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Dow Jones resumes publication of two hedge fund strategy benchmarks

Dow Jones resumes publication of two hedge fund strategy benchmarks

Wed, 04/03/2009 - 15:59

Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes has announced that it has resumed publication of the Dow Jones Hedge Fund Equity Long/Short and Equity Market Neutral Strategy Benchmarks, which were suspen »

Brevan Howard targets institutional investors with absolute return bond fund

Brevan Howard targets institutional investors with absolute return bond fund

Wed, 04/03/2009 - 15:59

Brevan Howard Asset Management has launched its first Ucits III fund, the Brevan Howard Absolute Return Bond Plus Fund. »

Veritas appoints Antony Burgess as director of institutional business

Veritas appoints Antony Burgess as director of institutional business

Wed, 04/03/2009 - 15:45

Independent investment firm Veritas Asset Management has appointed Antony Burgess to the new role of director of institutional business. »

Majority of hedge fund assets under management from institutional investors

Majority of hedge fund assets under management from institutional investors

Wed, 04/03/2009 - 11:55

The majority of all assets under management by hedge funds and funds of hedge funds globally are from institutional investors, including a third of institutional assets that come from p »

Early CfD disclosure will protect investors, says AIC

Early CfD disclosure will protect investors, says AIC

Wed, 04/03/2009 - 11:52

The Association of Investment Companies has welcomed the decision of the UK's Financial Services Authority to bring forward the implementation of disclosure of significant contract for »

State Street calls for cooperation to boost derivatives servicing market

State Street calls for cooperation to boost derivatives servicing market

Wed, 04/03/2009 - 06:02

The growing volume of over-the-counter derivative trades may challenge the capacity of legacy technology systems, and cooperation between industry participants and regulators is essenti »

Equity index derivatives continue to lead trading volume at Eurex

Equity index derivatives continue to lead trading volume at Eurex

Wed, 04/03/2009 - 05:57

The Eurex international derivatives markets saw an average daily volume of 10.7 million contracts traded in February, down from 11.9 million contracts a year earlier. »

Universities Superannuation Scheme hires for move into hedge funds

Universities Superannuation Scheme hires for move into hedge funds

Tue, 03/03/2009 - 16:04

The Universities Superannuation Scheme, the second largest UK pension fund, has made its first hire for its planned move into hedge funds. »

Frontier Capital launches multi-asset balanced fund

Frontier Capital launches multi-asset balanced fund

Tue, 03/03/2009 - 16:00

Frontier Capital Management, a London-based specialist multi-asset investment company, has announced the launch of the IFDS Frontier MAP Balanced Fund following approval by the Financia »

Yann Garnier joins Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking

Yann Garnier joins Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking

Tue, 03/03/2009 - 15:59

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking has appointed Yann Garnier as head of structured product sales of the global equities and derivatives sol »

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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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