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New Zealand Absolute Return Index shows strong performance against peers

New Zealand Absolute Return Index shows strong performance against peers

Thu, 16/10/2008 - 06:51

The Ernst & Young New Zealand Absolute Return Index, launched just over a year ago by New Zealand Absolute Return Association, the organisation representing the country's hedge fund, C »

MFA calls on Bank of England to free hedge fund assets from Lehman administrator

MFA calls on Bank of England to free hedge fund assets from Lehman administrator

Thu, 16/10/2008 - 06:46

The Washington-based hedge fund industry organisation Managed Funds Association has called on the Bank of England to intervene to expedite the release of billions of dollars in hedge fund »

Conifer Securities launches prime brokerage through JPMorgan

Conifer Securities launches prime brokerage through JPMorgan

Thu, 16/10/2008 - 06:44

Conifer Securities, a San Francisco-based provider of business and operations solutions to asset managers and institutional investors, has entered the prime brokerage business, in co-opera »

Morningstar 1000 hedge fund index falls 7.8 per cent in September

Morningstar 1000 hedge fund index falls 7.8 per cent in September

Thu, 16/10/2008 - 06:42

Last month hedge funds reported the worst losses since the Morningstar Hedge Fund Index was launched in January 2003, with a decline of 7.87 per cent for the Morningstar 1000 index, more t »

MFA and Aima rebut Italian minister's call for abolition of hedge funds

MFA and Aima rebut Italian minister's call for abolition of hedge funds

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 17:56

International hedge fund industry bodies, the Managed Funds Association and Alternative Investment Management Association, have reacted swiftly to comments by Italian Finance Minister Giul »

Valens Capital Management opens Tokyo office to service Asian investor base

Valens Capital Management opens Tokyo office to service Asian investor base

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:11

New York-based alternative asset manager Valens Capital Management, which invests primarily in publicly traded and private micro-cap companies, has opened an office in Tokyo to service its »

MyFundFinder launches online community to connect hedge funds with investors

MyFundFinder launches online community to connect hedge funds with investors

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:09

BarclayHedge and Global Fund Technologies have launched MyFundFinder.com, a capital introduction platform designed to match up hedge fund managers with institutional and high net worth inv »

Structured credit hedge funds see smaller declines in August

Structured credit hedge funds see smaller declines in August

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:07

Both gross and net monthly returns were negative in August for the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index compiled and calculated by Palomar Capital Advisors, but the rate of decline i »

Up to 1,000 hedge funds could close in aftermath of market turmoil, says Tabb report

Up to 1,000 hedge funds could close in aftermath of market turmoil, says Tabb report

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:05

In the future, investment banking will be more tightly regulated and dominated by risk-averse commercial banks, while new firms that are structured as partnerships but are much smaller wil »

C.P. Eaton Partners expands European team with three London hires

C.P. Eaton Partners expands European team with three London hires

Wed, 15/10/2008 - 07:04

Alternative investment placement firm C.P. Eaton Partners has appointed Franklyn D. Chang, who has already been working for the firm in Connecticut, Christopher J. »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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