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Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: KKR uses Amsterdam-listed fund to fulfil ambition to go public

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: KKR uses Amsterdam-listed fund to fulfil ambition to go public

Fri, 01/08/2008 - 04:59

Buyout specialist Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is going public and is moving into real estate and long-only equity funds. »

BlueCrest Capital Management boosts UK distribution capability

BlueCrest Capital Management boosts UK distribution capability

Thu, 31/07/2008 - 00:11

Kerry Duffain has joined alternative asset manager BlueCrest Capital Management as head of the firm's UK institutional business. »

US investors satisfied with alternative investments, says Bank of America survey

US investors satisfied with alternative investments, says Bank of America survey

Wed, 30/07/2008 - 23:59

Many wealthy individuals with alternative investments expressed greater satisfaction over the last 12 months with every category of alternatives, including hedge funds, venture capital, re »

Collins Stewart Fund Management appoints head of fund sales

Collins Stewart Fund Management appoints head of fund sales

Wed, 30/07/2008 - 21:48

Collins Stewart Fund Management has appointed Mike Brown as head of fund sales, responsible for leading sales of the firm's multi-asset, multi-manager funds and specialist equity, fixed in »

SEC extends order limiting naked short-selling until August 12

SEC extends order limiting naked short-selling until August 12

Wed, 30/07/2008 - 12:03

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has extended the order first issued on July 15 barring so-called naked short-selling in the securities of financial institutions to which the Fede »

Société Générale Securities Services launches benchmarking service for securities lending

Société Générale Securities Services launches benchmarking service for securities lending

Wed, 30/07/2008 - 07:03

Société Générale Securities Services has launched the Global Performance Benchmarking »

Sidley Austin expands hedge fund practice in London with hiring of Barry Breen

Sidley Austin expands hedge fund practice in London with hiring of Barry Breen

Wed, 30/07/2008 - 07:02

Barry Breen has joined the London office of international law firm Sidley Austin from competitor Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt as counsel in the investment funds, advisers »

US Attorney launches criminal case over commodities Ponzi scheme

US Attorney launches criminal case over commodities Ponzi scheme

Tue, 29/07/2008 - 23:00

The US Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas has laid a three-count federal criminal charge against George D. »

Swiss Capital targets real estate opportunities with fund of hedge funds

Swiss Capital targets real estate opportunities with fund of hedge funds

Tue, 29/07/2008 - 19:23

Zurich-based Swiss Capital Alternative Investments has launched a fund of hedge funds designed to take advantage of new investment opportunities appearing in the global real estate market. »

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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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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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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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