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New York federal court orders hedge fund manager to pay civil penalty

New York federal court orders hedge fund manager to pay civil penalty

Fri, 19/12/2008 - 15:53

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a USD200,000 civil penalty and a permanent commodities trading ban against hedge fund manager and commodity pool operator Linuxo »

Ernst & Young New Zealand Absolute Return Index reaches new high

Ernst & Young New Zealand Absolute Return Index reaches new high

Fri, 19/12/2008 - 12:00

The Ernst and Young New Zealand Absolute Return index surged to a new high in November, gaining 1.502 per cent for the month, bringing year-to-date performance to 17.597 per cent and ye »

Société Générale Asset Management sells London subsidiary to GLG Partners

Société Générale Asset Management sells London subsidiary to GLG Partners

Fri, 19/12/2008 - 11:59

Société Générale Asset Management has agreed to sell its London-based asset management subsidiary, SGAM UK, which managed USD8.2bn in assets or about 2.5 per »

European fixed-income market hit by reeling dealers, fewer hedge funds and limited liquidity

European fixed-income market hit by reeling dealers, fewer hedge funds and limited liquidity

Fri, 19/12/2008 - 05:58

Three consequences of the current financial turmoil will shape Europe's fixed-income markets for years to come, according to the latest European Fixed-Income Investors Study from Greenwich »

Hedge fund liquidations accelerate in the third quarter, says HFR

Hedge fund liquidations accelerate in the third quarter, says HFR

Thu, 18/12/2008 - 16:05

A record number of hedge funds liquidated in the third quarter of 2008, according to Chicago-based industry data provider Hedge Fund Research. »

Tri-Artisan Partners names Suzanne Murphy as managing director for fund services

Tri-Artisan Partners names Suzanne Murphy as managing director for fund services

Thu, 18/12/2008 - 12:00

Tri-Artisan Partners, a privately held merchant bank engaged in principal investment and corporate finance advisory activities, has appointed Suzanne Murphy as managing director for fun »

Nedgroup Investments opens money funds in partnership with Thomas Miller Investments

Nedgroup Investments opens money funds in partnership with Thomas Miller Investments

Thu, 18/12/2008 - 12:00

Nedgroup Investments, a specialist fund of hedge funds provider, has made three of its money market funds available to investors through a partnership with Thomas Miller Investments. »

Eurex to launch Europe's first property futures in February

Eurex to launch Europe's first property futures in February

Thu, 18/12/2008 - 06:03

International derivatives exchange Eurex plans to launch Europe's first property futures on 9 February 2009. »

Research indicates short selling restrictions have had little impact

Research indicates short selling restrictions have had little impact

Thu, 18/12/2008 - 05:02

Academic research from Professor Ian Marsh and Norman Niemer of Cass Business School, London, finds no strong evidence that the emergency short selling restrictions imposed in various m »

One-fifth of European speculative grade companies could default by 2010, says S&P

One-fifth of European speculative grade companies could default by 2010, says S&P

Wed, 17/12/2008 - 16:00

The deteriorating global economic outlook, difficult funding conditions in the bank markets and ongoing volatility in financial markets will strain the credit quality of European compan »

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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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