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UBS Investment Bank to acquire commodity index business of AIG Financial Products

UBS Investment Bank to acquire commodity index business of AIG Financial Products

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 16:00

The equities business of UBS Investment Bank has announced a binding agreement to purchase the commodity index business of AIG Financial Products, including AIG's rights to the DJ-AIG C »

CIBC World Markets appoints Darcy Browne to financial solutions group

CIBC World Markets appoints Darcy Browne to financial solutions group

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 15:58

Darcy Browne has joined the fixed income, currencies and distribution team at CIBC World Markets as managing director for foreign exchange institutional sales. »

Scotia Capital Canadian hedge fund index outperforms Toronto market

Scotia Capital Canadian hedge fund index outperforms Toronto market

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 15:58

The Scotia Capital Canadian Hedge Fund Performance Index finished December up 1.81 per cent on an asset-weighted basis but down 0.25 per cent on an equal-weighted basis. < »

Aima appoints director of communications

Aima appoints director of communications

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 12:02

Hedge fund industry body the Alternative Investment Management Association has appointed Christen Thomson as director of communications. »

Punter Southall and Fortune Asset Management create hedge fund services partnership

Punter Southall and Fortune Asset Management create hedge fund services partnership

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 12:00

Punter Southall Group and Fortune Asset Management have established a partnership in the provision of hedge fund advisory services. »

President&#039;s Working Group committees finalise best practices for hedge funds

President's Working Group committees finalise best practices for hedge funds

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 11:57

The two private-sector committees established by the President's Working Group on Financial Markets in the US have released their final sets of best practices for asset managers and hed »

Partners Group reports assets under management stable at CHF24.4bn at year-end

Partners Group reports assets under management stable at CHF24.4bn at year-end

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 06:02

Swiss-based alternative asset manager Partners Group has announced that the funds raised for 2008 amount to CHF6.2bn, thereby exceeding the target of CHF5-6bn set at the beginning of 20 »

Sun Hung Kai targets financial sector with Paulson-managed recovery fund

Sun Hung Kai targets financial sector with Paulson-managed recovery fund

Mon, 19/01/2009 - 06:00

Hong Kong-based Sun Hung Kai Financial is seeking to identify investment opportunities within distressed global financial companies with the launch of a recovery fund managed by New Yor »

FSA lifts ban on short selling of UK financial stocks

FSA lifts ban on short selling of UK financial stocks

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 16:03

The Financial Services Authority has followed through on its announcement earlier this month that it would not renew its ban on the short selling of UK financial sector stocks, which was i »

EIP announces strong year end results and appoints trader

EIP announces strong year end results and appoints trader

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 16:00

Hong Kong-based asset management firm Enhanced Investment Products says year end results show the EIP Overlay fund is up 17.31 per cent, in comparison to the MSCI Emerging Asia Index wh »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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