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Hedge funds gain 2.21 per cent in May, says Hennessee

Hedge funds gain 2.21 per cent in May, says Hennessee

Fri, 13/06/2008 - 06:57

Index provider and adviser to hedge fund investors Hennessee Group has reported that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained 2.21 per cent in May, but remains fract »

BNP Paribas names Namuk Cho as head of flow, hybrid and exotics trading for Americas

BNP Paribas names Namuk Cho as head of flow, hybrid and exotics trading for Americas

Fri, 13/06/2008 - 06:56

BNP Paribas has appointed Namuk Cho as a managing director and head of flow, hybrids and exotics trading for the Americas, reporting to Lionel Crassier, head of equities and derivatives tr »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citi gives up on Pandit's Old Lane

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citi gives up on Pandit's Old Lane

Fri, 13/06/2008 - 06:55

Citigroup is adding Old Lane Partners to its string of hedge fund debacles. »

NYSE Euronext and FTSE to launch FTSE 100 Volatility Index

NYSE Euronext and FTSE to launch FTSE 100 Volatility Index

Thu, 12/06/2008 - 16:10

Euronext and FTSE Group have announced plans to launch a new volatility index, the FTSE 100 Volatility Index, from 23 June to capture on a real-time basis the implied volatility embedded i »

Aima calls for changes to FSA's proposed retail access plan for funds of hedge funds

Aima calls for changes to FSA's proposed retail access plan for funds of hedge funds

Thu, 12/06/2008 - 16:07

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the international hedge fund industry association, has called on the Financial Services Authority and the UK Treasury to make changes to »

Pioneer Alternative Investments appoints manager for US long/short equity strategies

Pioneer Alternative Investments appoints manager for US long/short equity strategies

Thu, 12/06/2008 - 07:00

Pioneer Alternative Investments has announced the appointment of Simon Gordon as a manager of US long/short equity strategies, reporting to Luca Mengoni, chief investment officer of the fi »

Eurex sees sharp rise in trading volumes for single stock futures

Eurex sees sharp rise in trading volumes for single stock futures

Wed, 11/06/2008 - 19:25

Single stock futures have continued to enjoy strong growth this year at international derivatives exchange Eurex, with trading volume rising by 196 per cent over the past five months compa »

DTCC hires hedge fund veteran Lancaster to promote alternative investment processing

DTCC hires hedge fund veteran Lancaster to promote alternative investment processing

Wed, 11/06/2008 - 18:40

Mark Lancaster, a 20-year veteran in financial services, has joined Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation from Fortis Prime Fund Services as a vice-president for product management, »

Bank Sarasin appoints Harcourt as advisor to fund of hedge funds platform

Bank Sarasin appoints Harcourt as advisor to fund of hedge funds platform

Wed, 11/06/2008 - 18:23

Harcourt Investment Consulting has been appointed as advisor to Bank Sarasin's fund of hedge funds platform in a strategic partnership launched when Harcourt advised Sarasin on its Torneo »

Tudor hires Bear Stearns distressed debt team to launch credit-related strategies

Tudor hires Bear Stearns distressed debt team to launch credit-related strategies

Wed, 11/06/2008 - 17:52

Tudor Investment Corporation has announced the appointment of Gregory Hanley and Alan Mintz to establish a new investment management business focused on credit-related strategies. »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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North America

Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

Special report
State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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