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BDO Stoy Hayward Investment Management adds to alternatives fund of funds team

BDO Stoy Hayward Investment Management adds to alternatives fund of funds team

Mon, 06/10/2008 - 12:07

Wealth manager BDO Stoy Hayward Investment Management has strengthened its alternatives fund of funds team with three senior additions, portfolio manager John Smutniak and hedge fund analy »

Funds attorney Angelyn Lim joins Dechert as a partner in Hong Kong

Funds attorney Angelyn Lim joins Dechert as a partner in Hong Kong

Mon, 06/10/2008 - 07:02

Angelyn Lim has joined the international law firm Dechert as a partner in the financial services group. »

Citadel strengthens fixed-income proprietary trading and securitised product activities

Citadel strengthens fixed-income proprietary trading and securitised product activities

Mon, 06/10/2008 - 07:01

Chicago-based alternative asset manager Citadel Investment Group has announced three senior hires that the firm says will expand its capabilities in the fixed-income business in Europe. »

Advent completes acquisition of Tamale Software to extend front-office presence

Advent completes acquisition of Tamale Software to extend front-office presence

Fri, 03/10/2008 - 16:51

Advent Software, a provider of software and services for the investment management industry, has completed its acquisition of research management solution provider Tamale Software. »

Hedge funds set for "worst month in a decade", says Hennessee

Hedge funds set for "worst month in a decade", says Hennessee

Fri, 03/10/2008 - 16:28

Hedge funds are set to report the worst month for the industry in a decade, with the average fund down between 5 and 9 per cent in September, according to New York-based adviser to hedge f »

Managed Funds Association praises SEC for backtrack on public shorting disclosures

Managed Funds Association praises SEC for backtrack on public shorting disclosures

Fri, 03/10/2008 - 14:12

While regretting the extension by the Securities and Exchange Commission of its temporary ban on the short selling of financial stocks, hedge fund industry body the Managed Funds Associati »

Jersey sees fund industry resilience in launch of 26 unregulated funds

Jersey sees fund industry resilience in launch of 26 unregulated funds

Fri, 03/10/2008 - 13:47

The launch of 26 unregulated funds in Jersey since their introduction on February 19 this year represents a solid start for the unregulated regime despite a tricky market environment, acco »

Financial world waits on House of Representatives as bailout goes to second vote

Financial world waits on House of Representatives as bailout goes to second vote

Fri, 03/10/2008 - 09:09

The US House of Representatives is poised to vote again on the bill that would authorise the government to buy up to USD700bn in toxic mortgage ass »

SEC extends measures restricting short selling until October 17

SEC extends measures restricting short selling until October 17

Fri, 03/10/2008 - 06:59

The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that it is extending its temporaryprohibition of the short selling of financial stocks until O »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 03/10/2008 - 06:58

John Paulson is continuing to make hay while the financial storms rage. »

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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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