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Artradis Fund Management names James Sweeney as chief operating officer

Artradis Fund Management names James Sweeney as chief operating officer

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 12:02

Singapore-based alternative asset manager Artradis Fund Management has announced the appointment of James Sweeney as a managing director and chief operating officer. »

Pacific Alliance and Secured Capital Japan unveil investment and partnership

Pacific Alliance and Secured Capital Japan unveil investment and partnership

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 11:57

Asian alternative investment manager Pacific Alliance Group has agreed to invest up to JPY4.5bn (USD46m) in convertible bonds issued by real estate investment manager Secured Capital Ja »

Global Investment House approves new organisational structure

Global Investment House approves new organisational structure

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 06:00

Kuwait-based investment manager and brokerage firm Global Investment House has announced the new organisation structure that was approved by the board of directors as part of the compan »

Del Mar Asset Management to launch liquid Index Opportunities Fund

Del Mar Asset Management to launch liquid Index Opportunities Fund

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 05:56

Del Mar Asset Management has announced plans to launch the Index Opportunities Fund, a carve-out of a strategy that is currently part of the multi-strategy Del Mar Master Fund. »

GlobalView Investments adopts Advent Portfolio Exchange

GlobalView Investments adopts Advent Portfolio Exchange

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 16:03

Advent Software, a provider of software and services to the global investment management industry, has announced that Swiss-based wealth management firm GlobalView Investments has gone »

First hedge fund ETF and Russell 2000 Index fund launched on XTF

First hedge fund ETF and Russell 2000 Index fund launched on XTF

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 16:00

Deutsche Börse has expanded its XTF segment offering for exchange listed index funds with the admission to trading of two new ETFs on the pan-European Xetra trading platform.< »

Institutional investors and IFAs &quot;plan increased exposure to traded life policies&quot;

Institutional investors and IFAs "plan increased exposure to traded life policies"

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 15:57

More than three-quarters of institutional and IFA investors in traded life policies will be increasing their exposure to the asset class over the next year, according to a poll by bouti »

Anderson Kill &amp; Olick files class action against Westgate Capital Management

Anderson Kill & Olick files class action against Westgate Capital Management

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 12:04

New York law firm Anderson Kill & Olick has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of individuals and entities that invested with the investment firm of Westgate Capital Management »

Alternatives drive USD4.2bn in new UK mandates for JP Morgan Asset Management

Alternatives drive USD4.2bn in new UK mandates for JP Morgan Asset Management

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 12:00

JP Morgan Asset Management has announced that during 2008 its UK institutional business received over USD4.2bn in new assets. »

Counterparty changes in new cat bonds a credit positive, says Fitch

Counterparty changes in new cat bonds a credit positive, says Fitch

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 05:59

Qualified investment guidelines and swap counterparty structures contained in recent catastrophe bond transactions are positive changes from a credit perspective, according to Fitch Rat »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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