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Cohen & Steers launches Global Real Estate Long-Short Offshore fund

Cohen & Steers launches Global Real Estate Long-Short Offshore fund

Wed, 20/08/2008 - 22:05

New York-based investment manager Cohen & Steers has launched the Global Real Estate Long-Short Offshore fund managed by Todd Voigt, who joined the firm specifically to manage its hedg »

MTM Capital Partners and US environmental agency co-operate on coal mine methane

MTM Capital Partners and US environmental agency co-operate on coal mine methane

Wed, 20/08/2008 - 21:42

MTM Capital Partners, a UK investment manager that invests in the efficient and safe use of resources and the reduction of environment-damaging emissions, is collaborating with the US Envi »

CFTC approves four Eurex futures on German and Swiss benchmark indices for US market

CFTC approves four Eurex futures on German and Swiss benchmark indices for US market

Wed, 20/08/2008 - 06:57

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved trading for the US market in four Eurex futures products offering exposure to the SLI Swiss Leader Index, the Swiss Market Index Midca »

Exotix strengthens structuring capabilities in Africa with new hire

Exotix strengthens structuring capabilities in Africa with new hire

Wed, 20/08/2008 - 06:51

Vicente Pons has joined Exotix, a London-based frontier market investment banking boutique, as a director in the structured products team, an appointment that strengthens the firm's struct »

SLI's Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund passes GBP500m

SLI's Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund passes GBP500m

Wed, 20/08/2008 - 06:41

Standard Life Investments has announced that its Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund, launched in June 2006, has passed the milestone of GBP500m in assets under management, thanks to an »

New Energy Finance unveils Silicon and Wafer Price Index

New Energy Finance unveils Silicon and Wafer Price Index

Tue, 19/08/2008 - 21:54

The price of polysilicon, the key raw material in the manufacture of most solar photovoltaic panels, is set to drop by up to 43 per cent next year, according to the New Energy Finance Sili »

Duff Capital Advisors adds new investment teams and bolsters management

Duff Capital Advisors adds new investment teams and bolsters management

Tue, 19/08/2008 - 07:12

Newly-launched alternative investment manager Duff Capital Advisors has announced the addition of two new investment teams and built out its senior management with the appointment of Andre »

Phoenix Funds Services recruits Gerard Quirke from Hermes

Phoenix Funds Services recruits Gerard Quirke from Hermes

Tue, 19/08/2008 - 07:03

Phoenix Fund Services, a provider of offshore and onshore traditional and alternative fund administration services with offices in the UK and Ireland, has recruited Gerard Quirke as a dire »

Irish Stock Exchange unveils new listing regime for Super Sophisticated Investor Funds

Irish Stock Exchange unveils new listing regime for Super Sophisticated Investor Funds

Tue, 19/08/2008 - 06:45

The Irish Stock Exchange has introduced a listing regime for a new category of fund, the Super Sophisticated Investor Fund, as well as amending the existing listing regime for closed-ended »

Managed futures suffer setback in July as Barclay CTA Index slides 2.37 per cent

Managed futures suffer setback in July as Barclay CTA Index slides 2.37 per cent

Mon, 18/08/2008 - 19:07

Managed futures, which had posted an average return of 8.88 per cent over the first half of 2008, slipped back 2.37 per cent in July, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfie »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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