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Eurex Clearing and Clearstream to launch central counterparty service for securities lending

Eurex Clearing and Clearstream to launch central counterparty service for securities lending

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 06:01

Eurex Clearing and Clearstream Banking Luxembourg have announced plans to launch a central counterparty service for securities lending in the second quarter of 2009, subject to regulatory »

Finles alternative financing fund "outperforming Netherlands peers"

Finles alternative financing fund "outperforming Netherlands peers"

Mon, 24/11/2008 - 16:30

Finles Capital Management, the Dutch funds of funds manager, says the hedge fund strategy it launched late last year to capture investment opportunities arising from the credit crisis is o »

Wood Creek launches Alternative Alternatives Investment Index

Wood Creek launches Alternative Alternatives Investment Index

Mon, 24/11/2008 - 16:02

Connecticut-based Wood Creek Index Company has launched the Alternative Alternatives Investment Index, which aims to capture the performance of investment managers active in investments ou »

GlobeOp appoints Tony Glickman as global head of risk services

GlobeOp appoints Tony Glickman as global head of risk services

Mon, 24/11/2008 - 11:58

GlobeOp Financial Services, an independent financial technology specialist, has announced the appointment of Tony Glickman as global head of risk services. »

Man Investments opens marketing office in Rotterdam

Man Investments opens marketing office in Rotterdam

Mon, 24/11/2008 - 11:58

Man, an alternative investment management business, has opened its first office to service the Dutch market. »

Hedge funds see net redemptions of USD40bn in October, says HFR

Hedge funds see net redemptions of USD40bn in October, says HFR

Mon, 24/11/2008 - 06:02

The acceleration of the global financial and economic crises in October contributed to continuing losses in the hedge fund industry, with the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index falling nea »

SEC chairman calls meeting of international regulators to discuss short selling and derivatives

SEC chairman calls meeting of international regulators to discuss short selling and derivatives

Mon, 24/11/2008 - 06:02

Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Christopher Cox has convened a teleconference meeting of the technical committee of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions on »

Aviva Investors appoints Marcus Shepherd as real estate finance director

Aviva Investors appoints Marcus Shepherd as real estate finance director

Mon, 24/11/2008 - 05:38

Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of insurance group Aviva, has appointed Marcus Shepherd as real estate finance director. »

Axa IM's flagship fund of hedge funds celebrates third anniversary

Axa IM's flagship fund of hedge funds celebrates third anniversary

Fri, 21/11/2008 - 16:02

Axa Investment Managers has announced that its fund of hedge funds, Axa Alternative Premium, celebrated its third anniversary at the end of September 2008. »

New Zealand Absolute Return Index gains 2.83 per cent in October

New Zealand Absolute Return Index gains 2.83 per cent in October

Fri, 21/11/2008 - 16:00

The Ernst and Young New Zealand Absolute Return index surged in October to its second highest level since launch in July 2007, gaining 2.83 per cent for the month. »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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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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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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