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YouGov, Numis and Four launch consumer research-driven hedge fund

YouGov, Numis and Four launch consumer research-driven hedge fund

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:28

Market research firm YouGov, stockbroker Numis Corporation and specialist asset manager Four Capital Partners have announced an initial target of up to GBP25m for the launch of a research- »

PerTrac study confirms that emerging hedge fund managers outperform older, larger funds

PerTrac study confirms that emerging hedge fund managers outperform older, larger funds

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:27

The latest edition of the Emerging Manager Study carried out by PerTrac Financial Solutions has confirmed the findings of the original study, released in March 2007, that emerging hedge fu »

GLG Partners awarded USD3bn 130/30 asset management mandate by Banca Fideuram

GLG Partners awarded USD3bn 130/30 asset management mandate by Banca Fideuram

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:26

New York-listed alternative asset manager GLG Partners has been awarded a new mandate from the asset management division of Banca Fideuram, part of Italy's Intesa Sanpaolo Group, to manage »

Credit Suisse announces launch of Long/Short Equity Replication Index

Credit Suisse announces launch of Long/Short Equity Replication Index

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:25

Credit Suisse has launched the Long/Short Equity Replication Index, the first in a planned suite of alternative index replication products designed to replicate the performance of major he »

Hedgeweek Comment: Meissen auction illustrates expansion of alternative investment universe

Hedgeweek Comment: Meissen auction illustrates expansion of alternative investment universe

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:23

When jittery stock markets and uncertainty get in the way of traditional investment, alternatives are considered a viable investment option, with hedge funds perhaps being the most visible »

Aima names Ivy Asset Management co-president as new US council member

Aima names Ivy Asset Management co-president as new US council member

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:22

The Alternative Investment Management Association has appointed Sean Simon of Ivy Asset Management as the new Aima Council representative of its US members and as a member of the associati »

Gulf investors tap into Jersey's expertise

Gulf investors tap into Jersey's expertise

Mon, 19/05/2008 - 18:36

Given Jersey's longstanding experience in creating and servicing property investment structures, it is little surprise that the jurisdiction should be a logical choice in which to domicile funds ta »

Hedgeweek Comment: Paulson-Icahn siege will influence Microsoft's Yahoo! bid

Hedgeweek Comment: Paulson-Icahn siege will influence Microsoft's Yahoo! bid

Mon, 19/05/2008 - 07:05

Paulson & Co, the New York-based hedge fund manager that quadrupled its assets to USD30bn last year by betting on the collapse of the US sub-prime mortgage market, has bought 50 millio »

Eurex to launch futures and options on MSCI Russia Index next month

Eurex to launch futures and options on MSCI Russia Index next month

Sun, 18/05/2008 - 22:04

The international derivatives exchange Eurex is to launch derivatives based on the MSCI Russia Index denominated in US dollars on June 23, extending an existing range of products based on »

Life settlements fund provider predicts sector will grow to USD160bn

Life settlements fund provider predicts sector will grow to USD160bn

Sun, 18/05/2008 - 22:01

Policy Selection, manager of the Assured Fund life settlement investment product, predicts that the US traded life settlements market will grow in value to USD160bn by 2016, boosted by dem »

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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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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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