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Man Group takes strategic partnership in Bermuda's Nephila Capital

Man Group takes strategic partnership in Bermuda's Nephila Capital

Mon, 09/06/2008 - 00:16

London-listed alternative investment manager Man Group has agreed to acquire a 25 per cent stake in Nephila Capital, a specialist manager working with insurance-based instruments such as i »

Canada's Acuity Investment Management launches 130/30 vehicle

Canada's Acuity Investment Management launches 130/30 vehicle

Sun, 08/06/2008 - 15:46

Toronto-based Acuity Investment Management has launched a new pooled fund that combines long and short strategies, the Acuity Pooled 130/30 Fund, to help investors maximise return potentia »

Société Générale returnees strengthen equity derivatives business

Société Générale returnees strengthen equity derivatives business

Sun, 08/06/2008 - 15:44

Société Générale's corporate and investment banking division has strengthened its equity derivatives department with the return of Arié Boleslawski as he »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Drake Capital Management to close two more funds

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Drake Capital Management to close two more funds

Fri, 06/06/2008 - 06:58

Drake Capital Management is finally throwing in the towel on its loss-making hedge funds. »

MF Global first to offer direct market access to Indian exchanges

MF Global first to offer direct market access to Indian exchanges

Fri, 06/06/2008 - 06:58

MF Global, the world's largest broker of exchange-traded derivatives, has announced that its Indian subsidiary has become the country's first broker to secure permission from both the Bomb »

Stoxx to launch pure dividend calculation based on Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50

Stoxx to launch pure dividend calculation based on Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50

Fri, 06/06/2008 - 06:58

European equity index provider Stoxx has announced plans to launch the Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 DVP (Dividend Points), its first official calculation product that provides pure dividend dat »

AIG Investments and Larch Lane partner to seed emerging hedge funds

AIG Investments and Larch Lane partner to seed emerging hedge funds

Wed, 04/06/2008 - 23:31

AIG Investments and Larch Lane Advisors, the alternative investment affiliate of Old Mutual Asset Management, have formed a joint venture to make seed investments in hedge funds.< »

Harcourt launches multistrategy emerging markets fund of hedge funds

Harcourt launches multistrategy emerging markets fund of hedge funds

Wed, 04/06/2008 - 23:27

Harcourt Investment Consulting has launched Belmont (Lux) Global Emerging Markets, a multistrategy fund of hedge funds dedicated to harnessing the opportunities presented by hedge funds fo »

Summit Partners invests in electronic trading firm Flow Traders

Summit Partners invests in electronic trading firm Flow Traders

Wed, 04/06/2008 - 23:25

Flow Traders, a European electronic trading firm, has received what it describes as a significant minority equity investment from US private equity firm Summit Partners. »

B&amp;G Holding to create sterling share class and seek dual listing in London

B&G Holding to create sterling share class and seek dual listing in London

Wed, 04/06/2008 - 23:23

Listed hedge fund Boussard & Gavaudan Holding will this month ask shareholders to approve the creation of a sterling class of ordinary shares to be listed and traded alongside its exis »

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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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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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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