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MidCap expands loan and collateral monitoring and reporting for asset-backed transactions

MidCap expands loan and collateral monitoring and reporting for asset-backed transactions

Thu, 13/11/2008 - 06:06

West Hartford, Connecticut-based MidCap Business Credit is expanding its offering of commercial loan and collateral monitoring services for banks, hedge funds and others requiring detailed »

Edinburgh's SVM says long/short funds buck downward trend in 2008

Edinburgh's SVM says long/short funds buck downward trend in 2008

Wed, 12/11/2008 - 06:15

Edinburgh-based independent fund management group SVM Asset Management has reported that the its Highlander long/short fund has returned 18.1 per cent over the first 10 months of 2008 and »

Former New Star CIO Alan Miller joins SilverStreet Capital

Former New Star CIO Alan Miller joins SilverStreet Capital

Wed, 12/11/2008 - 06:12

Alan Miller, the former chief investment officer and a founding shareholder of New Star Asset Management until his departure early last year, is joining alternative investment manager Silv »

Eurex Clearing to extend wholesale facility to attract further OTC volume

Eurex Clearing to extend wholesale facility to attract further OTC volume

Tue, 11/11/2008 - 17:09

International derivatives exchange Eurex has announced that it will extend its OTC Wholesale Facility, which together with the launch of Eurex Release 11 on November 10, will enable custom »

The new investment Mecca

The new investment Mecca

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:12

Could the global financial crisis be a blessing in disguise for the Middle East region? »

Opportunity knocks for financial services players

Opportunity knocks for financial services players

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:10

Over the past few years, there has been considerable economic growth and an increase in prosperity across the Middle East, which has fuelled a significant investment boom. »

A long-term commitment to the region

A long-term commitment to the region

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:08

When GAM opened an office in Dubai in September 2007, it was not jumping on the bandwagon of the world's fastest-growing financial centre but demonstrating its long-term commitment to a region that »

Middle East growth potential still strong

Middle East growth potential still strong

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:06

The financial tremors emanating from the United States and being felt around the world are expected to have only a marginal impact on the economies of the Middle East and North Africa. »

Cautious investors look to due diligence tools

Cautious investors look to due diligence tools

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:04

In recent months, market gyrations have shaken hedge funds and investors throughout the world, and the Middle East has not been immune to increasing risk aversion among investors. »

Irish fund industry approaches USD2trn in assets, says Lipper

Irish fund industry approaches USD2trn in assets, says Lipper

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 11:42

Traditional and alternative funds serviced in Ireland reached USD1,934.9bn (EUR1,228.7bn) at the end of June, reflecting annual growth of 18.5 per cent from USD1,633.3bn in mid-2007, accor »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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