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RBC Hedge 250 Index returned 0.50 per cent in December

RBC Hedge 250 Index returned 0.50 per cent in December

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 06:00

RBC Capital Markets has reported provisional figures indicating that the RBC Hedge 250 Index had a net return of 0.50 per cent in December, bringing the full-year return of the investible »

SEC lays charges over USD30m hedge fund fraud

SEC lays charges over USD30m hedge fund fraud

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 06:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint against two individuals and six entities under their control over an alleged USD30m hedge fund fraud and obtained a temporary r »

Standard & Poor's CreditStats Direct offers access to credit-adjusted financial data

Standard & Poor's CreditStats Direct offers access to credit-adjusted financial data

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 06:00

Financial market intelligence provider Standard & Poor's has launched CreditStats Direct as a module of RatingsDirect, the web-based source for S&P global credit ratings and resear »

The Darwinian theory of hedge fund evolution

The Darwinian theory of hedge fund evolution

Sat, 26/01/2008 - 12:40

In any market, the longer a sustained bull run continues, the lower the average quality of a manager becomes. »

SEI to provide operations outsourcing for Graham Capital hedge fund complex

SEI to provide operations outsourcing for Graham Capital hedge fund complex

Fri, 25/01/2008 - 06:01

SEI has been selected by Graham Capital Management to provide operations outsourcing services for the firm's multi-billion dollar, multistrategy hedge fund complex, which includes hedge fu »

3A launches Asia-focused and opportunistic funds of hedge funds

3A launches Asia-focused and opportunistic funds of hedge funds

Fri, 25/01/2008 - 06:00

Alternative Asset Advisors (3A), the hedge fund management division of Geneva-based banking group Syz & Co, has launched six new sub-funds of its USD1.3bn Luxembourg-domiciled umbrella »

Commodity pool operator to pay USD739,000 on fraud and misappropriation charges

Commodity pool operator to pay USD739,000 on fraud and misappropriation charges

Fri, 25/01/2008 - 06:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has settled its charges of fraud and misappropriation of customer funds against Robert Lee Roane of Chester, Virginia, and levied a total of USD »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Recovery ahead for financial stocks, Maverick partner tells GAIM

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Recovery ahead for financial stocks, Maverick partner tells GAIM

Fri, 25/01/2008 - 06:00

Lee Ainslie's Maverick Capital made roughly 50 per cent of its 2007 returns by shorting financial stocks, but the firm expects the sector to reverse course this year. »

Pragmatism underpins cautious approach to UK retail market

Pragmatism underpins cautious approach to UK retail market

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 10:55

At a breakfast meeting with senior Bank of England officials in the wake of this summer's credit crunch, Jon Moulton, a prominent private equity investor, had to explain what a CLO was. »

Bahrain attracts Bermuda-based international fund administrator

Bahrain attracts Bermuda-based international fund administrator

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

The Central Bank of Bahrain has granted a licence to Bermuda-based Apex Fund Services to establish operations in the Gulf emirate, its second office in the region, just weeks after the fun »

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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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Stack of US dollar bills

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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S&P Capital IQ Special Report

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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