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MFA and Aima rebut Italian minister's call for abolition of hedge funds

MFA and Aima rebut Italian minister's call for abolition of hedge funds

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 17:56

International hedge fund industry bodies, the Managed Funds Association and Alternative Investment Management Association, have reacted swiftly to comments by Italian Finance Minister Giul »

Valens Capital Management opens Tokyo office to service Asian investor base

Valens Capital Management opens Tokyo office to service Asian investor base

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:11

New York-based alternative asset manager Valens Capital Management, which invests primarily in publicly traded and private micro-cap companies, has opened an office in Tokyo to service its »

MyFundFinder launches online community to connect hedge funds with investors

MyFundFinder launches online community to connect hedge funds with investors

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:09

BarclayHedge and Global Fund Technologies have launched MyFundFinder.com, a capital introduction platform designed to match up hedge fund managers with institutional and high net worth inv »

Structured credit hedge funds see smaller declines in August

Structured credit hedge funds see smaller declines in August

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:07

Both gross and net monthly returns were negative in August for the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index compiled and calculated by Palomar Capital Advisors, but the rate of decline i »

Up to 1,000 hedge funds could close in aftermath of market turmoil, says Tabb report

Up to 1,000 hedge funds could close in aftermath of market turmoil, says Tabb report

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:05

In the future, investment banking will be more tightly regulated and dominated by risk-averse commercial banks, while new firms that are structured as partnerships but are much smaller wil »

C.P. Eaton Partners expands European team with three London hires

C.P. Eaton Partners expands European team with three London hires

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:04

Alternative investment placement firm C.P. Eaton Partners has appointed Franklyn D. Chang, who has already been working for the firm in Connecticut, Christopher J. »

Managed futures keep inching upward with 0.68 per cent September gain, says BarclayHedge

Managed futures keep inching upward with 0.68 per cent September gain, says BarclayHedge

Tue, 14/10/2008 - 07:07

Managed futures posted a modest gain of 0.68 per cent in September, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, taking the index's cum »

Eurex Clearing presents central clearing solution for credit derivatives

Eurex Clearing presents central clearing solution for credit derivatives

Tue, 14/10/2008 - 07:02

Eurex Clearing has presented a central clearing solution for credit derivatives at the invitation of the Federal Reserve Bank in New York, with the support of the Deutsche Bundesbank, whic »

Marshall Wace listed fund offers investors opportunity to exit at NAV

Marshall Wace listed fund offers investors opportunity to exit at NAV

Tue, 14/10/2008 - 07:01

MW Tops, the Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended fund of hedge funds that epitomised the boom in listed hedge fund products when it raised EUR1.5bn at its listing on Euronext Amsterdam in Dece »

Ten more managers sign up to Hedge Fund Standards Board practices

Ten more managers sign up to Hedge Fund Standards Board practices

Tue, 14/10/2008 - 06:59

The Hedge Fund Standards Board has signed up 10 more hedge fund managers to its standards of best practice and says that including the board's 14 original members, its signatories now acco »

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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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