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Pioneer Alternative Investments launches hedge strategy via Ucits III fund

Pioneer Alternative Investments launches hedge strategy via Ucits III fund

Fri, 07/03/2008 - 06:00

Pioneer Alternative Investments has launched Pioneer Absolute Return Equity, a Ucits III fund that captures the returns of an underlying hedge fund strategy by entering into a total return »

Pequot Ventures to spin off as FirstMark Capital

Pequot Ventures to spin off as FirstMark Capital

Thu, 06/03/2008 - 12:00

Hedge fund manager Pequot Capital Management and Pequot Ventures, its New York-based venture capital arm, have agreed to separate the two businesses as of the end of June. »

PerTrac study sees increase in hedge fund reporting, but new launches slow

PerTrac study sees increase in hedge fund reporting, but new launches slow

Thu, 06/03/2008 - 06:00

Last year saw an increase of nearly 15 per cent in the number of hedge funds and funds of hedge funds reporting to hedge fund databases, according to the 2007 PerTrac Hedge Fund Database S »

First Avenue Partners raises capital for Brazil fund of hedge funds

First Avenue Partners raises capital for Brazil fund of hedge funds

Thu, 06/03/2008 - 06:00

First Avenue Partners has launched fundraising for Arsenal Fund, a multistrategy fund of hedge funds with a USD300m target capacity that is managed by São Paulo-based Arsenal Invest »

GAM launches GAM Multi-Diversified LV

GAM launches GAM Multi-Diversified LV

Thu, 06/03/2008 - 06:00

GAM has launched the latest addition to its range of funds of hedge funds, GAM Multi-Diversified LV, which aims to deliver strong returns with low volatility and low beta over the longer t »

Isle of Man fund administrator Portal aims for USD1bn by year-end

Isle of Man fund administrator Portal aims for USD1bn by year-end

Thu, 06/03/2008 - 06:00

Isle of Man fund administrator Portal, a joint venture between insurance manager Thomas Miller and Boston, a multi-family office and wealth management firm based on the island, says it is »

SEC charges hedge fund adviser and principals with USD60m investment fraud

SEC charges hedge fund adviser and principals with USD60m investment fraud

Thu, 06/03/2008 - 06:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed an enforcement action against a Salt Lake City investment advisory firm and three of its principals for making undisclosed high-risk invest »

Spain's Altex launches fund of funds in partnership with GLG

Spain's Altex launches fund of funds in partnership with GLG

Thu, 06/03/2008 - 06:00

Madrid-based fund of hedge funds manager Altex Partners has received approval from the national securities regulator, the Comisió »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Focus Capital becomes latest casualty of market turbulence

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Focus Capital becomes latest casualty of market turbulence

Thu, 06/03/2008 - 05:59

Focus Capital of Geneva and New York is considering liquidation after seeing much of its Swiss mid-cap equity investments wiped out. »

Portware offers Genesis Securities' advanced execution solutions

Portware offers Genesis Securities' advanced execution solutions

Wed, 05/03/2008 - 14:00

Portware, a provider of broker-neutral multi-asset trading solutions, has announced its integration with direct access broker-dealer Genesis Securities, which has become a certified destin »

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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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