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Comada makes new UK business development appointment

Comada makes new UK business development appointment

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:00

Comada, developer of fund of hedge funds software package M·A·T·share, has appointed Susanne Petrie to spearhead its marketing and business development activities in t »

Fairfield Greenwich Group adds David Horn as partner and chief global strategist

Fairfield Greenwich Group adds David Horn as partner and chief global strategist

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:00

Fairfield Greenwich Group, a global alternative asset management firm with some USD16.4bn in assets under management, has announced the appointment of David B. »

Man Investments launches capital-guaranteed hedge fund product

Man Investments launches capital-guaranteed hedge fund product

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:00

Man Investments has launched Man Vision Index Notes, a capital-guaranteed hedge fund product that seeks to benefit from the key developments of the future including the growth of emerging »

Red Kite prepares to launch new funds

Red Kite prepares to launch new funds

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:00

Red Kite Management, which specialises in investment in the metals markets, has announced that it is in the final stages of launching a new product under the name Hong Feng Zheng, the Chin »

Systematic Absolute Return to survey environmental alternative investment universe

Systematic Absolute Return to survey environmental alternative investment universe

Mon, 21/04/2008 - 13:18

Zurich-based fund of hedge funds manager Systematic Absolute Return is conducting a survey of the environmental alternative investment universe, an area that the firm says is generating ex »

Hedgeweek Comment: Show me your X-files

Hedgeweek Comment: Show me your X-files

Mon, 21/04/2008 - 07:10

Calling agents Mulder and Scully. »

Enso Capital Management and UBS announce joint venture

Enso Capital Management and UBS announce joint venture

Mon, 21/04/2008 - 07:00

New York-based investment adviser Enso Capital Management and UBS Fund Advisor, an indirect subsidiary of UBS, have created a joint venture, UBS Enso Management, which will act as investme »

Ermitage launches UK-listed products linked to funds of hedge funds

Ermitage launches UK-listed products linked to funds of hedge funds

Mon, 21/04/2008 - 07:00

Alternative asset manager Ermitage Group has announced the launch of two London Stock Exchange-listed notes that provide professional investors with tax-efficient access to offshore funds »

Halbis appoints Shameema Yousuf as manager on Halbis Commodities Alpha Fund

Halbis appoints Shameema Yousuf as manager on Halbis Commodities Alpha Fund

Mon, 21/04/2008 - 07:00

Halbis, the active management specialist of the HSBC Group, has appointed Shameema Yousuf as a fund manager on the Halbis Commodities Alpha fund, working alongside lead manager Per Tingber »

Merrill Lynch to market alternative research through Merrill Open Minds

Merrill Lynch to market alternative research through Merrill Open Minds

Sat, 19/04/2008 - 07:00

Merrill Lynch has launched Merrill Open Minds, a service that makes available alternative research products and services as a complement to the firm's fundamental research and analysis, an »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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