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Equity long-short gained 3.8 per cent in October, says Dow Jones

Equity long-short gained 3.8 per cent in October, says Dow Jones

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 17:47

The six strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes all posted gains in October, giving the industry a good start to the fourth quarter of the year. »

Profit loses out as CFTC wins injunction against Cornerstone Capital

Profit loses out as CFTC wins injunction against Cornerstone Capital

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 17:47

A US court has entered a permanent injunction against Cornerstone Capital Management, a New York-based hedge fund operator, and its chief executive, the inaptly-named Joseph Profit of Atla »

Growth in fund servicing is "remarkable", says GuernseyFinance

Growth in fund servicing is "remarkable", says GuernseyFinance

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 17:44

Fund assets serviced in Guernsey grew by a further GBP8.9bn (5.7 per cent) in the three months to the end of September, taking the total value of funds under management and administration »

Jersey's rising tide lifts service providers' business

Jersey's rising tide lifts service providers' business

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 10:10

For an executive from a Jersey hedge fund administration firm, Gary Clark is remarkable sanguine about the island's launch at the beginning of next year of a new category of funds that come with no »

Deutsche research predicts massive increase in securities lending by 2010

Deutsche research predicts massive increase in securities lending by 2010

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 06:01

Deutsche Bank has released to its global prime finance clients a report that predicts the boom in 130/30 investment strategies could generate an additional USD600bn of borrowing demand for »

RMF launches innovative seeding fund for hedge fund start-ups

RMF launches innovative seeding fund for hedge fund start-ups

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 06:00

Switzerland's RMF Investment Management, a subsidiary of giant UK-based hedge fund manager Man Investments, has unveiled a seed-funding approach that aims to ensure guaranteed access to ne »

Advent's new-look Geneva "kills two birds with one stone"

Advent's new-look Geneva "kills two birds with one stone"

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 05:59

The launch by Advent Software of version 7.0 of its Geneva investment management, reporting and accounting platform is set to increase the application's attractiveness to hedge fund manage »

Insch Capital Management hires Anderson as non-executive chairman

Insch Capital Management hires Anderson as non-executive chairman

Thu, 15/11/2007 - 16:15

Swiss-based alternative asset manager Insch Capital Management, which specialises in the currency markets, has appointed former Man International chairman David Anderson as its non-executi »

Alexander von Mühlen joins International Asset Management

Alexander von Mühlen joins International Asset Management

Thu, 15/11/2007 - 13:01

London-based International Asset Management, one of the oldest specialist fund of hedge funds managers, has appointed Alexander von Mühlen in the new role as head of client relations »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Gore signs up as Kleiner Perkins targets clean technology

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Gore signs up as Kleiner Perkins targets clean technology

Thu, 15/11/2007 - 11:08

Former US vice-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore is to become a partner at venerable Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and will lead inv »

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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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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:11

Voting for the 6th edition of the Hedgeweek Global Awards is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony to be held in London. ... »

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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Stack of US dollar bills

Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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