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InteDelta adds risk resourcing product to consultancy services

InteDelta adds risk resourcing product to consultancy services

Tue, 08/07/2008 - 00:50

InteDelta, a niche consultancy focusing on risk management and quantitative finance, has announced the launch of a new risk resourcing product, in addition to its core service of deliverab »

Assured Fund on target to reach USD1bn by year-end, says traded life settlement manager

Assured Fund on target to reach USD1bn by year-end, says traded life settlement manager

Tue, 08/07/2008 - 00:19

The performance of traded life settlement vehicle Assured Fund at a time of unprecedented volatility is attracting major institutional interest, according to fund manager Policy Selection, »

GLG Partners appoints new managers to take up emerging markets challenge

GLG Partners appoints new managers to take up emerging markets challenge

Mon, 07/07/2008 - 16:28

Alternative asset manager GLG Partners has confirmed reports that Goldman Sachs partner Driss Ben-Brahim will be joining the firm to develop a special situations platform that will include »

Aima to develop sound practices guide for fund of hedge funds managers

Aima to develop sound practices guide for fund of hedge funds managers

Mon, 07/07/2008 - 16:15

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the London-based hedge fund industry association, has announced plans to publish what it says will be the world's first global guide to s »

Ermitage launches fund of funds focusing on directional strategies

Ermitage launches fund of funds focusing on directional strategies

Mon, 07/07/2008 - 07:00

European alternative fund of funds manager Ermitage Group has announced the launch of a niche fund of hedge funds, the Ermitage Directional Fund, with an initial investment of USD45m. »

New Star hires Donald Pepper as head of alternative investment

New Star hires Donald Pepper as head of alternative investment

Mon, 07/07/2008 - 07:00

New Star Asset Management has announced the appointment from September of Donald Pepper as head of alternative investment. »

Northern Trust wins mandate to service Auda funds of hedge funds

Northern Trust wins mandate to service Auda funds of hedge funds

Sun, 06/07/2008 - 23:17

Northern Trust has been selected by New York-based fund manager Auda Hedge to provide fund administration, custody, banking and foreign exchange services to its fund of hedge funds program »

Fincere launches fund to capitalise on increasing emerging markets focus

Fincere launches fund to capitalise on increasing emerging markets focus

Sun, 06/07/2008 - 23:15

London-based investment manager and corporate advisory firm Fincere has announced the launch of a hedge fund targeting global emerging markets, the Fincere Emerging Markets Portfolio Fund, »

Eurex trading volume reaches 198 million contracts in June

Eurex trading volume reaches 198 million contracts in June

Sun, 06/07/2008 - 23:11

Trading volume last month at international derivatives exchange Eurex totalled 197.7 million contracts, compared with 196.3 million a year earlier and 194.6 in May. »

Olympia Capital Management launches energy fund of hedge funds

Olympia Capital Management launches energy fund of hedge funds

Fri, 04/07/2008 - 07:00

Paris-based Olympia Capital Management has launched the Olympia Energy Fund, a diversified multistrategy energy-related fund of hedge funds with an »

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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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