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Hedge funds pass mutual funds in US equity trading volume, says Greenwich survey

Hedge funds pass mutual funds in US equity trading volume, says Greenwich survey

Fri, 18/07/2008 - 06:59

Hedge funds surpassed mutual funds as a source of US equity trading volume last year and now rank second only to traditional asset management shops »

Meadowbrook Capital Management launches second hedge fund

Meadowbrook Capital Management launches second hedge fund

Fri, 18/07/2008 - 06:59

Meadowbrook Capital Management, a hedge fund manager with offices in New York and Chicago, has launched its second fund, the Meadowbrook Beta Neutr »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: SEC quizzes hedge fund managers over Bear and Lehman rumour-mongering

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: SEC quizzes hedge fund managers over Bear and Lehman rumour-mongering

Fri, 18/07/2008 - 06:55

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has sent subpoenas to more than 50 hedge fund managers, including Citadel and SAC, in its probe to ascert »

Managed futures build momentum as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.94 per cent in June

Managed futures build momentum as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.94 per cent in June

Thu, 17/07/2008 - 17:47

Managed futures continue to perform strongly in 2008, gaining 1.89 per cent in June and posting an average return of 8.88 per cent for the first ha »

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 »

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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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