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Próxima Alfa Investments appoints Igor Ojereliev to launch emerging markets fund

Próxima Alfa Investments appoints Igor Ojereliev to launch emerging markets fund

Thu, 10/07/2008 - 02:13

Madrid-based Próxima Alfa Investments has announced the recruitment of Igor Ojereliev from Deutsche Bank with a view to launching the Global Emerging Markets Fund in the near future »

LaSalle Investment Management establishes special situations team

LaSalle Investment Management establishes special situations team

Wed, 09/07/2008 - 17:44

LaSalle Investment Management is to establish a special situations team for the UK and continental Europe that will primarily be responsible for evaluating potential corporate level acquis »

Sciens Capital Management announces acquisition of Atlas Capital institutional business

Sciens Capital Management announces acquisition of Atlas Capital institutional business

Wed, 09/07/2008 - 07:00

Diversified alternative asset manager Sciens Capital Management has concluded a definitive agreement to acquire the institutional investment management business of Atlas Capital Associates »

Partners Group sees assets grow despite exchange rate fluctuations and hedge fund outflows

Partners Group sees assets grow despite exchange rate fluctuations and hedge fund outflows

Wed, 09/07/2008 - 00:49

Switzerland-based alternative asset manager Partners Group has reported that its estimated net assets under management grew by CHF1bn to CHF25.4bn over the first half of the year, while di »

Harcourt launches asset-based lending fund of funds with Swiss investment foundation

Harcourt launches asset-based lending fund of funds with Swiss investment foundation

Wed, 09/07/2008 - 00:47

Harcourt Investment Consulting has launched Belmont (Lux) Asset Based Lending, a fund of funds invested in pure asset-based lending strategies. »

Event-driven funds suffer as hedge fund indices post mixed June returns

Event-driven funds suffer as hedge fund indices post mixed June returns

Tue, 08/07/2008 - 16:30

Four of the six hedge fund strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net of fees losses in June, although only one - convertible arbitrage - lost ground overall in the seco »

Agreement with SEC to give Federal Reserve early warning data on securities firms

Agreement with SEC to give Federal Reserve early warning data on securities firms

Tue, 08/07/2008 - 11:49

Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Christopher Cox and Federal Reserve System chairman Ben Bernanke have signed a memorandum of understanding between the two agencies that will de »

Goldman Sachs opens hedge fund administration operation in Toronto

Goldman Sachs opens hedge fund administration operation in Toronto

Tue, 08/07/2008 - 07:00

Goldman Sachs, one of the top five hedge fund administrators in the world, has opened its latest Goldman Sachs Administration Services office in Toronto to offer fund accounting and invest »

InteDelta adds risk resourcing product to consultancy services

InteDelta adds risk resourcing product to consultancy services

Tue, 08/07/2008 - 00:50

InteDelta, a niche consultancy focusing on risk management and quantitative finance, has announced the launch of a new risk resourcing product, in addition to its core service of deliverab »

Assured Fund on target to reach USD1bn by year-end, says traded life settlement manager

Assured Fund on target to reach USD1bn by year-end, says traded life settlement manager

Tue, 08/07/2008 - 00:19

The performance of traded life settlement vehicle Assured Fund at a time of unprecedented volatility is attracting major institutional interest, according to fund manager Policy Selection, »

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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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