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Dechert advises ETF Securities on launch of new range of ETCs

Dechert advises ETF Securities on launch of new range of ETCs

Wed, 20/02/2008 - 06:00

Dechert has advised longstanding client ETF Securities, through its subsidiary ETFS Commodity Securities, on the proposed listing of its new platform of short and leveraged exchange-traded »

Financial software provider Fidessa to set up Belfast development centre

Financial software provider Fidessa to set up Belfast development centre

Wed, 20/02/2008 - 06:00

Fidessa group, which provides multi-asset financial trading, portfolio analysis, decision support, investment compliance, market data and global connectivity solutions to brokers and inves »

MSCI Barra to launch Asia-Pacific investible hedge fund index

MSCI Barra to launch Asia-Pacific investible hedge fund index

Wed, 20/02/2008 - 06:00

MSCI Barra, a New York-based provider of investment support tools including indices and portfolio risk and performance analytics, has announced plans to launch the MSCI Asia-Pacific Hedge »

ITG adds Posit Alert to crossing suite in Europe

ITG adds Posit Alert to crossing suite in Europe

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 16:00

Investment Technology Group, a provider of technology-based trading services and transaction research, is adding Posit Alert, a new indications-based facility that seeks out crossing oppor »

Latin managers extend appeal to attract offshore investors

Latin managers extend appeal to attract offshore investors

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 15:57

The foundations of Latin America's hedge fund industry were largely built by managers emerging from traditional investment firms and the proprietary trading desks of investment banks establishing u »

Lionhart opens office in midtown Manhattan

Lionhart opens office in midtown Manhattan

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 14:00

Lionhart, a multistrategy arbitrage hedge fund manager with USD800m under management, has opened an office at 540 Madison Avenue in midtown Manhattan. »

Jersey Finance to promote fund services in Edinburgh

Jersey Finance to promote fund services in Edinburgh

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 12:00

Jersey Finance, the promotional agency for the island's financial services industry, has announced plans for a series of events in the UK during the first half of the year, including a sem »

Jersey expects early take-up of Unregulated Fund regime

Jersey expects early take-up of Unregulated Fund regime

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 11:15

Jersey has introduced two new classes of investment fund that can be established without regulatory approval under its funds legislation. »

Advent Software and Atlantic Link form consulting alliance

Advent Software and Atlantic Link form consulting alliance

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 06:00

Advent Software, a leading provider of software and solutions to the global investment management industry, has established a consulting alliance with Atlantic Link, a London-based consult »

Artradis Fund Management joins lawsuits over valuation of Kazakh bank

Artradis Fund Management joins lawsuits over valuation of Kazakh bank

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 06:00

QVT Financial, a manager of global multistrategy hedge funds that claims more than USD11bn in assets under management, has announced it will be joined by Singapore-based Artradis Fund Mana »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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