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Pertrac hires Jim Banks as head of product management

Pertrac hires Jim Banks as head of product management

Sun, 29/06/2008 - 21:03

PerTrac Financial Solutions has appointed Jim Banks to the new role of managing director and global head of product management and development. »

Hedge Fund Standards Board appoints Antonio Borges as chairman

Hedge Fund Standards Board appoints Antonio Borges as chairman

Fri, 27/06/2008 - 13:08

The London-based Hedge Fund Standards Board has appointed Antonio Borges, a former vice-chairman of Goldman Sachs and dean of French business school Insead, as its first permanent chairman »

Jersey lawyer criticises inconsistency of EU money laundering 'white list'

Jersey lawyer criticises inconsistency of EU money laundering 'white list'

Fri, 27/06/2008 - 06:59

A Jersey lawyer specialising in the field of money laundering and financial services regulation has questioned the validity of the European Union's »

FRM Diversified Alpha raises GBP61.8m in share placing

FRM Diversified Alpha raises GBP61.8m in share placing

Fri, 27/06/2008 - 06:58

The board of closed-ended multistrategy fund of hedge funds FRM Diversified Alpha has announced that it has received subscriptions totalling GBP61, »

GlobeOp sees assets under administration pass USD100bn

GlobeOp sees assets under administration pass USD100bn

Fri, 27/06/2008 - 06:58

GlobeOp Financial Services, an independent provider of administration, financial technology services and analytics to hedge funds and other asset m »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Interest rate surprise threatens new hedge fund losses

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Interest rate surprise threatens new hedge fund losses

Fri, 27/06/2008 - 06:57

Hedge funds and investment banks may have suffered fresh losses of up to USD5bn over the past month alone on exotic interest rate options, reports »

RWC Partners recruits Asian equity team to launch new hedge fund

RWC Partners recruits Asian equity team to launch new hedge fund

Fri, 27/06/2008 - 06:55

RWC Partners, which recently changed its name from MPC Investors, has announced the recruitment of Carmel Peters and Kirsty McLaren from Sofaer Cap »

Aspect Capital opens office in Hong Kong

Aspect Capital opens office in Hong Kong

Fri, 27/06/2008 - 06:54

Systematic London-based investment manager Aspect Capital has announced the expansion of its global presence with the opening of a new office in Ho »

Alternative investment firms seek sell-side technology to support fund growth, says report

Alternative investment firms seek sell-side technology to support fund growth, says report

Thu, 26/06/2008 - 07:00

A new category of software vendor that has traditionally targeted the sell-side is moving into the alternative investments space, addressing various aspects of the trade life cycle of both »

Markit unveils European asset-backed securities transparency initiative

Markit unveils European asset-backed securities transparency initiative

Wed, 25/06/2008 - 18:22

Markit, a provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and over-the-counter derivatives trade processing, has announced it is working with leading institutions to facilitate the dist »

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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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