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Hedgeweek Comment: The UN is dragging its feet on alternatives

Hedgeweek Comment: The UN is dragging its feet on alternatives

Wed, 28/05/2008 - 07:45

The United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund, which manages USD40.6bn worth of assets, still does not have any allocation to alternative investment, more than a year after advisers recommen »

Hedgeweek Comment: French connection breaks down

Hedgeweek Comment: French connection breaks down

Tue, 27/05/2008 - 07:05

Atos Origin, France's second largest IT services company, dramatically halted a shareholders' meeting in Paris last week as shareholders were set to vote on a motion by two hedge funds, Ce »

Lane Clark & Peacock appoints hedge fund expert Clay Lambiotte as partner

Lane Clark & Peacock appoints hedge fund expert Clay Lambiotte as partner

Mon, 26/05/2008 - 23:44

Lane Clark & Peacock, a UK firm of consulting actuaries, has promoted Clay Lambiotte, who leads the firm's hedge fund research team, to the rank of partner within its investment consul »

Diapason Commodities teams up with Massena to boost distribution in Germanic markets

Diapason Commodities teams up with Massena to boost distribution in Germanic markets

Mon, 26/05/2008 - 23:40

Lausanne-based commodities specialist Diapason Commodities Management has teamed up with Massena Advisors to boost its distribution capabilities in the German region of Switzerland, German »

Kevin Burrows joins Nedgroup Investments as senior analyst

Kevin Burrows joins Nedgroup Investments as senior analyst

Mon, 26/05/2008 - 23:35

Isle of Man-based fund of hedge funds provider Nedgroup Investments has appointed Kevin Burrows as a senior analyst in its investment management team, contributing to the selection, monito »

Amaranth and Hunter fail to have US natural gas manipulation case dismissed

Amaranth and Hunter fail to have US natural gas manipulation case dismissed

Mon, 26/05/2008 - 23:18

Denny Chin, a district judge for the Southern District of New York, has rejected motions by Amaranth Advisors, Amaranth Advisors (Calgary) and Brian Hunter, the portfolio manager whose nat »

Guernsey fund industry passes GBP200bn milestone

Guernsey fund industry passes GBP200bn milestone

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 07:00

The total value of funds under management and administration in Guernsey set a new record of GBP203.8bn at the end of March, according to the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. »

FRM expands Asian fund of hedge funds presence to Hong Kong and Seoul

FRM expands Asian fund of hedge funds presence to Hong Kong and Seoul

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:59

Fund of hedge funds manager Financial Risk Management has announced plans to expand significantly its Asian operations, launched in 2000 with the establishment of a presence in Tokyo, with »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:59

With traditional assets in the doldrums, wealthy and institutional investors are turning to an ever wider range of 'alternative alternative' investments, with platinum and palladium now th »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citi tries to fend off legal action over Falcon fund

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citi tries to fend off legal action over Falcon fund

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:59

Citigroup is asking some of its private clients to accept USD250m in compensation for dropping legal claims stemming from steep losses in its troubled Falcon Strategies hedge fund. »

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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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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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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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