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Financial Services Authority unveils new disclosure rules for contracts for difference

Financial Services Authority unveils new disclosure rules for contracts for difference

Wed, 02/07/2008 - 12:50

The UK's Financial Services Authority has unveiled new rules requiring holders of long stock positions through contracts for difference to disclose holdings above 3 per cent in order to ad »

Noesen to head Fortis Prime Fund Solutions Luxembourg sales and relationship management

Noesen to head Fortis Prime Fund Solutions Luxembourg sales and relationship management

Tue, 01/07/2008 - 18:44

Prime Fund Solutions, the division of Fortis Merchant Banking dedicated to servicing the traditional and alternative investment communities, has appointed Claude Noesen as a director of it »

Viteos launches Pipes-specific middle office service and fund administration offering

Viteos launches Pipes-specific middle office service and fund administration offering

Tue, 01/07/2008 - 15:29

Hedge fund operations service provider Viteos Fund Services has announced the launch of a specialist middle office service and fund administration offering for private investment in public »

Sands Brothers Asset Management appoints chief operating and compliance officer

Sands Brothers Asset Management appoints chief operating and compliance officer

Tue, 01/07/2008 - 15:26

Sands Brothers Asset Management has hired Christopher Kelly, who has more than 25 years of corporate and securities law experience, as its chief operating and compliance officer, responsib »

Highland Capital Management names Maureen Mitchell as institutional sales head

Highland Capital Management names Maureen Mitchell as institutional sales head

Tue, 01/07/2008 - 15:24

Dallas-based alternative asset manager Highland Capital Management has announced the appointment of Maureen Mitchell as a managing director and global head of institutional sales, strength »

Advent passes 100 Moxy clients in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Advent passes 100 Moxy clients in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Tue, 01/07/2008 - 15:15

Advent Software, a provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, has announced that the total number of clients for its Moxy trade order management solut »

Investcorp single manager hedge fund platform reaches USD2bn in assets

Investcorp single manager hedge fund platform reaches USD2bn in assets

Tue, 01/07/2008 - 11:00

Bahrain-based alternative investment manager Investcorp has announced that the managers in its single-manager platform, launched in 2005 to support emerging talent in the hedge fund indust »

Eurex unveils plans for global sector and real estate index derivatives

Eurex unveils plans for global sector and real estate index derivatives

Tue, 01/07/2008 - 07:00

The international derivatives exchange Eurex is expanding its sector index products segment by adding global sector futures denominated in US dollars, and has also announced plans to launc »

Michael Gilmore joins 3 Degrees Asset Management as managing principal

Michael Gilmore joins 3 Degrees Asset Management as managing principal

Tue, 01/07/2008 - 00:46

Singapore-based investment firm 3 Degrees Asset Management has announced that Michael Gilmore has joined the firm as a managing principal. »

BNY Mellon Wealth Management appoints head of alternative investment strategies

BNY Mellon Wealth Management appoints head of alternative investment strategies

Tue, 01/07/2008 - 00:43

Ted A. Berenblum has been named head of alternative investments for BNY Mellon Wealth Management, reporting to chief investment officer Leo P. Grohowski. »

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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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