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SEC lays charges over USD30m hedge fund fraud

SEC lays charges over USD30m hedge fund fraud

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 06:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint against two individuals and six entities under their control over an alleged USD30m hedge fund fraud and obtained a temporary r »

Standard & Poor's CreditStats Direct offers access to credit-adjusted financial data

Standard & Poor's CreditStats Direct offers access to credit-adjusted financial data

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 06:00

Financial market intelligence provider Standard & Poor's has launched CreditStats Direct as a module of RatingsDirect, the web-based source for S&P global credit ratings and resear »

The Darwinian theory of hedge fund evolution

The Darwinian theory of hedge fund evolution

Sat, 26/01/2008 - 12:40

In any market, the longer a sustained bull run continues, the lower the average quality of a manager becomes. »

SEI to provide operations outsourcing for Graham Capital hedge fund complex

SEI to provide operations outsourcing for Graham Capital hedge fund complex

Fri, 25/01/2008 - 06:01

SEI has been selected by Graham Capital Management to provide operations outsourcing services for the firm's multi-billion dollar, multistrategy hedge fund complex, which includes hedge fu »

3A launches Asia-focused and opportunistic funds of hedge funds

3A launches Asia-focused and opportunistic funds of hedge funds

Fri, 25/01/2008 - 06:00

Alternative Asset Advisors (3A), the hedge fund management division of Geneva-based banking group Syz & Co, has launched six new sub-funds of its USD1.3bn Luxembourg-domiciled umbrella »

Commodity pool operator to pay USD739,000 on fraud and misappropriation charges

Commodity pool operator to pay USD739,000 on fraud and misappropriation charges

Fri, 25/01/2008 - 06:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has settled its charges of fraud and misappropriation of customer funds against Robert Lee Roane of Chester, Virginia, and levied a total of USD »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Recovery ahead for financial stocks, Maverick partner tells GAIM

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Recovery ahead for financial stocks, Maverick partner tells GAIM

Fri, 25/01/2008 - 06:00

Lee Ainslie's Maverick Capital made roughly 50 per cent of its 2007 returns by shorting financial stocks, but the firm expects the sector to reverse course this year. »

Pragmatism underpins cautious approach to UK retail market

Pragmatism underpins cautious approach to UK retail market

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 10:55

At a breakfast meeting with senior Bank of England officials in the wake of this summer's credit crunch, Jon Moulton, a prominent private equity investor, had to explain what a CLO was. »

Bahrain attracts Bermuda-based international fund administrator

Bahrain attracts Bermuda-based international fund administrator

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

The Central Bank of Bahrain has granted a licence to Bermuda-based Apex Fund Services to establish operations in the Gulf emirate, its second office in the region, just weeks after the fun »

Bank of New York Mellon completes acquisition of Brazilian hedge fund manager

Bank of New York Mellon completes acquisition of Brazilian hedge fund manager

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

Bank of New York Mellon Corporation has completed the acquisition of ARX Capital Management, an independent asset management business headquartered in Rio de Janeiro that specialises in Br »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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Two thirds of surveyed investors with an appetite for infrastructure say they will increase their allocations to the asset class over the long term, with none planning to reduce allocations. These findings are revealed in an extract from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015. ... »

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