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Barclay CTA Index slips as managed futures experiences mixed fortunes in April

Barclay CTA Index slips as managed futures experiences mixed fortunes in April

Wed, 14/05/2008 - 00:03

Managed futures funds lost ground for the second successive month in April, declining by an average of 0.27 per cent according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based in »

Structured Portfolio Management hires trading and portfolio management executive

Structured Portfolio Management hires trading and portfolio management executive

Tue, 13/05/2008 - 23:54

Mortgage-backed securities manager Structured Portfolio Management has recruited Charles Smart as senior vice-president for trading and portfolio management, responsible for developing mor »

Blackstone Altius Advisors to offer Asia-focused event-driven strategy

Blackstone Altius Advisors to offer Asia-focused event-driven strategy

Tue, 13/05/2008 - 15:49

The Blackstone Group has announced that Aaron Nieman will head Blackstone Altius Advisors, a new event-driven strategy focusing on opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region and managed by a »

Hedgeweek Comment: Alternative investment firms are new M&A targets

Hedgeweek Comment: Alternative investment firms are new M&A targets

Tue, 13/05/2008 - 07:05

It isn't every day that a Japanese manufacturing conglomerate, even one with a history in banking, takes a stake in the international asset management sector. »

Alternative managers account for increasing share of asset management M&A

Alternative managers account for increasing share of asset management M&A

Tue, 13/05/2008 - 07:00

Sales of alternative investment firms account for a record 40 per cent of deals in the global investment management business so far in 2008, according to Jefferies Putnam Lovell, an advise »

Hedge funds recoup losses with 2 per cent gain, says Hennessee

Hedge funds recoup losses with 2 per cent gain, says Hennessee

Tue, 13/05/2008 - 07:00

Hedge funds recovered much of the ground from their losses the previous month with a 2 per cent average gain in April, according to Hennessee Group, an adviser to hedge fund investors and »

Mitsubishi takes minority stake in Aladdin Capital and injects seed capital

Mitsubishi takes minority stake in Aladdin Capital and injects seed capital

Mon, 12/05/2008 - 23:46

Mitsubishi Corporation has invested USD39m to acquire a 19.5 per cent stake in Aladdin Capital Holdings, an alternative investment manager specialising in fixed income hedge funds and coll »

Emergent and Tim Yetman partner for global macro fund launch

Emergent and Tim Yetman partner for global macro fund launch

Mon, 12/05/2008 - 23:21

London-based Emergent Asset Management, an alternative investment firm specialising in macro and emerging markets, is launching a directional global macro hedge fund in a joint venture wit »

Prime brokers' revenue to exceed USD11bn this year, predicts Tabb study

Prime brokers' revenue to exceed USD11bn this year, predicts Tabb study

Mon, 12/05/2008 - 16:59

Prime brokers will generate more than USD11bn in revenues from hedge funds this year, a 15 per cent increase over 2006, according to the fourth annual benchmark industry research study fro »

BNY Mellon acquires fund of hedge funds administrator Lamp Technologies

BNY Mellon acquires fund of hedge funds administrator Lamp Technologies

Mon, 12/05/2008 - 16:22

Bank of New York Mellon has acquired the fund of hedge funds administrative services business of Lamp Technologies, a Dallas-based alternative investment administrator established in 1997, »

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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

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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