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UK hedge fund industry employment estimated at 40,000, says Aima

UK hedge fund industry employment estimated at 40,000, says Aima

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 11:59

The UK hedge fund industry employs an estimated 40,000 people, according to the Alternative Investment Management Association, the trade body for the hedge fund industry. »

Crédit Agricole and Société Générale to merge asset management businesses

Crédit Agricole and Société Générale to merge asset management businesses

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 11:58

Crédit Agricole and Société Générale have signed a preliminary agreement to combine their asset management operations, comprising the whole of Cr&eacu »

Salus Alpha Directional Markets fund approved for public distribution in Germany

Salus Alpha Directional Markets fund approved for public distribution in Germany

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 05:56

The accumulator and distributor share classes of the Salus Alpha Directional Markets fund, the latest product from Austria alternative investment firm Salus Alpha, have been registered »

Gottex sees assets fall 28 per cent in final quarter of 2008

Gottex sees assets fall 28 per cent in final quarter of 2008

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 05:50

Gottex Fund Management Holdings, part of the international fund of hedge funds management group, has reported in its pre-close trading statement for 2008 that assets under management fe »

Oak Hill Advisors appoints former Lehman distressed specialist to investment team

Oak Hill Advisors appoints former Lehman distressed specialist to investment team

Fri, 23/01/2009 - 16:06

Oak Hill Advisors has announced that Christine Daley has joined the firm's investment team as managing director to focus on opportunities in the stressed and distressed credit markets.< »

Gartmore appoints head of global alternatives

Gartmore appoints head of global alternatives

Fri, 23/01/2009 - 16:00

Gartmore has appointed Paul Graham as head of global alternatives, effective early April. »

Stock markets return +1.06 per cent in December

Stock markets return +1.06 per cent in December

Fri, 23/01/2009 - 15:57

After three months of significant losses, stock markets managed a positive return of +1.06 per cent in December, with volatility remaining high at 40 per cent, albeit down to two-thirds »

BlueCrest Capital Management appoints co-heads of global sales and client services

BlueCrest Capital Management appoints co-heads of global sales and client services

Fri, 23/01/2009 - 15:57

BlueCrest Capital Management has appointed Anne Popkin and Pete McConnon to the role of co-heads of global sales and client services, responsible for growing and strengthening the inves »

Consultancy launched to meet investors&#039; new governance and transparency requirements

Consultancy launched to meet investors' new governance and transparency requirements

Fri, 23/01/2009 - 11:58

London-based IGS Group and MSS Capital have announced the launch of MAG Consultancy (Managed Accounts and Governance Consultancy), a joint venture partnership established to design and »

Credit Suisse Alternative Index Replication sees inverse index gain in early January

Credit Suisse Alternative Index Replication sees inverse index gain in early January

Fri, 23/01/2009 - 11:54

The Credit Suisse Inverse Long/Short Equity Replication Index was up 0.61 per cent net for the month through 15 January, according to Jordan Drachman, head of research for alternative b »

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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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