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FOFiX Active offers investors risk search capability for hedge fund databases

FOFiX Active offers investors risk search capability for hedge fund databases

Fri, 02/05/2008 - 06:54

FOFiX 3.1, the new version of Riskdata's flagship risk management service for funds of hedge funds, will incorporate FOFiX Active, which enables users to import data feeds from hedge fund »

Heidrick & Struggles adds specialists in hedge fund recruitment

Heidrick & Struggles adds specialists in hedge fund recruitment

Fri, 02/05/2008 - 06:53

Heidrick & Struggles International, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, has added four executives from Schwab Enterprise, a boutique firm specialising in executive plac »

A one-stop shop

A one-stop shop

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 19:50

In general, the fund industry sticks to what it knows. American managers head to Cayman, the British generally look to Dublin and European managers are likely to choose Luxembourg. »

A pivotal role in Middle East investment

A pivotal role in Middle East investment

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 19:45

Amid the vigorous growth of the global private equity industry over the past few years, one of the most striking developments is the emergence of private equity as a significant asset class in the »

Promotional feature - Attend the world's largest global alternatives event With over 600 end investors, asset allocators and asset managers guaranteed

Promotional feature - Attend the world's largest global alternatives event With over 600 end investors, asset allocators and asset managers guaranteed

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 17:23

Now in its 14th successful year, the flagship GAIM International is undoubtedly the world's biggest and most senior gathering of alternative investment players - no fewer than 1,200 delega »

MFA creates new membership class for hedge fund service providers

MFA creates new membership class for hedge fund service providers

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 11:15

The US-based Managed Funds Association, whose membership consists of professionals running hedge funds, funds of funds and managed futures funds, has announced the establishment of a new c »

Hedgeweek Comment: Activism on the rise

Hedgeweek Comment: Activism on the rise

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:02

Hedge fund activism is on the rise. »

Asia hedge fund assets down 10 per cent in 2008 despite USD1bn in new capital, says HFR

Asia hedge fund assets down 10 per cent in 2008 despite USD1bn in new capital, says HFR

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:01

Assets invested in hedge funds focused on Asia fell by 10 percent from USD111bn to USD100bn during the first quarter of 2008, a period in which global financial markets declined broadly an »

HedgeCo Networks secures investment from Inter-Atlantic Group

HedgeCo Networks secures investment from Inter-Atlantic Group

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:00

HedgeCo Networks, a hedge fund data firm and provider of consulting and marketing services to the sector, has received its first major outside investment from Inter-Atlantic Group, a priva »

Lake Shore defendants barred from trading commodity futures by Illinois court

Lake Shore defendants barred from trading commodity futures by Illinois court

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a default judgment order against the Lake Shore Group of Companies, 12 commodity pools operating under variations of the name Lake »

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Read how prime brokers of all shapes and sizes are becoming both operational and balance sheet-efficient, and broadening out their product suites for hedge fund managers... »

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This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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