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London at the crossroads as hedge fund industry ponders the future

London at the crossroads as hedge fund industry ponders the future

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:44

Reeling from a double whammy of losses last year that averaged nearly 20 per cent across the global industry and a wave of redemptions by investors disappointed by performance or in urgent need of »

Back to the future for prime broker survivors

Back to the future for prime broker survivors

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:41

The collapse of Lehman Brothers last September was the flashpoint of a year that saw the prime brokerage world - along with that of its hedge fund clients - transformed by the ongoing credit crisis »

Henderson clinches New Star with GBP115m acquisition

Henderson clinches New Star with GBP115m acquisition

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 07:04

Henderson Group has agreed to buy stricken asset management rival New Start Asst Management for a total price of around GBP115, which includes just »

Walkers SPV appoints senior vice president

Walkers SPV appoints senior vice president

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 06:02

Walkers SPV has completed its senior management team with the appointment of David Lloyd as a senior vice-president. »

Japaninvest strengthens Asia equities research and sales business with senior hires

Japaninvest strengthens Asia equities research and sales business with senior hires

Fri, 30/01/2009 - 15:56

Research and brokerage firm Japaninvest Group has announced that it has strengthened its Hong Kong-based Asia equities research and sales business Ji Asia with two senior appointments.< »

Nuveen Investments to form relationship with Harcourt Investment Consulting

Nuveen Investments to form relationship with Harcourt Investment Consulting

Fri, 30/01/2009 - 12:00

Nuveen Investments, a provider of investment services to institutions and high-net-worth investors, is forming a strategic relationship with Zurich-based fund of hedge funds manager Har »

US pension funds face funding gap, says report

US pension funds face funding gap, says report

Fri, 30/01/2009 - 06:03

US defined-benefit pension schemes could be in jeopardy as funds predict sharply reduced investment returns from major asset classes up to 2013, according to research from Greenwich Ass »

Eurex lowers first-year transaction and connection fees to attract new members

Eurex lowers first-year transaction and connection fees to attract new members

Fri, 30/01/2009 - 05:58

The international derivatives exchange Eurex has announced that it is to launch an enhanced incentive programme to acquire new participants. »

NYSE Euronext and Bids launch New York Block Exchange

NYSE Euronext and Bids launch New York Block Exchange

Fri, 30/01/2009 - 05:54

NYSE Euronext and Bids Holdings have announced the launch of their joint venture, the New York Block Exchange, a platform designed to maximize access to liquidity and improve execution »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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