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Hedge funds post modest gains in December and are optimistic for 2009, says Hennessee

Hedge funds post modest gains in December and are optimistic for 2009, says Hennessee

Fri, 09/01/2009 - 12:01

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained 0.51 per cent in December, reducing the industry's average decline over 2008 to 19.15 per cent, according to Hennessee Group, a provider of industry d »

Hedge fund industry opposes US rule on circulation of rumours

Hedge fund industry opposes US rule on circulation of rumours

Fri, 09/01/2009 - 12:00

The hedge fund industry is concerned that a proposed Financial Industry Regulatory Authority rule designed to prevent the intentional circulation of rumours for the purpose of manipulating »

Prime Source adds Interactive Data bond evaluations

Prime Source adds Interactive Data bond evaluations

Fri, 09/01/2009 - 12:00

Prime Source, a NYSE Euronext-owned provider of independent valuations of multi asset-class portfolios, has announced that its service will include bond evaluations from the pricing and »

Low-risk assets could offer attractive returns in 2009, says Merrill's Dugan

Low-risk assets could offer attractive returns in 2009, says Merrill's Dugan

Fri, 09/01/2009 - 06:00

Low risk assets could offer private investors the best prospects of attractive returns in 2009 as the world's leading industrialised nations face recession, according to Gary Dugan, the »

Dubai authority and Shariah Capital launch Shariah Hedge Fund Index

Dubai authority and Shariah Capital launch Shariah Hedge Fund Index

Thu, 08/01/2009 - 12:00

The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Authority and Shariah Capital have launched the Dubai Shariah Hedge Fund Index, which they say is the first internationally-recognised index comprised »

Record year for Singapore derivatives and ETF markets in 2008

Record year for Singapore derivatives and ETF markets in 2008

Thu, 08/01/2009 - 12:00

The Singapore Exchange has announced that its derivatives and exchange traded fund markets set new trading records in 2008. »

C.P. Eaton Partners adds to Shanghai team for Asia-Pacific coverage

C.P. Eaton Partners adds to Shanghai team for Asia-Pacific coverage

Thu, 08/01/2009 - 06:00

Independent placement agent C.P. »

Global equity markets end 2008 on a positive note

Global equity markets end 2008 on a positive note

Wed, 07/01/2009 - 16:00

Global equity markets rebounded in December, with 19 of the 21 emerging markets and 22 of the 25 developed markets posting gains during the month, according to Standard & Poor's Ind »

Darwin Financial Platform launched by industry experts

Darwin Financial Platform launched by industry experts

Wed, 07/01/2009 - 15:58

A group of industry experts has launched Darwin Financial Platform, a company offering full service business partnerships to starting investment managers. »

Counterparty risk now much more critical for hedge funds, says report

Counterparty risk now much more critical for hedge funds, says report

Wed, 07/01/2009 - 11:59

Managing counterparty risk is a much more critical component of a hedge fund's overall business operations today than it has been in previous years, according to a white paper published »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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