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A growing reputation for Shariah fund expertise

A growing reputation for Shariah fund expertise

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 15:35

The rising price of oil and the emergence of sovereign wealth funds from the Gulf region have focused attention on the growing financial strength of the region and on its rapid emergence as a marke »

Unregulated funds give Jersey boost in turbulent times

Unregulated funds give Jersey boost in turbulent times

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 15:28

At a time when alternative funds are being blamed in some quarters for exacerbating the financial industry crisis, if not necessarily actually provoking it, and politicians throughout the world are »

Supporting managers' presence in Jersey

Supporting managers' presence in Jersey

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 15:26

Fund managers are increasingly looking to establish a physical presence in offshore jurisdictions, either to optimise tax efficiencies for their funds and management companies or simply because a l »

Appetite grows for unregulated funds

Appetite grows for unregulated funds

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 15:24

Just months after the launch of Jersey's Unregulated Funds regime, there is already evidence that an appetite is starting to develop for this new category of funds, particularly from large pension »

European Midday Report: Markets drop on fears of global recession

European Midday Report: Markets drop on fears of global recession

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 14:57

European stock markets tumbled following steep falls in Asia today. »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 07:00

It seems to be tempting fate to start considering the financial landscape once the credit crisis is over, but perhaps not - however long it takes u »

Hedge fund placement agents Liability Solutions and MIT Associates to merge

Hedge fund placement agents Liability Solutions and MIT Associates to merge

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 06:58

Hedge fund placement agents Liability Solutions and MIT Associates have announced plans to merge under the name Liability Solutions, creating one o »

Natixis Global Associates launches hedge fund beta replication funds

Natixis Global Associates launches hedge fund beta replication funds

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 06:57

Boston-based Natixis Global Associates has launched two hedge fund beta replication funds in conjunction with AlphaSimplex Group, to be managed by »

Hedge funds must open up on operational controls, says PwC

Hedge funds must open up on operational controls, says PwC

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 06:56

Investor and regulatory pressure are leading the hedge fund industry to become more transparent about its operational controls with investors, acco »

Kinetic Partners strengthens Cayman team with forensic accounting experts

Kinetic Partners strengthens Cayman team with forensic accounting experts

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 06:55

Kinetic Partners has strengthened its team in the Cayman Islands through the relocation of two experts in forensic accounting, litigation support a »

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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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