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Jersey Finance to promote fund services in Edinburgh

Jersey Finance to promote fund services in Edinburgh

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 12:00

Jersey Finance, the promotional agency for the island's financial services industry, has announced plans for a series of events in the UK during the first half of the year, including a sem »

Jersey expects early take-up of Unregulated Fund regime

Jersey expects early take-up of Unregulated Fund regime

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 11:15

Jersey has introduced two new classes of investment fund that can be established without regulatory approval under its funds legislation. »

Advent Software and Atlantic Link form consulting alliance

Advent Software and Atlantic Link form consulting alliance

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 06:00

Advent Software, a leading provider of software and solutions to the global investment management industry, has established a consulting alliance with Atlantic Link, a London-based consult »

Artradis Fund Management joins lawsuits over valuation of Kazakh bank

Artradis Fund Management joins lawsuits over valuation of Kazakh bank

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 06:00

QVT Financial, a manager of global multistrategy hedge funds that claims more than USD11bn in assets under management, has announced it will be joined by Singapore-based Artradis Fund Mana »

Dexion Absolute raises GBP134m in oversubscribed tap issue

Dexion Absolute raises GBP134m in oversubscribed tap issue

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 06:00

Guernsey-domiciled fund of hedge funds Dexion Absolute has raised a further GBP134.2m (USD263.2m) from investors in four currency classes of ordinary shares, having already attracted GBP48 »

Juno Mother Earth founder departs to launch Vertus Capital Partners

Juno Mother Earth founder departs to launch Vertus Capital Partners

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 16:00

Juno Mother Earth Asset Management co-founder Joseph Di Virgilio has quit as an equity portfolio manager at the firm to establish New York-based Vertus Capital Partners with Craig and Derm »

Oxford Funding launches hedge fund to invest in mortgage portfolios

Oxford Funding launches hedge fund to invest in mortgage portfolios

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 14:00

Houston-based Oxford Funding Corporation has launched a hedge fund, Delaware limited partnership Oxford Opportunistic Mortgage Fund, which will invest in discounted portfolios of residenti »

SMART funds offer new opportunities for wealth management

SMART funds offer new opportunities for wealth management

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 13:23

The Bahamas moved into the international financial services business as long ago as the 1930s and was a pioneer of the offshore funds sector. »

Pinnacle Alternative Investments and Preqin Hedge join forces

Pinnacle Alternative Investments and Preqin Hedge join forces

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 06:00

Pinnacle Alternative Investments, a marketing and business consultant to hedge fund managers, and Preqin Hedge, a division of London-based alternative asset research firm Private Equity In »

Marine Capital aims to launch shipping as new asset class

Marine Capital aims to launch shipping as new asset class

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 06:00

Eclipse Shipping, the UK's first major investment vehicle to offer direct access to the global shipping sector, has been launched by Marine Capital to provide institutions and high net wor »

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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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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

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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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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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