Sign up for free newsletter

newsLatest site

Alpstar Secured Bank Loan Fund completes private term financing

Alpstar Secured Bank Loan Fund completes private term financing

Mon, 09/02/2009 - 06:06

Alpstar Funds and investment adviser Mignon Genève have announced the completion of private term finance for the Alpstar Secured Bank Loan Fund. »

UK regulator proposes public disclosure of short selling for all stocks

UK regulator proposes public disclosure of short selling for all stocks

Mon, 09/02/2009 - 06:03

The Financial Services Authority has proposed expanding its disclosure rule covering short positions in financial stocks into a general short selling public disclosure requirement for all »

CFTC charges Minnesota commodity pool operator over USD5.5m Ponzi scheme

CFTC charges Minnesota commodity pool operator over USD5.5m Ponzi scheme

Fri, 06/02/2009 - 16:02

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed an enforcement action against Charles 'Chuck' E. »

SEC charges Wall Street professionals in USD11.6m insider trading ring

SEC charges Wall Street professionals in USD11.6m insider trading ring

Fri, 06/02/2009 - 16:00

The SEC has alleged that two M&A professionals, Nicos Achilleas Stephanou at UBS Investment Bank and Ramesh Chakrapani at Blackstone Advisory Services, tipped five individuals inclu »

Moore secures significant funds business in Japan to round off 2008

Moore secures significant funds business in Japan to round off 2008

Fri, 06/02/2009 - 15:52

Moore, a Jersey-based specialist provider of fund management, fund administration and corporate services, has had a substantial increase in business from Japanese clients since opening »

BlackRock launches a one-stop shop fund for alternative investments

BlackRock launches a one-stop shop fund for alternative investments

Fri, 06/02/2009 - 11:59

BlackRock has launched a Fund of Alternatives pooled fund for pension schemes, charities and other institutional investors. »

Large hedge fund launches "declined 26 per cent in 2008"

Large hedge fund launches "declined 26 per cent in 2008"

Fri, 06/02/2009 - 11:48

Assets for large new hedge fund launches declined significantly in the US in 2008 as hedge funds suffered their worst-ever year for performance, a survey has found. »

Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Replication Index gains 0.2 per cent in January

Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Replication Index gains 0.2 per cent in January

Fri, 06/02/2009 - 06:00

The Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Replication Index was up 0.18 per cent net in January, according to Jordan Drachman, head of research for alternative beta strategies at Credit Suiss »

Frank Wong named chairman of Galleon Asia

Frank Wong named chairman of Galleon Asia

Thu, 05/02/2009 - 16:04

Galleon Group, a global alternative asset manager with a focus on growth sectors and emerging markets, has announced that Frank Wong is joining the firm as chairman of Galleon Asia, eff »

CFTC launches monthly report to boost transparency

CFTC launches monthly report to boost transparency

Thu, 05/02/2009 - 16:00

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that it has launched, on a six-month trial basis, a monthly report called 'This Month in Futures Markets'. »

features
Article
EU Flag

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. ... »

Article
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.  ... »

Article
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.  ... »

Special report
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... »

Article
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. ... »

latestjobs
Corporate Derivatives Marketer- NYC Invest. Bank

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Senior Security Engineer - Midtown Manhattan(NYC)

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

LATAM Corporate Salesperson

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

events
3 weeks 2 days from now - New York
4 weeks 3 days from now - Texas
5 weeks 4 days from now - New York
5 weeks 5 days from now - New York
specialreports