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Resources Fund latest Ermitage fund of hedge funds to reach USD100m

Resources Fund latest Ermitage fund of hedge funds to reach USD100m

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Jersey-based alternative investment manager Ermitage Group has announced that its specialist Resources Fund has benefited from ongoing attractive performance and increasing investor intere »

Virgin Money and GLG Partners team up to launch Climate Change Fund

Virgin Money and GLG Partners team up to launch Climate Change Fund

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

UK investment provider Virgin Money is launching the Virgin Climate Change Fund, advised by leading hedge fund manager GLG Partners, which will invest in high-performing, environmentally-f »

Atlas Capital Management sets up advisory board

Atlas Capital Management sets up advisory board

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

New York state-based Atlas Capital Management has announced the establishment of a hedge fund advisory board and the appointment of the initial advisory board members, who will provide inv »

F&C launches systematic European long/short trading hedge fund

F&C launches systematic European long/short trading hedge fund

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

F&C Alternative Investments, the single strategy hedge fund division of F&C Asset Management, has expanded its range of products with the launch of F&C Zircon, a systematic Eur »

New daily record for EU carbon emission allowances futures

New daily record for EU carbon emission allowances futures

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

The market for European Union carbon dioxide emission allowances, operated jointly by the European Energy Exchange and derivatives exchange Eurex, saw a new daily record set with the tradi »

OneChicago launches single-stock futures trading on PowerShares ETF

OneChicago launches single-stock futures trading on PowerShares ETF

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

OneChicago, an electronic exchange for trading single-stock futures, has launched trading of futures on the PowerShares QQQ and iShares Russell 2000 exchange-traded funds, adding to a rost »

RAB Capital reports static profits in trading update

RAB Capital reports static profits in trading update

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

RAB Capital, the AIM-listed hedge fund manager that is currently grabbing the headlines as a near 7 per cent shareholder in stricken UK mortgage bank Northern Rock, expects to report the b »

Indexed investment unlocks Africa

Indexed investment unlocks Africa

Mon, 21/01/2008 - 15:30

Amid the clamour of international investors for access to emerging markets such as Latin America, India and China over the past couple of years, Africa - South Africa excepted - has largely passed »

Comment: the case for absolute return investing

Comment: the case for absolute return investing

Mon, 21/01/2008 - 06:30

Daniel Sheard of Augustus Asset Managers discusses how poor equity and fixed-income performance have driven the development of absolute return investment and how it is becoming an establis »

Edhec indices see emerging markets well on top in 2007

Edhec indices see emerging markets well on top in 2007

Mon, 21/01/2008 - 06:00

The asset and risk management research centre of French business school Edhec has reported that three of the hedge fund strategies it monitors - event-driven, merger arbitrage and »

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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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