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Ansbacher Investment Management to launch pure equity index variance swap strategy

Ansbacher Investment Management to launch pure equity index variance swap strategy

Mon, 11/08/2008 - 21:44

US-based Ansbacher Investment Management plans to launch an equity index variance swap strategy in the third quarter of this year to take advantage of the persistent overpricing of broad-b »

Matrix launches pan-Asian long/short equity fund

Matrix launches pan-Asian long/short equity fund

Mon, 11/08/2008 - 06:58

Matrix Alternative Asset Management has launched its third single-strategy hedge fund, the Matrix Asia Fund, with capital of USD20m. »

Just one-third of hedge funds gain in July, says Greenwich Alternative Investments

Just one-third of hedge funds gain in July, says Greenwich Alternative Investments

Mon, 11/08/2008 - 06:56

Hedge funds tracked by Greenwich Alternative Investments fell again in July, with the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index and the Greenwich Composite Investable Index posting losses of 2.31 »

Jersey Brief

Jersey Brief

Mon, 11/08/2008 - 02:00

Jersey Brief is the quarterly bulletin produced by Voisin law firm and Volaw Trust Company in Jersey, providing its readers with news, insight and »

Asset-based lending specialist Victory Park Capital receives investment from FRM

Asset-based lending specialist Victory Park Capital receives investment from FRM

Sun, 10/08/2008 - 21:02

Chicago-based Victory Park Capital Advisors has received an investment from FRM Capital Advisors, a division of fund of hedge fund manager Financial Risk Management, that will increase the »

Clontarf Capital and Beryl Consulting Group announce strategic alliance

Clontarf Capital and Beryl Consulting Group announce strategic alliance

Sun, 10/08/2008 - 20:50

London-based alternative asset advisory firm Clontarf Capital and Beryl Consulting Group, a boutique hedge fund research firm from New Jersey, have formed a strategic alliance to develop a »

Hennessee Group says hedge funds fell 1.95 per cent in July

Hennessee Group says hedge funds fell 1.95 per cent in July

Fri, 08/08/2008 - 07:02

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 1.95 per cent in July and is now down by 3.23 per cent so far in 2008, according to Hennessee Group, a provider of industry data and adviser to h »

GlobeOp sees assets under administration grow 22 per cent in first half

GlobeOp sees assets under administration grow 22 per cent in first half

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 21:18

Hedge fund administrator GlobeOp Financial Services, which offers business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics to hedge funds and other asset managers, has rep »

Morningstar unveils real estate and currency fund categories and alternatives asset class

Morningstar unveils real estate and currency fund categories and alternatives asset class

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 20:49

Chicago-based investment research provider Morningstar has added two new categories, global real estate ands currencies, and one broad asset class, alternatives, to its proprietary classif »

Hedge fund strategies' performance fails to revive in July, says Dow Jones

Hedge fund strategies' performance fails to revive in July, says Dow Jones

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 20:29

With five of the six hedge fund strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posting net of fees losses in July and the only exception, merger arbitrage, returning just 0.05 per cent »

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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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North America

Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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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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