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RBC Hedge 250 Index declined by 2.51 per cent in March

RBC Hedge 250 Index declined by 2.51 per cent in March

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

RBC Capital Markets has reported that the RBC Hedge 250 Index experienced a net fall of 2.51 per cent in March, bringing the cumulative decline of the index for the first quarter of 2008 t »

SEC brings late trading action against second UK manager

SEC brings late trading action against second UK manager

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a civil action against UK hedge fund manager Headstart Advisers and its chief investment adviser, Najy N. »

SIFs make instant impact as Luxembourg fund assets enjoy double-digit growth

SIFs make instant impact as Luxembourg fund assets enjoy double-digit growth

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

Luxembourg's fund industry posted its fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth in both euro and US dollar terms in 2007 despite difficult market conditions in the second half of the y »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Private equity firms swoop on distressed assets

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Private equity firms swoop on distressed assets

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Private equity managers have begun investing in the debt of troubled companies at discounted prices, with Apollo, CVC, Blackstone, Permira and TPG among buyout groups that are finally movi »

Interactive Data expands interest rate swap valuation service

Interactive Data expands interest rate swap valuation service

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Interactive Data Corporation, a provider of financial market data, analytics and related services, has announced that its pricing and reference data business has expanded the coverage of i »

Man Investments unveils manager specialising in environment-related projects

Man Investments unveils manager specialising in environment-related projects

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Man Investments has launched a new investment management subsidiary specialising in financing environmentally-related projects, Man Environmental Capital Opportunities, which seeks to capi »

NYSE Euronext launches high-dividend indices for European markets

NYSE Euronext launches high-dividend indices for European markets

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

NYSE Euronext has launched a family of high-dividend indices based on the national blue chip indices for the Netherlands, Belgian, French and Portuguese stock markets, the AEX, BEL 20, CAC »

Northern Trust unveils middle-office services for hedge funds

Northern Trust unveils middle-office services for hedge funds

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Northern Trust has gone live with its first hedge fund middle-office services client, a fund launched by New York-based Julius Baer Investment Management. »

Sharp rise in volatility and commodity price dips hurt hedge funds in March, says HFN

Sharp rise in volatility and commodity price dips hurt hedge funds in March, says HFN

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Early estimates indicate that the HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Average, an equal weighted benchmark of all single manager hedge funds and CTA/managed futures products in the HedgeFund.net data »

Structured credit hedge fund index plummets on collapse of Peloton fund

Structured credit hedge fund index plummets on collapse of Peloton fund

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Both gross and net monthly measures of the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index reported their worst-ever fall in February, a decline that was primarily the result of one fund's perf »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.    ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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