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GLG Partners awarded USD3bn 130/30 asset management mandate by Banca Fideuram

GLG Partners awarded USD3bn 130/30 asset management mandate by Banca Fideuram

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:26

New York-listed alternative asset manager GLG Partners has been awarded a new mandate from the asset management division of Banca Fideuram, part of Italy's Intesa Sanpaolo Group, to manage »

Credit Suisse announces launch of Long/Short Equity Replication Index

Credit Suisse announces launch of Long/Short Equity Replication Index

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:25

Credit Suisse has launched the Long/Short Equity Replication Index, the first in a planned suite of alternative index replication products designed to replicate the performance of major he »

Hedgeweek Comment: Meissen auction illustrates expansion of alternative investment universe

Hedgeweek Comment: Meissen auction illustrates expansion of alternative investment universe

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:23

When jittery stock markets and uncertainty get in the way of traditional investment, alternatives are considered a viable investment option, with hedge funds perhaps being the most visible »

Aima names Ivy Asset Management co-president as new US council member

Aima names Ivy Asset Management co-president as new US council member

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:22

The Alternative Investment Management Association has appointed Sean Simon of Ivy Asset Management as the new Aima Council representative of its US members and as a member of the associati »

Gulf investors tap into Jersey's expertise

Gulf investors tap into Jersey's expertise

Mon, 19/05/2008 - 18:36

Given Jersey's longstanding experience in creating and servicing property investment structures, it is little surprise that the jurisdiction should be a logical choice in which to domicile funds ta »

Hedgeweek Comment: Paulson-Icahn siege will influence Microsoft's Yahoo! bid

Hedgeweek Comment: Paulson-Icahn siege will influence Microsoft's Yahoo! bid

Mon, 19/05/2008 - 07:05

Paulson & Co, the New York-based hedge fund manager that quadrupled its assets to USD30bn last year by betting on the collapse of the US sub-prime mortgage market, has bought 50 millio »

Eurex to launch futures and options on MSCI Russia Index next month

Eurex to launch futures and options on MSCI Russia Index next month

Sun, 18/05/2008 - 22:04

The international derivatives exchange Eurex is to launch derivatives based on the MSCI Russia Index denominated in US dollars on June 23, extending an existing range of products based on »

Life settlements fund provider predicts sector will grow to USD160bn

Life settlements fund provider predicts sector will grow to USD160bn

Sun, 18/05/2008 - 22:01

Policy Selection, manager of the Assured Fund life settlement investment product, predicts that the US traded life settlements market will grow in value to USD160bn by 2016, boosted by dem »

Study says Jersey finance industry must step up promotional efforts

Study says Jersey finance industry must step up promotional efforts

Sun, 18/05/2008 - 21:43

Jersey needs to boost its efforts to raise its international profile and to enhance the skills and experience of its workforce, according to a six-month study into the future of the island »

GlobeOp appoints former regulator Gary Linford to Cayman subsidiary's board

GlobeOp appoints former regulator Gary Linford to Cayman subsidiary's board

Fri, 16/05/2008 - 19:18

GlobeOp Financial Services has announced the enhancement of its investor relations services for funds domiciled in the Cayman Islands through the appointment of former funds regulator Gary »

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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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