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Highland Capital establishes Asia-Pacific regional office in Singapore

Highland Capital establishes Asia-Pacific regional office in Singapore

Thu, 17/07/2008 - 07:00

Dallas-based Highland Capital Management has announced that as part of the firm's continued international growth, it will open an Asia-Pacific regional office in Singapore next month heade »

BNP Paribas expands its global hedge fund relationship management team

BNP Paribas expands its global hedge fund relationship management team

Thu, 17/07/2008 - 00:07

BNP Paribas has appointed Thomas Mahala and Jason Miller to its global hedge fund relationship management team, which now comprises more than a dozen relationship management professionals »

SEC clamps down on 'naked' short selling of key financial institution stocks

SEC clamps down on 'naked' short selling of key financial institution stocks

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 23:54

The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued an emergency order that it says is designed to enhance investor protection against so-called 'naked' short selling in the securities of mo »

Erin Callan joins Credit Suisse as head of hedge fund business

Erin Callan joins Credit Suisse as head of hedge fund business

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 23:51

Credit Suisse has announced that Erin Callan will be joining the bank from Lehman Brothers in September as a managing director, head of its global hedge fund business and a member of the i »

Structured credit hedge funds inch up in May with first positive returns since September

Structured credit hedge funds inch up in May with first positive returns since September

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 23:48

Both gross and net monthly returns were positive in May for the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index compiled and calculated by Palomar Capital Advisors, marking the first monthly ga »

JPMorgan joins securities lending market SecFinex

JPMorgan joins securities lending market SecFinex

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 23:45

SecFinex, an electronic marketplace for securities lending in all major European, US and Japanese equity markets established by the NYSE Euronext group, has announced that JPMorgan has bec »

Hedge funds focus more on formalised risk management

Hedge funds focus more on formalised risk management

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 16:25

Market volatility, the credit crisis and increased demands of investors and regulators are combining to make hedge fund managers think about putting in place more formalised risk managemen »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index sees 1.33 per cent decline in June

Barclay Hedge Fund Index sees 1.33 per cent decline in June

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 07:00

Hedge funds declined by 1.33 per cent in June, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, and are now down by 2.09 per cent over the first si »

Spectrum Global Fund Administration consolidates client services in Columbus

Spectrum Global Fund Administration consolidates client services in Columbus

Tue, 15/07/2008 - 21:05

Hedge fund service provider Spectrum Global Fund Administration has announced plans to consolidate further its primary administration service functions in its Columbus, Ohio facility, whic »

Aima welcomes UK offshore fund draft regulations with reservations

Aima welcomes UK offshore fund draft regulations with reservations

Tue, 15/07/2008 - 21:03

The London-based Alternative Investment Management Association has broadly welcomed the UK Treasury's partial draft regulations on offshore funds, but it fears that the proposals will fail »

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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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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. ... »

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