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New administrators build private equity expertise base

New administrators build private equity expertise base

Thu, 20/12/2007 - 08:41

Of all the factors driving private equity business to Jersey, industry participants say, one of the most important is the quality of its administration services, built on a foundation of expertise »

Borzen and Eurex to launch SouthPool alliance

Borzen and Eurex to launch SouthPool alliance

Thu, 20/12/2007 - 06:00

Borzen, the Slovenian power exchange, and Eurex, the international derivatives exchange, are to jointly create a spot power market for the broader South Eastern European region - SouthPool »

Liffe launches daily options on AEX index

Liffe launches daily options on AEX index

Thu, 20/12/2007 - 06:00

On 31 March 2008, Liffe (NYSE Euronext's derivatives business, which includes the Amsterdam market) will start listing daily options on the AEX index. »

Nebraska Federal Court orders payment of USD 325,000 in restitution to farmers injured by commodity trading program

Nebraska Federal Court orders payment of USD 325,000 in restitution to farmers injured by commodity trading program

Thu, 20/12/2007 - 06:00

The United States District Court for the District of Nebraska this week entered a consent order of permanent injunction settling the CFTC's charges against Commercial Hedge Services, Inc ( »

Legislation, regulation and institutionalisation

Legislation, regulation and institutionalisation

Wed, 19/12/2007 - 13:59

It is a sign of the strength of the alternative investment industry that there is significant competition among hedge fund jurisdictions. »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index down -1.21 per cent in November

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index down -1.21 per cent in November

Wed, 19/12/2007 - 06:00

Weakness in the US markets, falling UK house prices and low consumer confidence were among the factors that drove the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index down -1.21 per cent in November »

Managed futures remain steady; Barclay CTA Index up 0.73% in November

Managed futures remain steady; Barclay CTA Index up 0.73% in November

Wed, 19/12/2007 - 06:00

Managed futures rose 0.73% in November, according to flash estimates from the Barclay CTA Index »

Cayman Islands' calm continues

Cayman Islands' calm continues

Tue, 18/12/2007 - 16:56

There is no question that the effects of the sub-prime mortgage crisis have been felt in financial markets worldwide. Some markets experienced mere ripples; others faced a full-blown tsunami. »

Custom House surpasses USD 30 billion in assets under administration

Custom House surpasses USD 30 billion in assets under administration

Tue, 18/12/2007 - 06:38

One of the world's largest independent fund administrators, Dublin-based Custom House Administration & Corporate Services Limited, has surpassed USD 30 billion in client assets under a »

Hedge funds poised to seize upon distressed opportunities, says F&C's Barthélémy

Hedge funds poised to seize upon distressed opportunities, says F&C's Barthélémy

Tue, 18/12/2007 - 06:00

As the sub-prime crisis continues to unfold, attractive opportunities are emerging for the hedge fund sector, according to François Barthélémy, a partner at F&C Pa »

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Neil Williams, Hermes

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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Stack of US dollar bills

Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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John Vail, Nikko Asset Management

Following the strong win by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Japanese General Election, John Vail (pictured), Chief Global Strategist, Nikko Asset Management, sees further boosts for Japan from corporate profits moving through to wage rises… ... »

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