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A pivotal role in Middle East investment

A pivotal role in Middle East investment

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 19:45

Amid the vigorous growth of the global private equity industry over the past few years, one of the most striking developments is the emergence of private equity as a significant asset class in the »

Promotional feature - Attend the world's largest global alternatives event With over 600 end investors, asset allocators and asset managers guaranteed

Promotional feature - Attend the world's largest global alternatives event With over 600 end investors, asset allocators and asset managers guaranteed

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 17:23

Now in its 14th successful year, the flagship GAIM International is undoubtedly the world's biggest and most senior gathering of alternative investment players - no fewer than 1,200 delega »

MFA creates new membership class for hedge fund service providers

MFA creates new membership class for hedge fund service providers

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 11:15

The US-based Managed Funds Association, whose membership consists of professionals running hedge funds, funds of funds and managed futures funds, has announced the establishment of a new c »

Hedgeweek Comment: Activism on the rise

Hedgeweek Comment: Activism on the rise

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:02

Hedge fund activism is on the rise. »

Asia hedge fund assets down 10 per cent in 2008 despite USD1bn in new capital, says HFR

Asia hedge fund assets down 10 per cent in 2008 despite USD1bn in new capital, says HFR

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:01

Assets invested in hedge funds focused on Asia fell by 10 percent from USD111bn to USD100bn during the first quarter of 2008, a period in which global financial markets declined broadly an »

HedgeCo Networks secures investment from Inter-Atlantic Group

HedgeCo Networks secures investment from Inter-Atlantic Group

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:00

HedgeCo Networks, a hedge fund data firm and provider of consulting and marketing services to the sector, has received its first major outside investment from Inter-Atlantic Group, a priva »

Lake Shore defendants barred from trading commodity futures by Illinois court

Lake Shore defendants barred from trading commodity futures by Illinois court

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a default judgment order against the Lake Shore Group of Companies, 12 commodity pools operating under variations of the name Lake »

Threadneedle prepares for commodities hedge fund with manager appointment

Threadneedle prepares for commodities hedge fund with manager appointment

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:00

Threadneedle Asset Management has appointed David Donora as an executive director with responsibility for setting up a commodities team and launching a commodities hedge fund in the autumn »

Funds of hedge funds can reduce risk for retail investors, says adviser

Funds of hedge funds can reduce risk for retail investors, says adviser

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 18:10

Financial advisory firm Killik & Co believes that including funds of hedge funds in self-invested personal pensions and ISA portfolios may help UK investors safeguard capital and reduc »

Pre-eminent in private equity

Pre-eminent in private equity

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 15:00

Since 2000 Guernsey has been growing its reputation as a leading private equity domicile. »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.    ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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