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Fairfield Greenwich Group merges with Switzerland's Banque Bénédict Hentsch

Fairfield Greenwich Group merges with Switzerland's Banque Bénédict Hentsch

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

Connecticut-based alternative asset manager Fairfield Greenwich Group has agreed to merge with Banque Bénédict Hentsch, a Geneva-based Swiss privat »

LME to launch minor metals contracts next year

LME to launch minor metals contracts next year

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

The London Metal Exchange has announced it will launch two minor metals contracts in the second half of 2009 for molybdenum and cobalt. »

PSigma Balanced Managed Fund of Funds unveils launch portfolio

PSigma Balanced Managed Fund of Funds unveils launch portfolio

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

The newly-launched PSigma Balanced Managed Fund of Funds will invest in collective investment schemes, unit trusts, Oeics, investment trusts, funds »

Punter Southall and Switzerland's Octane launch Guernsey fund of hedge funds manager

Punter Southall and Switzerland's Octane launch Guernsey fund of hedge funds manager

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

UK actuarial and financial services provider Punter Southall Group has announced a joint venture with Swiss fund of hedge funds manager Octane to c »

Stephen Couttie takes over as chief executive at RAB Capital

Stephen Couttie takes over as chief executive at RAB Capital

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

Stephen Couttie has been appointed chief executive of London-based RAB Capital in succession to the firm's co-founder Philip Richards, who is stepp »

Hedge fund manager sanctioned by FSA for market abuse

Hedge fund manager sanctioned by FSA for market abuse

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 07:01

In a settlement reached with the Financial Services Authority (FSA), Steven Harrison, a former hedge fund manager with Moore Capital Management, ag »

Guernsey funds gain ground on Jersey in second quarter

Guernsey funds gain ground on Jersey in second quarter

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 07:00

Guernsey's funds industry is outperforming its nearest competitor, according to Peter Niven, chief executive of industry promotional body Guernsey »

GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic offers retail access to European long/short equity fund

GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic offers retail access to European long/short equity fund

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 06:59

GAM has launched GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic, an absolute return fund that uses the Ucits III framework to offer retail clients access to a st »

NYSE Euronext to launch pan-European MTF

NYSE Euronext to launch pan-European MTF

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 06:59

NYSE Euronext (NYX) is launching a Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) for the trading of pan-European blue-chip stocks, as part of its strategy to »

Attend the London Hedge Fund Summit for free

Attend the London Hedge Fund Summit for free

Mon, 08/09/2008 - 18:14

Today's market environment continues to force hedge fund managers to keep a close eye on profitability and productivity. »

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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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North America

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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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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