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Schulte Roth & Zabel expands UK fund practice with addition of Nick Terras

Schulte Roth & Zabel expands UK fund practice with addition of Nick Terras

Thu, 06/11/2008 - 06:09

Schulte Roth & Zabel International has announced that fund and structured finance lawyer Nick Terras has joined the firm in London as a partner in the investment management group, from »

Aima publishes educational guide to offset "hedge fund bashing"

Aima publishes educational guide to offset "hedge fund bashing"

Thu, 06/11/2008 - 06:03

The Alternative Investment Management Association has published the Roadmap to Hedge Funds, which it says is the world's first collaborative educational guide for institutional hedge fund »

Hedge fund model faces re-evaluation, says Castle Hall Alternatives

Hedge fund model faces re-evaluation, says Castle Hall Alternatives

Thu, 06/11/2008 - 05:56

Many aspects of the hedge fund operational model as it has existed over the past few years will have to be rethought in the wake of the industry's setbacks over the past year and a half, a »

Mulvaney Capital appoints McNaughton as chief legal officer

Mulvaney Capital appoints McNaughton as chief legal officer

Thu, 06/11/2008 - 05:41

London-based managed futures specialist Mulvaney Capital Management has announced the appointment as chief legal officer of Alistair McNaughton, who was previously deputy head of legal at »

PCE Investors and Cushman & Wakefield offer start-up solution for hedge fund managers

PCE Investors and Cushman & Wakefield offer start-up solution for hedge fund managers

Wed, 05/11/2008 - 13:51

PCE Investors, a London-based hedge fund operations service provider, has announced an agreement with real estate advisor Cushman & Wakefield to offer a one-stop shop solution to emerg »

Jersey fund industry proving its resilience, says Lipper

Jersey fund industry proving its resilience, says Lipper

Wed, 05/11/2008 - 06:03

Jersey's fund servicing industry amounted to assets of USD270.3bn (GBP135.8bn) in 1,605 funds and sub-funds at the end of June, up more than 160 per cent from USD102.3bn (GBP57.3bn) five y »

Credit event auction sets price of Landesbanki senior debt at 1.25 per cent

Credit event auction sets price of Landesbanki senior debt at 1.25 per cent

Wed, 05/11/2008 - 06:01

Markit and Creditex, in partnership with 14 credit derivative dealers, have conducted a credit event auction to facilitate the settlement of credit derivative trades referencing the senior »

Citi appointed hedge fund administrator by Fortelus Capital Management

Citi appointed hedge fund administrator by Fortelus Capital Management

Wed, 05/11/2008 - 05:49

Citi has been appointed by Fortelus Capital Management to provide hedge fund administration services to Fortelus' distressed debt fund. »

Hedge Fund Capital Management launches credit opportunities fund of funds

Hedge Fund Capital Management launches credit opportunities fund of funds

Wed, 05/11/2008 - 05:44

Zurich-based Hedge Fund Capital Management is launching a credit opportunities fund of hedge funds to take advantage of the major dislocations that have taken place in credit markets in re »

Dow Jones suspends hedge fund indices after managers are asked to deleverage

Dow Jones suspends hedge fund indices after managers are asked to deleverage

Tue, 04/11/2008 - 06:05

Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes has announced the temporary suspension of publication of the Dow Jones Hedge Fund Equity Long/Short and Equity Market Neutral Strategy Benchmarks from November »

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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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