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Barclay CTA Index up 3.48 per cent in October as 2008 gain tops 10 per cent

Barclay CTA Index up 3.48 per cent in October as 2008 gain tops 10 per cent

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 05:47

Managed futures posted a gain of 3.48 per cent in October, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, taking the index's cumulative a »

RBC Hedge 250 Index lost 5.40 per cent in October

RBC Hedge 250 Index lost 5.40 per cent in October

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 05:40

RBC Capital Markets has reported that the RBC Hedge 250 Index declined by an estimated 5.40 per cent in October, bringing the index's fall over the first 10 months of the year to 18.20 per »

Global crisis accelerates retreat from Asian hedge funds as investors pull USD3.4bn

Global crisis accelerates retreat from Asian hedge funds as investors pull USD3.4bn

Fri, 14/11/2008 - 17:46

Assets invested in hedge funds focusing on Asia fell sharply in the third quarter as a combination of performance-based losses and investor withdrawals affected funds across all areas of t »

State Street Global Advisors offers beta replication strategy through Luxembourg fund

State Street Global Advisors offers beta replication strategy through Luxembourg fund

Fri, 14/11/2008 - 06:01

State Street Global Advisors, the investment management arm of State Street Corporation is now offering its hedge fund beta replication strategy th »

Ophedge Investment Services enters into strategic relationship with Markit

Ophedge Investment Services enters into strategic relationship with Markit

Fri, 14/11/2008 - 06:00

Rye Brook, New York-based OpHedge Investment Services, a middle- and back-office fund administrator, has announced an agreement to provide clients »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 14/11/2008 - 06:00

Hedge funds may be heading for their worst year on record after suffering another battering in October but the news in not all bad. »

Further changes to Jersey's Company Law in 2008: The impact upon Jersey's structured finance industry

Further changes to Jersey's Company Law in 2008: The impact upon Jersey's structured finance industry

Thu, 13/11/2008 - 18:00

The latest amendments to the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 are expected to enhance the Island's competitiveness in corporate finance. »

Hedge fund assets fall 5.52 per cent in October as worst-ever year looms

Hedge fund assets fall 5.52 per cent in October as worst-ever year looms

Thu, 13/11/2008 - 10:21

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 5.52 per cent in October, only narrowly improving on the industry's dismal record the previous month, and is now down by nearly 16 per cent over »

Europeans aim to publicise benefits of hedge funds through new interest group

Europeans aim to publicise benefits of hedge funds through new interest group

Thu, 13/11/2008 - 10:19

Preparations are underway for the creation of a new European hedge fund association, hedgemeetings.com, whose purpose will be to communicate the public utility of the industry in wealth cr »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 8.04 per cent as two-month losses approach 15 per cent

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 8.04 per cent as two-month losses approach 15 per cent

Thu, 13/11/2008 - 06:17

Hedge funds dropped by an average of 8.04 per cent in October, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, and have lost 14.44 per cent of the »

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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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