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Private equity administration resists market gloom

Private equity administration resists market gloom

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 17:19

Financial service providers in the Channel Islands are feeling the downdraft of the economic crisis as overall levels of assets under management or administration stagnate or decline slightly, but »

Unregulated funds boost Jersey's arsenal

Unregulated funds boost Jersey's arsenal

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 17:15

The introduction by the Jersey Financial Services Commission in February 2008 of a system that allows Unregulated Funds to be established in the island is a reflection of its growing maturity as a »

Alternative Investment Strategies expands board with former Co-op investment manager

Alternative Investment Strategies expands board with former Co-op investment manager

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 16:08

The board of Alternative Investment Strategies, the first fund of hedge funds to be listed on the London Stock Exchange, has announced the appointment of former Co-op investment manager Ri »

Jersey's financial services industry demonstrates resilience during testing times

Jersey's financial services industry demonstrates resilience during testing times

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 15:58

The latest figures compiled by the Jersey Financial Services Commission indicate that fund and other business in the island held up well during the third quarter of the year despite the di »

Michelle Sweda joins 2100 Xenon Group as director of client services

Michelle Sweda joins 2100 Xenon Group as director of client services

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 12:02

Chicago-based 2100 Xenon Group has announced the appointment of Michelle Sweda as Director of Client Services, responsible for client service, business development and marketing and report »

Lighthouse partners takes on GlobeOp for fund of hedge funds administration

Lighthouse partners takes on GlobeOp for fund of hedge funds administration

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 05:58

Lighthouse Partners, a fund of hedge funds manager with more than USD6bn in assets under management, has announced it will expand its relationship with GlobeOp Financial Services to full-s »

Deutsche Börse changes rules for equity indices following Porsche's short squeeze

Deutsche Börse changes rules for equity indices following Porsche's short squeeze

Wed, 26/11/2008 - 16:29

Deutsche Börse has announced changes to the methodology of its equity indices in response to some of the issues raised by Porsche's short squeeze on Volkswagen shares, which momentari »

Fidessa signs up European clients for Intelligent Liquidity Access strategy

Fidessa signs up European clients for Intelligent Liquidity Access strategy

Wed, 26/11/2008 - 16:00

London-based Fidessa group, provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero solutions, has announced that more than 20 clients have now signed up for the first stage of its Intelligent Liqu »

BNY Mellon names Andrew Dollery and Roman Seydoux to alternative investment services

BNY Mellon names Andrew Dollery and Roman Seydoux to alternative investment services

Wed, 26/11/2008 - 12:15

Bank of New York Mellon has appointed Andrew Dollery as vice-president for alternative investment services sales and Roman Seydoux (photo) as vice-president for alternative investment serv »

Commodities research firm ordered to pay USD150,000 to settle "hedge fund" fraud charges

Commodities research firm ordered to pay USD150,000 to settle "hedge fund" fraud charges

Wed, 26/11/2008 - 12:10

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a judgment against Aurifex Commodities Research Company of Mason, Michigan, requiring the company to pay USD30,000 in restitution a »

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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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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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The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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