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ARE Asset Management launches funds to capture US real estate opportunities

ARE Asset Management launches funds to capture US real estate opportunities

Wed, 02/04/2008 - 07:00

Miami-based ARE Asset Management has launched two offshore investment funds to capture commercial and residential real estate investment opportunities amid what managing principal Jeffrey »

Eurex trading volumes total 183 million contracts in March

Eurex trading volumes total 183 million contracts in March

Wed, 02/04/2008 - 07:00

International derivatives exchange Eurex has reported that a total of 183 million contracts traded in March, down from 199 million contracts in the same month of 2007. »

Fitch launches fund of hedge funds manager ratings

Fitch launches fund of hedge funds manager ratings

Wed, 02/04/2008 - 07:00

Fitch Ratings is launching fund of hedge funds manager ratings that aim to provide an independent assessment of manager capabilities, with particular focus on the specialised resources, ex »

Rydex hails success of managed futures fund

Rydex hails success of managed futures fund

Mon, 31/03/2008 - 20:06

New York-based Rydex Investments is celebrating the success of its year-old Rydex Managed Futures Strategy Fund, which has beaten the S&P500 index, generating a return of 6.4 per cent »

Traded life policy fund sees 94 per cent asset growth over 12 months

Traded life policy fund sees 94 per cent asset growth over 12 months

Mon, 31/03/2008 - 20:05

The Assured Fund, a US senior traded life policy fund managed by Policy Selection, has reported growth in assets of 94 per cent over the past 12 months, while the number of policies held b »

Fortis Prime Fund Solutions hires Edith Ngan as regional managing director for Asia

Fortis Prime Fund Solutions hires Edith Ngan as regional managing director for Asia

Mon, 31/03/2008 - 20:04

Fortis Prime Fund Solutions has appointed Edith Ngan as regional managing director for Asian operations, in charge of its offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo. »

EuroCCP receives FSA thumbs-up as clearing house

EuroCCP receives FSA thumbs-up as clearing house

Mon, 31/03/2008 - 16:31

European Central Counterparty has received approval as a UK-recognised clearing house by the Financial Services Authority, solidifying its position as a competitive, low-cost alternative f »

Triple A Partners to seed Jadeite Capital's Asia Absolute Return fund

Triple A Partners to seed Jadeite Capital's Asia Absolute Return fund

Mon, 31/03/2008 - 13:09

Triple A Partners has made its second investment after entering the seeding and distribution business by providing an initial USD25m for »

Stenham launches global resources fund

Stenham launches global resources fund

Mon, 31/03/2008 - 13:07

Stenham Asset Management has publicly launched the Stenham Global Resources Fund, which it has been running internally since July 2006. »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Federal Reserve recruits BlackRock to manage Bear portfolio

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Federal Reserve recruits BlackRock to manage Bear portfolio

Fri, 28/03/2008 - 07:24

BlackRock has been tapped by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to help manage the USD30bn portfolio of Bear Stearns, which is being acquired by JPMorgan Chase, now for USD1.2bn. »

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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

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

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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