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GlobeOp sees surge in redemptions and negative performance curbing asset growth

GlobeOp sees surge in redemptions and negative performance curbing asset growth

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 06:58

GlobeOp Financial Services, a provider of business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics to the hedge fund industry and »

Castle Hall Alternatives opens Halifax office and hires managing director

Castle Hall Alternatives opens Halifax office and hires managing director

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 06:57

Montreal-based Castle Hall Alternatives, a provider of hedge fund operational due diligence, has appointed Gillian Scott as a managing director to »

Merlin Securities expands client services team in New York

Merlin Securities expands client services team in New York

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 06:57

Merlin Securities, a San Francisco-based provider of prime brokerage services and technology to hedge funds, funds of funds and long-only managers, »

Millennium Management hires Michael Gelband to lead fixed income business

Millennium Management hires Michael Gelband to lead fixed income business

Fri, 17/10/2008 - 06:56

New York-based alternative investment manager Millennium Management has recruited Michael Gelband, formerly global head of capital markets at Lehma »

New Zealand Absolute Return Index shows strong performance against peers

New Zealand Absolute Return Index shows strong performance against peers

Thu, 16/10/2008 - 06:51

The Ernst & Young New Zealand Absolute Return Index, launched just over a year ago by New Zealand Absolute Return Association, the organisation representing the country's hedge fund, C »

MFA calls on Bank of England to free hedge fund assets from Lehman administrator

MFA calls on Bank of England to free hedge fund assets from Lehman administrator

Thu, 16/10/2008 - 06:46

The Washington-based hedge fund industry organisation Managed Funds Association has called on the Bank of England to intervene to expedite the release of billions of dollars in hedge fund »

Conifer Securities launches prime brokerage through JPMorgan

Conifer Securities launches prime brokerage through JPMorgan

Thu, 16/10/2008 - 06:44

Conifer Securities, a San Francisco-based provider of business and operations solutions to asset managers and institutional investors, has entered the prime brokerage business, in co-opera »

Morningstar 1000 hedge fund index falls 7.8 per cent in September

Morningstar 1000 hedge fund index falls 7.8 per cent in September

Thu, 16/10/2008 - 06:42

Last month hedge funds reported the worst losses since the Morningstar Hedge Fund Index was launched in January 2003, with a decline of 7.87 per cent for the Morningstar 1000 index, more t »

MFA and Aima rebut Italian minister's call for abolition of hedge funds

MFA and Aima rebut Italian minister's call for abolition of hedge funds

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 17:56

International hedge fund industry bodies, the Managed Funds Association and Alternative Investment Management Association, have reacted swiftly to comments by Italian Finance Minister Giul »

Valens Capital Management opens Tokyo office to service Asian investor base

Valens Capital Management opens Tokyo office to service Asian investor base

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:11

New York-based alternative asset manager Valens Capital Management, which invests primarily in publicly traded and private micro-cap companies, has opened an office in Tokyo to service its »

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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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