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Man Investments unveils manager specialising in environment-related projects

Man Investments unveils manager specialising in environment-related projects

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Man Investments has launched a new investment management subsidiary specialising in financing environmentally-related projects, Man Environmental Capital Opportunities, which seeks to capi »

NYSE Euronext launches high-dividend indices for European markets

NYSE Euronext launches high-dividend indices for European markets

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

NYSE Euronext has launched a family of high-dividend indices based on the national blue chip indices for the Netherlands, Belgian, French and Portuguese stock markets, the AEX, BEL 20, CAC »

Northern Trust unveils middle-office services for hedge funds

Northern Trust unveils middle-office services for hedge funds

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Northern Trust has gone live with its first hedge fund middle-office services client, a fund launched by New York-based Julius Baer Investment Management. »

Sharp rise in volatility and commodity price dips hurt hedge funds in March, says HFN

Sharp rise in volatility and commodity price dips hurt hedge funds in March, says HFN

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Early estimates indicate that the HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Average, an equal weighted benchmark of all single manager hedge funds and CTA/managed futures products in the HedgeFund.net data »

Structured credit hedge fund index plummets on collapse of Peloton fund

Structured credit hedge fund index plummets on collapse of Peloton fund

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Both gross and net monthly measures of the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index reported their worst-ever fall in February, a decline that was primarily the result of one fund's perf »

Paladyne and NumeriX to offer pricing and valuation for complex products

Paladyne and NumeriX to offer pricing and valuation for complex products

Thu, 10/04/2008 - 14:00

NumeriX, an independent provider of advanced analytics for the derivative and structured products market, and Paladyne Systems, a provider of alternative investment solutions, have announc »

Eurex launches further European equity options

Eurex launches further European equity options

Thu, 10/04/2008 - 12:00

The international derivatives exchange Eurex will further extend its product offering by introducing 13 new equity options on underlying Belgian, Dutch, French and Spanish stocks on May 19 »

Cairn Financial Products launches structured credit fund

Cairn Financial Products launches structured credit fund

Thu, 10/04/2008 - 07:00

Specialist credit asset management firm Cairn Financial Products has launched the Cairn Capital Structured Credit Fund, which is aimed at institutional investors and managed by Andrew Jack »

Conifer Securities acquires Morgan Stanley outsourced trading business

Conifer Securities acquires Morgan Stanley outsourced trading business

Thu, 10/04/2008 - 07:00

Conifer Securities, a provider of business and operations solutions to hedge fund managers, family offices, foundations and endowments, has agreed to purchase Morgan Stanley's outsourced t »

Mourant establishes Jersey's first Unregulated Funds

Mourant establishes Jersey's first Unregulated Funds

Thu, 10/04/2008 - 07:00

Mourant du Feu & Jeune has become the first law firm to establish unregulated funds in Jersey under the new regime introduced last month, taking advantage of the provision that exempts »

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This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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