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EMCF signs memorandum with LCH Clearnet

EMCF signs memorandum with LCH Clearnet

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 11:58

EMCF and LCH.Clearnet have signed a memorandum of understanding outlining their commitment to interoperate with each other. »

Stock market volatility falls significantly in April

Stock market volatility falls significantly in April

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 10:48

Stock market volatility remained high in April (36.5 per cent) but fell significantly, passing below the 40 per cent mark for the first time since October 2008, according to Edhec Busin »

Citi launches hedge fund middle office services

Citi launches hedge fund middle office services

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 09:26

Citi has launched hedge fund middle office services, a suite of solutions for hedge fund managers that aims to improve efficiency and allow managers to focus on optimizing investment de »

Harmonic Capital appoints investment partner

Harmonic Capital appoints investment partner

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 08:02

Harmonic Capital Partners, a hedge fund manager which employs relative value and technical trading strategies, has appointed Patrik Säfvenblad as an investment partner. »

JonesTrading hires derivatives team

JonesTrading hires derivatives team

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 07:22

JonesTrading Institutional Services, a brokerage providing institutions with block trading, has hired a derivatives team. »

Craig Weynand joins NuWave as managing director

Craig Weynand joins NuWave as managing director

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 07:00

NuWave Investment Management, an alternative investment manager specialising in the application of quantitative investment strategies, has hired Craig Weynand as managing director of bu »

First Pipes trade group formed

First Pipes trade group formed

Wed, 20/05/2009 - 06:30

A trade group has been formed to represent the growing Pipes (private investment in public equity) industry.  »

Laven group consolidates brand

Laven group consolidates brand

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 17:35

Lussan, the law firm associated with hedge fund consultancy Laven Partners, has changed its name to Laven Legal Services, bringing all the Laven group companies under one common brand. »

VaR confusion in Ucits rules needs fixing, says EM Applications

VaR confusion in Ucits rules needs fixing, says EM Applications

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 17:29

A contradiction at the heart of the European Commission's Ucits rules means that value at risk calculations in some European countries are at odds with each other, according to EM Appli »

Survey shows investor appetite for covered bonds

Survey shows investor appetite for covered bonds

Tue, 19/05/2009 - 16:04

Investors, including asset managers, commercial banks, pension funds and other institutional buyers, continue to have appetite for covered bonds, according to a survey by the European C »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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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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