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UBS appoints Global Co-Heads of Financial Sponsors

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 09:00

Matt Eilers is joining UBS as Global Co-Head of the firm’s Financial Sponsor business.  »

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Concept Capital Markets appoints Penn Miller-Jones as Head of Prime Brokerage Sales

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 06:00

Concept Capital Markets has appointed R Pennington Miller-Jones (Penn) as Managing Director – Head of Prime Brokerage Sales.  »

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Scipion Capital Group hires Taran Bains to drive international business development

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 21:30

Commodity trade finance investment manager Scipion Capital has appointed Taran Bains to head up its sales and marketing function.  »

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TMX Group announces new equity trading fee program

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 17:30

TMX Group is making important changes to its equity trading fee schedules that the firm hopes deliver significant benefits to the market.  »

Weekly Brief: Macro managers turn bearish on Bunds

Weekly Brief: CTAs underperform in April as USD eases

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 16:34

The month of April has marked the transition toward a new market regime. The first quarter has been driven by expectations of monetary policy tightening in the US and easing measures in the rest of the world. In this context, Hedge Funds fared well, with numerous opportunities in all asset classes.  »

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SkyBridge Capital Opens Office in Seoul, South Korea

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 16:30

Alternative investment firm SkyBridge Capital has opened an office in Seoul, South Korea.  »

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Just one MVIS long/short equity index positive in April

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 13:00

Just one of Market Vectors Index Solutions’ (MVIS) six investable Long/Short Equity Indices, which use liquid ETFs and US Treasury securities to produce hedge fund-style returns without hedge fund pricing, opaqueness and redemption restrictions, recorded positive performance in April. »

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Artivest raises USD15m in Series A funding round

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:00

Artivest, a digital platform that connects leading private equity and hedge funds with a wider audience of suitable investors, has completed a USD15 million round of funding led by KKR. »

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Wells Fargo’s first multi-strategy liquid alternatives fund celebrates one-year anniversary

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 09:00

Wells Fargo Funds Management’s multi-strategy Wells Fargo Advantage Alternative Strategies Fund, the result of a collaboration between Wells Fargo Asset Management and The Rock Creek Group, has passed it’s first anniversary. »

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Hedge fund assets up 0.35% in March

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:27

Total hedge fund assets increased 0.35 per cent in March of 2015 bringing the industry’s total assets under management to USD3.101 trillion, according to eVestment’s latest Hedge Fund Industry Asset Flows Summary Report. »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Survey

Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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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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