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Reuters launches bespoke derivatives pricing service for hard-to-value instruments

Reuters launches bespoke derivatives pricing service for hard-to-value instruments

Tue, 29/01/2008 - 06:00

Reuters has announced the launch of a pricing service that delivers bespoke valuations for derivatives and complex securities, Reuters DataScope Derivatives Pricing Service, as part of its »

Systeia Capital Management denies report of fund problems

Systeia Capital Management denies report of fund problems

Tue, 29/01/2008 - 06:00

Paris-based hedge fund manager Systeia Capital Management has denied reports by the Sunday Times in London alleging that its Systeia Alternative Risk Trading fund had encountered performan »

Don't shake your foundation

Don't shake your foundation

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 15:42

The quest for alpha has resulted in a major shift of assets to hedge funds. »

Financial infrastructure and investor appetite converge to drive Middle East fund growth

Financial infrastructure and investor appetite converge to drive Middle East fund growth

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 10:53

Once considered a relative backwater by the global hedge fund industry, the Middle East is starting to attract increasing attention thanks to a combination of factors, including the surge of wealth »

Capital Z Investment Partners management launches buyout with Paine & Partners

Capital Z Investment Partners management launches buyout with Paine & Partners

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 06:00

Hedge fund sponsor Capital Z Investment Partners has announced completion of a management buyout together with Paine & Partners, a San Francisco- and New York-based private equity firm »

Eurex sets new trading records amid turbulent markets

Eurex sets new trading records amid turbulent markets

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 06:00

A new trading record of 17 million contracts was set by international derivatives exchange Eurex on January 22, beating the previous mark of 15.5 million contracts from June 6 last year, a »

Joint venture Newedge aims to strengthen position in prime brokerage

Joint venture Newedge aims to strengthen position in prime brokerage

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 06:00

Newedge, the joint venture created from the merger of the brokerage businesses of Société Générale and Crédit Agricole's Calyon investment banking divisi »

RBC Hedge 250 Index returned 0.50 per cent in December

RBC Hedge 250 Index returned 0.50 per cent in December

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 06:00

RBC Capital Markets has reported provisional figures indicating that the RBC Hedge 250 Index had a net return of 0.50 per cent in December, bringing the full-year return of the investible »

SEC lays charges over USD30m hedge fund fraud

SEC lays charges over USD30m hedge fund fraud

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 06:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint against two individuals and six entities under their control over an alleged USD30m hedge fund fraud and obtained a temporary r »

Standard & Poor's CreditStats Direct offers access to credit-adjusted financial data

Standard & Poor's CreditStats Direct offers access to credit-adjusted financial data

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 06:00

Financial market intelligence provider Standard & Poor's has launched CreditStats Direct as a module of RatingsDirect, the web-based source for S&P global credit ratings and resear »

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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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