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Fund industry ready to exploit crisis opportunities

Fund industry ready to exploit crisis opportunities

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 13:01

The challenges for Guernsey's hedge fund industry in the coming months and years are slowly emerging from the continued fog that is the current banking and economic crisis. »

Providers make the difference for start-up funds

Providers make the difference for start-up funds

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 12:59

While the much-documented credit crisis maintains a stranglehold on financial markets, the still relatively young alternative investment industry continues to grow. »

Fund administration clients warm to Guernsey model

Fund administration clients warm to Guernsey model

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 12:55

By the nature of the island, its geography and population, fund service providers in Guernsey have never been geared up to mass-market retail business, a sector now dominated by big global players »

CFTC applauds prosecution of commodity pool fraudster

CFTC applauds prosecution of commodity pool fraudster

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 05:54

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has commended the US Attorney's Office for the Western District of Virginia for the successful prosecution of Ted James Johnson of Pearisburg, Virg »

Eurex backs efforts to improve market infrastructure for credit default swaps

Eurex backs efforts to improve market infrastructure for credit default swaps

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 05:37

Derivatives exchange and clearing house Eurex has come out in support of European Commissioner Charlie McCreevy's call for action to improve market infrastructure in trading and clearing o »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 24/10/2008 - 07:00

Not every jurisdiction has been as quick as the US to lift restrictions on short selling. »

Regulators' agreement opens up Irish fund market to Chinese investors

Regulators' agreement opens up Irish fund market to Chinese investors

Fri, 24/10/2008 - 06:58

The Irish and Chinese financial regulatory authorities have signed an agreement that will allow Chinese investors to invest in Irish-domiciled fund »

Coast Asset Management recruits institutional marketing chief for North America

Coast Asset Management recruits institutional marketing chief for North America

Fri, 24/10/2008 - 06:57

Santa Monica-based Coast Asset Management, an independent multistrategy alternative investment manager, has appointed industry veteran Timothy Holm »

DTCC and LCH.Clearnet merger to create world's leading clearing house

DTCC and LCH.Clearnet merger to create world's leading clearing house

Thu, 23/10/2008 - 07:16

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation and LCH.Clearnet Group have signed a non-binding agreement to merge the two companies, creating the world's leading clearing house and, the »

FSA eases short selling reporting requirement after review

FSA eases short selling reporting requirement after review

Thu, 23/10/2008 - 06:53

The UK's Financial Services Authority has eased its reporting requirement for short sales following a review but otherwise plans to make no changes to the regime, which bars the taking of »

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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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