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Managed futures lose slight ground in January

Managed futures lose slight ground in January

Thu, 19/02/2009 - 11:54

Following a 14.11 per cent gain in 2008, managed futures slipped 0.13 per cent in January, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Iowa-based industry information provider Barcla »

Stephan Fritz appointed chief executive of Harcourt

Stephan Fritz appointed chief executive of Harcourt

Thu, 19/02/2009 - 11:51

Harcourt Investment Consulting, a provider of alternative investment solutions, has appointed Stephan Fritz as its chief executive officer, effective 1 March 2009. »

Barings announces changes to directional global bond trust

Barings announces changes to directional global bond trust

Thu, 19/02/2009 - 06:04

Baring Asset Management, the international investment management firm, has announced three key changes to its Baring Directional Global Bond Trust, effective 10 March 2009 and subject t »

Eurex to extend trader development programme for Central and Eastern Europe

Eurex to extend trader development programme for Central and Eastern Europe

Thu, 19/02/2009 - 06:00

International derivatives exchange Eurex will continue to expand its international distribution network in 2009 by extending its trader development programme for central and eastern Eur »

Stock markets fall 8.43 per cent in January

Stock markets fall 8.43 per cent in January

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 16:00

After slight relief in December, stock markets fell severely again in January (-8.43 per cent) with increased volatility (44.84 per cent), according to the latest update from Edhec. »

Citi hires Mark Harrison as European head of prime finance

Citi hires Mark Harrison as European head of prime finance

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 15:58

Citi has hired Mark Harrison into the role of European head of prime finance. »

Mourant fund administration business expands New York team

Mourant fund administration business expands New York team

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 13:19

Mourant International Finance Administration has appointed Spyros Makras and Tony Parmar, who will be based out of its New York office. »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index performance up 1.09 per cent

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index performance up 1.09 per cent

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 11:58

Final performance for the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index was up 1.09 per cent in January, according to Oliver Schupp, president of Credit Suisse Index. »

SEC charges Caribbean cricket sponsor Allen Stanford with USD8bn fraud

SEC charges Caribbean cricket sponsor Allen Stanford with USD8bn fraud

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 06:49

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Robert Allen Stanford, the Texan billionaire who has come to prominence worldwide as a sponsor o »

UK "could experience a crash similar to Iceland"

UK "could experience a crash similar to Iceland"

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 06:00

The global financial crisis could be entering a 'new and more treacherous phase', which could push international countries to the brink of failure and further hinder the global economic »

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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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