Sign up for free newsletter

newsLatest site

Institutional investors "rethink strategy in wake of 2008 losses"

Institutional investors "rethink strategy in wake of 2008 losses"

Fri, 27/02/2009 - 05:48

The typical US institutional investment manager experienced a 31 per cent reduction in portfolio asset values in 2008 with a suddenness that has left investors stunned, according a stud »

Zan Partners selects Advent's Geneva as platform for growth

Zan Partners selects Advent's Geneva as platform for growth

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 16:00

Advent Software, a provider of software and services for the investment management industry, has announced that Zan Partners has selected Geneva, its portfolio management and reconcilia »

Two New York residents charged for misappropriating USD554m

Two New York residents charged for misappropriating USD554m

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 15:49

The Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained an asset freeze against two New York residents and their three affiliated entities, who orchestrated an investment fraud involving th »

Hedge funds "held their own in January"

Hedge funds "held their own in January"

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 12:05

The Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index declined only 1.2 per cent in January, while the currency-hedged Morningstar with MSCI Hedge Fund Composite Asset-Weighted Index rose 1.2 per cent. »

Aima to engage policymakers at European Commission hedge fund conference

Aima to engage policymakers at European Commission hedge fund conference

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 11:58

Hedge fund industry body the Alternative Investment Management Association will take part in a high-level conference on private equity and hedge funds organised by the European Commission »

Survival of the fittest and new strategic direction in 2009

Survival of the fittest and new strategic direction in 2009

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 10:27

Lackluster performance and a change in the perception of the industry are making survival difficult for many Latin America hedge funds, at a time when many international investors are looking to di »

Amid economic turmoil, Latin American still shines

Amid economic turmoil, Latin American still shines

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 10:24

Little more than a year ago, hedge funds in Latin America were riding a boom that made the region one of the most sought-after investment markets in the world. »

Latam offers hope in distressed times

Latam offers hope in distressed times

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 10:22

There is an increasing uncertainty for hedge funds investing in traditional geographies due to the ongoing financial crisis, which has taken the steam out of many hedge fund returns in the last yea »

Offshore structures gather momentum

Offshore structures gather momentum

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 10:17

The funds business in Latin America is a high-growth area with many foreign entities taking a keen interest in opportunities available in the different countries throughout the region. »

NYSE Euronext captured 23.96 per cent of European equity trades in 2008

NYSE Euronext captured 23.96 per cent of European equity trades in 2008

Thu, 26/02/2009 - 06:03

The top execution venue for equities in 2008 was NYSE Euronext (Paris), according to Xtrakter's league table. »

features
Article
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.  ... »

Article
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.  ... »

Special report
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... »

Article
North America

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. ... »

Special report
State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

latestjobs
Leveraged Finance Associate NYC

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Consumer Associate Bulge Bracket *Urgent Hire*

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

VP KDB/Q Developer

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

events
18 hours 58 min from now - Hong Kong
1 week 5 days from now - Rhode Island
specialreports