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Eurex Clearing completes handling of open positions for Lehman Brothers International

Eurex Clearing completes handling of open positions for Lehman Brothers International

Wed, 01/10/2008 - 07:04

Eurex Clearing has announced it has successfully transferred all customer positions and wound down all proprietary positions of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) in an orderly and tim »

"Safe" derivative promises immunity against excess market volatility

"Safe" derivative promises immunity against excess market volatility

Wed, 01/10/2008 - 07:01

Chicago-based Actuarials Holdings, parent company of the Everest OTC Trade Facility and the AE Clearinghouse, has unveiled what it says is a revolutionary 'safe' derivative called the Clip »

RAB Capital wins vote on lock-up for RAB Special Situations strategy

RAB Capital wins vote on lock-up for RAB Special Situations strategy

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 17:30

RAB Capital has announced that investors in the Cayman-domiciled RAB Special Situations Fund Limited and the Delaware-based Special Sits LP have voted by a 'considerable margin' to approve »

European Midday Report: World markets ease on hopes that bailout is alive

European Midday Report: World markets ease on hopes that bailout is alive

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 14:42

The US Congress's rejection of a bank rescue package wiped nearly 9 per cent off the S&P 500 on Monday but European shares and many Asian stock »

Patterns and Predictions launches tool for hedge funds to measure impact of financial news

Patterns and Predictions launches tool for hedge funds to measure impact of financial news

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 12:21

Boston-based Patterns and Predictions, which offers data-mining tools based on its Bayesian statistics engine and proprietary algorithms in statistical pattern recognition systems, has unv »

Hermes builds fund of hedge funds capabilities

Hermes builds fund of hedge funds capabilities

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 09:22

Hermes, manager of the UK's BT Pension Scheme, has appointed Matteo Dante Perruccio as chief executive of its new boutique fund of hedge funds business, which the investment manager will c »

Markit postpones roll of CDX indices

Markit postpones roll of CDX indices

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 09:19

Financial information services firm Markit has postponed the rolls of the Markit CDX North America Investment Grade, Markit CDX North America Investment Grade High Volatility, Markit CDX N »

Man Group reports 25 per cent sales growth in six months to September

Man Group reports 25 per cent sales growth in six months to September

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 09:15

Despite the turmoil in global financial markets, demand for Man Group's hedge fund products has remained very strong, the firm says in its latest half-yearly report, with sales in the six »

Lehman asset management business acquired by Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman

Lehman asset management business acquired by Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 07:26

Bain Capital Partners and Hellman & Friedman have concluded negotiations to acquire Neuberger Berman, the 69-year-old asset management firm, and the fixed income and some other alterna »

Rejection of US bailout bill sends markets tumbling around the world

Rejection of US bailout bill sends markets tumbling around the world

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 07:00

By a vote of 228-to-205 the House of Representatives yesterday rejected US Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson's USD 700 bn (GBP 386 bn) bailout plan t »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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