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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 »

Maturing hedge fund industry must shift gears to grow institutional business, says SEI

Maturing hedge fund industry must shift gears to grow institutional business, says SEI

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 06:00

As hedge funds increasingly look to the institutional market for asset growth, they must equip themselves to fit the high expectations and conservative attitudes that characterise institut »

GLG Partners appoints portfolio manager in New York

GLG Partners appoints portfolio manager in New York

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 06:00

GLG Partners has appointed Daniel Geber, an investment specialist in international small and mid caps, as a portfolio manager in its New York office. »

Brazil builds reputation as hedge fund centre

Brazil builds reputation as hedge fund centre

Sat, 16/02/2008 - 10:55

The Safdié family has a long history of involvement in Brazil's financial services industry, including the ownership of a bank for 35 years, so it's appropriate that the group's Geneva-based »

Hedge fund assets rise to USD2.8trn, says asset flows report

Hedge fund assets rise to USD2.8trn, says asset flows report

Fri, 15/02/2008 - 06:00

The combined assets of the global hedge fund industry grew by just under 4 per cent in the last quarter of 2007 to an estimated USD2.79trn, but net new allocations fell to their lowest lev »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Former Blackstone executive McCabe launches Lasair Capital with GE backing

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Former Blackstone executive McCabe launches Lasair Capital with GE backing

Fri, 15/02/2008 - 06:00

Carrie McCabe, one of the most prominent women in the hedge fund world, is launching a new investment firm with the backing of General Electric. »

Morningstar launches star ratings and indices for hedge funds

Morningstar launches star ratings and indices for hedge funds

Fri, 15/02/2008 - 06:00

Investment research provider Morningstar has launched the Morningstar Rating for hedge funds as well as the Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index and 17 indices based on the Morningstar Hedge »

Economic stability puts Latin hedge fund opportunities in the spotlight

Economic stability puts Latin hedge fund opportunities in the spotlight

Thu, 14/02/2008 - 15:27

It may have taken the new-found enthusiasm of North American and European investors for the BRIC quartet of emerging markets to highlight the investment case for Latin America in general, but Brazi »

GAM hires client director to focus on single manager hedge business

GAM hires client director to focus on single manager hedge business

Thu, 14/02/2008 - 06:00

Ali Homayoun has joined GAM as a client director, focusing on marketing GAM's single manager hedge fund range notably to fund of hedge funds clients, and reportin »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Prime Brokerage 2015

Read how prime brokers of all shapes and sizes are becoming both operational and balance sheet-efficient, and broadening out their product suites for hedge fund managers... »

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Lyxor Asset Management - Why trend-following strategies are back on track

This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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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

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

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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