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William C Sonneborn appointed head of KKR asset management division

William C Sonneborn appointed head of KKR asset management division

Wed, 17/12/2008 - 05:57

Private equity group Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has announced the creation of a new asset management division, KKR Asset Management, and named William C Sonneborn as its head. »

Westbury Capital Partners to launch first timber fund

Westbury Capital Partners to launch first timber fund

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 16:00

Westbury Capital Partners, an alternative assets multi-fund manager, has announced plans to launch its first dedicated timber fund, the Trilogy Green Forest Fund, which will offer inves »

Internal infrastructure is key to multi-prime strategies, says Advent

Internal infrastructure is key to multi-prime strategies, says Advent

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 16:00

Advent Software, a provider of software and services to the investment management industry, has hosted a series of events to educate hedge fund managers on the effective implementation »

United Capital partners with Altegris Investments for alternative investments platform

United Capital partners with Altegris Investments for alternative investments platform

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 15:58

Altegris Investments has announced a strategic partnership with United Capital Financial Advisers to provide US wealth advisers with access to alternative investments through the Altegr »

List of bank and hedge fund victims lengthens as receiver sent in to Madoff firm

List of bank and hedge fund victims lengthens as receiver sent in to Madoff firm

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 14:44

The list of clients reported to have invested in Bernard L. »

Madoff fraud helps push Credit Suisse/Tremont index down 4.15 per cent

Madoff fraud helps push Credit Suisse/Tremont index down 4.15 per cent

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 11:58

Final performance for the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index is down 4.15 per cent in November, according to Oliver Schupp, president of Credit Suisse Index. »

Hedgemedia Special Reports see record downloads in 2008

Hedgemedia Special Reports see record downloads in 2008

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 07:07

This year Hedgemedia produced 27 special reports, and launched a new and popular series of Guides.  Our  Special Reports are widely seen as an authoritative way of reaching the institutio »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index slips 2.34 per cent in November

Barclay Hedge Fund Index slips 2.34 per cent in November

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 06:03

Hedge funds declined by an average of 2.34 per cent in November, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, bringing the index's decline sinc »

Short selling doesn't affect stock prices, says Sydney quant manager

Short selling doesn't affect stock prices, says Sydney quant manager

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 06:00

Short selling has not been a major causal factor in recent share price declines or stock market volatility, according to research from Sydney-based »

Fund of hedge funds managers optimistic despite record losses and withdrawals

Fund of hedge funds managers optimistic despite record losses and withdrawals

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 16:00

As the worst performance year on record for funds of hedge funds draws to a close, hedge funds are also facing record withdrawals, according to Standard & Poor's Fund Services. »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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