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Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 10.40 per cent in 2007

Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 10.40 per cent in 2007

Mon, 14/01/2008 - 06:00

Hedge funds gained 10.40 per cent in 2007 according to year-end data compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based Barclay Hedge, nearly double the 5.49 per cent return of the S&P 500 Total Return »

Navica Capital Management joins Deutsche currency managers platform

Navica Capital Management joins Deutsche currency managers platform

Mon, 14/01/2008 - 06:00

Amsterdam-based Navica Capital Management has joined the Deutsche Bank Global FX-select Currency Managers platform, signifying its commitment to build the operational infrastructure necess »

The benefits of an FX managed account

The benefits of an FX managed account

Sun, 13/01/2008 - 05:00

Smart money is a term often used and mostly misunderstood. »

Cairn Capital announces first close for Loan Opportunities Fund

Cairn Capital announces first close for Loan Opportunities Fund

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Independent credit markets group Cairn Capital has announces the first closing for its Loan Opportunities Fund, which will focus on the European leveraged loan market and has wide investme »

Finansa PCL spin-off 3 Degrees to become independent firm

Finansa PCL spin-off 3 Degrees to become independent firm

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Asian distressed debt specialist 3 Degrees Asset Management has spun off from Finansa PCL to become an independent firm wholly owned by its founder, Moe Ibrahim, and has also completed the »

HedgeFund.net index reports 10.85 per cent gain last year

HedgeFund.net index reports 10.85 per cent gain last year

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Early estimates show the HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Average, an equal weighted average of all single manager hedge funds and CTA/managed futures products in the HedgeFund.net database, was u »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Consolidation in 2008 off to a flying start

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Consolidation in 2008 off to a flying start

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

The consolidation trend in hedge funds was off to a flying start this year. »

Partners Group announces record asset growth in 2007

Partners Group announces record asset growth in 2007

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Partners Group, an alternative asset manager based in Zug, Switzerland, has reported that its estimated assets under management reached CHF24.4bn at the end of last year, reflecting net gr »

Tellus Asset Management appoints new chief investment officer

Tellus Asset Management appoints new chief investment officer

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Cole Partners Asset Management has appointed Philip Halpern as chief investment officer of Tellus Asset Management, its specialist natural resources asset management business, responsible »

Blackstone agrees to pay up to USD930m for leveraged finance specialist GSO

Blackstone agrees to pay up to USD930m for leveraged finance specialist GSO

Thu, 10/01/2008 - 06:00

The Blackstone Group has agreed in principle to acquire GSO Capital Partners, an alternative asset manager specialising in the leveraged finance marketplace with approximately USD10bn unde »

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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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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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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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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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