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Interactive Data to take majority stake in NTT Data Financial

Interactive Data to take majority stake in NTT Data Financial

Thu, 20/11/2008 - 05:57

Interactive Data, a provider of financial market data, analytics and related services, has announced that it intends to acquire the majority of NTT Data Financial from NTT Data for JPY1 »

GAM launches Eclectic global equity long/short fund

GAM launches Eclectic global equity long/short fund

Thu, 20/11/2008 - 05:56

GAM, the investment manager owned by Swiss private bank Julius Baer, has announced the launch of GAM Eclectic, a global equity long/short fund. »

C8Software launches reporting tool for investment industry

C8Software launches reporting tool for investment industry

Wed, 19/11/2008 - 16:03

C8Software has developed a presentation and reporting tool for investment professionals called Consolid8. »

Alternative investments prevalent among US institutions and advisers

Alternative investments prevalent among US institutions and advisers

Wed, 19/11/2008 - 15:57

There is a sustained appetite for alternative investments among institutions and financial advisers in the US, according to a survey by investment research provider Morningstar and Barr »

Corazon Capital chooses Third Financial Software's investment platform

Corazon Capital chooses Third Financial Software's investment platform

Wed, 19/11/2008 - 12:05

Independent investment manager Corazon Capital has selected Third Financial Software's integrated investment management platform, Tercero, to assist its plans for future growth. »

Lloyds TSB to invest GDP300m in Julius Baer bond fund

Lloyds TSB to invest GDP300m in Julius Baer bond fund

Wed, 19/11/2008 - 12:00

Lloyds TSB has announced that it is investing GBP300-400m in the Julius Baer Absolute Return Bond Fund. »

Yorkville Advisors opens Hong Kong office

Yorkville Advisors opens Hong Kong office

Wed, 19/11/2008 - 11:58

Yorkville Advisors, the investment manager of YA Global Investments, has announced the opening of its Asia Pacific regional headquarters in Hong Kong. »

Nuveen creates alternative investments arm

Nuveen creates alternative investments arm

Wed, 19/11/2008 - 06:02

Nuveen Investments, a global provider of investment services to institutions and high-net-worth investors, has created Nuveen Alternative Investments, designed to serve the needs of ins »

Phoenix Fund Services wins mandate from Asset Value Investors

Phoenix Fund Services wins mandate from Asset Value Investors

Wed, 19/11/2008 - 06:00

Phoenix Fund Services, an offshore and onshore traditional and alternative fund services provider, has won a multi-million euro administration mandate from Asset Value Investors for its »

Cani Financial names vice-president of business development

Cani Financial names vice-president of business development

Wed, 19/11/2008 - 05:59

Cani Financial Advisors, a provider of quantitative trading technology and alternative asset management, has appointed John McFarland as vice president of business development. »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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