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Hedge fund assets decline by USD210bn in third quarter, says HFR

Hedge fund assets decline by USD210bn in third quarter, says HFR

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 19:36

Steep performance losses and record investor capital redemptions reduced the size of the hedge fund industry by USD210bn in the third quarter, the largest three-month decline in assets sin »

Absolute Capital Management to close two more funds after investor redemptions

Absolute Capital Management to close two more funds after investor redemptions

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 06:58

Hedge fund manager Absolute Capital Management, which has struggled to recover from the abrupt exit of chief investment officer Florian Homm last S »

GlobeOp sees surge in redemptions and negative performance curbing asset growth

GlobeOp sees surge in redemptions and negative performance curbing asset growth

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 06:58

GlobeOp Financial Services, a provider of business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics to the hedge fund industry and »

Castle Hall Alternatives opens Halifax office and hires managing director

Castle Hall Alternatives opens Halifax office and hires managing director

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 06:57

Montreal-based Castle Hall Alternatives, a provider of hedge fund operational due diligence, has appointed Gillian Scott as a managing director to »

Merlin Securities expands client services team in New York

Merlin Securities expands client services team in New York

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 06:57

Merlin Securities, a San Francisco-based provider of prime brokerage services and technology to hedge funds, funds of funds and long-only managers, »

Millennium Management hires Michael Gelband to lead fixed income business

Millennium Management hires Michael Gelband to lead fixed income business

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 06:56

New York-based alternative investment manager Millennium Management has recruited Michael Gelband, formerly global head of capital markets at Lehma »

New Zealand Absolute Return Index shows strong performance against peers

New Zealand Absolute Return Index shows strong performance against peers

Thu, 16/10/2008 - 06:51

The Ernst & Young New Zealand Absolute Return Index, launched just over a year ago by New Zealand Absolute Return Association, the organisation representing the country's hedge fund, C »

MFA calls on Bank of England to free hedge fund assets from Lehman administrator

MFA calls on Bank of England to free hedge fund assets from Lehman administrator

Thu, 16/10/2008 - 06:46

The Washington-based hedge fund industry organisation Managed Funds Association has called on the Bank of England to intervene to expedite the release of billions of dollars in hedge fund »

Conifer Securities launches prime brokerage through JPMorgan

Conifer Securities launches prime brokerage through JPMorgan

Thu, 16/10/2008 - 06:44

Conifer Securities, a San Francisco-based provider of business and operations solutions to asset managers and institutional investors, has entered the prime brokerage business, in co-opera »

Morningstar 1000 hedge fund index falls 7.8 per cent in September

Morningstar 1000 hedge fund index falls 7.8 per cent in September

Thu, 16/10/2008 - 06:42

Last month hedge funds reported the worst losses since the Morningstar Hedge Fund Index was launched in January 2003, with a decline of 7.87 per cent for the Morningstar 1000 index, more t »

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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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North America

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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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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