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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 »

Columbus Avenue selects SuperDerivatives' credit platform for hedge fund portfolio pricing

Columbus Avenue selects SuperDerivatives' credit platform for hedge fund portfolio pricing

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

SuperDerivatives, a provider of options pricing and a multi-asset derivatives platform for revaluation and risk management, has announced that hedge fund administrator Columbus Avenue Cons »

New report predicts greater distressed investor activity in 2008

New report predicts greater distressed investor activity in 2008

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

In the light of last summer's sub-prime-triggered credit crisis, European investors are now licking their lips over a feast of potential stressed and distressed opportunities in 2008 and b »

Polar Capital makes senior sales and marketing appointment

Polar Capital makes senior sales and marketing appointment

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based hedge fund manager Polar Capital has appointed Alastair Smith, who was until recently head of European and Middle East hedge fund sales at Société Gén&eac »

Protean launches insurance product to protect hedge fund investors

Protean launches insurance product to protect hedge fund investors

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

Protean Investment Risks, a company newly formed to offer specialist financial risk insurance products, has launched a policy designed to protect hedge fund investors from losses occurring »

Strong demand for quality funds

Strong demand for quality funds

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 18:36

Headlines about the ongoing crisis in financial markets have been difficult to ignore and problems at specific hedge funds have formed part of the unfolding story. »

Barclay CTA Index gained 7.5 per cent in eighth straight year of positive returns

Barclay CTA Index gained 7.5 per cent in eighth straight year of positive returns

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Managed futures funds gained 7.54 per cent last year, according to data compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge. »

Caledonian Global Fund Services names US head of sales and marketing

Caledonian Global Fund Services names US head of sales and marketing

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Caledonian Global Fund Services has appointed John Peterson as head of sales and marketing in the US for its Chicago-based subsidiary, Caledonian Fund Services (USA), with responsibility f »

Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions upgrades core banking platform

Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions upgrades core banking platform

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Prime Fund Solutions, the Fortis Merchant Banking business line dedicated to servicing the alternative and traditional investment industry, has successfully upgraded its core banking platf »

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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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In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

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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