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Institutional faith keeps managers buoyant

Institutional faith keeps managers buoyant

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:52

Most hedge funds may have weathered so far the gales blowing through the financial markets following last summer's implosion of the US sub-prime mortgage sector, but the crisis is far from over. »

Credit woes highlight new demands on service providers

Credit woes highlight new demands on service providers

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:50

Firms that provide services to hedge funds are changing the way they do business, and the reason is institutional investors. »

Building a strong capability for US clients

Building a strong capability for US clients

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:44

Endowments and institutions in the US have become the dominant investors in the hedge fund industry, drawn by the potential of generating returns that are uncorrelated with traditional equity and b »

Barclay CTA Index returns 7.09 per cent in first quarter despite fall in March

Barclay CTA Index returns 7.09 per cent in first quarter despite fall in March

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

Managed futures lost 0.36 per cent in March, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, but the index is nevertheless up 7.09 per cen »

Octavian announces joint venture with Shanghai's Goshawk Group

Octavian announces joint venture with Shanghai's Goshawk Group

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

Octavian Advisors, an alternative investment management firm specialising in distressed and special situations, has concluded a joint venture and strategic alliance with the Shanghai-based »

RBC Hedge 250 Index declined by 2.51 per cent in March

RBC Hedge 250 Index declined by 2.51 per cent in March

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

RBC Capital Markets has reported that the RBC Hedge 250 Index experienced a net fall of 2.51 per cent in March, bringing the cumulative decline of the index for the first quarter of 2008 t »

SEC brings late trading action against second UK manager

SEC brings late trading action against second UK manager

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a civil action against UK hedge fund manager Headstart Advisers and its chief investment adviser, Najy N. »

SIFs make instant impact as Luxembourg fund assets enjoy double-digit growth

SIFs make instant impact as Luxembourg fund assets enjoy double-digit growth

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

Luxembourg's fund industry posted its fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth in both euro and US dollar terms in 2007 despite difficult market conditions in the second half of the y »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Private equity firms swoop on distressed assets

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Private equity firms swoop on distressed assets

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Private equity managers have begun investing in the debt of troubled companies at discounted prices, with Apollo, CVC, Blackstone, Permira and TPG among buyout groups that are finally movi »

Interactive Data expands interest rate swap valuation service

Interactive Data expands interest rate swap valuation service

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Interactive Data Corporation, a provider of financial market data, analytics and related services, has announced that its pricing and reference data business has expanded the coverage of i »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

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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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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