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Barclay CTA Index returns 7.09 per cent in first quarter despite fall in March

Barclay CTA Index returns 7.09 per cent in first quarter despite fall in March

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

Managed futures lost 0.36 per cent in March, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, but the index is nevertheless up 7.09 per cen »

Octavian announces joint venture with Shanghai's Goshawk Group

Octavian announces joint venture with Shanghai's Goshawk Group

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

Octavian Advisors, an alternative investment management firm specialising in distressed and special situations, has concluded a joint venture and strategic alliance with the Shanghai-based »

RBC Hedge 250 Index declined by 2.51 per cent in March

RBC Hedge 250 Index declined by 2.51 per cent in March

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

RBC Capital Markets has reported that the RBC Hedge 250 Index experienced a net fall of 2.51 per cent in March, bringing the cumulative decline of the index for the first quarter of 2008 t »

SEC brings late trading action against second UK manager

SEC brings late trading action against second UK manager

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a civil action against UK hedge fund manager Headstart Advisers and its chief investment adviser, Najy N. »

SIFs make instant impact as Luxembourg fund assets enjoy double-digit growth

SIFs make instant impact as Luxembourg fund assets enjoy double-digit growth

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

Luxembourg's fund industry posted its fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth in both euro and US dollar terms in 2007 despite difficult market conditions in the second half of the y »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Private equity firms swoop on distressed assets

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Private equity firms swoop on distressed assets

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Private equity managers have begun investing in the debt of troubled companies at discounted prices, with Apollo, CVC, Blackstone, Permira and TPG among buyout groups that are finally movi »

Interactive Data expands interest rate swap valuation service

Interactive Data expands interest rate swap valuation service

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Interactive Data Corporation, a provider of financial market data, analytics and related services, has announced that its pricing and reference data business has expanded the coverage of i »

Man Investments unveils manager specialising in environment-related projects

Man Investments unveils manager specialising in environment-related projects

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Man Investments has launched a new investment management subsidiary specialising in financing environmentally-related projects, Man Environmental Capital Opportunities, which seeks to capi »

NYSE Euronext launches high-dividend indices for European markets

NYSE Euronext launches high-dividend indices for European markets

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

NYSE Euronext has launched a family of high-dividend indices based on the national blue chip indices for the Netherlands, Belgian, French and Portuguese stock markets, the AEX, BEL 20, CAC »

Northern Trust unveils middle-office services for hedge funds

Northern Trust unveils middle-office services for hedge funds

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Northern Trust has gone live with its first hedge fund middle-office services client, a fund launched by New York-based Julius Baer Investment Management. »

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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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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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