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Australian absolute return funds indicate positive performance for March

Australian absolute return funds indicate positive performance for March

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 06:46

Early indicators are that performance from Australian absolute return funds in March was positive, although well below the performance of the ASX200 and the S in the US, according to Au »

Newedge CTA indices fall more than two per cent in March

Newedge CTA indices fall more than two per cent in March

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 17:03

Newedge says the AlternativeEdge Short-Term Traders Index finished the month of March down 2.19 percent (-1.34 percent YTD), while the CTA Index posted its first negative month since Au »

List Group to provide connectivity to London Stock Exchange markets

List Group to provide connectivity to London Stock Exchange markets

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 17:01

List Group, a multi-asset technology provider, has been accredited by the London Stock Exchange Group to provide connectivity to the Exchange's markets, including the Italian markets ac »

Second Dexion fund passes continuation vote

Second Dexion fund passes continuation vote

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 16:57

Dexion has announced that 95 per cent of shareholders have voted in favour of the Dexion Absolute GBP fund, making it the second fund to pass its continuation vote. »

VCM Fund Management announces removal of redemption fees

VCM Fund Management announces removal of redemption fees

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 13:04

London-based hedge fund group VCM Fund Management has announced the removal of all redemption and transfer fees for all funds on its hedge fund platform. »

Preliminary injunction issued against two Nevada firms in USD20m Ponzi scheme

Preliminary injunction issued against two Nevada firms in USD20m Ponzi scheme

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 12:47

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that on 1 April 2009, a federal court judge in Knoxville, Tennessee issued a preliminary injunction against defendant Centurion »

SEC obtains asset freeze in Ponzi scheme targeting Chinese-American community

SEC obtains asset freeze in Ponzi scheme targeting Chinese-American community

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 06:50

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained an asset freeze to halt a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme and affinity fraud targeting members of the Chinese-American community »

HSBC Global Asset Management launches global currency fund

HSBC Global Asset Management launches global currency fund

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 06:46

HSBC Global Asset Management has launched a global currency fund aimed at institutional investors, which aims to exploit currency market inefficiencies and imbalances. »

Luxembourg fund assets down nearly 30 per cent during 2008

Luxembourg fund assets down nearly 30 per cent during 2008

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 17:03

Luxembourg-domiciled fund assets fell by nearly 30 per cent to USD2,152.0bn (EUR1,548.1bn) over the year to the end of 2008, down from USD3,024.2bn (EUR2,068.3bn) in 2007, according to »

Three settlements market practices finalised

Three settlements market practices finalised

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 17:00

The International Securities Association for Institutional Trade Communication has announced that the Settlements Working Group has developed three new market practices for implementati »

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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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