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Canadian institutions prefer real estate and private equity to hedge funds, says report

Canadian institutions prefer real estate and private equity to hedge funds, says report

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 06:00

Freed from past regulatory constraints on foreign investments and driven by a desire for diversification and higher returns, Canadian pension schemes, endowments and foundations are buying »

Citadel Associates changes name to Cadis Software

Citadel Associates changes name to Cadis Software

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 06:00

Citadel Associates, a provider of enterprise data management systems for buy-side institutions, has changed its name to Cadis Software, assuming the name of its flagship product Cadis EDM »

Dow Jones Indexes and Transparent Value launch large-cap 130/30 indices

Dow Jones Indexes and Transparent Value launch large-cap 130/30 indices

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 06:00

Dow Jones Indexes and financial information services provider Transparent Value have launched the Dow Jones Required Business Performance Index series, which measures the likelihood that a »

Law firm Proskauer Rose hires Jean L'Homme from Freshfields in Paris

Law firm Proskauer Rose hires Jean L'Homme from Freshfields in Paris

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 06:00

Jean L'Homme, a banking and finance lawyer previously with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, has joined Proskauer Rose, an international law firm with more than 750 lawyers worldwide, as a p »

Cohen & Steers unveils hedged real estate securities strategies

Cohen & Steers unveils hedged real estate securities strategies

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 14:00

New York-based property equities fund manager Cohen & Steers has announced the appointment of Todd Voigt as a senior vice-president and portfolio manager who will lead the creation of »

Citadel appoints Kaveh Alamouti to launch global macro investment business

Citadel appoints Kaveh Alamouti to launch global macro investment business

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 12:00

Chicago-based Citadel Investment Group has appointed Kaveh Alamouti as a senior managing director, responsible for the firm's soon-to-be-launched multistrategy macro investment business as »

SHUAA Capital implements Advent solutions

SHUAA Capital implements Advent solutions

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 10:32

Dubai-based SHUAA Capital psc, one of the leading financial services organisations in the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC), has expanded its use of Advent Software's solutions. »

CFTC and SEC to co-ordinate review of new derivative products

CFTC and SEC to co-ordinate review of new derivative products

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 06:00

Commodity Futures Trading Commission acting chairman Walter L. »

Ernst & Young appoints new partner to Channel Island team

Ernst & Young appoints new partner to Channel Island team

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 06:00

Ernst & Young has appointed Stuart Phillips, who has extensive experience of emerging markets and the real estate sector following a number of years in Russia and Kazakhstan, as an aud »

Hedge fund manager Lionhart to launch hybrid private equity fund

Hedge fund manager Lionhart to launch hybrid private equity fund

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 06:00

Financial advisory firm Lionhart Advisors Group has announced plans to launch the Lionhart Talon Private Equity Fund, a hybrid private equity master-feeder structure domiciled in the Cayma »

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Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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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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977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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