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Relationships - the key focus for Asian funds

Relationships - the key focus for Asian funds

Wed, 05/03/2008 - 11:57

One of the leading international providers of services to hedge funds and other alternative investments, UBS is perhaps better known as the largest wealth manager in the Asia-Pacific region and glo »

Affiliated Managers Group opens Middle East sales office in London

Affiliated Managers Group opens Middle East sales office in London

Wed, 05/03/2008 - 10:00

Affiliated Managers Group, a diversified asset management group that invests in both traditional and alternative managers and had USD283bn in assets at the end of last year, is opening an »

Eddington responds to market liberalisation plans with UK-listed fund of funds product

Eddington responds to market liberalisation plans with UK-listed fund of funds product

Wed, 05/03/2008 - 08:11

Fund of hedge funds manager Eddington Capital Management has announced the launch of a UK-listed note issued by Nomura International that invests in two of the firm's funds of funds and is »

Altis sees no capacity issues as it passes USD1bn milestone

Altis sees no capacity issues as it passes USD1bn milestone

Wed, 05/03/2008 - 08:00

Jersey-based hedge manager Altis Partners has reached USD1bn in assets after doubling its assets under management over the past year and reported a record return of 22 per cent in February »

Triple A Partners seeds 360 Japan Long Short Fund

Triple A Partners seeds 360 Japan Long Short Fund

Wed, 05/03/2008 - 08:00

Asia Alternative Asset Partners (Caymans), an Asian alternative fund manager known as Triple A Partners that recently entered the seeding and distribution business, has made its first seed »

Veteran Robin Griffiths joins Cazenove Capital's hedge fund team

Veteran Robin Griffiths joins Cazenove Capital's hedge fund team

Wed, 05/03/2008 - 08:00

Robin Griffiths has joined Cazenove Capital's hedge fund team and will take responsibility for the day-to-day management of the Cazenove Worldwide Absolute Return Fund. »

Eurex reports 179 million contracts traded in February

Eurex reports 179 million contracts traded in February

Tue, 04/03/2008 - 06:00

The international derivatives exchange Eurex traded 179 million contracts in February, an increase of 32 percent from 136 million contracts in the same month of 2007. »

Funds the star performer for Jersey's financial industry in 2007

Funds the star performer for Jersey's financial industry in 2007

Tue, 04/03/2008 - 06:00

Jersey's fund sector provided the highlight of a strong year for the island's financial services industry in 2007, with the value of funds under administration growing by GBP67bn or 37.4 p »

Harcourt sees assets under management grow to USD5.5bn

Harcourt sees assets under management grow to USD5.5bn

Tue, 04/03/2008 - 06:00

Harcourt Investment Consulting, the Swiss-based alternative investment manager majority owned by the Vontobel private banking group, has reported that assets under management reached USD5. »

Hedge fund managers say institutional investor base is growing

Hedge fund managers say institutional investor base is growing

Tue, 04/03/2008 - 06:00

Some 55 per cent of hedge fund managers report that their institutional investor client base has grown over the past three years, according to a new report from Preqin Hedge, part of alter »

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In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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