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Deerfield Capital enters investment venture with Pegasus Capital Advisors

Deerfield Capital enters investment venture with Pegasus Capital Advisors

Tue, 21/04/2009 - 07:05

Chicago-based Deerfield Capital has entered into a new investment venture with Pegasus Capital Advisors. »

Babson Capital appoints four to global business development unit

Babson Capital appoints four to global business development unit

Tue, 21/04/2009 - 06:47

MassMutual subsidiary Babson Capital Management, an investment management firm based in Springfield and Boston, Massachusetts and Charlotte, North Carolina, has added four team members »

IndexIQ makes regulatory filing to launch 15 more hedge fund replication ETFs

IndexIQ makes regulatory filing to launch 15 more hedge fund replication ETFs

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 16:59

IndexIQ, which recently introduced the first exchange-traded funds to replicate hedge funds, has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to launch 15 more. »

Fair value revisions would hurt hedge fund industry, says Pluris

Fair value revisions would hurt hedge fund industry, says Pluris

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 16:57

Proposed revisions to the 'fair value' accounting standard (FAS 157) would weaken the standard and create inconsistencies in valuations, according to Espen Robak, president of Pluris Va »

International Asset Management celebrates 20th anniversary

International Asset Management celebrates 20th anniversary

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 16:53

International Asset Management, one of the oldest independent fund of hedge fund investment managers in Europe, has celebrated its 20th anniversary. »

Global hedge fund assets will reach USD2.6trn by 2013, says study

Global hedge fund assets will reach USD2.6trn by 2013, says study

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 16:48

Hedge fund assets will bottom out at roughly USD1trn in 2009, after which capital appreciation and USD800bn in net inflows over the next four years will push global levels to USD2.6trn »

John Bates to head fixed income at Silk Invest

John Bates to head fixed income at Silk Invest

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 13:11

Silk Invest, a specialist asset management firm that recently launched equity funds investing in the Middle East and Africa, has hired John Bates to spearhead its move into frontier fix »

Equinox forms affiliate focused on institutional placement agent services

Equinox forms affiliate focused on institutional placement agent services

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 12:45

Equinox Fund Management, a Denver-based commodity pool operator, has announced the formation of Equinox Capital Markets, an affiliate created to provide institutional placement agent se »

Wood Creek Capital Management closes new fund for alternative alternatives

Wood Creek Capital Management closes new fund for alternative alternatives

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 07:10

Wood Creek Capital Management has announced the closing of its fourth investment vehicle, a USD300m fund, approximately doubling the firm's committed assets under management. »

Edhec paper lists negative consequences of short selling ban

Edhec paper lists negative consequences of short selling ban

Mon, 20/04/2009 - 07:03

An in-depth study of short-selling activities by Edhec finance professor Abraham Lioui has called into question both the reasons for the decision to ban short selling and the prejudices »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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