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YouGov, Numis and Four launch consumer research-driven hedge fund

YouGov, Numis and Four launch consumer research-driven hedge fund

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:28

Market research firm YouGov, stockbroker Numis Corporation and specialist asset manager Four Capital Partners have announced an initial target of up to GBP25m for the launch of a research- »

PerTrac study confirms that emerging hedge fund managers outperform older, larger funds

PerTrac study confirms that emerging hedge fund managers outperform older, larger funds

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:27

The latest edition of the Emerging Manager Study carried out by PerTrac Financial Solutions has confirmed the findings of the original study, released in March 2007, that emerging hedge fu »

GLG Partners awarded USD3bn 130/30 asset management mandate by Banca Fideuram

GLG Partners awarded USD3bn 130/30 asset management mandate by Banca Fideuram

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:26

New York-listed alternative asset manager GLG Partners has been awarded a new mandate from the asset management division of Banca Fideuram, part of Italy's Intesa Sanpaolo Group, to manage »

Credit Suisse announces launch of Long/Short Equity Replication Index

Credit Suisse announces launch of Long/Short Equity Replication Index

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:25

Credit Suisse has launched the Long/Short Equity Replication Index, the first in a planned suite of alternative index replication products designed to replicate the performance of major he »

Hedgeweek Comment: Meissen auction illustrates expansion of alternative investment universe

Hedgeweek Comment: Meissen auction illustrates expansion of alternative investment universe

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:23

When jittery stock markets and uncertainty get in the way of traditional investment, alternatives are considered a viable investment option, with hedge funds perhaps being the most visible »

Aima names Ivy Asset Management co-president as new US council member

Aima names Ivy Asset Management co-president as new US council member

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:22

The Alternative Investment Management Association has appointed Sean Simon of Ivy Asset Management as the new Aima Council representative of its US members and as a member of the associati »

Gulf investors tap into Jersey's expertise

Gulf investors tap into Jersey's expertise

Mon, 19/05/2008 - 18:36

Given Jersey's longstanding experience in creating and servicing property investment structures, it is little surprise that the jurisdiction should be a logical choice in which to domicile funds ta »

Hedgeweek Comment: Paulson-Icahn siege will influence Microsoft's Yahoo! bid

Hedgeweek Comment: Paulson-Icahn siege will influence Microsoft's Yahoo! bid

Mon, 19/05/2008 - 07:05

Paulson & Co, the New York-based hedge fund manager that quadrupled its assets to USD30bn last year by betting on the collapse of the US sub-prime mortgage market, has bought 50 millio »

Eurex to launch futures and options on MSCI Russia Index next month

Eurex to launch futures and options on MSCI Russia Index next month

Sun, 18/05/2008 - 22:04

The international derivatives exchange Eurex is to launch derivatives based on the MSCI Russia Index denominated in US dollars on June 23, extending an existing range of products based on »

Life settlements fund provider predicts sector will grow to USD160bn

Life settlements fund provider predicts sector will grow to USD160bn

Sun, 18/05/2008 - 22:01

Policy Selection, manager of the Assured Fund life settlement investment product, predicts that the US traded life settlements market will grow in value to USD160bn by 2016, boosted by dem »

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Read how prime brokers of all shapes and sizes are becoming both operational and balance sheet-efficient, and broadening out their product suites for hedge fund managers... »

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Lyxor Asset Management - Why trend-following strategies are back on track

This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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