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Third Arch Africa Fund aims to capitalise upon 'lion economies'

Third Arch Africa Fund aims to capitalise upon 'lion economies'

Fri, 19/09/2008 - 07:00

The Arch Africa Private Markets Focus IC fund, established by Arch Financial Products to capitalise on the increasing strength of the sub-Saharan Africa market has returned 2.75 since its »

New investment legislation promises fresh boost for fund sector

New investment legislation promises fresh boost for fund sector

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 18:18

Some 12 years ago the Mutual Funds Act provided regulation of the investment fund sector in the British Virgin Islands for the first time. »

International outreach boosts funds growth

International outreach boosts funds growth

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 18:16

The British Virgin Islands have been a major offshore financial centre for around a quarter of a century. »

A high-quality administration model

A high-quality administration model

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 18:14

International Financial Administration was born out of a desire to offer a higher quality of service than was generally available to asset managers - and that remains elusive today. »

Administrators' growth helps boost fund services offering

Administrators' growth helps boost fund services offering

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 18:12

Several years ago, when Citco stopped carrying out fund administration in the British Virgin Islands and consolidated its operational services in Curaçao, the islands' fund services business »

Fund industry rides out the credit crunch

Fund industry rides out the credit crunch

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 18:09

The worldwide credit crunch and economic slowdown may be temporarily hobbling the growth of hedge funds, but for Walkers' practice in the British Virgin Islands and for the jurisdiction's fund indu »

BVI funds offer a Caribbean alternative

BVI funds offer a Caribbean alternative

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 18:07

The fund services industry in the British Virgin Islands has been reinvigorated over the past few years, notably through the rapid growth in the number and size of international law firms as well a »

Hedge fund liquidations rise more than 15 per cent in first half, says HFR

Hedge fund liquidations rise more than 15 per cent in first half, says HFR

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 16:54

Volatile financial markets continued to impact the hedge fund industry in the second quarter of the year, contributing to more than 180 hedge fund liquidations, according to Chicago-based »

Aima opposes ban on short selling as cure for financial market volatility

Aima opposes ban on short selling as cure for financial market volatility

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 16:48

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the London-based hedge fund industry association, has spoken out against calls for a ban on short selling of bank stocks in the wake of t »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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