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Paladyne Systems hires chief financial officer and general counsel

Paladyne Systems hires chief financial officer and general counsel

Mon, 12/11/2007 - 06:43

Alternative investment software provider Paladyne Systems has appointed Steve Vogel as chief financial officer and general counsel overseeing finance and administration, legal matters, cor »

Hedge funds advance 2.88 per cent in October, says Hennessee

Hedge funds advance 2.88 per cent in October, says Hennessee

Mon, 12/11/2007 - 06:41

Hennessee Group, an adviser to hedge fund investors, has announced that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index increased by 2.88 per cent in October and is up 13.65 per cent in the first 10 months »

Iosco to probe market turbulence sparked by sub-prime crisis

Iosco to probe market turbulence sparked by sub-prime crisis

Fri, 09/11/2007 - 06:00

The International Organisation of Securities Commissions has announced at its technical committee conference in Tokyo the establishment of a dedicated task force on the sub-prime crisis to »

Multi-currency fixed-income mandates benefit from 130-30 approach, says Barings

Multi-currency fixed-income mandates benefit from 130-30 approach, says Barings

Fri, 09/11/2007 - 05:57

Baring Asset Management, which was among the first wave of managers to be awarded a global fixed-income 130-30 mandate by CalPERS in June, believes that relaxing long-only constraints can »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Hedge fund launches thin as investors look to track records

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Hedge fund launches thin as investors look to track records

Fri, 09/11/2007 - 05:56

Hedge fund launches are slowing down - the number of new funds starting out will drop by some 20 per cent this year compared with 2006, according to Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research. »

Fidessa offers connectivity to Borsa Italiana via BIt Systems ASP

Fidessa offers connectivity to Borsa Italiana via BIt Systems ASP

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 07:36

Fidessa, a supplier of multi-asset trading systems, market data and global connectivity solutions, has announced its connectivity to the ASP network of BIt Systems, the IT business of Grup »

Managed Funds Association calls for improved practices by hedge fund managers

Managed Funds Association calls for improved practices by hedge fund managers

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 07:35

The Managed Funds Association, the US industry body representing hedge fund managers, has recommended that the industry adopt heightened standards of excellence embodied in the latest vers »

Australia's HFA Holdings completes delayed purchase of Lighthouse Partners

Australia's HFA Holdings completes delayed purchase of Lighthouse Partners

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 07:33

HFA Holdings, an Australian asset manager specialising in absolute return funds of funds, has confirmed its acquisition of Florida-based Lighthouse Partners for USD348.5m cash and 134.67 m »

Credit Suisse/Tremont launches investible AllHedge Index

Credit Suisse/Tremont launches investible AllHedge Index

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 06:00

The Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index Group has launched the Credit Suisse/Tremont AllHedge Index, a new investible hedge fund index derived from the group's Credit Suisse/Tremont Hed »

Advent Software named best buy-side technology provider by Buy-Side Technology

Advent Software named best buy-side technology provider by Buy-Side Technology

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 05:59

Advent Software, a provider of software and solutions for the investment management industry, has been named best buy-side technology provider by Buy-Side Technology magazine. »

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977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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