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President's Working Group committees finalise best practices for hedge funds

President's Working Group committees finalise best practices for hedge funds

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 11:57

The two private-sector committees established by the President's Working Group on Financial Markets in the US have released their final sets of best practices for asset managers and hed »

Partners Group reports assets under management stable at CHF24.4bn at year-end

Partners Group reports assets under management stable at CHF24.4bn at year-end

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 06:02

Swiss-based alternative asset manager Partners Group has announced that the funds raised for 2008 amount to CHF6.2bn, thereby exceeding the target of CHF5-6bn set at the beginning of 20 »

Sun Hung Kai targets financial sector with Paulson-managed recovery fund

Sun Hung Kai targets financial sector with Paulson-managed recovery fund

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 06:00

Hong Kong-based Sun Hung Kai Financial is seeking to identify investment opportunities within distressed global financial companies with the launch of a recovery fund managed by New Yor »

FSA lifts ban on short selling of UK financial stocks

FSA lifts ban on short selling of UK financial stocks

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 16:03

The Financial Services Authority has followed through on its announcement earlier this month that it would not renew its ban on the short selling of UK financial sector stocks, which was i »

EIP announces strong year end results and appoints trader

EIP announces strong year end results and appoints trader

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 16:00

Hong Kong-based asset management firm Enhanced Investment Products says year end results show the EIP Overlay fund is up 17.31 per cent, in comparison to the MSCI Emerging Asia Index wh »

Global investors maintain cautious stance as deleveraging process continues, says C.P. Eaton

Global investors maintain cautious stance as deleveraging process continues, says C.P. Eaton

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 16:00

North American limited partners remain attracted to real assets, European markets offer huge opportunities to well-capitalised investors and Asia is becoming an important source of limi »

Nyfix Euro Millennium volumes increase more than 500 per cent in December

Nyfix Euro Millennium volumes increase more than 500 per cent in December

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 12:00

Nyfix, a provider of solutions designed to optimise trading efficiency, has reported that 251 million shares valued at more than EUR1bn were matched in its Euro Millennium dark pool cro »

Hedge funds outflows take assets below USD1bn, say TrimTabs and BarclayHedge

Hedge funds outflows take assets below USD1bn, say TrimTabs and BarclayHedge

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 11:52

The hedge fund industry posted a record estimated outflow of USD148.5bn in December, easily surpassing the previous record estimated at USD54.2bn in October, according to TrimTabs Inves »

CFTC charges James Ossie and CRE Capital over USD25m currency Ponzi Scheme

CFTC charges James Ossie and CRE Capital over USD25m currency Ponzi Scheme

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 11:47

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged James Ossie and his company CRE Capital Corporation with operating a Ponzi scheme involving more than 100 people and approximatel »

Steel Partners faces lawsuit over transformation of fund into public holding company

Steel Partners faces lawsuit over transformation of fund into public holding company

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 06:03

New York-based activist hedge fund manager Steel Partners is facing legal action from investors after announcing plans to merge Steel Partners II fund into an industrial holding company an »

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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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North America

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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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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