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Structured product exchange sees EUR64.6bn trading volume in 2008

Structured product exchange sees EUR64.6bn trading volume in 2008

Tue, 13/01/2009 - 16:00

Scoach, the structured products joint venture between Switzerland's SIX Group and Deutsche Börse, generated a turnover of EUR64.6bn at its trading venues in Frankfurt and Zurich in »

GFX Alternatives targets USD1bn for multi-manager portfolio

GFX Alternatives targets USD1bn for multi-manager portfolio

Tue, 13/01/2009 - 12:00

New York-based GFX Alternatives, a member of the Global Fund Exchange Group, has established a multi-manager portfolio to invest in the alternative energy investment sector. »

International Centre for Financial Regulation launched in London

International Centre for Financial Regulation launched in London

Tue, 13/01/2009 - 12:00

The International Centre for Financial Regulation, an independent global research institute focused on financial regulation, has been launched in the City of London, headed by chief exe »

AlternativeSoft unveils new release of fund selection and portfolio construction software

AlternativeSoft unveils new release of fund selection and portfolio construction software

Tue, 13/01/2009 - 06:08

Zurich-based AlternativeSoft has unveiled a new release of its software platform designed for fund selection and portfolio construction professionals. »

Sterling fixed-income issuance outweighs dollar in fourth quarter, says Xtrakter

Sterling fixed-income issuance outweighs dollar in fourth quarter, says Xtrakter

Tue, 13/01/2009 - 06:00

Xtrakter says 2008 total fixed income new issuance was valued at USD3.4trn, representing a 15.2 per cent (USD453bn) rise on 2007 figures. »

Highlander Fund returned 21 per cent in 2008, says SVM

Highlander Fund returned 21 per cent in 2008, says SVM

Tue, 13/01/2009 - 06:00

SVM Asset Management, the Edinburgh based independent fund management group, says its SVM Highlander Fund returned 21.1 per cent in 2008 in euro terms, compared with a fall of 43.3 per »

Aureum Capital appoints Asier Parra as managing director

Aureum Capital appoints Asier Parra as managing director

Mon, 12/01/2009 - 16:00

Aureum Capital, a global asset management and private equity firm, has appointed Asier Parra as a managing director. »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index to finish up 0.30 per cent for December

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index to finish up 0.30 per cent for December

Mon, 12/01/2009 - 15:57

Early estimates indicate the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index will finish up approximately 0.30 per cent in December, based on 74 per cent of assets reporting. »

Henderson plans currency hedge fund after hiring team from Fortis

Henderson plans currency hedge fund after hiring team from Fortis

Mon, 12/01/2009 - 12:09

Henderson Global Investors has hired a five-strong currency team, headed by Bob Arends from the investment banking arm of Fortis, reporting to deputy head of fixed income Mitesh Sheth.< »

Aim-To introduces spend management solution for hedge funds

Aim-To introduces spend management solution for hedge funds

Mon, 12/01/2009 - 06:00

Jersey City-based Aim-To, a provider of hedge fund software, has announced an expansion of its spend management software and managed services offering. »

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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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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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