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Market turbulence hits UK funds of hedge funds in third quarter, says BNY Mellon

Market turbulence hits UK funds of hedge funds in third quarter, says BNY Mellon

Mon, 08/12/2008 - 06:03

UK pooled funds of hedge funds failed to achieve positive returns during the third quarter of this year, recording a median loss of 9.7 per cent, according to Bank of New York Mellon's ass »

HighView Financial Group announces strategic partnership with Fortune Asset Management

HighView Financial Group announces strategic partnership with Fortune Asset Management

Mon, 08/12/2008 - 05:54

London-base fund of hedge funds manager Fortune Asset Management has established a strategic partnership with HighView Financial Group, a financial advisory firm based in Oakville, Canada, »

Augustus Global Rates Fund more than doubles assets in 12 months

Augustus Global Rates Fund more than doubles assets in 12 months

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 16:03

Boosted by an annual return of 13.56 per cent over the 12 months to October 31, Augustus Asset Managers' JB Global Rates Hedge Fund has seen its assets under management more than double in »

Beacon Trust Company acquires Clear Asset Management

Beacon Trust Company acquires Clear Asset Management

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 16:00

Madison, New Jersey-based asset and wealth manager Beacon Trust Company has acquired Clear Asset Management in a transaction that will create a firm with combined assets under management a »

California court freezes assets of commodity trader in anti-fraud action

California court freezes assets of commodity trader in anti-fraud action

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 12:22

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a federal court order in California freezing the assets and prohibiting the destruction of documents of Orange County-based commodi »

IndexIQ launches hedge fund replication separately managed account portfolios

IndexIQ launches hedge fund replication separately managed account portfolios

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 06:05

IndexIQ, a Rye Brook, New York-based developer of index-based alternative investment solutions, has launched three new index-based separately managed account products, offering exposure bo »

KPMG sees new blood reinvigorating hedge fund industry despite shake-out

KPMG sees new blood reinvigorating hedge fund industry despite shake-out

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 05:52

Next year will see the strong return of value investing, a shake-out in the hedge funds industry that will also see a welcome influx of new talent, changes to prime brokerage relationships »

Trax to provide regulatory reporting for exchange-traded derivatives

Trax to provide regulatory reporting for exchange-traded derivatives

Thu, 04/12/2008 - 16:01

Xtrakter, a utility acquired by Euroclear last month from the International Capital Market Association, has announced that its Trax trade matching and regulatory reporting system will faci »

Lenders take control of New Star Asset Management in debt-for-equity swap

Lenders take control of New Star Asset Management in debt-for-equity swap

Thu, 04/12/2008 - 15:57

A consortium of banks that loaned GBP300m to New Star Asset Management just before the credit crunch erupted is to take control of the company in a debt-for-equity swap that will see the a »

Neuberger Berman to be acquired by management after private equity bid topped

Neuberger Berman to be acquired by management after private equity bid topped

Thu, 04/12/2008 - 12:03

A group consisting of portfolio managers, the management team and senior professionals will take a majority stake in Neuberger Berman and the fixed-income and alternative asset management »

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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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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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