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US college scholarship foundations benefit from Institutional Investor Forum

US college scholarship foundations benefit from Institutional Investor Forum

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 06:00

As the name of the conference implies, the Institutional Investor Education Benefit Forum, to be held in early May in San Antonio, Texas, seeks to build a foundation of new talent by getti »

Cape Town's global fund servicing role

Cape Town's global fund servicing role

Tue, 11/03/2008 - 12:52

One of the fastest-growing areas of the Maitland group is its fund administration division, and in particular its alternative fund services business. »

Coast Asset Management adds executives and board members

Coast Asset Management adds executives and board members

Tue, 11/03/2008 - 06:00

Coast Asset Management, an independent multistrategy alternative investment firm managing some USD6.7bn in assets for institutional and high net worth clients, has appointed Roger Hartley »

Credit Suisse forms partnership with academics to further hedge fund replication techniques

Credit Suisse forms partnership with academics to further hedge fund replication techniques

Tue, 11/03/2008 - 06:00

Credit Suisse has announced the establishment of a research partnership between its beta strategies group and professors William Fung, David Hsieh and Narayan Naik, academic leaders in the »

Gartmore veteran Edwin Doeg joins SilverStreet Capital

Gartmore veteran Edwin Doeg joins SilverStreet Capital

Tue, 11/03/2008 - 06:00

Hedge fund management group SilverStreet Capital has appointed Edwin Doeg, who previously worked for Gartmore Investment Management for 17 years between 1984 and 2002, as a director. »

Partners Group reports soaring profit growth in 2007

Partners Group reports soaring profit growth in 2007

Tue, 11/03/2008 - 06:00

Swiss-based Partners Group, which manages nearly CHF25bn in hedge funds, private equity, real estate and other alternative strategies, has announced record financial results for 2007, incl »

Regulation ushers in new era for fund industry

Regulation ushers in new era for fund industry

Mon, 10/03/2008 - 13:55

South Africa's hedge fund industry is about to move from a system largely characterised by self-regulation to one in which managers will be under greater supervision from the country's regulator, t »

Louis Friedman joins P. Schoenfeld Asset Management to head private equity strategy

Louis Friedman joins P. Schoenfeld Asset Management to head private equity strategy

Mon, 10/03/2008 - 12:00

P. Schoenfeld Asset Management, a multistrategy hedge fund manager with more than USD3bn in assets under management, has recruited Wall Street veteran Louis P. »

EEX and Eurex to launch options on EUA future

EEX and Eurex to launch options on EUA future

Mon, 10/03/2008 - 06:00

The European Energy Exchange and international derivatives exchange Eurex are expanding their co-operation in carbon emissions trading with the launch of options on EEX's EUA future on Apr »

Long/short Asia Telecom Fund seeks to tap USD2trn investment universe

Long/short Asia Telecom Fund seeks to tap USD2trn investment universe

Mon, 10/03/2008 - 06:00

Singapore-based Pacific Ocean Capital has launched the Asia Telecom Fund, a long/short equity fund that seeks capital appreciation by using leading-edge proprietary research developed from »

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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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