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CLS and ICAP joint venture to reduce risk and cost in pre-settlement processing

CLS and ICAP joint venture to reduce risk and cost in pre-settlement processing

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 07:04

CLS Group, the global industry standard for FX settlement services, and ICAP, an inter-dealer broker, are creating a joint venture to provide trade aggregation services to participants »

Daiwa Securities Global Asset Services appoints Jamie Phillips

Daiwa Securities Global Asset Services appoints Jamie Phillips

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 06:57

Daiwa Securities Global Asset Services, the fund servicing arm of the Daiwa Securities Group, has appointed Jamie Phillips to its sales and marketing team. »

ACP Financials fund beats benchmark by 65 per cent in first six months

ACP Financials fund beats benchmark by 65 per cent in first six months

Mon, 06/04/2009 - 16:58

The ACP Financial Opportunities Fund has beaten its benchmark by over 65 per cent in its first six months, according to its manager ACP Partners. »

Chairman appointed at Hermes BPK Partners

Chairman appointed at Hermes BPK Partners

Mon, 06/04/2009 - 16:49

Glyn Jones has been appointed chairman of Hermes BPK Partners, the alternative multi-manager advisory and fund of hedge fund boutique, formed earlier this year as a partnership between »

Raiffeisen Centrobank first Austrian issuer on Scoach

Raiffeisen Centrobank first Austrian issuer on Scoach

Mon, 06/04/2009 - 13:05

Scoach has announced that all certificates issued by the Austrian Raiffeisen Centrobank are tradable on Scoach with effect from today. »

Henderson Group receives shareholder approval to acquire New Star Asset Management

Henderson Group receives shareholder approval to acquire New Star Asset Management

Mon, 06/04/2009 - 13:00

The shareholders of Henderson Group have approved the proposed acquisition of New Star Asset Management Group for GBP107m. »

Société Générale Asset Management completes sale of SGAM UK to GLG Partners

Société Générale Asset Management completes sale of SGAM UK to GLG Partners

Mon, 06/04/2009 - 07:04

Société Générale Asset Management has announces the completion of the sale of its London-based long-only asset management subsidiary, SGAM UK, to London-based b »

Iosco welcomes G20 communiqué

Iosco welcomes G20 communiqué

Fri, 03/04/2009 - 16:59

The International Organization of Securities Commissions has welcomed the statement of the G20 as an endorsement of its recent work to close the regulatory gaps in financial securities »

PwC hedge fund leader queries G20 pledge on hedge fund regulation

PwC hedge fund leader queries G20 pledge on hedge fund regulation

Fri, 03/04/2009 - 16:54

Robert Mellor, UK hedge fund leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers, says the G20 communiqué is unclear as to whether the aim is to have further regulation and oversight of hedge funds »

Fair value revisions would hurt hedge fund industry, says Pluris

Fair value revisions would hurt hedge fund industry, says Pluris

Fri, 03/04/2009 - 12:57

Proposed revisions to the 'fair value' accounting standard, FAS 157, would weaken the standard and create inconsistencies in valuations, according to Espen Robak, president of Pluris Va »

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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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