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Taylor Fund posts 11 per cent increase for December and fourth quarter of 2008

Taylor Fund posts 11 per cent increase for December and fourth quarter of 2008

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 16:02

Chicago-based Taylor Asset Management has announced that the multistrategy Taylor Fund, launched in October, achieved an 11.13 per cent gain for the month of December and the fourth qua »

Liontrust European Long/Short Fund gains UK distributor status

Liontrust European Long/Short Fund gains UK distributor status

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 15:59

Liontrust has gained distributor status in the UK for the Liontrust European Long/Short Fund. »

Fidessa group expands in Middle East with Bahrain office

Fidessa group expands in Middle East with Bahrain office

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 12:00

Fidessa group, provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero trading, compliance and global connectivity solutions for the sell-side and the buy-side, has announced the appointment of »

SW1 Capital invests in PCE Investors

SW1 Capital invests in PCE Investors

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 11:59

Private investment firm SW1 Capital has taken a stake in PCE Investors, an alternative investment manager with more than USD1.5bn in assets, with the aim of increasing its holding to a »

Areca Investment Management launches fixed income and credit fund of hedge funds

Areca Investment Management launches fixed income and credit fund of hedge funds

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 11:55

Areca Investment Management has launched the Areca Value Discovery Fund, a specialised fund of hedge funds dedicated to capture investment opportunities in the fixed income and credit a »

BlueBay Asset Management sees assets slip 18 per cent in final quarter

BlueBay Asset Management sees assets slip 18 per cent in final quarter

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 06:08

BlueBay Asset Management says that at 31 December 2008 its estimated assets under management amounted to USD16.7bn - a decrease of 18.4 per cent since 30 September 2008. »

Man announces launch of managed futures product

Man announces launch of managed futures product

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 06:03

Man has launched a product which it says offers investors the opportunity to profit from managed futures - a strategy that has historically provided strong returns, valuable diversifica »

Tokio Marine Asset Management appoints Polly Smith in London

Tokio Marine Asset Management appoints Polly Smith in London

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 06:00

Tokio Marine Asset Management London, a Japanese and Asian equities and hedge fund specialist which officially launched its London business this month, has announced the appointment of »

Managed Funds Association supports legislation on financial fraud

Managed Funds Association supports legislation on financial fraud

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 05:58

US-based hedge fund industry body the Managed Funds Association has expressed its support for the announcement of new legislation by Senators Charles E. »

Hedge fund managers "face greater scrutiny and transparency demands"

Hedge fund managers "face greater scrutiny and transparency demands"

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 16:00

Institutional investors appear committed to hedge fund investing, but hedge fund managers will face wider-ranging and more in-depth scrutiny of operations and investment processes, acco »

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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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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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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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