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Global investors eye Middle East opportunities

Global investors eye Middle East opportunities

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 12:41

As an emerging markets investment opportunity, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has been overshadowed over the past couple of years by the focus on Asia and Latin America and especial »

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 »

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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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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:11

Voting for the 6th edition of the Hedgeweek Global Awards is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony to be held in London. ... »

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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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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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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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