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Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Carlyle Capital abandons hope of rescue deal

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Carlyle Capital abandons hope of rescue deal

Fri, 14/03/2008 - 06:00

Carlyle Capital Corporation has acknowledged that its lenders are likely to take possession of its remaining assets, consisting of US government agency AAA-rated residential mortgage-backe »

Survey highlights spread of electronic trading in Europe

Survey highlights spread of electronic trading in Europe

Fri, 14/03/2008 - 06:00

Electronic trading is by far the leading method of equity execution in Europe, according to the first European Equities e-Trading survey conducted by the Securities Industry and Financial »

ING blames global credit crunch for suspension of New Zealand funds

ING blames global credit crunch for suspension of New Zealand funds

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 19:11

ING New Zealand has given notice to investors in the ING Diversified Yield Fund and the ING Regular Income Fund that all further withdrawals have been suspended because of the current econ »

CorrectNet and ProTrak International unveil turnkey solution for hedge funds

CorrectNet and ProTrak International unveil turnkey solution for hedge funds

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 12:00

CorrectNet, a provider of information delivery and reporting applications to many large investment management firms, and ProTrak International, a provider of customer relations software fo »

Carlyle Capital faces collapse as lenders prepare to seize remaining assets

Carlyle Capital faces collapse as lenders prepare to seize remaining assets

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 10:00

The stricken Amsterdam-listed mortgage-backed securities fund Carlyle Capital Corporation has admitted that negotiations with its lenders have failed to yield an agreement to stabilise its »

Canadian institutions prefer real estate and private equity to hedge funds, says report

Canadian institutions prefer real estate and private equity to hedge funds, says report

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 06:00

Freed from past regulatory constraints on foreign investments and driven by a desire for diversification and higher returns, Canadian pension schemes, endowments and foundations are buying »

Citadel Associates changes name to Cadis Software

Citadel Associates changes name to Cadis Software

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 06:00

Citadel Associates, a provider of enterprise data management systems for buy-side institutions, has changed its name to Cadis Software, assuming the name of its flagship product Cadis EDM »

Dow Jones Indexes and Transparent Value launch large-cap 130/30 indices

Dow Jones Indexes and Transparent Value launch large-cap 130/30 indices

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 06:00

Dow Jones Indexes and financial information services provider Transparent Value have launched the Dow Jones Required Business Performance Index series, which measures the likelihood that a »

Law firm Proskauer Rose hires Jean L'Homme from Freshfields in Paris

Law firm Proskauer Rose hires Jean L'Homme from Freshfields in Paris

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 06:00

Jean L'Homme, a banking and finance lawyer previously with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, has joined Proskauer Rose, an international law firm with more than 750 lawyers worldwide, as a p »

Cohen & Steers unveils hedged real estate securities strategies

Cohen & Steers unveils hedged real estate securities strategies

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 14:00

New York-based property equities fund manager Cohen & Steers has announced the appointment of Todd Voigt as a senior vice-president and portfolio manager who will lead the creation of »

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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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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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