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Hedge fund evolution after the 2007 sub-prime crisis

Hedge fund evolution after the 2007 sub-prime crisis

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 12:40

In summer 2007 hedge funds found themselves being the target of erroneous and adverse media coverage, implying that the sub-prime crisis - and the liquidity squeeze that followed thereafter - was s »

Brown Rudnick structured resolution group aims to extract value from sub-prime meltdown

Brown Rudnick structured resolution group aims to extract value from sub-prime meltdown

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

Boston-based international law firm Brown Rudnick has brought together professionals from its structured finance, bankruptcy and corporate restructuring and distressed debt practices to fo »

Gary Pitts joins as RAB Capital as chief compliance officer

Gary Pitts joins as RAB Capital as chief compliance officer

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based absolute return investment manager RAB Capital has announced the appointment of Gary Pitts as chief compliance officer. »

ISE and Eurex announce joint technology initiative for options trading

ISE and Eurex announce joint technology initiative for options trading

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

The International Securities Exchange, the world's largest equity options exchange, and international derivatives exchange Eurex have announced plans to develop a new options trading syste »

Traded life policy fund index illustrates sector growth, says MPL

Traded life policy fund index illustrates sector growth, says MPL

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

Traded life policy manager Managing Partners Limited has developed an index for the sector, tracking the size of five funds specialising in traded life policies - the Traded Policies Fund, »

Currency board brings Bulgaria stability but inflation could delay euro, say Raiffeisen analysts

Currency board brings Bulgaria stability but inflation could delay euro, say Raiffeisen analysts

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 14:17

The institution of a currency board in 1997 has brought monetary stability to Bulgaria and helped the government to achieve regular fiscal surpluses, says a new report from analysts Desislava Nickolov »

Hedge funds must address OTC volume surge

Hedge funds must address OTC volume surge

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 12:40

Trading in OTC derivatives has grown dramatically in the last few years and firms have faced a number of challenges in processing and settling these trades in a timely way. »

Shariah compliance poses challenge to Middle East managers

Shariah compliance poses challenge to Middle East managers

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 12:35

Leading institutional and private investors in the Middle East have long been an important source of capital for some of the world's biggest and longest-established hedge fund managers, and the reg »

HFR hedge fund database now available in PackHedge format

HFR hedge fund database now available in PackHedge format

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 06:00

Geneva software company FinLab and Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research have formed an alliance to provide access to HFR's hedge fund database through FinLab's software for conducting investm »

Exotix expands US operation with two new hires

Exotix expands US operation with two new hires

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 06:00

Exotix, a London-based broker specialising in illiquid and frontier emerging markets, has expanded its New York operation with the appointment of Ashley Bendell as associate director of eq »

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Neil Williams, Hermes

Hermes Chief Economist Neil Williams comments on the latest UK inflation statistics… ... »

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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Stack of US dollar bills

Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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S&P Capital IQ Special Report

In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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John Vail, Nikko Asset Management

Following the strong win by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Japanese General Election, John Vail (pictured), Chief Global Strategist, Nikko Asset Management, sees further boosts for Japan from corporate profits moving through to wage rises… ... »

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