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Matrix funds of hedge funds deliver strong second-half dividends

Matrix funds of hedge funds deliver strong second-half dividends

Thu, 17/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based manager Matrix Group says its five funds of hedge funds that offer a share class where all of the growth is paid out as income half-yearly have delivered good dividend payment »

Palomar's structured credit hedge fund index falls again

Palomar's structured credit hedge fund index falls again

Thu, 17/01/2008 - 06:00

The Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index, published by Structured Credit Investor, experienced negative gross and net returns for the second month in a row in November, with just 14 »

Meeting the challenges of trading growth

Meeting the challenges of trading growth

Wed, 16/01/2008 - 13:43

The past few years have seen a substantial increase in programme trading on exchanges and an increase in the role played by high-frequency algorithmic traders. »

AltEdge Capital Management opens Swiss subsidiary

AltEdge Capital Management opens Swiss subsidiary

Wed, 16/01/2008 - 06:00

Fund of hedge funds manager AltEdge Capital Management has opened a new subsidiary in Geneva, AltEdge Capital (Suisse), to focus on business development and client services across continen »

Hedge fund inflows set another record in 2007, says HFR

Hedge fund inflows set another record in 2007, says HFR

Wed, 16/01/2008 - 06:00

The hedge fund industry attracted a record USD194.5bn in new investor capital in 2007, bringing total assets under management to USD1.87trn, according to Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research. »

Hedge funds achieved more than double equity performance in 2007, says Greenwich

Hedge funds achieved more than double equity performance in 2007, says Greenwich

Wed, 16/01/2008 - 06:00

The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index returned 0.61 per cent in December and 11.15 per cent in 2007, outperforming traditional benchmarks for US, UK and global equities as well as bonds ov »

Infiniti Capital appoints Ian Shearer as chief executive

Infiniti Capital appoints Ian Shearer as chief executive

Wed, 16/01/2008 - 06:00

Infiniti Capital has announced the appointment of Ian Shearer, previously the firm's head of business development and a member of its executive committee, as chief executive. »

Signina Capital expands senior management team

Signina Capital expands senior management team

Wed, 16/01/2008 - 06:00

Zurich-based Signina Capital, a specialist in structured asset management, has expanded its senior management team with the addition of two new partners, Malcolm Paterson and Thomas Flury, »

Data provider Markit opens third Asia-Pacific office in Sydney

Data provider Markit opens third Asia-Pacific office in Sydney

Tue, 15/01/2008 - 06:00

Markit, a provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing, has opened an office in Sydney, its first in Australia and its third in the Asia-Pacific »

FRM launches hedge fund seeding business

FRM launches hedge fund seeding business

Tue, 15/01/2008 - 06:00

Fund of hedge funds manager Financial Risk Management has launched a new business to provide seed capital to early-stage and start-up hedge fund managers, with its own capital and dedicate »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.    ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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