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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 »

Software brings new focus to research

Software brings new focus to research

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:47

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London at the crossroads as hedge fund industry ponders the future

London at the crossroads as hedge fund industry ponders the future

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:44

Reeling from a double whammy of losses last year that averaged nearly 20 per cent across the global industry and a wave of redemptions by investors disappointed by performance or in urgent need of »

Back to the future for prime broker survivors

Back to the future for prime broker survivors

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:41

The collapse of Lehman Brothers last September was the flashpoint of a year that saw the prime brokerage world - along with that of its hedge fund clients - transformed by the ongoing credit crisis »

Henderson clinches New Star with GBP115m acquisition

Henderson clinches New Star with GBP115m acquisition

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 07:04

Henderson Group has agreed to buy stricken asset management rival New Start Asst Management for a total price of around GBP115, which includes just »

Walkers SPV appoints senior vice president

Walkers SPV appoints senior vice president

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 06:02

Walkers SPV has completed its senior management team with the appointment of David Lloyd as a senior vice-president. »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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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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