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Mentor Capital "outperforms S&P 500 by 15 per cent"

Mentor Capital "outperforms S&P 500 by 15 per cent"

Tue, 09/12/2008 - 05:58

Mentor Capital says its lead hedge fund has had no redemptions during the financial crises and continues its long-term record of outperforming the S&P 500 by approximately 15 per ce »

Hedge fund industry "to post modest losses in November"

Hedge fund industry "to post modest losses in November"

Mon, 08/12/2008 - 16:00

The hedge fund industry is expected to post modest losses in November, which is welcome news after two of the lowest months of performance on record, says Credit Suisse. »

Florida court issues preliminary injunctions against commodity pool operator

Florida court issues preliminary injunctions against commodity pool operator

Mon, 08/12/2008 - 12:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced the issue of preliminary injunctions by the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida against the commodity pool o »

Como names head of investor relations and business development

Como names head of investor relations and business development

Mon, 08/12/2008 - 11:58

Como Asset Management, an affiliate of Geneva Trading USA, has named Cynthia Williams as director of investor relations and business development. »

Market turbulence hits UK funds of hedge funds in third quarter, says BNY Mellon

Market turbulence hits UK funds of hedge funds in third quarter, says BNY Mellon

Mon, 08/12/2008 - 06:03

UK pooled funds of hedge funds failed to achieve positive returns during the third quarter of this year, recording a median loss of 9.7 per cent, according to Bank of New York Mellon's ass »

HighView Financial Group announces strategic partnership with Fortune Asset Management

HighView Financial Group announces strategic partnership with Fortune Asset Management

Mon, 08/12/2008 - 05:54

London-base fund of hedge funds manager Fortune Asset Management has established a strategic partnership with HighView Financial Group, a financial advisory firm based in Oakville, Canada, »

Augustus Global Rates Fund more than doubles assets in 12 months

Augustus Global Rates Fund more than doubles assets in 12 months

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 16:03

Boosted by an annual return of 13.56 per cent over the 12 months to October 31, Augustus Asset Managers' JB Global Rates Hedge Fund has seen its assets under management more than double in »

Beacon Trust Company acquires Clear Asset Management

Beacon Trust Company acquires Clear Asset Management

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 16:00

Madison, New Jersey-based asset and wealth manager Beacon Trust Company has acquired Clear Asset Management in a transaction that will create a firm with combined assets under management a »

California court freezes assets of commodity trader in anti-fraud action

California court freezes assets of commodity trader in anti-fraud action

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 12:22

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a federal court order in California freezing the assets and prohibiting the destruction of documents of Orange County-based commodi »

IndexIQ launches hedge fund replication separately managed account portfolios

IndexIQ launches hedge fund replication separately managed account portfolios

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 06:05

IndexIQ, a Rye Brook, New York-based developer of index-based alternative investment solutions, has launched three new index-based separately managed account products, offering exposure bo »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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