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Swedish state pension platform adds hedge funds to portfolio

Swedish state pension platform adds hedge funds to portfolio

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 17:00

The Swedish state pension platform, Premium Pension Authority, has included Salus Alpha funds in its portfolio. »

Newedge VTI return estimated to be -0.88 per cent for March

Newedge VTI return estimated to be -0.88 per cent for March

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 13:03

The estimated March 2009 return for the Newedge Volatility Trading Index is -0.88 per cent, compared with +0.72 per cent for February 2009. »

Liquid Capital Management launches family of managed futures funds

Liquid Capital Management launches family of managed futures funds

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 13:03

Liquid Capital Management has announced the launch of its family of alternative investment funds focused on managed futures.  »

CLS and ICAP joint venture to reduce risk and cost in pre-settlement processing

CLS and ICAP joint venture to reduce risk and cost in pre-settlement processing

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 07:04

CLS Group, the global industry standard for FX settlement services, and ICAP, an inter-dealer broker, are creating a joint venture to provide trade aggregation services to participants »

Daiwa Securities Global Asset Services appoints Jamie Phillips

Daiwa Securities Global Asset Services appoints Jamie Phillips

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 06:57

Daiwa Securities Global Asset Services, the fund servicing arm of the Daiwa Securities Group, has appointed Jamie Phillips to its sales and marketing team. »

ACP Financials fund beats benchmark by 65 per cent in first six months

ACP Financials fund beats benchmark by 65 per cent in first six months

Mon, 06/04/2009 - 16:58

The ACP Financial Opportunities Fund has beaten its benchmark by over 65 per cent in its first six months, according to its manager ACP Partners. »

Chairman appointed at Hermes BPK Partners

Chairman appointed at Hermes BPK Partners

Mon, 06/04/2009 - 16:49

Glyn Jones has been appointed chairman of Hermes BPK Partners, the alternative multi-manager advisory and fund of hedge fund boutique, formed earlier this year as a partnership between »

Raiffeisen Centrobank first Austrian issuer on Scoach

Raiffeisen Centrobank first Austrian issuer on Scoach

Mon, 06/04/2009 - 13:05

Scoach has announced that all certificates issued by the Austrian Raiffeisen Centrobank are tradable on Scoach with effect from today. »

Henderson Group receives shareholder approval to acquire New Star Asset Management

Henderson Group receives shareholder approval to acquire New Star Asset Management

Mon, 06/04/2009 - 13:00

The shareholders of Henderson Group have approved the proposed acquisition of New Star Asset Management Group for GBP107m. »

Société Générale Asset Management completes sale of SGAM UK to GLG Partners

Société Générale Asset Management completes sale of SGAM UK to GLG Partners

Mon, 06/04/2009 - 07:04

Société Générale Asset Management has announces the completion of the sale of its London-based long-only asset management subsidiary, SGAM UK, to London-based b »

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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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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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