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Eurex Clearing presents central clearing solution for credit derivatives

Eurex Clearing presents central clearing solution for credit derivatives

Tue, 14/10/2008 - 07:02

Eurex Clearing has presented a central clearing solution for credit derivatives at the invitation of the Federal Reserve Bank in New York, with the support of the Deutsche Bundesbank, whic »

Marshall Wace listed fund offers investors opportunity to exit at NAV

Marshall Wace listed fund offers investors opportunity to exit at NAV

Tue, 14/10/2008 - 07:01

MW Tops, the Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended fund of hedge funds that epitomised the boom in listed hedge fund products when it raised EUR1.5bn at its listing on Euronext Amsterdam in Dece »

Ten more managers sign up to Hedge Fund Standards Board practices

Ten more managers sign up to Hedge Fund Standards Board practices

Tue, 14/10/2008 - 06:59

The Hedge Fund Standards Board has signed up 10 more hedge fund managers to its standards of best practice and says that including the board's 14 original members, its signatories now acco »

Gottex hires managing director from UBS and opens Zurich office

Gottex hires managing director from UBS and opens Zurich office

Mon, 13/10/2008 - 13:38

Lausanne-based alternative asset manager Gottex Fund Management has appointed Dr Dominique Kuettel as a managing director responsible for managing institutional business in Switzerland and »

New F&C Ucits fund to target absolute returns with low volatility

New F&C Ucits fund to target absolute returns with low volatility

Mon, 13/10/2008 - 12:17

F&C Asset Management has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits III fund that will target net annual returns of between 2 and 4 per cent over short-term money-market rates with low vola »

Creditex and Markit announce final results of Lehman credit event auction

Creditex and Markit announce final results of Lehman credit event auction

Mon, 13/10/2008 - 07:07

Markit and Creditex, in partnership with 14 credit derivative dealers, have conducted a credit event auction to facilitate the settlement of credit derivative trades referencing Lehman Bro »

Hedge fund indices record month of woe for most managers

Hedge fund indices record month of woe for most managers

Mon, 13/10/2008 - 07:03

Hedge funds declined by an average of 5.94 per cent in September, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, bringing the index's decline sin »

Eurex to become first European exchange to launch real estate derivatives

Eurex to become first European exchange to launch real estate derivatives

Mon, 13/10/2008 - 06:57

International derivatives exchange Eurex has signed an agreement with Investment Property Databank to license its European property indices to serve as underlying data sets for futures on »

Industry initiative aims to harmonise hedge fund practices

Industry initiative aims to harmonise hedge fund practices

Mon, 13/10/2008 - 06:39

In a project bringing together some of the world's most prominent hedge fund and financial markets bodies, five groups representing managers and regulators have pooled their work on sound »

Jersey administration industry continues to thrive amid start-up boom

Jersey administration industry continues to thrive amid start-up boom

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 15:48

The credit crunch and its aftershocks may be wreaking havoc in the global financial markets and institutions around the world may be tottering, but for at least for now the fund services industry i »

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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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