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Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild S.A., Geneva and Standard Chartered agree to collaborate on alternative investment funds

Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild S.A., Geneva and Standard Chartered agree to collaborate on alternative investment funds

Wed, 24/09/2008 - 07:11

The shareholders of three Standard Chartered funds of hedge funds within the Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) platform have been invited to join the umbrella fund LCF Edmond de Rothschild Prifund »

GLG update on prime broker/counterparty exposure to Lehman

GLG update on prime broker/counterparty exposure to Lehman

Wed, 24/09/2008 - 07:06

GLG Partners Inc continues to believe that the overall exposure of the GLG Funds and its other clients' exposure to Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc ('LBHI') and its subsidiaries, including Lehman Brot »

Global Systematic Fund performs strongly amid market turmoil, says Laven Partners

Global Systematic Fund performs strongly amid market turmoil, says Laven Partners

Wed, 24/09/2008 - 06:50

London-based investment management consultancy Laven Partners has announced that the Laven Funds Global Systematic ST SPC Fund, a systematic short-term high-frequency strategy that invests »

Mesirow Financial expands London alternative investment team

Mesirow Financial expands London alternative investment team

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 21:12

Mesirow Financial International UK has hired two investment professionals to expand its London-based international research and investment capabilities, dedicated to the Chicago-based grou »

Offshoring in South Africa

Offshoring in South Africa

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 11:19

A decade ago when Maitland (then FinSource) first explored the possibility of selling services into Europe, we were confronted with the twin challenges of establishing the credibility of outsourced »

South Africa funds industry emerges strong

South Africa funds industry emerges strong

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 11:16

For an emerging market, South Africa's hedge fund industry is already well developed and sophisticated. »

Teamwork key in uncertain times

Teamwork key in uncertain times

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 11:13

Recently, hedge funds have been reporting mixed results. »

Eurex licenses Stoxx real estate supersector indices for futures and options

Eurex licenses Stoxx real estate supersector indices for futures and options

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 07:03

European equity index provider Stoxx has launched 22 Dow Jones Stoxx sector indices following its adoption of the revised Industry Classification Benchmark system, and licensed two new rea »

Financial institutions face further write-downs in second half, says S&P

Financial institutions face further write-downs in second half, says S&P

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 07:02

The world's financial institutions will face more securities write-downs combined with rising loan losses in the second half, according to a new report from Standard & Poor's Ratings S »

Managed futures hold steady in August as Barclay CTA Index gains 0.11 per cent

Managed futures hold steady in August as Barclay CTA Index gains 0.11 per cent

Mon, 22/09/2008 - 19:34

Managed futures held steady in August, posting a small gain of 0.11 per cent, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, and the inde »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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