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Fine wine combines attractive returns with low volatility, says Wine Asset Managers

Fine wine combines attractive returns with low volatility, says Wine Asset Managers

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 07:00

Ever-increasing demand and fixed supply means that wine as an investment offers a unique combination of superior returns and low risk by comparison with more conventional investments, acco »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Morgan Stanley takes seventh hedge fund manager stake

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Morgan Stanley takes seventh hedge fund manager stake

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 07:00

Morgan Stanley has bought a minority stake in London hedge fund manager Hawker Capital. »

Investec Asset Management reports strong returns for first commodity hedge fund

Investec Asset Management reports strong returns for first commodity hedge fund

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 07:00

Investec Asset Management's first commodity hedge fund, the Guernsey-domiciled Global Commodities & Resources Fund, has marked its first anniversary by delivering returns of more than »

Morgan Stanley Investment Management takes minority stake in Hawker Capital

Morgan Stanley Investment Management takes minority stake in Hawker Capital

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 07:00

Morgan Stanley Investment Management has taken a minority stake in Hawker Capital (Cayman), a commodities-focused investment management firm founded last August by Oliver Hawkins and Tim S »

Partners Group establishes local presence in Australia

Partners Group establishes local presence in Australia

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 07:00

Switzerland-based alternative asset manager Partners Group has expanded its Asian presence with the opening of an office in Sydney to support its investment activities and growing number o »

Abraxas fund switches administrator to LaSalle Global Fund Services

Abraxas fund switches administrator to LaSalle Global Fund Services

Thu, 03/04/2008 - 07:00

Abraxas Capital Management, a specialist quantitative hedge fund manager, is to transfer the hedge fund administration mandate for its Abraxas Fund to LaSalle Global Fund Services Europe a »

Bank of New York Mellon tops USD200bn in hedge fund assets

Bank of New York Mellon tops USD200bn in hedge fund assets

Thu, 03/04/2008 - 07:00

Bank of New York Mellon has announced that its alternative investment services business has passed USD200bn in assets under administration, reflecting rapid global growth in the firm's ser »

ICAP reports record electronic trading volumes in March

ICAP reports record electronic trading volumes in March

Thu, 03/04/2008 - 07:00

Interdealer broker ICAP has reported that average daily electronic broking volumes in March set a new record of USD966.1bn, up from the previous mark of USD933.9 set in August 2007, amid c »

Ron Suber joins Merlin Securities to lead global prime brokerage sales

Ron Suber joins Merlin Securities to lead global prime brokerage sales

Thu, 03/04/2008 - 07:00

Merlin Securities, a broker-dealer specialising in technology-driven prime brokerage services, has announced the appointment of Ron Suber as a senior partner, head of global sales and mark »

ARE Asset Management launches funds to capture US real estate opportunities

ARE Asset Management launches funds to capture US real estate opportunities

Wed, 02/04/2008 - 07:00

Miami-based ARE Asset Management has launched two offshore investment funds to capture commercial and residential real estate investment opportunities amid what managing principal Jeffrey »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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