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MFA and CPIC urge SEC not to extend emergency order on short selling

MFA and CPIC urge SEC not to extend emergency order on short selling

Tue, 22/07/2008 - 21:00

The Managed Funds Association and the Coalition of Private Investment Companies have written to Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Christopher Cox, urging the SEC not to extend it »

Nedgroup Investments lands mandate for Premium Portfolio Fund

Nedgroup Investments lands mandate for Premium Portfolio Fund

Tue, 22/07/2008 - 20:51

Fund of hedge funds manager Nedgroup Investments has won a USD9m mandate from Dutch wealth management firm Attica Vermogensbeheer for its Premium Portfolio Fund, which has now raised aroun »

Edhec Alternative Indexes see mostly negative returns in June

Edhec Alternative Indexes see mostly negative returns in June

Tue, 22/07/2008 - 07:01

The Risk and Asset Management research centre at French business school Edhec notes that June saw a very sharp decline in the stock markets with the S&P 500 plungi »

Société Générale appoints head of hedge fund relations for Asia-Pacific

Société Générale appoints head of hedge fund relations for Asia-Pacific

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 23:32

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking has announced the appointment of Grégoire Déchy as head of hedge fund relations for the Asia-P »

GLG Partners appoints Jamil Baz as chief investment strategist

GLG Partners appoints Jamil Baz as chief investment strategist

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 21:38

New York-listed alternative asset manager GLG Partners has appointed Jamil Baz as chief investment strategist, collaborating with the firm's investment professionals on global asset alloca »

Hedge funds' fixed-income trading stagnates, says Greenwich survey

Hedge funds' fixed-income trading stagnates, says Greenwich survey

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 21:36

In a dramatic turnaround from previous years, the volume of fixed-income trading among US hedge funds if anything fell from 2007 to 2008, even as the overall market grew, according to Gree »

Foreign managers kept waiting as hedge fund regime clicks into gear

Foreign managers kept waiting as hedge fund regime clicks into gear

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 18:53

Some two years after the launch of Spain's registration regime for hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, the development of the market has been steady rather than spectacular, as a mixture of the c »

Fund growth boosts third-party providers

Fund growth boosts third-party providers

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 18:48

Historically the third-party fund administration industry in Spain has been relatively small, but the development of the country's hedge fund and fund of hedge funds sector over the past two years »

Alternative providers look outside for management expertise

Alternative providers look outside for management expertise

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 18:46

Foreign hedge fund managers may find themselves unable to access the fledgling Spanish market directly without going to the cost and trouble of setting up their own management company and funds ins »

Bringing hedge fund expertise to the Spanish investor

Bringing hedge fund expertise to the Spanish investor

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 18:44

The emergence of a home-grown alternative investment industry has been gradual over the two years since the introduction of Spain's new regulatory regime for hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, b »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.     ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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