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Virginia man charged with stealing USD1m from investors in Ponzi scheme

Virginia man charged with stealing USD1m from investors in Ponzi scheme

Fri, 13/03/2009 - 06:02

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged John M. »

NYSE Liffe announces 30 March launch for commodities on Bclear

NYSE Liffe announces 30 March launch for commodities on Bclear

Fri, 13/03/2009 - 06:00

NYSE Liffe, the global derivatives business of NYSE Euronext, has announced it will launch a range of soft commodity products on its Bclear OTC derivatives platform on 30 March. »

Distressed debt specialist mCapital assembles team in preparation for launch

Distressed debt specialist mCapital assembles team in preparation for launch

Fri, 13/03/2009 - 05:47

In preparation for its launch this month, mCapital, the investment management company set up by Mark Devonshire, the former co-head of the Principal Credit Group, has strengthened its m »

Settlement organisations partner to automate messaging for Euro medium-term note market

Settlement organisations partner to automate messaging for Euro medium-term note market

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 20:31

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, Clearstream Banking and Euroclear Bank are expanding the scope of the European Pre-Issuance Messaging system to support the growing euro »

Two of three Dow Jones hedge fund strategy benchmarks negative in February

Two of three Dow Jones hedge fund strategy benchmarks negative in February

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 16:00

Two of the three hedge fund strategies published by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted negative returns for the month of February, although relative to the US and global securities mar »

Iosco advises G20 on credit rating agencies oversight

Iosco advises G20 on credit rating agencies oversight

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 15:55

The International Organization of Securities Commissions' Task Force on Credit Rating Agencies has published the results of its work reviewing credit rating agency implementation of its »

Lauren Garner joins GoldenTree Asset Management as research analyst

Lauren Garner joins GoldenTree Asset Management as research analyst

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 15:54

GoldenTree Asset Management has appointed Lauren Garner as a research analyst, focusing on distressed investments across all business sectors with responsibilities encompassing both exi »

Artradis Fund Management names James Sweeney as chief operating officer

Artradis Fund Management names James Sweeney as chief operating officer

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 12:02

Singapore-based alternative asset manager Artradis Fund Management has announced the appointment of James Sweeney as a managing director and chief operating officer. »

Pacific Alliance and Secured Capital Japan unveil investment and partnership

Pacific Alliance and Secured Capital Japan unveil investment and partnership

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 11:57

Asian alternative investment manager Pacific Alliance Group has agreed to invest up to JPY4.5bn (USD46m) in convertible bonds issued by real estate investment manager Secured Capital Ja »

Global Investment House approves new organisational structure

Global Investment House approves new organisational structure

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 06:00

Kuwait-based investment manager and brokerage firm Global Investment House has announced the new organisation structure that was approved by the board of directors as part of the compan »

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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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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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