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InteDelta adds risk resourcing product to consultancy services

InteDelta adds risk resourcing product to consultancy services

Tue, 08/07/2008 - 00:50

InteDelta, a niche consultancy focusing on risk management and quantitative finance, has announced the launch of a new risk resourcing product, in addition to its core service of deliverab »

Assured Fund on target to reach USD1bn by year-end, says traded life settlement manager

Assured Fund on target to reach USD1bn by year-end, says traded life settlement manager

Tue, 08/07/2008 - 00:19

The performance of traded life settlement vehicle Assured Fund at a time of unprecedented volatility is attracting major institutional interest, according to fund manager Policy Selection, »

GLG Partners appoints new managers to take up emerging markets challenge

GLG Partners appoints new managers to take up emerging markets challenge

Mon, 07/07/2008 - 16:28

Alternative asset manager GLG Partners has confirmed reports that Goldman Sachs partner Driss Ben-Brahim will be joining the firm to develop a special situations platform that will include »

Aima to develop sound practices guide for fund of hedge funds managers

Aima to develop sound practices guide for fund of hedge funds managers

Mon, 07/07/2008 - 16:15

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the London-based hedge fund industry association, has announced plans to publish what it says will be the world's first global guide to s »

Ermitage launches fund of funds focusing on directional strategies

Ermitage launches fund of funds focusing on directional strategies

Mon, 07/07/2008 - 07:00

European alternative fund of funds manager Ermitage Group has announced the launch of a niche fund of hedge funds, the Ermitage Directional Fund, with an initial investment of USD45m. »

New Star hires Donald Pepper as head of alternative investment

New Star hires Donald Pepper as head of alternative investment

Mon, 07/07/2008 - 07:00

New Star Asset Management has announced the appointment from September of Donald Pepper as head of alternative investment. »

Northern Trust wins mandate to service Auda funds of hedge funds

Northern Trust wins mandate to service Auda funds of hedge funds

Sun, 06/07/2008 - 23:17

Northern Trust has been selected by New York-based fund manager Auda Hedge to provide fund administration, custody, banking and foreign exchange services to its fund of hedge funds program »

Fincere launches fund to capitalise on increasing emerging markets focus

Fincere launches fund to capitalise on increasing emerging markets focus

Sun, 06/07/2008 - 23:15

London-based investment manager and corporate advisory firm Fincere has announced the launch of a hedge fund targeting global emerging markets, the Fincere Emerging Markets Portfolio Fund, »

Eurex trading volume reaches 198 million contracts in June

Eurex trading volume reaches 198 million contracts in June

Sun, 06/07/2008 - 23:11

Trading volume last month at international derivatives exchange Eurex totalled 197.7 million contracts, compared with 196.3 million a year earlier and 194.6 in May. »

Olympia Capital Management launches energy fund of hedge funds

Olympia Capital Management launches energy fund of hedge funds

Fri, 04/07/2008 - 07:00

Paris-based Olympia Capital Management has launched the Olympia Energy Fund, a diversified multistrategy energy-related fund of hedge funds with an »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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