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Eurex trading volume soars 55 per cent in October

Eurex trading volume soars 55 per cent in October

Tue, 04/11/2008 - 05:43

International derivatives exchange Eurex traded a total of 226.6 million contracts in October (not including the trading volume of its International Securities Exchange subsidiary), just s »

Appleby to open Zurich office in December

Appleby to open Zurich office in December

Tue, 04/11/2008 - 05:41

Appleby says it will become the first member of the 'offshore magic circle' of international law firms to establish a presence in Switzerland when it opens an office in Zurich on December »

Aramid Capital Partners backs fund targeting German independent films

Aramid Capital Partners backs fund targeting German independent films

Tue, 04/11/2008 - 05:38

Aramid Capital Partners has announced the launch of what it says is the first fund dedicated to marketing independent films in Germany, which will be headed by PA CO director and distribut »

Moore Capital hires former GLG star as Coffey opts not to go it alone

Moore Capital hires former GLG star as Coffey opts not to go it alone

Mon, 03/11/2008 - 05:51

Moore Capital Management, the USD20bn New York-based hedge fund manager headed by Louis Bacon, has hired former GLG Partners' star emerging markets manager Greg Coffey as co-chief investme »

Veteran trader Ron Pollack returns with Mascot Capital Management

Veteran trader Ron Pollack returns with Mascot Capital Management

Mon, 03/11/2008 - 05:47

Ron Pollack, who began his career as a short seller in 1987 as a senior analyst at Feshbach Brothers and subsequently ran the Dancing Bear short fund for his own firm, Bulldog Capital Mana »

Managing Partners offers enhanced allocation on traded life policy fund

Managing Partners offers enhanced allocation on traded life policy fund

Mon, 03/11/2008 - 05:45

Cayman Islands-based fund management group Managing Partners, which specialises in managing portfolios of traded life policies, is offering a 3 per cent extra allocation on all new investm »

Absolute return fixed-income offers diversification in volatile markets, says Barings

Absolute return fixed-income offers diversification in volatile markets, says Barings

Fri, 31/10/2008 - 05:57

Investors in search of uncorrelated assets and growth potential in volatile markets should look to absolute return fixed-income strategies, which h »

Aramid Capital Partners launches second entertainment fund

Aramid Capital Partners launches second entertainment fund

Fri, 31/10/2008 - 05:56

Aramid Capital Partners has launched a second entertainment fund to meet demand for investment opportunities in the global entertainment industry, »

Investor Analytics and AlphaSimplex aim to reconcile anomalies in efficient markets theory

Investor Analytics and AlphaSimplex aim to reconcile anomalies in efficient markets theory

Fri, 31/10/2008 - 05:56

Investor Analytics, a provider of risk analysis and risk management solutions to the hedge fund industry, has announced plans to offer advanced ana »

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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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