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Managed futures hold steady in August as Barclay CTA Index gains 0.11 per cent

Managed futures hold steady in August as Barclay CTA Index gains 0.11 per cent

Mon, 22/09/2008 - 19:34

Managed futures held steady in August, posting a small gain of 0.11 per cent, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, and the inde »

Hedge fund industry groups warn of unintended consequences from short-selling bans

Hedge fund industry groups warn of unintended consequences from short-selling bans

Mon, 22/09/2008 - 07:59

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the London-based hedge fund industry association, says it fully supports the desire of governments and financial regulators in the US and »

SEC joins UK in halting short selling of financial stocks

SEC joins UK in halting short selling of financial stocks

Fri, 19/09/2008 - 14:57

The Securities and Exchange Commission, acting in concert with the Financial Services Authority in the UK, has taken temporary emergency action to prohibit short selling in financial compa »

FSA introduces ban on short selling of financial stocks

FSA introduces ban on short selling of financial stocks

Fri, 19/09/2008 - 07:01

In the wake of the market meltdown that precipitated the sale of UK mortgage bank HBOS to Lloyds TSB, the Financial Services Authority has introduced new provisions to the Code of Market C »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index slides again in August as 2008 decline passes 5.5 per cent

Barclay Hedge Fund Index slides again in August as 2008 decline passes 5.5 per cent

Fri, 19/09/2008 - 07:00

Hedge funds declined by an average of 1.07 per cent in August, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, bringing the decline since the begi »

Chirin Capital to launch Asian Absolute Return Fund

Chirin Capital to launch Asian Absolute Return Fund

Fri, 19/09/2008 - 07:00

Specialist Asia-Pacific fund manager Chirin Capital is about to launch the Chirin Asia Absolute Alpha Fund, a Dublin-domiciled Ucits III fund that will invest in Asian markets excluding Ja »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Future uncertain for Lehman's private equity division

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Future uncertain for Lehman's private equity division

Fri, 19/09/2008 - 07:00

Lehman Brothers Holdings' prized asset management unit Neuberger Berman is in play following the bankruptcy filing by the 158-year-old Wall Street »

Interactive Data strikes deal to provide valuations of complex structured products

Interactive Data strikes deal to provide valuations of complex structured products

Fri, 19/09/2008 - 07:00

Interactive Data Corporation, a provider of financial market data, analytics and related services, has announced an exclusive agreement with Prism Valuation that will give its pricing and »

Samena Capital launched to seize investment opportunities in Middle East and Asia

Samena Capital launched to seize investment opportunities in Middle East and Asia

Fri, 19/09/2008 - 07:00

Samena Capital has been launched by entrepreneurs from the Indian subcontinent, other parts of Asia, the Middle East and North Africa to take advantage of the increasing integration of bus »

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Fri, 19/09/2008 - 07:00

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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