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Market volatility forcing US equity traders to change execution strategies, says Tabb report

Market volatility forcing US equity traders to change execution strategies, says Tabb report

Thu, 04/12/2008 - 12:00

Market volatility that has reached unimaginable levels and shows no sign of settling back down to pre-crisis levels is changing the way US equity traders behave, including the way they use »

Laven Partners continues expansion with appointment of ex-FSA enforcement official

Laven Partners continues expansion with appointment of ex-FSA enforcement official

Thu, 04/12/2008 - 06:06

London-based investment management consultancy Laven Partners has appointed Kevin Quinlan, who earlier worked for the enforcement division of the »

Paamco recruits KBC Alpha pan-Asian fund of hedge funds team

Paamco recruits KBC Alpha pan-Asian fund of hedge funds team

Thu, 04/12/2008 - 06:01

Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company, an Irvine, California-based fund of hedge funds manager with USD9bn in assets has announced the recruitment of the investment team of KBC Alph »

Stonehage Group's TriAlpha and ACP Partners merge to create USD2.5bn asset manager

Stonehage Group's TriAlpha and ACP Partners merge to create USD2.5bn asset manager

Wed, 03/12/2008 - 16:31

Multi-family office Stonehage Group has announced the merger of TriAlpha, its asset management arm, with ACP Partners to create a combined business owned 50:50 by the two groups that will »

Man Group to merge Glenwood Capital Investments and Man Global Strategies

Man Group to merge Glenwood Capital Investments and Man Global Strategies

Wed, 03/12/2008 - 12:23

Man Group, one of the world's largest alternative investment managers, has announced an internal reorganisation that involves the merger of two of its core investment managers, Glenwood Ca »

Cayman law firm Truman Bodden to merge with Bahamas' Higgs & Johnson

Cayman law firm Truman Bodden to merge with Bahamas' Higgs & Johnson

Wed, 03/12/2008 - 06:01

Cayman Islands law firm Truman Bodden has announced a merger with Higgs & Johnson of the Bahamas as of the beginning of next year. »

Eurex trading volume slips back to 140.5 million contracts in November

Eurex trading volume slips back to 140.5 million contracts in November

Wed, 03/12/2008 - 05:58

The international derivatives exchange Eurex traded a total of 140.5 million contracts in November (not including the trading volume of its International Securities Exchange subsidiary), c »

Way joins forces with EEA Fund Management to launch US life settlement fund

Way joins forces with EEA Fund Management to launch US life settlement fund

Tue, 02/12/2008 - 16:01

Way Fund Managers, part of a UK-based group of independent financial advisers, is teaming up with life settlement fund provider EEA Fund Management (Guernsey) to launch its own class of th »

Ucits funds see outflows of EUR193bn so far in 2008, says Efama

Ucits funds see outflows of EUR193bn so far in 2008, says Efama

Tue, 02/12/2008 - 15:58

For the first nine months of 2008, Ucits recorded total net outflows of EUR193bn, including EUR92bn in the third quarter, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association, w »

Hedge fund asset flows went into reverse in third quarter, says Lipper report

Hedge fund asset flows went into reverse in third quarter, says Lipper report

Tue, 02/12/2008 - 14:25

Net hedge fund industry asset flows in the third quarter reversed the trend of the previous two quarters, with a decline of USD18.6bn following a net inflow of USD4.03bn during the second »

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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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