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Charlemagne Capital launches first Middle East and North Africa fund

Charlemagne Capital launches first Middle East and North Africa fund

Sun, 01/06/2008 - 23:20

Specialist emerging markets hedge fund manager Charlemagne Capital has announced the launch this month of its first Middle East and North Africa fund, the Magna MENA Fund, which will inves »

Former Eaton Vance chief James B. Hawkes joins Central Park board

Former Eaton Vance chief James B. Hawkes joins Central Park board

Sun, 01/06/2008 - 22:02

Alternative investment advisory firm Central Park Group, which provides private clients and smaller institutional investors with access to hedge funds, private equity, real estate and fund »

Triple A Partners to seed Korea-focused long/short fund

Triple A Partners to seed Korea-focused long/short fund

Sun, 01/06/2008 - 21:42

Asia Alternative Asset Partners (Caymans), an Asian alternative fund seeding and distribution business that has as a strategic investor CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets Group, an institutional re »

Smith review gives hedge funds sector fresh impetus

Smith review gives hedge funds sector fresh impetus

Sun, 01/06/2008 - 11:52

The Isle of Man may trail some of its competitors as a domicile and servicing centre for hedge funds and other alternative vehicles, but the island's financial sector practitioners and regulators a »

GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic offers Ucits III long/short European equity strategy

GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic offers Ucits III long/short European equity strategy

Fri, 30/05/2008 - 08:39

GAM has launched GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic, an absolute return fund that uses the Ucits III framework to offer retail clients access to a strategy involving long and short investmen »

Russia-focused fund becomes first listing on London's Specialist Fund Market

Russia-focused fund becomes first listing on London's Specialist Fund Market

Fri, 30/05/2008 - 08:37

A hedge fund focusing on Russia and the former Soviet Union, Da Vinci CIS Private Sector Growth Fund, has become the first listing on the Specialist Fund Market, the London Stock Exchange's new market »

Alternative investment industry favours external regulation, says PricewaterhouseCoopers

Alternative investment industry favours external regulation, says PricewaterhouseCoopers

Fri, 30/05/2008 - 08:36

Nearly three-quarters of senior alternative investment professionals taking part in a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers believe that the industry should be regulated more formally, while on »

HFN administration survey finds USD 2.76trn in hedge fund assets

HFN administration survey finds USD 2.76trn in hedge fund assets

Fri, 30/05/2008 - 08:35

More than 60 administrators serviced USD2.76trn in assets managed by 13,804 hedge funds at the end of the first quarter, according to the third survey of hedge fund administrators by indus »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Blackstone recruit Nieman seeks up to USD1bn for Asian fund launch

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Blackstone recruit Nieman seeks up to USD1bn for Asian fund launch

Fri, 30/05/2008 - 08:33

Blackstone Group's planned Asia fund will launch in October with up to USD1bn. »

Hedge funds managers get taste for island life

Hedge funds managers get taste for island life

Thu, 29/05/2008 - 16:50

For much of its decade or so of existence, the Isle of Man's hedge fund sector has been largely based upon the servicing of funds domiciled in other jurisdictions, such as the Cayman Islands. »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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