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Michael Lauer to pay over USD62m in hedge fund fraud case

Michael Lauer to pay over USD62m in hedge fund fraud case

Tue, 12/05/2009 - 16:46

The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that Michael Lauer, the head of two Connecticut-based hedge fund advisors, has been ordered to pay more than USD62m within 15 days a »

GLG Partners announces amended credit agreement

GLG Partners announces amended credit agreement

Tue, 12/05/2009 - 12:44

GLG Partners, the US-listed asset manager, has reached an agreement with its senior lenders to amend its credit agreement.  »

Prime brokerage veteran joins Concept Capital

Prime brokerage veteran joins Concept Capital

Tue, 12/05/2009 - 09:06

Concept Capital, an institutional broker and total solutions provider for global investment managers, has announced that Rob Davis has joined the firm as managing director and head of h »

Turner launches Spectrum Fund

Turner launches Spectrum Fund

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 17:14

Investment manager Turner Investment Partners has announced the launch of the Turner Spectrum Fund, a no-load, open-end mutual fund that seeks capital appreciation by investing in six l »

Cogent Partners to launch hedge fund advisory business

Cogent Partners to launch hedge fund advisory business

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 17:02

Cogent Partners, an investment bank focused on alternative assets, has announced the launch of a new hedge fund advisory business and the appointment of Pascale Alvanitakis-Guély »

Fortis Prime Fund Solutions to administer Sandalwood Securities FoHF

Fortis Prime Fund Solutions to administer Sandalwood Securities FoHF

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 16:59

Sandalwood Securities, a New Jersey-based alterative investment manager and broker dealer, has announced that it has retained Fortis Prime Fund Solutions to provide administration servi »

Deutsche Börse expands European Directors' Dealings service

Deutsche Börse expands European Directors' Dealings service

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 16:57

Deutsche Börse is expanding its European Directors' Dealings data service to include seven more countries. »

Investors and managers refocus on implications of risk

Investors and managers refocus on implications of risk

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 16:26

For years hedge fund managers have been routinely describing their goal - indeed, their promise to investors - as achieving 'above-average risk-adjusted returns', and the industry has traditionally »

Offloading the risk management headache

Offloading the risk management headache

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 16:24

Up to around a decade ago, risk management solutions were extremely expensive and available only to the largest financial institutions such as central banks, pension funds and investment houses. »

Traumatic year turns focus to the fat tail

Traumatic year turns focus to the fat tail

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 16:19

After a traumatic year for alternative fund managers and their investors in 2008, the hedge fund industry is having to take risk measurement and management processes a great deal more seriously. »

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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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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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