and regulators. »

agri.capital raises EUR60m in funding

agri.capital raises EUR60m in funding

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 13:02

agri.capital, a renewable energy company that develops, owns and operates biogas plants in Europe, has raised EUR60m in new equity. »

FRSGlobal to offer regulatory reporting service for hedge funds

FRSGlobal to offer regulatory reporting service for hedge funds

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 07:16

FRSGlobal, a provider of risk and regulatory compliance solutions, is preparing to work with the hedge fund industry to help it comply with the new wave of global regulations expected t »

Galena launches energy fund with seed of USD50m

Galena launches energy fund with seed of USD50m

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 07:13

Galena Asset Management has launched Galena Energy Fund to trade oil and energy futures, options and swaps.  »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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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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