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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. »

The secret's out

The secret's out

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 15:00

Despite its clear advantages, Gibraltar remains largely a well-kept secret. »

Istithmar World acquires majority stake in Gulf Stream Asset Management

Istithmar World acquires majority stake in Gulf Stream Asset Management

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 13:05

Dubai-based Istithmar World Capital, the private equity and alternative investment arm of the Gulf emirate's state investment business Istithmar World, has agreed to acquire a majority sta »

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge funds banking on IPO route

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge funds banking on IPO route

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 07:04

Many hedge fund and fund of fund managers have been analysing the IPO route lately. »

Paladyne licenses reporting and reconciliation solution to administrator Columbus Avenue

Paladyne licenses reporting and reconciliation solution to administrator Columbus Avenue

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 07:00

Paladyne Systems, a solutions provider to the hedge fund industry, has licensed its Paladyne Analytics Master reporting, analysis and reconciliation platform to Columbus Avenue Consulting, »

SkyBridge Capital makes strategic investment in insurance industry hedge fund

SkyBridge Capital makes strategic investment in insurance industry hedge fund

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 07:00

New York-based SkyBridge Capital, which provides strategic capital to new and early-stage hedge funds, has invested in Capital Returns Master, a global long/short equity hedge fund special »

Island maintains edge in global marketplace

Island maintains edge in global marketplace

Tue, 29/04/2008 - 16:01

Guernsey offers an excellent infrastructure in terms of the services it can bring to private equity fund promoters, stretching from its legal framework to the providers of legal, accounting and adm »

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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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