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Tokio Marine Asset Management appoints Polly Smith in London

Tokio Marine Asset Management appoints Polly Smith in London

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 06:00

Tokio Marine Asset Management London, a Japanese and Asian equities and hedge fund specialist which officially launched its London business this month, has announced the appointment of »

Managed Funds Association supports legislation on financial fraud

Managed Funds Association supports legislation on financial fraud

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 05:58

US-based hedge fund industry body the Managed Funds Association has expressed its support for the announcement of new legislation by Senators Charles E. »

Hedge fund managers "face greater scrutiny and transparency demands"

Hedge fund managers "face greater scrutiny and transparency demands"

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 16:00

Institutional investors appear committed to hedge fund investing, but hedge fund managers will face wider-ranging and more in-depth scrutiny of operations and investment processes, acco »

PerTrac launches Mobile 2.0 for Blackberry devices

PerTrac launches Mobile 2.0 for Blackberry devices

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 15:58

PerTrac Financial Solutions has released PerTrac Mobile 2.0, an application for Blackberry devices that provides users with secure wireless access to the contacts, communications, calen »

Old Mutual Asset Managers announces launch of currency hedge fund

Old Mutual Asset Managers announces launch of currency hedge fund

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 12:07

Old Mutual Asset Managers has added to its hedge fund range with the launch of the Old Mutual Currency Fund, managed using a multi-signal quantitative model. »

UK hedge fund industry employment estimated at 40,000, says Aima

UK hedge fund industry employment estimated at 40,000, says Aima

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 11:59

The UK hedge fund industry employs an estimated 40,000 people, according to the Alternative Investment Management Association, the trade body for the hedge fund industry. »

Crédit Agricole and Société Générale to merge asset management businesses

Crédit Agricole and Société Générale to merge asset management businesses

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 11:58

Crédit Agricole and Société Générale have signed a preliminary agreement to combine their asset management operations, comprising the whole of Cr&eacu »

Salus Alpha Directional Markets fund approved for public distribution in Germany

Salus Alpha Directional Markets fund approved for public distribution in Germany

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 05:56

The accumulator and distributor share classes of the Salus Alpha Directional Markets fund, the latest product from Austria alternative investment firm Salus Alpha, have been registered »

Gottex sees assets fall 28 per cent in final quarter of 2008

Gottex sees assets fall 28 per cent in final quarter of 2008

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 05:50

Gottex Fund Management Holdings, part of the international fund of hedge funds management group, has reported in its pre-close trading statement for 2008 that assets under management fe »

Oak Hill Advisors appoints former Lehman distressed specialist to investment team

Oak Hill Advisors appoints former Lehman distressed specialist to investment team

Fri, 23/01/2009 - 16:06

Oak Hill Advisors has announced that Christine Daley has joined the firm's investment team as managing director to focus on opportunities in the stressed and distressed credit markets.< »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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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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