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GlobeOp sees assets under administration grow 22 per cent in first half

GlobeOp sees assets under administration grow 22 per cent in first half

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 21:18

Hedge fund administrator GlobeOp Financial Services, which offers business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics to hedge funds and other asset managers, has rep »

Morningstar unveils real estate and currency fund categories and alternatives asset class

Morningstar unveils real estate and currency fund categories and alternatives asset class

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 20:49

Chicago-based investment research provider Morningstar has added two new categories, global real estate ands currencies, and one broad asset class, alternatives, to its proprietary classif »

Hedge fund strategies' performance fails to revive in July, says Dow Jones

Hedge fund strategies' performance fails to revive in July, says Dow Jones

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 20:29

With five of the six hedge fund strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posting net of fees losses in July and the only exception, merger arbitrage, returning just 0.05 per cent »

Move to Xetra positive so far for Scoach, says Deutsche Börse

Move to Xetra positive so far for Scoach, says Deutsche Börse

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 07:07

Certificate trading on European structured products market Scoach via the technology of Deutsche Börse's Xetra pan-European electronic trading platform, underway for 100 days now, has »

Tremont appoints Scott Metchick as chief investment officer

Tremont appoints Scott Metchick as chief investment officer

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 06:47

Fund of hedge funds manager Tremont Capital Management has appointed as chief investment officer Scott R. »

Hedge fund platform Harbour Capital becomes first in Europe to offer Sophis technology

Hedge fund platform Harbour Capital becomes first in Europe to offer Sophis technology

Tue, 05/08/2008 - 21:53

Harbour Capital Partners, a London-based hedge fund platform, has teamed up with Sophis, a provider of portfolio and risk management programmes, to offer an integrated asset management sys »

GAM launches Multi-Environmental funds of funds for public investment

GAM launches Multi-Environmental funds of funds for public investment

Tue, 05/08/2008 - 21:42

London-based multi-manager specialist GAM has announced that GAM Multi-Environmental, which invests in the growing sector of funds focusing on alpha generation from environmental themes, i »

TriAlpha makes Global Property Strategy Fund available on Transact

TriAlpha makes Global Property Strategy Fund available on Transact

Tue, 05/08/2008 - 21:22

TriAlpha, the asset management arm of the Stonehage Group, has announced that its recently-launched property fund of hedge funds, the TriAlpha Global Property Strategy Fund, is now availab »

3i merges fund administrator Fulcrum with Bermuda neighbour Butterfield Fund Services

3i merges fund administrator Fulcrum with Bermuda neighbour Butterfield Fund Services

Tue, 05/08/2008 - 21:06

Private equity firm 3i, owner of hedge fund administrator Fulcrum Group, has announced the signing of an agreement for the Bermuda-based firm to merge with near neighbour Butterfield Fund »

New opportunities for administrators as appeal of regulated funds grows

New opportunities for administrators as appeal of regulated funds grows

Tue, 05/08/2008 - 13:13

With the global financial markets remaining fragile, it is still unclear to what extent the secondary effects of the credit crunch will impact the fund industry in Luxembourg, but industry experts are »

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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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