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SEC proposals aim to strengthen safeguards of investor funds

SEC proposals aim to strengthen safeguards of investor funds

Fri, 15/05/2009 - 16:04

The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed rule amendments that aim to substantially increase protections for investors who entrust their money to investment advisers. »

Steel Partners urges shareholders to vote for director nominees

Steel Partners urges shareholders to vote for director nominees

Fri, 15/05/2009 - 15:00

Steel Partners Japan Strategic Fund (Offshore) has sent a letter to shareholders of Aderans Holdings urging them to vote for Steel Partners' slate of eight director nominees to the comp »

Wolverine selects Citadel Solutions for third-party fund administration

Wolverine selects Citadel Solutions for third-party fund administration

Fri, 15/05/2009 - 14:44

Citadel Solutions has been selected by Wolverine Asset Management, a Chicago-based hedge fund manager, as its new, full-service fund administrator. »

Convertible arbitrage one of the best-performing strategies in Q1 2009

Convertible arbitrage one of the best-performing strategies in Q1 2009

Fri, 15/05/2009 - 13:07

Convertible arbitrage went from being one of the worst-performing strategies in the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index in 2008 to one of the best-performing strategies in the first »

Brookfield Asset Management appoints managing partner

Brookfield Asset Management appoints managing partner

Fri, 15/05/2009 - 12:55

Brookfield Asset Management has appointed Leo van den Thillart to the position of managing partner, private institutional equity, effective 1 June 2009. »

Société Générale Securities Services adds multilateral trading facilities

Société Générale Securities Services adds multilateral trading facilities

Fri, 15/05/2009 - 11:40

Société Générale Securities Services is broadening its clearing offer to include new multilateral trading facilities: BATS Europe, NYSE Arca and Nasdaq OMX E »

Malbec Partners expands alternative asset management platform

Malbec Partners expands alternative asset management platform

Fri, 15/05/2009 - 09:40

Malbec Partners, an institutional alternative asset management platform, has appointed Costas Hamakiotes to its emerging markets team as senior trader. »

Australia funds show promising signs in April

Australia funds show promising signs in April

Fri, 15/05/2009 - 09:01

Early indications from Australia's absolute return and hedge fund sector performance for April are showing promising signs, with average performance up 3.52 per cent, according to Austr »

What to do when it all goes wrong.

What to do when it all goes wrong.

Fri, 15/05/2009 - 09:00

Collas Day dispute resolution The situation »

Eversheds advises PSource Structured Debt on credit facilities

Eversheds advises PSource Structured Debt on credit facilities

Thu, 14/05/2009 - 17:51

International law firm Eversheds has advised PSource Structured Debt on USD24m of credit facilities with the Bank of Scotland consisting of an amortising term facility and overdraft. »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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