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GlobeOp Dublin strengthens hedge fund administration services

GlobeOp Dublin strengthens hedge fund administration services

Tue, 18/11/2008 - 05:58

GlobeOp Financial Services is strengthening its European-domiciled hedge fund administration services following the licensing of its Dublin office by the Irish Financial Services Regula »

Pharos obtains licence to launch Dubai office

Pharos obtains licence to launch Dubai office

Tue, 18/11/2008 - 05:57

Pharos Financial Advisors, part of specialist emerging markets fund manager Pharos Financial Group, has been granted a license by the Dubai Financial Services Authority to operate as an »

President's Working Group to strengthen infrastructure for OTC derivatives

President's Working Group to strengthen infrastructure for OTC derivatives

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 16:08

The President's Working Group on Financial Markets has announced a series of initiatives to strengthen oversight and the infrastructure of the over-the-counter derivatives market.< »

Horizon attracts USD600m in new assets in third quarter

Horizon attracts USD600m in new assets in third quarter

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 16:07

Horizon Cash Management, a cash manager for alternative investment funds, has announced that the firm has captured more than USD600m in new assets within the last quarter. »

UK hedge funds &quot;uncommitted to best practice standards&quot;, says Kinetic

UK hedge funds "uncommitted to best practice standards", says Kinetic

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 16:05

Most UK-based hedge funds support the industry's best practice standards but remain uncommitted to signing up to them, according to a survey by UK-based consultancy and professional ser »

Bramdean Asset Management launches music-for-film fund

Bramdean Asset Management launches music-for-film fund

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 16:00

Bramdean Asset Management, a London-based alternative investment manager, and Cutting Edge Music Holdings, a provider of music to the film industry, have announced the completion of a »

Convertible arbitrage loses 32 per cent in October, says Dow Jones

Convertible arbitrage loses 32 per cent in October, says Dow Jones

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 12:00

The Dow Jones Hedge Fund Strategy Benchmarks were not invulnerable to the financial hardships that have hit the US economy, with five of the six strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge »

Corazon Capital opens Geneva office

Corazon Capital opens Geneva office

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 12:00

Corazon Capital has launched a Geneva business to offer discretionary portfolio management to investors and their advisers in the region and to those who use Switzerland as a financia »

Hennessee warns of &quot;crisis of inflation&quot; on the horizon as money supply soars

Hennessee warns of "crisis of inflation" on the horizon as money supply soars

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 05:53

Hennessee Group, an adviser to hedge fund investors, says it is warning its clients that while the US Federal Reserve and Treasury are taking the necessary action to remedy the credit cris »

Barclay CTA Index up 3.48 per cent in October as 2008 gain tops 10 per cent

Barclay CTA Index up 3.48 per cent in October as 2008 gain tops 10 per cent

Mon, 17/11/2008 - 05:47

Managed futures posted a gain of 3.48 per cent in October, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, taking the index's cumulative a »

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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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