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Deutsche Börse and Eurex publish white paper on global derivatives

Deutsche Börse and Eurex publish white paper on global derivatives

Thu, 29/05/2008 - 08:19

Deutsche Börse and its subsidiary, international derivatives exchange Eurex, have published a white paper entitled: The Global Derivatives Market - An Introduction, which discusses th »

Pioneer Alternative Investments launches second hedge fund strategy for private investors

Pioneer Alternative Investments launches second hedge fund strategy for private investors

Thu, 29/05/2008 - 08:13

Pioneer Alternative Investments has announced plans to launch Pioneer Absolute Return Equity Asia, a Ucits III fund aimed at private investors that aims to make positive absolute returns w »

Promotional feature - ETF Summit - June 12-13, 2008 - Paris

Promotional feature - ETF Summit - June 12-13, 2008 - Paris

Wed, 28/05/2008 - 15:47

The ETF Summit at the EDHEC Institutional Days in Paris on June 12 and 13 next will provide practitioners with the outputs of EDHEC's research in the fields of risk management and asset al »

Scotia Capital Canadian hedge fund index declines 2 per cent in April

Scotia Capital Canadian hedge fund index declines 2 per cent in April

Wed, 28/05/2008 - 07:52

The Scotia Capital Canadian Hedge Fund Performance Index finished April down 2.05 per cent on an asset-weighted basis and down 1.12 per cent on an equal-weighted basis. »

Markit completes acquisition of SwapsWire

Markit completes acquisition of SwapsWire

Wed, 28/05/2008 - 07:51

Markit, a provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and over-the-counter derivatives trade processing, has completed the acquisition of SwapsWire, the electronic trade confirmatio »

Fidessa expands global connectivity network with access to Instinet's KoreaCross

Fidessa expands global connectivity network with access to Instinet's KoreaCross

Wed, 28/05/2008 - 07:48

The Fidessa group, a provider of multi-asset trading systems, market data and global connectivity solutions, has announced the addition of connectivity to Instinet's KoreaCross, the Korean »

S&P launches new commodities and natural resources indices

S&P launches new commodities and natural resources indices

Wed, 28/05/2008 - 07:47

Standard & Poor's has announced the launch of two new indices aimed at providing investors with benchmark and investible exposure to the commodities and natural resources sectors. »

Hedgeweek Comment: The UN is dragging its feet on alternatives

Hedgeweek Comment: The UN is dragging its feet on alternatives

Wed, 28/05/2008 - 07:45

The United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund, which manages USD40.6bn worth of assets, still does not have any allocation to alternative investment, more than a year after advisers recommen »

Hedgeweek Comment: French connection breaks down

Hedgeweek Comment: French connection breaks down

Tue, 27/05/2008 - 07:05

Atos Origin, France's second largest IT services company, dramatically halted a shareholders' meeting in Paris last week as shareholders were set to vote on a motion by two hedge funds, Ce »

Lane Clark & Peacock appoints hedge fund expert Clay Lambiotte as partner

Lane Clark & Peacock appoints hedge fund expert Clay Lambiotte as partner

Mon, 26/05/2008 - 23:44

Lane Clark & Peacock, a UK firm of consulting actuaries, has promoted Clay Lambiotte, who leads the firm's hedge fund research team, to the rank of partner within its investment consul »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.     ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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