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Completion of Amex acquisition extends NYSE Euronext's US ETF leadership

Completion of Amex acquisition extends NYSE Euronext's US ETF leadership

Thu, 02/10/2008 - 06:28

NYSE Euronext has completed its acquisition of the American Stock Exchange, enhancing its US leadership in the field of exchange-traded funds as well as in cash equities, closed-ended fund »

Guernsey fund administrator Legis appoints managing director

Guernsey fund administrator Legis appoints managing director

Wed, 01/10/2008 - 18:30

Guernsey-based fiduciary and fund administration firm Legis Group has announced the appointment of Alison Mahoney from Barclays Wealth as managing director of Legis Trust. »

Comment: The end of the single prime broker model

Comment: The end of the single prime broker model

Wed, 01/10/2008 - 18:08

Sameer Shalaby, chief executive of hedge fund technology provider Paladyne Systems, says the current financial crisis has sealed the fate of the tr »

European Midday Report: Markets cautious in advance of crucial vote

European Midday Report: Markets cautious in advance of crucial vote

Wed, 01/10/2008 - 14:15

European markets traded cautiously this morning on hopes that the US bailout plan would be approved later this afternoon by the US Senate. »

Hedgeweek Comment: Funds prepare to counter potential redemptions

Hedgeweek Comment: Funds prepare to counter potential redemptions

Wed, 01/10/2008 - 09:57

As fears of mass redemptions reverberate through the hedge fund industry, many managers are implementing defensive tactics to counter the possibility of investors withdrawing their capital »

Eurex Clearing completes handling of open positions for Lehman Brothers International

Eurex Clearing completes handling of open positions for Lehman Brothers International

Wed, 01/10/2008 - 07:04

Eurex Clearing has announced it has successfully transferred all customer positions and wound down all proprietary positions of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) in an orderly and tim »

"Safe" derivative promises immunity against excess market volatility

"Safe" derivative promises immunity against excess market volatility

Wed, 01/10/2008 - 07:01

Chicago-based Actuarials Holdings, parent company of the Everest OTC Trade Facility and the AE Clearinghouse, has unveiled what it says is a revolutionary 'safe' derivative called the Clip »

RAB Capital wins vote on lock-up for RAB Special Situations strategy

RAB Capital wins vote on lock-up for RAB Special Situations strategy

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 17:30

RAB Capital has announced that investors in the Cayman-domiciled RAB Special Situations Fund Limited and the Delaware-based Special Sits LP have voted by a 'considerable margin' to approve »

European Midday Report: World markets ease on hopes that bailout is alive

European Midday Report: World markets ease on hopes that bailout is alive

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 14:42

The US Congress's rejection of a bank rescue package wiped nearly 9 per cent off the S&P 500 on Monday but European shares and many Asian stock »

Patterns and Predictions launches tool for hedge funds to measure impact of financial news

Patterns and Predictions launches tool for hedge funds to measure impact of financial news

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 12:21

Boston-based Patterns and Predictions, which offers data-mining tools based on its Bayesian statistics engine and proprietary algorithms in statistical pattern recognition systems, has unv »

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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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North America

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. ... »

Special report
State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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