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Parker Global hires Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives

Parker Global hires Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives

Thu, 13/12/2007 - 06:00

Jon L Stein has joined Parker Global Strategies (PGS) as Managing Director of Strategic Initiatives.   »

Tech Snapshot: Augustus hedges bets on IT outsourcing

Tech Snapshot: Augustus hedges bets on IT outsourcing

Thu, 13/12/2007 - 06:00

Augustus Asset Managers Limited, the independent investment manager of segregated accounts and hedge funds, has signed a four year IT infrastructure outsourcing deal with SAVVIS, worth GBP »

Eliminating inefficiencie

Eliminating inefficiencie

Wed, 12/12/2007 - 14:23

A recent global survey of hedge fund managers cited technology as the number one area they believe fund administrators should focus on improving in the next two years. »

Dubai FSA issues Hedge Fund Code of Practice

Dubai FSA issues Hedge Fund Code of Practice

Wed, 12/12/2007 - 06:00

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has issued its Hedge Fund Code of Practice, the first of its kind to be issued by a regulator. »

UK pension fund survey: Overall equity allocations drop to 63.9%

UK pension fund survey: Overall equity allocations drop to 63.9%

Wed, 12/12/2007 - 06:00

Nearly half of UK pension funds now have hedge fund investments as the appetite for alternatives among pension funds continues to grow. »

ICAP and JLT insurance joint venture brokers first catastrophe swap

ICAP and JLT insurance joint venture brokers first catastrophe swap

Wed, 12/12/2007 - 06:00

ICAP plc, the interdealer broker, and Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc  have revealed that their joint venture, ICAP-JLT, has brokered its first catastrophe swap transaction. »

Eurex improves data distribution and lowers latency of trading system

Eurex improves data distribution and lowers latency of trading system

Tue, 11/12/2007 - 06:00

Eurex has successfully launched major system enhancements over the past few days. »

Equity market neutral best performing strategy in November 2007

Equity market neutral best performing strategy in November 2007

Tue, 11/12/2007 - 06:00

Only one of the six strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fees gains in November, mirroring the monthly performance in August - the only other month this year wh »

Private equity firm acquires majority stake in hedge fund platform PCE Investors

Private equity firm acquires majority stake in hedge fund platform PCE Investors

Tue, 11/12/2007 - 06:00

Canadian private equity firm Ubequity Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in PCE Investors, an infrastructure platform for hedge fund managers, from its previous owner, the brok »

Receiver and MF Global settle Philadelphia Alternative Asset Fund litigation

Receiver and MF Global settle Philadelphia Alternative Asset Fund litigation

Tue, 11/12/2007 - 06:00

Steven Harmelin, the receiver for Philadelphia Alternative Asset Fund and related entities, has reached an agreement with MF Global to settle litigation brought by the receiver against MF »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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