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Hedge fund evolution after the 2007 sub-prime crisis

Hedge fund evolution after the 2007 sub-prime crisis

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 12:40

In summer 2007 hedge funds found themselves being the target of erroneous and adverse media coverage, implying that the sub-prime crisis - and the liquidity squeeze that followed thereafter - was s »

Brown Rudnick structured resolution group aims to extract value from sub-prime meltdown

Brown Rudnick structured resolution group aims to extract value from sub-prime meltdown

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

Boston-based international law firm Brown Rudnick has brought together professionals from its structured finance, bankruptcy and corporate restructuring and distressed debt practices to fo »

Gary Pitts joins as RAB Capital as chief compliance officer

Gary Pitts joins as RAB Capital as chief compliance officer

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based absolute return investment manager RAB Capital has announced the appointment of Gary Pitts as chief compliance officer. »

ISE and Eurex announce joint technology initiative for options trading

ISE and Eurex announce joint technology initiative for options trading

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

The International Securities Exchange, the world's largest equity options exchange, and international derivatives exchange Eurex have announced plans to develop a new options trading syste »

Traded life policy fund index illustrates sector growth, says MPL

Traded life policy fund index illustrates sector growth, says MPL

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

Traded life policy manager Managing Partners Limited has developed an index for the sector, tracking the size of five funds specialising in traded life policies - the Traded Policies Fund, »

Currency board brings Bulgaria stability but inflation could delay euro, say Raiffeisen analysts

Currency board brings Bulgaria stability but inflation could delay euro, say Raiffeisen analysts

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 14:17

The institution of a currency board in 1997 has brought monetary stability to Bulgaria and helped the government to achieve regular fiscal surpluses, says a new report from analysts Desislava Nickolov »

Hedge funds must address OTC volume surge

Hedge funds must address OTC volume surge

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 12:40

Trading in OTC derivatives has grown dramatically in the last few years and firms have faced a number of challenges in processing and settling these trades in a timely way. »

Shariah compliance poses challenge to Middle East managers

Shariah compliance poses challenge to Middle East managers

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 12:35

Leading institutional and private investors in the Middle East have long been an important source of capital for some of the world's biggest and longest-established hedge fund managers, and the reg »

HFR hedge fund database now available in PackHedge format

HFR hedge fund database now available in PackHedge format

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 06:00

Geneva software company FinLab and Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research have formed an alliance to provide access to HFR's hedge fund database through FinLab's software for conducting investm »

Exotix expands US operation with two new hires

Exotix expands US operation with two new hires

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 06:00

Exotix, a London-based broker specialising in illiquid and frontier emerging markets, has expanded its New York operation with the appointment of Ashley Bendell as associate director of eq »

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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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Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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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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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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