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New partner promotions reinforce Appleby's global funds practice

New partner promotions reinforce Appleby's global funds practice

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Offshore law firm Appleby has announced the promotion of seven lawyers to partnership, including three active in the funds practice, capping a year in which the firm added 46 new lawyers, »

Carmignac Gestion names new co-manager to market neutral fund

Carmignac Gestion names new co-manager to market neutral fund

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Maxime Carmignac has announced her departure from Carmignac Gestion, where she will soon be appointed as a director, while the Paris-based firm has appointed François-Joseph Furry t »

Carne launches alternative investment consultancy division in London

Carne launches alternative investment consultancy division in London

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Carne Global Financial Services Group, an independent advisor to the European hedge fund and traditional fund management industries, has announced the launch of alternative investment and »

Quantek announces RMF strategic investment in its Frontier Fund

Quantek announces RMF strategic investment in its Frontier Fund

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Quantek Asset Management, an investment management subsidiary of Miami-based Bulltick Capital Markets, has received what it describes as a substantial long-term strategic investment into t »

S&P Fund Services launches latest fund of hedge funds directory

S&P Fund Services launches latest fund of hedge funds directory

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Standard & Poor's Fund Services, a provider of qualitative fund management ratings, has launched the latest edition of its Funds of Hedge Funds Directory, a bi-annual review of the sec »

All Dow Jones index strategies post losses for March and first quarter

All Dow Jones index strategies post losses for March and first quarter

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 07:00

All six hedge fund strategies calculated by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fees losses in March and ended the first quarter in negative territory, according to preliminary esti »

Fine wine combines attractive returns with low volatility, says Wine Asset Managers

Fine wine combines attractive returns with low volatility, says Wine Asset Managers

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 07:00

Ever-increasing demand and fixed supply means that wine as an investment offers a unique combination of superior returns and low risk by comparison with more conventional investments, acco »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Morgan Stanley takes seventh hedge fund manager stake

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Morgan Stanley takes seventh hedge fund manager stake

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 07:00

Morgan Stanley has bought a minority stake in London hedge fund manager Hawker Capital. »

Investec Asset Management reports strong returns for first commodity hedge fund

Investec Asset Management reports strong returns for first commodity hedge fund

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 07:00

Investec Asset Management's first commodity hedge fund, the Guernsey-domiciled Global Commodities & Resources Fund, has marked its first anniversary by delivering returns of more than »

Morgan Stanley Investment Management takes minority stake in Hawker Capital

Morgan Stanley Investment Management takes minority stake in Hawker Capital

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 07:00

Morgan Stanley Investment Management has taken a minority stake in Hawker Capital (Cayman), a commodities-focused investment management firm founded last August by Oliver Hawkins and Tim S »

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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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Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

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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