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FRM expands Asian fund of hedge funds presence to Hong Kong and Seoul

FRM expands Asian fund of hedge funds presence to Hong Kong and Seoul

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:59

Fund of hedge funds manager Financial Risk Management has announced plans to expand significantly its Asian operations, launched in 2000 with the establishment of a presence in Tokyo, with »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:59

With traditional assets in the doldrums, wealthy and institutional investors are turning to an ever wider range of 'alternative alternative' investments, with platinum and palladium now th »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citi tries to fend off legal action over Falcon fund

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citi tries to fend off legal action over Falcon fund

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:59

Citigroup is asking some of its private clients to accept USD250m in compensation for dropping legal claims stemming from steep losses in its troubled Falcon Strategies hedge fund. »

Insch Capital Management launches global macro fund with Charteris

Insch Capital Management launches global macro fund with Charteris

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:57

Lugano-based alternative investment manager Insch Capital Management has launched a new BVI-domiciled hedge fund, Insch Insight, which contains a number of protected cell share classes ena »

Industry study predicts greater standardisation and regulation in fund portfolio pricing

Industry study predicts greater standardisation and regulation in fund portfolio pricing

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:55

The hedge fund industry lacks consistently applied pricing standards and methodologies that are needed to improve transparency of fund pricing and valuation, according to a research paper »

Economic outlook gloomy for US, say hedge fund managers

Economic outlook gloomy for US, say hedge fund managers

Thu, 22/05/2008 - 09:31

A survey of more than 70 US hedge fund managers and their advisors has found that most have a broadly pessimistic view of the prospects in 2008 for the country's economy, which 80 per cent »

Hedgeweek Comment: Platinum enthuses investors in exchange-traded products

Hedgeweek Comment: Platinum enthuses investors in exchange-traded products

Thu, 22/05/2008 - 09:30

Platinum has emerged as the most popular commodity in 2008, with platinum and palladium exchange-traded commodities approaching the USD1bn mark for investment this year. »

Outsourcing model boosts Jersey's property role

Outsourcing model boosts Jersey's property role

Thu, 22/05/2008 - 07:00

The Channel Islands' history as a popular domicile for property funds, especially those investing in UK property, stretches back over three decades. »

Hedgeweek Comment: The blame game

Hedgeweek Comment: The blame game

Wed, 21/05/2008 - 07:00

With oil prices fast approaching USD130 a barrel and a global food crisis looming, the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs is scrutinising the role of financi »

Reech claims exceptional performance for debut real estate hedge fund

Reech claims exceptional performance for debut real estate hedge fund

Wed, 21/05/2008 - 07:00

Specialist derivatives fund manager Reech Alternative Investment Management has reported that its Iceberg Alternative Real Estate Fund, a European real estate relative value fund, has deli »

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Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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Following the strong win by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Japanese General Election, John Vail (pictured), Chief Global Strategist, Nikko Asset Management, sees further boosts for Japan from corporate profits moving through to wage rises… ... »

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