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Research indicates short selling restrictions have had little impact

Research indicates short selling restrictions have had little impact

Thu, 18/12/2008 - 05:02

Academic research from Professor Ian Marsh and Norman Niemer of Cass Business School, London, finds no strong evidence that the emergency short selling restrictions imposed in various m »

One-fifth of European speculative grade companies could default by 2010, says S&P

One-fifth of European speculative grade companies could default by 2010, says S&P

Wed, 17/12/2008 - 16:00

The deteriorating global economic outlook, difficult funding conditions in the bank markets and ongoing volatility in financial markets will strain the credit quality of European compan »

Gottex Fund Management announces senior management changes

Gottex Fund Management announces senior management changes

Wed, 17/12/2008 - 15:58

Gottex Fund Management, an independent alternative asset management group, has announced changes to its senior management organisation. »

Fairfield Greenwich Group sees Swiss merger collapse after USD7.5bn Madoff loss

Fairfield Greenwich Group sees Swiss merger collapse after USD7.5bn Madoff loss

Wed, 17/12/2008 - 12:35

US fund of hedge funds manager Fairfield Greenwich Group, facing the possible loss of more than half of its assets through the collapse of Bernard Madoff's investment management business t »

Barclay CTA Index up 1.54 per cent in November and heads for best performance since 1995

Barclay CTA Index up 1.54 per cent in November and heads for best performance since 1995

Wed, 17/12/2008 - 12:20

Managed futures enjoyed a new gain of 1.54 per cent in November, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, taking the index's cumula »

Scotia Capital Canadian Hedge Fund Index gains ground in November

Scotia Capital Canadian Hedge Fund Index gains ground in November

Wed, 17/12/2008 - 06:00

The Scotia Capital Canadian Hedge Fund Performance Index finished November 2008 up 1.65 per cent on an asset weighted basis and down 2.73 per cent on an equal weighted basis. »

Marathon Asset Management chooses Imagine Software's risk management service

Marathon Asset Management chooses Imagine Software's risk management service

Wed, 17/12/2008 - 06:00

Imagine Software, a provider of real-time portfolio and risk management solutions, has announced that New York-based Marathon Asset Management had selected its Derivatives.com service f »

William C Sonneborn appointed head of KKR asset management division

William C Sonneborn appointed head of KKR asset management division

Wed, 17/12/2008 - 05:57

Private equity group Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has announced the creation of a new asset management division, KKR Asset Management, and named William C Sonneborn as its head. »

Westbury Capital Partners to launch first timber fund

Westbury Capital Partners to launch first timber fund

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 16:00

Westbury Capital Partners, an alternative assets multi-fund manager, has announced plans to launch its first dedicated timber fund, the Trilogy Green Forest Fund, which will offer inves »

Internal infrastructure is key to multi-prime strategies, says Advent

Internal infrastructure is key to multi-prime strategies, says Advent

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 16:00

Advent Software, a provider of software and services to the investment management industry, has hosted a series of events to educate hedge fund managers on the effective implementation »

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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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