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Hedge fund managers benefit from equity upturn, says index providers

Hedge fund managers benefit from equity upturn, says index providers

Fri, 20/06/2008 - 06:58

Average hedge fund returns recovered in May on the back of an overall recovery in equity markets during the month, according to index providers Edhec, Greenwich Alternative Investments and »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Bear Stearns hedge fund managers arrested on securities fraud charges

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Bear Stearns hedge fund managers arrested on securities fraud charges

Fri, 20/06/2008 - 06:57

Ralph Cioffi and Matthew Tannin, the former managers of the now-defunct Bear Stearns High Grade Structured Credit hedge funds, have been arrested at their »

The automatic revolution is upon us

The automatic revolution is upon us

Thu, 19/06/2008 - 15:50

Two key visible and ongoing trends in the servicing and administration of funds is the convergence of traditional and alternative investment managers on each other's space, and the need for increas »

Olivier Lecler named as chief executive of SGAM Alternative Investments

Olivier Lecler named as chief executive of SGAM Alternative Investments

Thu, 19/06/2008 - 14:54

Société Générale Asset Management has announced the appointment of Olivier Lecler as chief executive of its wholly-owned subsidiary, SGAM Alternative Investment »

Low-touch electronic trading in Europe to generate EUR2.1bn by 2010, report says

Low-touch electronic trading in Europe to generate EUR2.1bn by 2010, report says

Thu, 19/06/2008 - 14:53

Low-touch electronic trading across European equity markets will account for nearly EUR2.1bn in commission revenue by 2010, up from 1.8bn in 2008, according to European Equity Trading 2008 »

Tennyson Fund Solutions opens in North America

Tennyson Fund Solutions opens in North America

Thu, 19/06/2008 - 07:00

Tennyson Fund Solutions, a Bermuda- and UK-based provider of full service fund administration services to hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, has announced the launch of its North Americ »

Managed futures maintain 2008 gains as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.37 per cent in May

Managed futures maintain 2008 gains as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.37 per cent in May

Wed, 18/06/2008 - 22:55

Managed futures rebounded in May after two consecutive losing months, gaining 1.37 per cent, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedg »

Absolute Capital shares plummet after shareholders approve Argo demerger

Absolute Capital shares plummet after shareholders approve Argo demerger

Wed, 18/06/2008 - 21:56

Absolute Capital Management, the London-listed hedge fund manager that has been under a shadow since the dramatic walk-out last September of co-founder Florian Homm and the subsequent disc »

Advent showcases compliance product at EMEA client conference

Advent showcases compliance product at EMEA client conference

Wed, 18/06/2008 - 21:51

Advent Software, a provider of software and services to the investment management industry, has unveiled its new compliance product, Advent Rules Manager, at its eighth annual conference f »

CFTC challenges FSA by imposing position limits on London crude oil contract

CFTC challenges FSA by imposing position limits on London crude oil contract

Wed, 18/06/2008 - 21:47

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced a series of restrictions on trading by US investors on the ICE Futures Europe market in London, setting up a potential jurisdictio »

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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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