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Hedge fund industry has historically low levels of leverage, says Aima

Hedge fund industry has historically low levels of leverage, says Aima

Wed, 22/04/2009 - 12:52

The world's hedge fund industry has historically low levels of leverage, according to the Alternative Investment Management Association, the international trade body for the hedge fund »

Parker Global and BlackTree launch suite of global currency indices

Parker Global and BlackTree launch suite of global currency indices

Wed, 22/04/2009 - 12:46

Parker Global Strategies, a provider of alternative investment solutions, in conjunction with BlackTree Investment Partners, a London-based investment management firm, have announced th »

Investor confidence index rises from 70.2 to 79.6 in April

Investor confidence index rises from 70.2 to 79.6 in April

Wed, 22/04/2009 - 07:00

Global investor confidence rose by a healthy 9.4 points from 70.2 in March to 79.6 in April, according to the State Street Investor Confidence Index. »

Jon Karis joins Conifer Securities as director of prime brokerage

Jon Karis joins Conifer Securities as director of prime brokerage

Wed, 22/04/2009 - 06:49

Conifer Securities, a hedge fund service provider and prime broker, has announced that Jon Karis has joined the firm as director of prime brokerage services.  »

Hermes BPK Partners appoints chief operating officer

Hermes BPK Partners appoints chief operating officer

Tue, 21/04/2009 - 17:14

Hermes BPK Partners has announced the appointment of Mark Smith-Lyons as chief operating officer. »

Thomson Reuters provides spread trading capabilities for commodities

Thomson Reuters provides spread trading capabilities for commodities

Tue, 21/04/2009 - 17:06

Thomson Reuters has announced plans to support the growth in commodities trading through new enhancements made to its multi-asset class transaction service, Reuters Trading for Exchange »

Hedge fund gains fail to offset record FoF withdrawals

Hedge fund gains fail to offset record FoF withdrawals

Tue, 21/04/2009 - 17:02

Investors continued to withdraw capital from hedge funds in the first quarter of 2009, redeeming nearly USD104bn, according to data released by Hedge Fund Research, a hedge fund industr »

Iveagh and 47 Degrees North enter into strategic partnership

Iveagh and 47 Degrees North enter into strategic partnership

Tue, 21/04/2009 - 13:09

47 Degrees North Capital Management has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Iveagh, the Guinness family office based in London. »

Altis Partners offers managed accounts in Global Commodity Portfolio

Altis Partners offers managed accounts in Global Commodity Portfolio

Tue, 21/04/2009 - 12:58

Managed futures adviser Altis Partners (Jersey) is to offer managed accounts in its Global Commodity Portfolio for a limited period until 30 June 2009.   »

Positive action needed to boost competitiveness of UK funds industry, says KPMG

Positive action needed to boost competitiveness of UK funds industry, says KPMG

Tue, 21/04/2009 - 07:07

Consolidating a number of recent tax proposals in this year's Budget would boost the attractiveness of UK funds versus their offshore competitors, according to Rachel Hanger, investment »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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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.  ... »

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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.  ... »

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