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Insch Capital Management hires Forsyth team for financial services IT business in Bulgaria

Insch Capital Management hires Forsyth team for financial services IT business in Bulgaria

Mon, 03/12/2007 - 06:00

Lugano-based alternative investment manager Insch Capital Management has set up a new financial services IT business in Sofia, Bulgaria, with staff previously employed by fund of hedge fun »

Wolf Kohn joins SEQA Capital Advisors to develop high-speed trading strategies

Wolf Kohn joins SEQA Capital Advisors to develop high-speed trading strategies

Mon, 03/12/2007 - 06:00

SEQA Capital Advisors, a New York-based investment management firm, has announced the appointment of Wolf Kohn as head of research for high-speed trading. »

Promotional feature - Do you have illiquid securities in your portfolio?

Promotional feature - Do you have illiquid securities in your portfolio?

Mon, 03/12/2007 - 05:30

Managers with illiquid or hard-to-value fixed income securities in their portfolios can now use independent evaluations from Standard &a »

Structuring managed accounts to meet institutions' needs

Structuring managed accounts to meet institutions' needs

Sat, 01/12/2007 - 16:30

Many small and, even medium-sized, institutional investors are uncomfortable with investing directly in single-strategy hedge funds, for a variety of reasons. »

Ithmaar Bank and Shamil Bank raise USD200m at first closing of alternatives fund

Ithmaar Bank and Shamil Bank raise USD200m at first closing of alternatives fund

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 10:45

Ithmaar Bank, Shamil Bank and Islamic Investment Company of the Gulf (Bahamas) have announced they have met their target of raising USD200m for the first closing of the USD500m Aldar Priva »

Australia's Absolute Capital calls in administrators

Australia's Absolute Capital calls in administrators

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

The board of Australian-based credit fund manager Absolute Capital Group has appointed voluntary administrators, four months after the firm suspended two yield strategies funds with assets »

BNP Paribas and HEC Paris establish third BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre

BNP Paribas and HEC Paris establish third BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

BNP Paribas and HEC Business School have established a BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre at HEC in Paris, the third such centre to be set up following the creation of BNP Paribas centres at th »

BNY ConvergEx unveils portfolio tool for volatile markets

BNY ConvergEx unveils portfolio tool for volatile markets

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

BNY ConvergEx Group, a provider of global agency brokerage and investment technology solutions, has launched Apex (Analytical Portfolio Execution), a new portfolio algorithmic optimiser de »

Barclays note offers retail access to high-flying Liongate fund of hedge funds

Barclays note offers retail access to high-flying Liongate fund of hedge funds

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

Liongate Capital Management has announced the launch of the Liongate Multi-Strategy Tracker GBP, a Barclays Bank-issued note offering retail investors the opportunity to access a strongly- »

Fidessa named best trading platform in European Banking Technology Awards

Fidessa named best trading platform in European Banking Technology Awards

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

The Fidessa group, a provider of multi-asset trading systems, market data and global connectivity, has won the Readers' Choice Award for the best trading platform/order management product »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Prime Brokerage 2015

Read how prime brokers of all shapes and sizes are becoming both operational and balance sheet-efficient, and broadening out their product suites for hedge fund managers... »

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Lyxor Asset Management - Why trend-following strategies are back on track

This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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