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Counterparty risk now much more critical for hedge funds, says report

Counterparty risk now much more critical for hedge funds, says report

Wed, 07/01/2009 - 11:59

Managing counterparty risk is a much more critical component of a hedge fund's overall business operations today than it has been in previous years, according to a white paper published »

Ramius Fund of Funds Group names Stuart Davies as chief investment officer

Ramius Fund of Funds Group names Stuart Davies as chief investment officer

Wed, 07/01/2009 - 06:00

Investment adviser Ramius Fund of Funds Group has appointed Stuart Davies as a managing director and chief investment officer, effective 20 January 2009. »

Marathon Asset Management expands partnership

Marathon Asset Management expands partnership

Wed, 07/01/2009 - 05:57

Alternative investment manager Marathon Asset Management has announced the appointment of five additional partners. »

Star manager quits Paulson to launch own hedge fund business

Star manager quits Paulson to launch own hedge fund business

Tue, 06/01/2009 - 16:44

An investment manager credited with helping Paulson & Co become one of the biggest and most successful hedge fund managers over the past two years has quit to set up his own investment »

Nasdaq OMX's IDCG launches clearing house for OTC interest rate swaps

Nasdaq OMX's IDCG launches clearing house for OTC interest rate swaps

Tue, 06/01/2009 - 16:00

International Derivatives Clearing Group, a majority-owned, independently operated subsidiary of the Nasdaq OMX Group, has begun accepting US dollar-denominated interest rate swap futur »

Eurex sees trading volume rise 14 per cent to 2.17 billion contracts in 2008

Eurex sees trading volume rise 14 per cent to 2.17 billion contracts in 2008

Tue, 06/01/2009 - 12:02

The international derivatives exchange Eurex closed out 2008 with a record turnover of more than 2.17 billion contracts, an increase of 14 per cent compared with 1.9 billion contracts in 2 »

Offshore law firm Harneys appoints eight partners

Offshore law firm Harneys appoints eight partners

Tue, 06/01/2009 - 06:00

Eight new partners have been made up at the offshore law firm Harney Westwood & Riegels. »

LME achieves another year of record volume

LME achieves another year of record volume

Tue, 06/01/2009 - 06:00

The London Metal Exchange achieved another record year in 2008 with over 113 million lots traded, representing a year-on-year increase of nearly 22 per cent. »

FSA announces end to short-selling ban but plans to extend disclosure regime

FSA announces end to short-selling ban but plans to extend disclosure regime

Mon, 05/01/2009 - 21:00

The Financial Services Authority has announced that it is not proposing to renew its ban on the short-selling of the stocks of UK financial sector companies, which is due to expire on Janu »

Morrison & Foerster elects ten lawyers to partnership

Morrison & Foerster elects ten lawyers to partnership

Mon, 05/01/2009 - 16:02

US-based law firm Morrison & Foerster has announced that ten lawyers have been elected to the partnership as of 1 January. »

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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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