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Singapore Exchange unveils plans to encourage alternative fund listings

Singapore Exchange unveils plans to encourage alternative fund listings

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 07:00

The Singapore Exchange is inviting public comment on proposed changes to its securities listing rules that would widen the range of companies and p »

Distressed company investors could be forced to take over German businesses, warns law firm

Distressed company investors could be forced to take over German businesses, warns law firm

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 06:59

New German legislation passed last week that will come into force this summer could oblige hedge funds, private equity firms or other investors tha »

CFTC amends no-action letter issued to Dubai exchange to curb oil price speculation

CFTC amends no-action letter issued to Dubai exchange to curb oil price speculation

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 06:58

The US futures regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, has taken further steps to curb what it sees as damaging speculation on the pri »

Exchange-traded carbon derivatives can benefit institutions, says Eurex report

Exchange-traded carbon derivatives can benefit institutions, says Eurex report

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 06:57

Trading in carbon dioxide instruments such as the European Union's EU Emission Allowance and Certified Emission Reductions has grown significantly »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: GLG hires from investment banks to fill Coffey's shoes

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: GLG hires from investment banks to fill Coffey's shoes

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 06:55

Moving to replace its outgoing star emerging-markets manager Greg Coffey, GLG Partners has tapped seasoned proprietary trader Driss Ben-Brahim from »

C.P. Eaton Partners adds chief operating and financial officer

C.P. Eaton Partners adds chief operating and financial officer

Thu, 10/07/2008 - 16:36

Rowayton, Connecticut-based placement agent C.P. »

Canada's Dynamic Funds launches fund of hedge funds

Canada's Dynamic Funds launches fund of hedge funds

Thu, 10/07/2008 - 07:00

Toronto-based Dynamic Funds has announced the launch of a hedge fund of funds, the Dynamic Alternative Opportunities Fund, which offers Canadian retail investors access to a basket of the »

OpHedge appoints Jack Li as head of P&L/valuations group

OpHedge appoints Jack Li as head of P&L/valuations group

Thu, 10/07/2008 - 02:20

Middle- and back-office hedge fund administrator OpHedge Investment Services has hired Jack Li as director of P&L and valuations. »

International Asset Management in management buyout from Fortis

International Asset Management in management buyout from Fortis

Thu, 10/07/2008 - 02:17

International Asset Management, one of the oldest fund of hedge funds managers, has completed a management buyout following a strategic review underway since the merger, completed in April »

Próxima Alfa Investments appoints Igor Ojereliev to launch emerging markets fund

Próxima Alfa Investments appoints Igor Ojereliev to launch emerging markets fund

Thu, 10/07/2008 - 02:13

Madrid-based Próxima Alfa Investments has announced the recruitment of Igor Ojereliev from Deutsche Bank with a view to launching the Global Emerging Markets Fund in the near future »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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