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President's Working Group committees set out best practice for hedge funds and investors

President's Working Group committees set out best practice for hedge funds and investors

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 18:22

Two private-sector committees established by the President's Working Group on Financial Markets have issued separate but complementary sets of best practice for hedge fund investors and as »

LRG Capital launches multistrategy convertibles fund with Admiral Capital

LRG Capital launches multistrategy convertibles fund with Admiral Capital

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 17:17

LRG Capital Group, an investment, banking and advisory boutique, has established a strategic partnership with Greenwich, Connecticut-based Admiral Capital Management, to create the LRG Cap »

Structured Portfolio Management aims to capitalise on mortgage prepayment slowdown

Structured Portfolio Management aims to capitalise on mortgage prepayment slowdown

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 17:08

Stamford, Connecticut-based Structured Portfolio Management has announced the launch of a hedge fund designed to take advantage of significant slowdowns in the residential mortgage prepaym »

Promotional feature - Stay ahead in investment management

Promotional feature - Stay ahead in investment management

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 17:00

London Business School's Investment Management Programme provides you with a toolkit enabling you to select individual instruments, evaluate investment strategies and measure performance e »

Sub-prime woes pose questions for managers

Sub-prime woes pose questions for managers

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 16:00

To date some 287 federal cases related to the sub-prime crisis have been filed by unhappy investors in the US. »

Hedgeweek Comment: Ucits IV delay may be justified

Hedgeweek Comment: Ucits IV delay may be justified

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 07:00

Reports that the Ucits IV project might be delayed or scrapped altogether should hardly come as a surprise to those following the financial crisis. »

Massena Advisors to distribute Vermont Asset Finance Fund in German-speaking Europe

Massena Advisors to distribute Vermont Asset Finance Fund in German-speaking Europe

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 07:00

Massena Advisors, which has offices in Geneva and Luxembourg, has signed an exclusive agreement to distribute the Vermont Asset Finance Fund, the flagship fund of Geneva-based Nara Capital »

Morningstar launches Direct Alternative Investment Edition

Morningstar launches Direct Alternative Investment Edition

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 07:00

Investment research provider Morningstar has launched Morningstar Direct Alternative Investment Edition, a multicurrency institutional research platform that provides performance analysis »

Only short-bias hedge funds positive in March as Hennessee index falls 2.02 per cent

Only short-bias hedge funds positive in March as Hennessee index falls 2.02 per cent

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 07:00

Hedge funds struggled to cope with extreme volatility in March and short bias was the only strategy in positive territory for the month as the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 2.02 p »

Yen share class launched for Stenham Multi-Strategy Fund

Yen share class launched for Stenham Multi-Strategy Fund

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 07:00

Stenham Asset Management has announced the launch of a Japanese yen share class in its Stenham Multi-Strategy Fund, complementing the existing US dollar, euro and sterling classes. »

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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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