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Mourant appoints new head for fund administration division in the US

Mourant appoints new head for fund administration division in the US

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 05:58

Mourant International Finance Administration has appointed John Wiencek as the managing director of its New York office and as the head of US fund administration. »

F&C systematic European long/short trading fund returns nearly 20 per cent in first year

F&C systematic European long/short trading fund returns nearly 20 per cent in first year

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 05:52

F&C says its Zircon Fund returned 19.07 per cent with an annualised daily volatility of 10.26 per cent in its first year. »

Aladdin Capital to reduce CLO and CDO headcount in restructuring

Aladdin Capital to reduce CLO and CDO headcount in restructuring

Thu, 15/01/2009 - 16:01

Connecticut-based Aladdin Capital Holdings has announced the first steps in its global restructuring plans. »

Matrix to launch two funds of hedge funds to exploit market dislocations

Matrix to launch two funds of hedge funds to exploit market dislocations

Thu, 15/01/2009 - 15:57

Matrix Money Management has announced the launch of two fund of hedge funds in February, with a 1 March investment date, to be managed by the firm's in-house fund of hedge funds team he »

Jeff Carlin joins IndexIQ to boost hedge fund replication products

Jeff Carlin joins IndexIQ to boost hedge fund replication products

Thu, 15/01/2009 - 12:00

Jeff Carlin has been named senior vice president and national sales manager at IndexIQ, which develops hedge fund replication products and other alternative investment strategies for th »

Polar Capital announces resignation of portfolio manager Julian Barnett

Polar Capital announces resignation of portfolio manager Julian Barnett

Thu, 15/01/2009 - 11:57

Polar Capital has announced that it has accepted the resignation of Julian Barnett, the portfolio manager of the Polar Capital Paragon Fund. »

Hedge fund consultancy Carne Global expands to the Cayman Islands

Hedge fund consultancy Carne Global expands to the Cayman Islands

Thu, 15/01/2009 - 11:55

Carne Global Financial Services, an independent consultant to the hedge fund, traditional fund and wealth management industries, has announced the opening of an office in George Town, t »

Man Group says it will sue over Madoff as assets fall USD14bn in fourth quarter

Man Group says it will sue over Madoff as assets fall USD14bn in fourth quarter

Thu, 15/01/2009 - 06:05

Man Group, reckoned to be the world's largest listed hedge fund manager, saw its share price slide by nearly 7 per cent on Wednesday after it revealed in a trading update that assets under »

Litigation funding management firm aims to capitalise on UK market turmoil

Litigation funding management firm aims to capitalise on UK market turmoil

Thu, 15/01/2009 - 05:56

ILF and IGS Group have announced the launch of Independent Litigation Funding, a joint venture partnership that aims to raise finance for the wave of corporate litigation cases they exp »

Mulvaney awards administration and custody mandates to LaSalle Global Trust Services

Mulvaney awards administration and custody mandates to LaSalle Global Trust Services

Thu, 15/01/2009 - 05:48

The Mulvaney Global Markets Fund, a specialist managed futures fund, has awarded its fund administration and custody business to the fund services division of LaSalle Global Trust Servi »

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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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