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New Pictet fund targets listed companies and private equity in water-related industries

New Pictet fund targets listed companies and private equity in water-related industries

Wed, 23/04/2008 - 07:00

Pictet Asset Management, the institutional division of the Swiss private bank Pictet & Cie, has publicly launched the Pictet Water Opportunities Fund, a Cayman-domiciled investment com »

TheBuyList.com unveils beta release of hedge fund transaction database and analytics

TheBuyList.com unveils beta release of hedge fund transaction database and analytics

Wed, 23/04/2008 - 07:00

TheBuyList.com, a US-based provider of independent stock research, rankings and ratings, has announced the beta release of a hedge fund transaction database and analytics that will enable »

Carlyle Group closes USD450m CCP Financing I loan fund

Carlyle Group closes USD450m CCP Financing I loan fund

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 17:43

Global private equity firm Carlyle Group has announced the final close of Carlyle Credit Partners Financing I, the tenth collateralised loan obligation to be launched by Carlyle's US lever »

GLG fails to persuade star manager Greg Coffey to stay

GLG fails to persuade star manager Greg Coffey to stay

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 17:23

Alternative asset manager GLG Partners has announced that it has accepted the resignation of star portfolio manager Greg Coffey, following apparently fruitless attempts to persuade him to »

New capital flows into hedge funds dried up in first quarter, says HFR

New capital flows into hedge funds dried up in first quarter, says HFR

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:15

Investors pulled back on investing in hedge funds in the volatile first quarter of this year with a net inflow of just USD16.5bn in new capital coming into the industry, according to Chica »

Hedgeweek Comment: It's more than just the money

Hedgeweek Comment: It's more than just the money

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:10

Brevan Howard, one of London's biggest hedge fund managers, is reportedly considering a relocation of its headquarters abroad. »

Comada makes new UK business development appointment

Comada makes new UK business development appointment

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:00

Comada, developer of fund of hedge funds software package M·A·T·share, has appointed Susanne Petrie to spearhead its marketing and business development activities in t »

Fairfield Greenwich Group adds David Horn as partner and chief global strategist

Fairfield Greenwich Group adds David Horn as partner and chief global strategist

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:00

Fairfield Greenwich Group, a global alternative asset management firm with some USD16.4bn in assets under management, has announced the appointment of David B. »

Man Investments launches capital-guaranteed hedge fund product

Man Investments launches capital-guaranteed hedge fund product

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:00

Man Investments has launched Man Vision Index Notes, a capital-guaranteed hedge fund product that seeks to benefit from the key developments of the future including the growth of emerging »

Red Kite prepares to launch new funds

Red Kite prepares to launch new funds

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:00

Red Kite Management, which specialises in investment in the metals markets, has announced that it is in the final stages of launching a new product under the name Hong Feng Zheng, the Chin »

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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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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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