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Absolute Capital Management relaunches 'third-generation' equity funds as Xanthus

Absolute Capital Management relaunches 'third-generation' equity funds as Xanthus

Tue, 03/02/2009 - 12:35

Absolute Capital Management Holdings, which last year saw assets under management slump following investor redemptions, fund closures and a spin-off of its Argo fixed-income hedge fund bus »

BTIG enters fixed income market

BTIG enters fixed income market

Tue, 03/02/2009 - 11:58

BTIG, an institutional broker dealer specialising in equity trading and related brokerage services, has announced it is expanding its offering by launching a fixed income group. »

International Asset Management launches CTA fund of funds

International Asset Management launches CTA fund of funds

Tue, 03/02/2009 - 11:54

International Asset Management, an independent fund of hedge funds manager, has announced that it will launch the IAM Trading Fund to capture opportunities in the CTA strategy in a dive »

RAB Capital sells Northwest funds to principals for GBP1m

RAB Capital sells Northwest funds to principals for GBP1m

Tue, 03/02/2009 - 06:01

RAB Capital has agreed to dispose of the business and assets vested in the Asia-focused Northwest funds to their original principals, George Philips and David Rogers, for GBP1m. »

Tokyo and London Stock Exchanges publish rules for Tokyo Aim

Tokyo and London Stock Exchanges publish rules for Tokyo Aim

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 16:12

The Tokyo Stock Exchange Group and the London Stock Exchange Group have published the rulebook for their new growth market for public comment, and confirmed the market's name: Tokyo Aim »

Phoenix Funds Services hires chief legal counsel from Citi

Phoenix Funds Services hires chief legal counsel from Citi

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 12:03

Phoenix Fund Services, an offshore and onshore traditional and alternative fund administration services provider, has appointed Michael Brennan as chief legal counsel. »

US senators introduce Hedge Fund Transparency Bill

US senators introduce Hedge Fund Transparency Bill

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 11:58

US Senators Chuck Grassley and Carl Levin have introduced legislation designed to close a loophole in securities law that, they argue, currently allows hedge funds to operate under a cl »

Weinberg Capital Partners gains approval to manage OPCI property investment trusts

Weinberg Capital Partners gains approval to manage OPCI property investment trusts

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 11:57

The AMF, France's financial markets regulator, has authorised Weinberg Capital Partners to manage OPCI property investment trusts. »

Industry regroups to brace for another challenging year

Industry regroups to brace for another challenging year

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:54

London's hedge fund industry is confident about its long-term future, but participants acknowledge that the year ahead is likely to be a difficult one, as managers adjust to the impact of 2008's turbu »

Hedge fund managers explore Ucits III opportunities

Hedge fund managers explore Ucits III opportunities

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:50

The adoption of the Ucits III structure and changes to UK tax law have provided an attractive opportunity for many offshore hedge funds to launch UK onshore, regulated funds allowing managers to imple »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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