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SEC commissioner acknowledges backtrack on hedge fund investor eligibility

SEC commissioner acknowledges backtrack on hedge fund investor eligibility

Fri, 23/11/2007 - 06:00

SEC Commissioner Paul Atkins acknowledged to delegates at the Edhec Alternative Investments conference in London that critical feedback from investors on proposals to tighten US eligibilit »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Copper Arch's Sipprelle shuts up shop as performance lags industry

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Copper Arch's Sipprelle shuts up shop as performance lags industry

Fri, 23/11/2007 - 05:59

Well-regarded equity hedge fund manager Scott Sipprelle is shuttering his New York management firm Copper Arch Capital and will return money to clients starting at the end of the year. »

Meeting the needs of Jersey's new breed

Meeting the needs of Jersey's new breed

Thu, 22/11/2007 - 20:12

The arrival in Jersey of a growing stream of hedge fund managers and other professionals involved in the industry has created new demand for assistance in relocation to the island, in a »

Interdealer broker Icap reports strong half-year profit growth

Interdealer broker Icap reports strong half-year profit growth

Thu, 22/11/2007 - 06:00

Leading global interdealer broker Icap has announced strong growth in revenues and profits for the six months to the end of September. »

Axa Framlington Absolute Return Gemini Worldview enjoys strong first six months

Axa Framlington Absolute Return Gemini Worldview enjoys strong first six months

Thu, 22/11/2007 - 06:00

Axa Framlington Absolute Return Gemini Worldview, a top-down thematically driven global equity strategy fund managed by Mark Tinker, has enjoyed a return of 16.41 per cent in just over six »

Pamplona Capital launches a real estate and infrastructure fund of funds

Pamplona Capital launches a real estate and infrastructure fund of funds

Thu, 22/11/2007 - 06:00

Pamplona Capital Management has launched the Pamplona Real Estate and Infrastructure Fund of Funds, a fund of hedge funds that aims to provide investors with exposure to major trends in bo »

Progress Software extends connectivity to FXall's Accelor

Progress Software extends connectivity to FXall's Accelor

Thu, 22/11/2007 - 06:00

Progress Software, a supplier of application infrastructure software to develop, deploy, integrate and manage business applications, has announced the integration of the Progress Apama alg »

Santander's alternatives arm focuses on consultant business in UK and Europe

Santander's alternatives arm focuses on consultant business in UK and Europe

Thu, 22/11/2007 - 06:00

Santander's alternative investment group has appointed Camilla Crowe as vice-president for consultant relations, based in London and responsible for marketing the group's Optimal funds to »

Sigma Asset Management fund of hedge funds wins industry award

Sigma Asset Management fund of hedge funds wins industry award

Thu, 22/11/2007 - 06:00

The Discovery Fund, a specialist emerging markets fund of hedge funds from Sigma Asset Management in Guernsey, has received an industry award for its risk/return performance over the past »

Brighton House Associates improves investor search for hedge fund clients

Brighton House Associates improves investor search for hedge fund clients

Wed, 21/11/2007 - 06:00

Boston-based Brighton House Associates, which provides investor leads to the hedge fund industry, has announced the upgrade of its SalesDesk search engine, which offers access to its propr »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.    ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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