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SEC charges unregistered hedge fund with fraud

SEC charges unregistered hedge fund with fraud

Mon, 02/03/2009 - 15:50

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a New York investment management firm and its principal for operating a large-scale scheme that defrauded hundreds of investors of mil »

Gartmore appoints Nigel Davies for AlphaGen EtaCas Fund

Gartmore appoints Nigel Davies for AlphaGen EtaCas Fund

Mon, 02/03/2009 - 12:04

Gartmore Investment Management has announced the appointment of Nigel Davies as supporting manager and analyst on the AlphaGen EtaCas Fund, a hedge fund for which Gartmore acts as inves »

CFTC charges Florida firm with defrauding customers in commodity options scam

CFTC charges Florida firm with defrauding customers in commodity options scam

Mon, 02/03/2009 - 11:44

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed an enforcement action against Zurich Futures & Options and Michele LaBruce, both of Hollywood, Florida. »

Carne Global opens in Dubai to meet wealth management demand

Carne Global opens in Dubai to meet wealth management demand

Mon, 02/03/2009 - 06:07

Carne Global Financial Services, an independent business adviser to the hedge fund, traditional fund and wealth management industries, has announced the opening of an office in Dubai. »

Non-executive directors under scrutiny as fund managers seek new fee structures

Non-executive directors under scrutiny as fund managers seek new fee structures

Mon, 02/03/2009 - 06:02

Non-executive directors of funds can be found personally liable for investor losses if they approve new and complex fee structures for fund managers that are not necessarily in the best »

BNP Paribas Investment Partners unveils new management team

BNP Paribas Investment Partners unveils new management team

Fri, 27/02/2009 - 16:06

BNP Paribas Investment Partners has announced it is strengthening its general management team in order to bolster the development of the individual asset management companies that make »

Northern Trust strengthens focus on investment operations outsourcing

Northern Trust strengthens focus on investment operations outsourcing

Fri, 27/02/2009 - 15:59

Northern Trust has announced that Dan Houlihan has joined as global head of product and strategy for the investment operations outsourcing business. »

Janna Sobolev joins hedge fund consulting boutique Atrato Advisors

Janna Sobolev joins hedge fund consulting boutique Atrato Advisors

Fri, 27/02/2009 - 15:58

Alternative investment consulting boutique Atrato Advisors has announced that Janna Sobolev, who has over ten years of expertise in quantitative analysis and risk management, has joined »

Blackstone Group reports lower revenues for 2008

Blackstone Group reports lower revenues for 2008

Fri, 27/02/2009 - 15:49

The Blackstone Group says adverse global market and economic conditions led to lower revenues and a loss for the fourth quarter and full year 2008. »

Fidessa opens Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong

Fidessa opens Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong

Fri, 27/02/2009 - 12:08

Fidessa group, a provider of trading, portfolio management, compliance and global connectivity solutions for financial markets participants, has expanded its Asian operations by appoint »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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