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New report predicts greater distressed investor activity in 2008

New report predicts greater distressed investor activity in 2008

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

In the light of last summer's sub-prime-triggered credit crisis, European investors are now licking their lips over a feast of potential stressed and distressed opportunities in 2008 and b »

Polar Capital makes senior sales and marketing appointment

Polar Capital makes senior sales and marketing appointment

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based hedge fund manager Polar Capital has appointed Alastair Smith, who was until recently head of European and Middle East hedge fund sales at Société Gén&eac »

Protean launches insurance product to protect hedge fund investors

Protean launches insurance product to protect hedge fund investors

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

Protean Investment Risks, a company newly formed to offer specialist financial risk insurance products, has launched a policy designed to protect hedge fund investors from losses occurring »

Strong demand for quality funds

Strong demand for quality funds

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 18:36

Headlines about the ongoing crisis in financial markets have been difficult to ignore and problems at specific hedge funds have formed part of the unfolding story. »

Barclay CTA Index gained 7.5 per cent in eighth straight year of positive returns

Barclay CTA Index gained 7.5 per cent in eighth straight year of positive returns

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Managed futures funds gained 7.54 per cent last year, according to data compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge. »

Caledonian Global Fund Services names US head of sales and marketing

Caledonian Global Fund Services names US head of sales and marketing

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Caledonian Global Fund Services has appointed John Peterson as head of sales and marketing in the US for its Chicago-based subsidiary, Caledonian Fund Services (USA), with responsibility f »

Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions upgrades core banking platform

Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions upgrades core banking platform

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Prime Fund Solutions, the Fortis Merchant Banking business line dedicated to servicing the alternative and traditional investment industry, has successfully upgraded its core banking platf »

Hedge Fund Working Group unveils valuation and risk management standards

Hedge Fund Working Group unveils valuation and risk management standards

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

The Hedge Fund Working Group, established by 14 leading hedge fund managers based mainly in the UK, has published best practice standards for hedge fund managers following consultation wit »

Matrix Group launches Emerging Markets Index Fund

Matrix Group launches Emerging Markets Index Fund

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based multi-manager Matrix Group has unveiled plans to launch a new fund of hedge funds, the Matrix Emerging Markets Index Fund, which will aim to replicate the diversification and »

Resources Fund latest Ermitage fund of hedge funds to reach USD100m

Resources Fund latest Ermitage fund of hedge funds to reach USD100m

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Jersey-based alternative investment manager Ermitage Group has announced that its specialist Resources Fund has benefited from ongoing attractive performance and increasing investor intere »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Prime Brokerage 2015

Read how prime brokers of all shapes and sizes are becoming both operational and balance sheet-efficient, and broadening out their product suites for hedge fund managers... »

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Lyxor Asset Management - Why trend-following strategies are back on track

This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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