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President's Working Group committees set out best practice for hedge funds and investors

President's Working Group committees set out best practice for hedge funds and investors

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 18:22

Two private-sector committees established by the President's Working Group on Financial Markets have issued separate but complementary sets of best practice for hedge fund investors and as »

LRG Capital launches multistrategy convertibles fund with Admiral Capital

LRG Capital launches multistrategy convertibles fund with Admiral Capital

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 17:17

LRG Capital Group, an investment, banking and advisory boutique, has established a strategic partnership with Greenwich, Connecticut-based Admiral Capital Management, to create the LRG Cap »

Structured Portfolio Management aims to capitalise on mortgage prepayment slowdown

Structured Portfolio Management aims to capitalise on mortgage prepayment slowdown

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 17:08

Stamford, Connecticut-based Structured Portfolio Management has announced the launch of a hedge fund designed to take advantage of significant slowdowns in the residential mortgage prepaym »

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Promotional feature - Stay ahead in investment management

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 17:00

London Business School's Investment Management Programme provides you with a toolkit enabling you to select individual instruments, evaluate investment strategies and measure performance e »

Sub-prime woes pose questions for managers

Sub-prime woes pose questions for managers

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 16:00

To date some 287 federal cases related to the sub-prime crisis have been filed by unhappy investors in the US. »

Hedgeweek Comment: Ucits IV delay may be justified

Hedgeweek Comment: Ucits IV delay may be justified

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 07:00

Reports that the Ucits IV project might be delayed or scrapped altogether should hardly come as a surprise to those following the financial crisis. »

Massena Advisors to distribute Vermont Asset Finance Fund in German-speaking Europe

Massena Advisors to distribute Vermont Asset Finance Fund in German-speaking Europe

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 07:00

Massena Advisors, which has offices in Geneva and Luxembourg, has signed an exclusive agreement to distribute the Vermont Asset Finance Fund, the flagship fund of Geneva-based Nara Capital »

Morningstar launches Direct Alternative Investment Edition

Morningstar launches Direct Alternative Investment Edition

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 07:00

Investment research provider Morningstar has launched Morningstar Direct Alternative Investment Edition, a multicurrency institutional research platform that provides performance analysis »

Only short-bias hedge funds positive in March as Hennessee index falls 2.02 per cent

Only short-bias hedge funds positive in March as Hennessee index falls 2.02 per cent

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 07:00

Hedge funds struggled to cope with extreme volatility in March and short bias was the only strategy in positive territory for the month as the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 2.02 p »

Yen share class launched for Stenham Multi-Strategy Fund

Yen share class launched for Stenham Multi-Strategy Fund

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 07:00

Stenham Asset Management has announced the launch of a Japanese yen share class in its Stenham Multi-Strategy Fund, complementing the existing US dollar, euro and sterling classes. »

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Lyxor Asset Management - Why trend-following strategies are back on track

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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Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

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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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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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