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HighView Financial Group announces strategic partnership with Fortune Asset Management

HighView Financial Group announces strategic partnership with Fortune Asset Management

Mon, 08/12/2008 - 05:54

London-base fund of hedge funds manager Fortune Asset Management has established a strategic partnership with HighView Financial Group, a financial advisory firm based in Oakville, Canada, »

Augustus Global Rates Fund more than doubles assets in 12 months

Augustus Global Rates Fund more than doubles assets in 12 months

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 16:03

Boosted by an annual return of 13.56 per cent over the 12 months to October 31, Augustus Asset Managers' JB Global Rates Hedge Fund has seen its assets under management more than double in »

Beacon Trust Company acquires Clear Asset Management

Beacon Trust Company acquires Clear Asset Management

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 16:00

Madison, New Jersey-based asset and wealth manager Beacon Trust Company has acquired Clear Asset Management in a transaction that will create a firm with combined assets under management a »

California court freezes assets of commodity trader in anti-fraud action

California court freezes assets of commodity trader in anti-fraud action

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 12:22

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a federal court order in California freezing the assets and prohibiting the destruction of documents of Orange County-based commodi »

IndexIQ launches hedge fund replication separately managed account portfolios

IndexIQ launches hedge fund replication separately managed account portfolios

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 06:05

IndexIQ, a Rye Brook, New York-based developer of index-based alternative investment solutions, has launched three new index-based separately managed account products, offering exposure bo »

KPMG sees new blood reinvigorating hedge fund industry despite shake-out

KPMG sees new blood reinvigorating hedge fund industry despite shake-out

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 05:52

Next year will see the strong return of value investing, a shake-out in the hedge funds industry that will also see a welcome influx of new talent, changes to prime brokerage relationships »

Trax to provide regulatory reporting for exchange-traded derivatives

Trax to provide regulatory reporting for exchange-traded derivatives

Thu, 04/12/2008 - 16:01

Xtrakter, a utility acquired by Euroclear last month from the International Capital Market Association, has announced that its Trax trade matching and regulatory reporting system will faci »

Lenders take control of New Star Asset Management in debt-for-equity swap

Lenders take control of New Star Asset Management in debt-for-equity swap

Thu, 04/12/2008 - 15:57

A consortium of banks that loaned GBP300m to New Star Asset Management just before the credit crunch erupted is to take control of the company in a debt-for-equity swap that will see the a »

Neuberger Berman to be acquired by management after private equity bid topped

Neuberger Berman to be acquired by management after private equity bid topped

Thu, 04/12/2008 - 12:03

A group consisting of portfolio managers, the management team and senior professionals will take a majority stake in Neuberger Berman and the fixed-income and alternative asset management »

Market volatility forcing US equity traders to change execution strategies, says Tabb report

Market volatility forcing US equity traders to change execution strategies, says Tabb report

Thu, 04/12/2008 - 12:00

Market volatility that has reached unimaginable levels and shows no sign of settling back down to pre-crisis levels is changing the way US equity traders behave, including the way they use »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

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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