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GlobeOp sees more urgent need for independent valuations

GlobeOp sees more urgent need for independent valuations

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 19:11

GlobeOp Financial Services, an independent provider of business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics to the hedge fund industry and other financial services sec »

BlackRock Absolute Return Strategies listed in London after raising USD275m

BlackRock Absolute Return Strategies listed in London after raising USD275m

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 17:53

BlackRock Absolute Return Strategies, BlackRock's closed-ended fund of hedge funds, has begun trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange after raising a total of USD275m, just »

Outsourcing the key to administrators' value-added focus

Outsourcing the key to administrators' value-added focus

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 13:41

Guernsey's fund administration sector is booming, and private equity is its principal driving force. »

Specialist providers serve changing market

Specialist providers serve changing market

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 13:39

Times are changing for the private equity industry. Once relatively unknown outside the financial world, in recent years it has become a staple of the mainstream media. »

Private equity firms get the Guernsey habit

Private equity firms get the Guernsey habit

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 13:38

Having already built up a reputation as one of the best offshore centre for private equity business among fund promoters and their advisers, Guernsey is benefiting from growing volumes of business »

Does Guernsey need unregulated funds?

Does Guernsey need unregulated funds?

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 13:36

Ever since Jersey announced last autumn that it was establishing two new categories of unregulated funds, with minimum investment of USD1m or traded on a recognised exchange, that would not have to »

FRM plans London listing of Diversified fund of hedge funds strategy

FRM plans London listing of Diversified fund of hedge funds strategy

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 07:00

Financial Risk Management is planning to offer access to its flagship Diversified strategy through an initial public offering of shares in FRM Diversified Alpha, a closed-ended fund of hed »

Axa Investment Managers opens up funds of hedge funds to outside investors

Axa Investment Managers opens up funds of hedge funds to outside investors

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 07:00

Axa Investment Management has set a target of attracting around USD2.5bn in new investment into its fund of hedge funds products this year as it opens its two commingled funds up to invest »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 07:00

Alternative investment managers may be under pressure from politicians keen to regulate the industry more closely, US investigators suspecting insider trading or accounting regularities, a »

Citadel continues hiring spree with appointment of US fixed income head

Citadel continues hiring spree with appointment of US fixed income head

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 06:59

Chicago-based alternative investment manager Citadel Investment Group has announced the recruitment of Derek Kaufman as a New York-based senior managing director and head of its US fixed-i »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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