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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 »

Bank of New York Mellon completes acquisition of Brazilian hedge fund manager

Bank of New York Mellon completes acquisition of Brazilian hedge fund manager

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

Bank of New York Mellon Corporation has completed the acquisition of ARX Capital Management, an independent asset management business headquartered in Rio de Janeiro that specialises in Br »

Columbus Avenue selects SuperDerivatives' credit platform for hedge fund portfolio pricing

Columbus Avenue selects SuperDerivatives' credit platform for hedge fund portfolio pricing

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

SuperDerivatives, a provider of options pricing and a multi-asset derivatives platform for revaluation and risk management, has announced that hedge fund administrator Columbus Avenue Cons »

New report predicts greater distressed investor activity in 2008

New report predicts greater distressed investor activity in 2008

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

In the light of last summer's sub-prime-triggered credit crisis, European investors are now licking their lips over a feast of potential stressed and distressed opportunities in 2008 and b »

Polar Capital makes senior sales and marketing appointment

Polar Capital makes senior sales and marketing appointment

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based hedge fund manager Polar Capital has appointed Alastair Smith, who was until recently head of European and Middle East hedge fund sales at Société Gén&eac »

Protean launches insurance product to protect hedge fund investors

Protean launches insurance product to protect hedge fund investors

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

Protean Investment Risks, a company newly formed to offer specialist financial risk insurance products, has launched a policy designed to protect hedge fund investors from losses occurring »

Strong demand for quality funds

Strong demand for quality funds

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 18:36

Headlines about the ongoing crisis in financial markets have been difficult to ignore and problems at specific hedge funds have formed part of the unfolding story. »

Barclay CTA Index gained 7.5 per cent in eighth straight year of positive returns

Barclay CTA Index gained 7.5 per cent in eighth straight year of positive returns

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Managed futures funds gained 7.54 per cent last year, according to data compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge. »

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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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