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Guernsey fund industry continues to grow despite tricky market conditions, says Lipper

Guernsey fund industry continues to grow despite tricky market conditions, says Lipper

Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:56

Guernsey's fund servicing industry grew by 20 per cent over the past year to reach USD331.4bn (GBP166.5bn) in net assets as of June 30, according to the latest edition of Lipper's Guernsey »

Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Indexes licensed to Eurex to underlie futures and options

Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Indexes licensed to Eurex to underlie futures and options

Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:42

Global index provider Dow Jones Indexes has licensed the Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Index and its nine sector sub-indices to international derivatives exchange Eurex »

French seeding firm invests USD50m with Concerto Asset Management

French seeding firm invests USD50m with Concerto Asset Management

Mon, 20/10/2008 - 07:02

NewAlpha, a French alternative investment incubation specialist, has announced its eleventh seeding agreement, a USD50m investment in a portfolio managed by Concerto Asset Management, whic »

Finvest launches fund of funds to capitalise on market upheavals

Finvest launches fund of funds to capitalise on market upheavals

Mon, 20/10/2008 - 06:55

Zurich-based Finvest Asset Management has received a mandate to allocate around USD300m to the fund of hedge funds sector as part of a low-risk strategy to capitalise on the turbulence in »

Strong performance from 36 South attributed to "being away from the herd"

Strong performance from 36 South attributed to "being away from the herd"

Mon, 20/10/2008 - 06:54

New Zealand-based hedge fund manager 36 South Investment Managers Limited took its flagship Kohinoor strategy to another year-to-date performance h »

Managed Funds Association board re-elects Eric Vincent as chairman

Managed Funds Association board re-elects Eric Vincent as chairman

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 20:00

The board of the hedge fund industry group Managed Funds Association has unanimously re-elected Eric Vincent, president of Ospraie Management, to a second one-year term as chairman, while »

SEC charges San Francisco hedge fund manager with 'portfolio pumping'

SEC charges San Francisco hedge fund manager with 'portfolio pumping'

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 19:46

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has charged San Francisco investment adviser MedCap Management & Research and its principal, Charles Frederick Toney, with reporting misleadin »

Hedge fund assets decline by USD210bn in third quarter, says HFR

Hedge fund assets decline by USD210bn in third quarter, says HFR

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 19:36

Steep performance losses and record investor capital redemptions reduced the size of the hedge fund industry by USD210bn in the third quarter, the largest three-month decline in assets sin »

Absolute Capital Management to close two more funds after investor redemptions

Absolute Capital Management to close two more funds after investor redemptions

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 06:58

Hedge fund manager Absolute Capital Management, which has struggled to recover from the abrupt exit of chief investment officer Florian Homm last S »

GlobeOp sees surge in redemptions and negative performance curbing asset growth

GlobeOp sees surge in redemptions and negative performance curbing asset growth

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 06:58

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

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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