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GlobeOp sees more urgent need for independent valuations

GlobeOp sees more urgent need for independent valuations

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 19:11

GlobeOp Financial Services, an independent provider of business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics to the hedge fund industry and other financial services sec »

BlackRock Absolute Return Strategies listed in London after raising USD275m

BlackRock Absolute Return Strategies listed in London after raising USD275m

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 17:53

BlackRock Absolute Return Strategies, BlackRock's closed-ended fund of hedge funds, has begun trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange after raising a total of USD275m, just »

Outsourcing the key to administrators' value-added focus

Outsourcing the key to administrators' value-added focus

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 13:41

Guernsey's fund administration sector is booming, and private equity is its principal driving force. »

Specialist providers serve changing market

Specialist providers serve changing market

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 13:39

Times are changing for the private equity industry. Once relatively unknown outside the financial world, in recent years it has become a staple of the mainstream media. »

Private equity firms get the Guernsey habit

Private equity firms get the Guernsey habit

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 13:38

Having already built up a reputation as one of the best offshore centre for private equity business among fund promoters and their advisers, Guernsey is benefiting from growing volumes of business »

Does Guernsey need unregulated funds?

Does Guernsey need unregulated funds?

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 13:36

Ever since Jersey announced last autumn that it was establishing two new categories of unregulated funds, with minimum investment of USD1m or traded on a recognised exchange, that would not have to »

FRM plans London listing of Diversified fund of hedge funds strategy

FRM plans London listing of Diversified fund of hedge funds strategy

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 07:00

Financial Risk Management is planning to offer access to its flagship Diversified strategy through an initial public offering of shares in FRM Diversified Alpha, a closed-ended fund of hed »

Axa Investment Managers opens up funds of hedge funds to outside investors

Axa Investment Managers opens up funds of hedge funds to outside investors

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 07:00

Axa Investment Management has set a target of attracting around USD2.5bn in new investment into its fund of hedge funds products this year as it opens its two commingled funds up to invest »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 07:00

Alternative investment managers may be under pressure from politicians keen to regulate the industry more closely, US investigators suspecting insider trading or accounting regularities, a »

Citadel continues hiring spree with appointment of US fixed income head

Citadel continues hiring spree with appointment of US fixed income head

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 06:59

Chicago-based alternative investment manager Citadel Investment Group has announced the recruitment of Derek Kaufman as a New York-based senior managing director and head of its US fixed-i »

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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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