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AIG Financial Products completes sale of commodity index business

AIG Financial Products completes sale of commodity index business

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 13:07

AIG Financial Products has completed the sale of its commodity index business to the equities business of UBS Investment Bank, including AIG's rights to the DJ-AIG Commodity Index. »

MFA supports mandatory registration of investment advisers

MFA supports mandatory registration of investment advisers

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 13:03

The Managed Funds Association has announced its support for mandatory registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission of investment advisers, including advisers to private pool »

Commodities will be among the first to recover from economic crisis, says report

Commodities will be among the first to recover from economic crisis, says report

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 12:58

The future of the global commodities market will depend on the revival of the overall economy, but it will be among the first to recover from the economic crisis, according to a re »

Hedge fund returns stabilize in first quarter

Hedge fund returns stabilize in first quarter

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 12:56

Despite continued market volatility, hedge fund returns appear to have stabilized in the first quarter as funds posted gains of 0.9 per cent between January and March, according to Cred »

SkyBridge announces first alternatives conference

SkyBridge announces first alternatives conference

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 07:14

SkyBridge Capital, which provides strategic capital to new and early-stage hedge funds, has announced that more than 500 asset managers and investors and other industry thought leaders »

Three DJ HFI strategies post losses in April

Three DJ HFI strategies post losses in April

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 19:50

Three of the five hedge fund strategies published by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fees losses in April 2009. »

IFRC appoints Michel Prada to board

IFRC appoints Michel Prada to board

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 17:35

The International Centre for Financial Regulation has announced the appointment of Michel Prada as non-executive director to board of directors of the ICFR with immediate effect. »

European derivatives ADV up 0.9 per cent, says NYSE Euronext

European derivatives ADV up 0.9 per cent, says NYSE Euronext

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 17:03

The average daily trading volume of NYSE Euronext's European derivatives products in April 2009 was 4.5 million futures and options contracts, an increase of 0.9 per cent from April 200 »

Norton Rose appoints investment funds partner

Norton Rose appoints investment funds partner

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 16:45

International legal practice Norton Rose has announced that Michael Newell has joined the investment funds team as a partner. »

SEC charges operators of Reserve Primary Fund with fraud

SEC charges operators of Reserve Primary Fund with fraud

Thu, 07/05/2009 - 14:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed civil fraud charges against the operators of the Reserve Primary Fund, the money market fund that »

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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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