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SuperDerivatives users get access to Liffe Connect

SuperDerivatives users get access to Liffe Connect

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 19:28

SuperDerivatives and Liffe have teamed up to provide SuperDerivatives's users with direct access to the Liffe Connect electronic trading platform. »

RSTN to open market for auction-rate securities to hedge funds

RSTN to open market for auction-rate securities to hedge funds

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 19:26

The Restricted Securities Trading Network has announced it will create a secondary market that allows hedge funds to buy and sell auction-rate securities. »

Cardano wins active equity mandate from GKN pension scheme

Cardano wins active equity mandate from GKN pension scheme

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 18:52

The derivatives specialist and adviser Cardano has announced its appointment by the trustees of the GKN Group Pension Scheme, one of the UK's largest pension funds with assets of over GBP2 »

Bid to raise profile of Assured Fund

Bid to raise profile of Assured Fund

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 18:10

Investor returns of between eight and 11 per cent a year without the attendant risks of pure equity-based investment are being highlighted in a drive to raise the profile of the Assured Fu »

Cazenove Worldwide Absolute Return Fund changes managers

Cazenove Worldwide Absolute Return Fund changes managers

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 18:07

Tim Love and Joaquim Nogueira are to step down from the management of the Cazenove Absolute Return Fund and leave the company, by mutual agreement.  »

Tough climate sparks slowdown in new European hedge fund launches

Tough climate sparks slowdown in new European hedge fund launches

Wed, 27/02/2008 - 13:23

The pace of new European hedge fund launches slowed in 2007 for the first time in several years, according to EuroHedge, with both the number of funds launched and the combined volume of a »

Guernsey funds finish 2007 with a flourish

Guernsey funds finish 2007 with a flourish

Tue, 26/02/2008 - 18:00

Funds in Guernsey grew another GBP13.7bn (8.3 per cent) in the final three months of 2007 despite continued market turbulence during the quarter.   »

Sgam mixes worrying thoughts with the positive in February

Sgam mixes worrying thoughts with the positive in February

Tue, 26/02/2008 - 18:00

Some global snapshots from Societe-General Asset Managem, kicking off with concern that bond insurers or monoliners will be the next US trouble spot . . . »

JPM fund manager Talib Sheikh says volatility gives opportunities

JPM fund manager Talib Sheikh says volatility gives opportunities

Tue, 26/02/2008 - 13:08

While market volatility fuels the debate between investing in equities or cash, Talib Sheikh, co-fund manager of the JPM Cautious Total Return Fund explains his outlook, current asset allo »

Blue Sky Asset Management to beat major markets with structured fund

Blue Sky Asset Management to beat major markets with structured fund

Tue, 26/02/2008 - 13:07

Blue Sky Asset Management, the UK innovative investment boutique, has launched its first growth structured fund, which enables investors to select their own asset allocation. »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

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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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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