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Laven Partners criticises Sarkozy's UN attack on hedge funds

Laven Partners criticises Sarkozy's UN attack on hedge funds

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 18:16

London- and Geneva-based investment management consultancy Laven Partners has questioned the premises of French President Nicolas Sarkozy's speech on Tuesday at the United Nations in which »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: SEC probes alleged market manipulation of financial stocks

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: SEC probes alleged market manipulation of financial stocks

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 18:10

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether traders spread rumours in order to manipulate share prices and has ordered more than two dozen hedge funds to submit trading »

CFTC acts to revoke registration of Philadelphia Alternative Asset Management

CFTC acts to revoke registration of Philadelphia Alternative Asset Management

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 07:51

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed an action to revoke the registration of Philadelphia Alternative Asset Management as a commodity pool operator after the company was conv »

Hong Kong regulator applauded for resisting pressure for short selling clampdown

Hong Kong regulator applauded for resisting pressure for short selling clampdown

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 07:48

The Hong Kong arm of the Alternative Investment Management Association, the London-based hedge fund industry association, has praised the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission for ma »

BVI regulator introduces Annual Returns for domiciled investment funds

BVI regulator introduces Annual Returns for domiciled investment funds

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 07:40

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has announced the creation of a new Annual Return regime for BVI investment funds. »

Phoenix Fund Services wins Lindsell Train offshore long/short funds mandate

Phoenix Fund Services wins Lindsell Train offshore long/short funds mandate

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 07:38

Phoenix Fund Services, a specialist provider of offshore and onshore traditional and alternative fund administration services, has won a mandate to service Lindsell Train's USD30m offshore »

Quant specialist Cani Financial Advisors appoints director of sales and marketing

Quant specialist Cani Financial Advisors appoints director of sales and marketing

Thu, 25/09/2008 - 07:07

Cani Financial Advisors, a Florida-based provider of quantitative trading technology and alternative asset management, has appointed Daniel Lyle as director of sales and marketing, based i »

Singapore Exchange introduces new transparency requirements to deter failed share delivery

Singapore Exchange introduces new transparency requirements to deter failed share delivery

Thu, 25/09/2008 - 01:14

The Singapore Exchange has announced that although trading in its listed securities has been orderly and settlement has been timely despite the current market turbulence, it is implementin »

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We'd like to hear more about your views on our services to you

Wed, 24/09/2008 - 20:16

Hedgemedia is in the process of further developing our news services to you and we would appreciate any comments you have on our sites, newsletters »

Imarex launches Time Charter Equivalent contracts

Imarex launches Time Charter Equivalent contracts

Wed, 24/09/2008 - 14:14

Commodity derivatives exchange group Imarex has announced that from October 1 members will be able to trade cleared tanker freight futures denominated in US dollars per day, known as Time »

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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. ... »

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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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