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Hedgebay Trading Corporation launches pricing service for hedge fund investors

Hedgebay Trading Corporation launches pricing service for hedge fund investors

Fri, 13/02/2009 - 06:00

Secondary hedge fund market intermediary Hedgebay Trading Corporation has announced the launch of the Hedgebay Pricing Service for hedge fund investors. »

GLG sees assets under management fall nearly 40 per cent in 2008

GLG sees assets under management fall nearly 40 per cent in 2008

Fri, 13/02/2009 - 06:00

Alternative investment manager GLG Partners saw net assets under management decline by 39 per cent during 2008, from USD24.6bn to USD15bn, while net income for the year declined 57 per »

New anti-money laundering and terrorist financing code of practice for BVI funds

New anti-money laundering and terrorist financing code of practice for BVI funds

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 16:00

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has published what law firm Harney Westwood & Riegels says are significant changes to the BVI's anti-money laundering and te »

Australia's hedge funds outperform equities in January

Australia's hedge funds outperform equities in January

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 15:48

Australia's absolute return and hedge funds have again shown their ability to outperform equity indices and long only funds in times of high volatility.   »

HedgeServ unveils alternative fund administration services

HedgeServ unveils alternative fund administration services

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 12:01

HedgeServ, headed by industry veterans Jim Kelly, Gene Mannella and Robert Aaron, has announced the official launch of what the group says is a new service model for hedge fund administ »

Regulators and market conditions "will bring tighter controls on sensitive files"

Regulators and market conditions "will bring tighter controls on sensitive files"

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 11:48

Facing extreme market conditions and imminent regulatory changes, banks and hedge funds need to adapt to changes in transparency, risk management and diffusion, according to a report fr »

Hedge Funds post gains as equity markets suffer worst January in history, says Hennessee

Hedge Funds post gains as equity markets suffer worst January in history, says Hennessee

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 06:02

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained 1.10 per cent last month, its second successive positive month, while US equity markets suffered their worst January on record, according to Hennessee »

Voltrex announces joint venture in Asia with Power Capital Group

Voltrex announces joint venture in Asia with Power Capital Group

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 05:57

Voltrex, a UK-based alternative investment and brokerage services specialist, has announced the expansion of its operations into Asia through a joint venture with the Power Capital Grou »

Global Advisors to remove gating provisions for Global Commodity Systematic Fund

Global Advisors to remove gating provisions for Global Commodity Systematic Fund

Wed, 11/02/2009 - 16:12

Global Advisors, a specialist commodity hedge fund manager, has announced changes to the terms of its Global Commodity Systematic Fund to enhance the liquidity available to investors. »

Capital withdrawals from Asian hedge funds "mirror industry declines"

Capital withdrawals from Asian hedge funds "mirror industry declines"

Wed, 11/02/2009 - 16:08

Capital invested in Asian hedge funds continued to fall in the fourth quarter of 2008, declining nearly USD16bn to just over USD71bn and extending the trend of losses and withdrawals th »

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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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