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Hedgeweek Comment: Activism on the rise

Hedgeweek Comment: Activism on the rise

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:02

Hedge fund activism is on the rise. »

Asia hedge fund assets down 10 per cent in 2008 despite USD1bn in new capital, says HFR

Asia hedge fund assets down 10 per cent in 2008 despite USD1bn in new capital, says HFR

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:01

Assets invested in hedge funds focused on Asia fell by 10 percent from USD111bn to USD100bn during the first quarter of 2008, a period in which global financial markets declined broadly an »

HedgeCo Networks secures investment from Inter-Atlantic Group

HedgeCo Networks secures investment from Inter-Atlantic Group

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:00

HedgeCo Networks, a hedge fund data firm and provider of consulting and marketing services to the sector, has received its first major outside investment from Inter-Atlantic Group, a priva »

Lake Shore defendants barred from trading commodity futures by Illinois court

Lake Shore defendants barred from trading commodity futures by Illinois court

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a default judgment order against the Lake Shore Group of Companies, 12 commodity pools operating under variations of the name Lake »

Threadneedle prepares for commodities hedge fund with manager appointment

Threadneedle prepares for commodities hedge fund with manager appointment

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:00

Threadneedle Asset Management has appointed David Donora as an executive director with responsibility for setting up a commodities team and launching a commodities hedge fund in the autumn »

Funds of hedge funds can reduce risk for retail investors, says adviser

Funds of hedge funds can reduce risk for retail investors, says adviser

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 18:10

Financial advisory firm Killik & Co believes that including funds of hedge funds in self-invested personal pensions and ISA portfolios may help UK investors safeguard capital and reduc »

Pre-eminent in private equity

Pre-eminent in private equity

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 15:00

Since 2000 Guernsey has been growing its reputation as a leading private equity domicile. »

The secret's out

The secret's out

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 15:00

Despite its clear advantages, Gibraltar remains largely a well-kept secret. »

Istithmar World acquires majority stake in Gulf Stream Asset Management

Istithmar World acquires majority stake in Gulf Stream Asset Management

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 13:05

Dubai-based Istithmar World Capital, the private equity and alternative investment arm of the Gulf emirate's state investment business Istithmar World, has agreed to acquire a majority sta »

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge funds banking on IPO route

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge funds banking on IPO route

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 07:04

Many hedge fund and fund of fund managers have been analysing the IPO route lately. »

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Neil Williams, Hermes

Hermes Chief Economist Neil Williams comments on the latest UK inflation statistics… ... »

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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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Stack of US dollar bills

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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John Vail, Nikko Asset Management

Following the strong win by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Japanese General Election, John Vail (pictured), Chief Global Strategist, Nikko Asset Management, sees further boosts for Japan from corporate profits moving through to wage rises… ... »

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