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Parker Global launches USD 500m energy infrastructure fund

Parker Global launches USD 500m energy infrastructure fund

Thu, 11/09/2008 - 07:00

Stamford, CT-based Parker Global Strategies LLC (PGS), a specialist fund of hedge funds manager, has launched a sector-focused strategy investing i »

Asset Alliance expands investment placement capabilities

Asset Alliance expands investment placement capabilities

Thu, 11/09/2008 - 07:00

Asset Alliance Corporation has launched Hedgeharbor, an investment placement specialist business, through two wholly-owned subsidiaries of the comp »

Advent to acquire leading RMS provider Tamale Software

Advent to acquire leading RMS provider Tamale Software

Thu, 11/09/2008 - 07:00

Advent Software, Inc, a leading provider of software and services for the investment management industry, and Tamale Software, Inc., a leader in re »

Anderson joins GlobeOp

Anderson joins GlobeOp

Thu, 11/09/2008 - 07:00

Jon Anderson has joined GlobeOp Financial Services as global head of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives. »

Buy-side wants to move towards STP in OTC derivatives operations

Buy-side wants to move towards STP in OTC derivatives operations

Thu, 11/09/2008 - 07:00

While trade capture and confirmations/affirmations still constitute over 50% of OTC post-trade processing costs, the buy side desires technology wh »

Victoria Aston-Duff joins Angelo, Gordon & Co as Head of Europe

Victoria Aston-Duff joins Angelo, Gordon & Co as Head of Europe

Thu, 11/09/2008 - 07:00

Victoria Aston-Duff has joined Angelo, Gordon & Co as Head of Europe. »

Jhangiani appointed CIO of Peak Partners

Jhangiani appointed CIO of Peak Partners

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:01

Nikhil Jhangiani will become the new Chief Investment Officer (CIO), of Geneva-based Peak Partners SA, replacing Ernesto Prado who is leaving to pu »

Fairfield Greenwich Group merges with Switzerland's Banque Bénédict Hentsch

Fairfield Greenwich Group merges with Switzerland's Banque Bénédict Hentsch

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

Connecticut-based alternative asset manager Fairfield Greenwich Group has agreed to merge with Banque Bénédict Hentsch, a Geneva-based Swiss privat »

LME to launch minor metals contracts next year

LME to launch minor metals contracts next year

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

The London Metal Exchange has announced it will launch two minor metals contracts in the second half of 2009 for molybdenum and cobalt. »

PSigma Balanced Managed Fund of Funds unveils launch portfolio

PSigma Balanced Managed Fund of Funds unveils launch portfolio

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

The newly-launched PSigma Balanced Managed Fund of Funds will invest in collective investment schemes, unit trusts, Oeics, investment trusts, funds »

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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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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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