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GLG Partners awarded USD3bn 130/30 asset management mandate by Banca Fideuram

GLG Partners awarded USD3bn 130/30 asset management mandate by Banca Fideuram

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:26

New York-listed alternative asset manager GLG Partners has been awarded a new mandate from the asset management division of Banca Fideuram, part of Italy's Intesa Sanpaolo Group, to manage »

Credit Suisse announces launch of Long/Short Equity Replication Index

Credit Suisse announces launch of Long/Short Equity Replication Index

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:25

Credit Suisse has launched the Long/Short Equity Replication Index, the first in a planned suite of alternative index replication products designed to replicate the performance of major he »

Hedgeweek Comment: Meissen auction illustrates expansion of alternative investment universe

Hedgeweek Comment: Meissen auction illustrates expansion of alternative investment universe

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:23

When jittery stock markets and uncertainty get in the way of traditional investment, alternatives are considered a viable investment option, with hedge funds perhaps being the most visible »

Aima names Ivy Asset Management co-president as new US council member

Aima names Ivy Asset Management co-president as new US council member

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:22

The Alternative Investment Management Association has appointed Sean Simon of Ivy Asset Management as the new Aima Council representative of its US members and as a member of the associati »

Gulf investors tap into Jersey's expertise

Gulf investors tap into Jersey's expertise

Mon, 19/05/2008 - 18:36

Given Jersey's longstanding experience in creating and servicing property investment structures, it is little surprise that the jurisdiction should be a logical choice in which to domicile funds ta »

Hedgeweek Comment: Paulson-Icahn siege will influence Microsoft's Yahoo! bid

Hedgeweek Comment: Paulson-Icahn siege will influence Microsoft's Yahoo! bid

Mon, 19/05/2008 - 07:05

Paulson & Co, the New York-based hedge fund manager that quadrupled its assets to USD30bn last year by betting on the collapse of the US sub-prime mortgage market, has bought 50 millio »

Eurex to launch futures and options on MSCI Russia Index next month

Eurex to launch futures and options on MSCI Russia Index next month

Sun, 18/05/2008 - 22:04

The international derivatives exchange Eurex is to launch derivatives based on the MSCI Russia Index denominated in US dollars on June 23, extending an existing range of products based on »

Life settlements fund provider predicts sector will grow to USD160bn

Life settlements fund provider predicts sector will grow to USD160bn

Sun, 18/05/2008 - 22:01

Policy Selection, manager of the Assured Fund life settlement investment product, predicts that the US traded life settlements market will grow in value to USD160bn by 2016, boosted by dem »

Study says Jersey finance industry must step up promotional efforts

Study says Jersey finance industry must step up promotional efforts

Sun, 18/05/2008 - 21:43

Jersey needs to boost its efforts to raise its international profile and to enhance the skills and experience of its workforce, according to a six-month study into the future of the island »

GlobeOp appoints former regulator Gary Linford to Cayman subsidiary's board

GlobeOp appoints former regulator Gary Linford to Cayman subsidiary's board

Fri, 16/05/2008 - 19:18

GlobeOp Financial Services has announced the enhancement of its investor relations services for funds domiciled in the Cayman Islands through the appointment of former funds regulator Gary »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:11

Voting for the 6th edition of the Hedgeweek Global Awards is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony to be held in London. ... »

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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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