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President's Working Group to strengthen infrastructure for OTC derivatives

President's Working Group to strengthen infrastructure for OTC derivatives

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 16:08

The President's Working Group on Financial Markets has announced a series of initiatives to strengthen oversight and the infrastructure of the over-the-counter derivatives market.< »

Horizon attracts USD600m in new assets in third quarter

Horizon attracts USD600m in new assets in third quarter

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 16:07

Horizon Cash Management, a cash manager for alternative investment funds, has announced that the firm has captured more than USD600m in new assets within the last quarter. »

UK hedge funds &quot;uncommitted to best practice standards&quot;, says Kinetic

UK hedge funds "uncommitted to best practice standards", says Kinetic

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 16:05

Most UK-based hedge funds support the industry's best practice standards but remain uncommitted to signing up to them, according to a survey by UK-based consultancy and professional ser »

Bramdean Asset Management launches music-for-film fund

Bramdean Asset Management launches music-for-film fund

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 16:00

Bramdean Asset Management, a London-based alternative investment manager, and Cutting Edge Music Holdings, a provider of music to the film industry, have announced the completion of a »

Convertible arbitrage loses 32 per cent in October, says Dow Jones

Convertible arbitrage loses 32 per cent in October, says Dow Jones

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 12:00

The Dow Jones Hedge Fund Strategy Benchmarks were not invulnerable to the financial hardships that have hit the US economy, with five of the six strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge »

Corazon Capital opens Geneva office

Corazon Capital opens Geneva office

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 12:00

Corazon Capital has launched a Geneva business to offer discretionary portfolio management to investors and their advisers in the region and to those who use Switzerland as a financia »

Hennessee warns of &quot;crisis of inflation&quot; on the horizon as money supply soars

Hennessee warns of "crisis of inflation" on the horizon as money supply soars

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 05:53

Hennessee Group, an adviser to hedge fund investors, says it is warning its clients that while the US Federal Reserve and Treasury are taking the necessary action to remedy the credit cris »

Barclay CTA Index up 3.48 per cent in October as 2008 gain tops 10 per cent

Barclay CTA Index up 3.48 per cent in October as 2008 gain tops 10 per cent

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 05:47

Managed futures posted a gain of 3.48 per cent in October, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, taking the index's cumulative a »

RBC Hedge 250 Index lost 5.40 per cent in October

RBC Hedge 250 Index lost 5.40 per cent in October

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 05:40

RBC Capital Markets has reported that the RBC Hedge 250 Index declined by an estimated 5.40 per cent in October, bringing the index's fall over the first 10 months of the year to 18.20 per »

Global crisis accelerates retreat from Asian hedge funds as investors pull USD3.4bn

Global crisis accelerates retreat from Asian hedge funds as investors pull USD3.4bn

Fri, 14/11/2008 - 17:46

Assets invested in hedge funds focusing on Asia fell sharply in the third quarter as a combination of performance-based losses and investor withdrawals affected funds across all areas of t »

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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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