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Providers make the difference for start-up funds

Providers make the difference for start-up funds

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 12:59

While the much-documented credit crisis maintains a stranglehold on financial markets, the still relatively young alternative investment industry continues to grow. »

Fund administration clients warm to Guernsey model

Fund administration clients warm to Guernsey model

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 12:55

By the nature of the island, its geography and population, fund service providers in Guernsey have never been geared up to mass-market retail business, a sector now dominated by big global players »

CFTC applauds prosecution of commodity pool fraudster

CFTC applauds prosecution of commodity pool fraudster

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 05:54

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has commended the US Attorney's Office for the Western District of Virginia for the successful prosecution of Ted James Johnson of Pearisburg, Virg »

Eurex backs efforts to improve market infrastructure for credit default swaps

Eurex backs efforts to improve market infrastructure for credit default swaps

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 05:37

Derivatives exchange and clearing house Eurex has come out in support of European Commissioner Charlie McCreevy's call for action to improve market infrastructure in trading and clearing o »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 24/10/2008 - 07:00

Not every jurisdiction has been as quick as the US to lift restrictions on short selling. »

Regulators' agreement opens up Irish fund market to Chinese investors

Regulators' agreement opens up Irish fund market to Chinese investors

Fri, 24/10/2008 - 06:58

The Irish and Chinese financial regulatory authorities have signed an agreement that will allow Chinese investors to invest in Irish-domiciled fund »

Coast Asset Management recruits institutional marketing chief for North America

Coast Asset Management recruits institutional marketing chief for North America

Fri, 24/10/2008 - 06:57

Santa Monica-based Coast Asset Management, an independent multistrategy alternative investment manager, has appointed industry veteran Timothy Holm »

DTCC and LCH.Clearnet merger to create world's leading clearing house

DTCC and LCH.Clearnet merger to create world's leading clearing house

Thu, 23/10/2008 - 07:16

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation and LCH.Clearnet Group have signed a non-binding agreement to merge the two companies, creating the world's leading clearing house and, the »

FSA eases short selling reporting requirement after review

FSA eases short selling reporting requirement after review

Thu, 23/10/2008 - 06:53

The UK's Financial Services Authority has eased its reporting requirement for short sales following a review but otherwise plans to make no changes to the regime, which bars the taking of »

Liffe to license Markit iTraxx Europe indices for OTC clearing solution

Liffe to license Markit iTraxx Europe indices for OTC clearing solution

Thu, 23/10/2008 - 06:53

Liffe, the global derivatives business of NYSE Euronext, has signed a licence agreement with financial information services provider Markit to launch credit default swaps based on Markit i »

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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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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

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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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

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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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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