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Eurex Clearing to extend wholesale facility to attract further OTC volume

Eurex Clearing to extend wholesale facility to attract further OTC volume

Tue, 11/11/2008 - 17:09

International derivatives exchange Eurex has announced that it will extend its OTC Wholesale Facility, which together with the launch of Eurex Release 11 on November 10, will enable custom »

The new investment Mecca

The new investment Mecca

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:12

Could the global financial crisis be a blessing in disguise for the Middle East region? »

Opportunity knocks for financial services players

Opportunity knocks for financial services players

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:10

Over the past few years, there has been considerable economic growth and an increase in prosperity across the Middle East, which has fuelled a significant investment boom. »

A long-term commitment to the region

A long-term commitment to the region

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:08

When GAM opened an office in Dubai in September 2007, it was not jumping on the bandwagon of the world's fastest-growing financial centre but demonstrating its long-term commitment to a region that »

Middle East growth potential still strong

Middle East growth potential still strong

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:06

The financial tremors emanating from the United States and being felt around the world are expected to have only a marginal impact on the economies of the Middle East and North Africa. »

Cautious investors look to due diligence tools

Cautious investors look to due diligence tools

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 13:04

In recent months, market gyrations have shaken hedge funds and investors throughout the world, and the Middle East has not been immune to increasing risk aversion among investors. »

Irish fund industry approaches USD2trn in assets, says Lipper

Irish fund industry approaches USD2trn in assets, says Lipper

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 11:42

Traditional and alternative funds serviced in Ireland reached USD1,934.9bn (EUR1,228.7bn) at the end of June, reflecting annual growth of 18.5 per cent from USD1,633.3bn in mid-2007, accor »

Kenmar opens Singapore office to capitalise on Asia hedge fund growth

Kenmar opens Singapore office to capitalise on Asia hedge fund growth

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 06:05

Rye Brook, New York-based fund of hedge funds manager Kenmar Group has announced the opening of Kenmar (Asia) in Singapore, headed by former ABN Amro private banker Chris McLeod.< »

Icap to acquire Brazilian broker Arkhe

Icap to acquire Brazilian broker Arkhe

Mon, 10/11/2008 - 06:01

Icap, the world's largest voice and electronic interdealer broker, has agreed to acquire independent Brazilian broker Arkhe Distribuidora de Títulos e Valores Mobiliários for »

New monthly record for European carbon derivatives market

New monthly record for European carbon derivatives market

Fri, 07/11/2008 - 15:57

The European Energy Exchange and Eurex achieved the highest monthly trading volume to date in October for their jointly-operated market for carbon dioxide emission rights, with European Un »

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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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