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Growing expectations of independent hedge fund directors

Growing expectations of independent hedge fund directors

Thu, 03/07/2008 - 13:16

Institutional investors are forming a larger proportion of the investor base of hedge funds globally. »

In-depth understanding means intelligent fund administration

In-depth understanding means intelligent fund administration

Thu, 03/07/2008 - 13:13

Olympia Capital was founded in 1990 and its net assets under administration have grown from $650 million at inception to over $66 billion as of March 31, 2008. »

A reputation for quality in a sector poised for expansion

A reputation for quality in a sector poised for expansion

Thu, 03/07/2008 - 11:19

Established three years ago with one single fund of hedge funds mandate, Swiss Fund Services now administers more than 45 funds from its offices in Hamilton, Bermuda and Johannesburg, South Africa. »

Castlestone Management boosts UK sales force following launch of first Ucits fund

Castlestone Management boosts UK sales force following launch of first Ucits fund

Thu, 03/07/2008 - 10:48

Alternative investment manager Castlestone Management, which manages around USD1bn in assets, has announced five new appointments to its UK sales f »

IndexIQ launches open-ended mutual fund designed to replicate hedge fund performance

IndexIQ launches open-ended mutual fund designed to replicate hedge fund performance

Thu, 03/07/2008 - 07:00

New York-based IndexIQ has unveiled what it describes as the first no-load open-ended US mutual fund based on hedge fund replication and designed to give investors access to hedge fund-lik »

Nomura Asset Management launches new alpha-oriented fixed-income business

Nomura Asset Management launches new alpha-oriented fixed-income business

Thu, 03/07/2008 - 01:15

Nomura Asset Management USA has announced the launch of Nomura Global Alpha, a New York-based venture focused on managing alpha-oriented fixed-income products and solutions for both instit »

Gartmore hires Ana Tomic to boost hedge fund distribution

Gartmore hires Ana Tomic to boost hedge fund distribution

Thu, 03/07/2008 - 01:13

Gartmore has announced the appointment of Ana Tomic as business development director for hedge funds, with responsibility for strengthening the distribution of the asset manager's alternat »

Daniel Allen joins Anchorage Advisors as partner

Daniel Allen joins Anchorage Advisors as partner

Thu, 03/07/2008 - 01:11

Anchorage Advisors, a private investment firm focused on the credit and special situations markets with USD7bn under management, has appointed Daniel Allen, formerly co-head of North Ameri »

Corbin Capital Partners appoints director of consultant relations

Corbin Capital Partners appoints director of consultant relations

Thu, 03/07/2008 - 01:09

Corbin Capital Partners, a New York-based hedge fund of funds manager with USD4.1bn in assets under management, has announced that Steven Butler will join the firm as director of consultan »

Financial Services Authority unveils new disclosure rules for contracts for difference

Financial Services Authority unveils new disclosure rules for contracts for difference

Wed, 02/07/2008 - 12:50

The UK's Financial Services Authority has unveiled new rules requiring holders of long stock positions through contracts for difference to disclose holdings above 3 per cent in order to ad »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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