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FSA deadline for CFD consultation responses looms

FSA deadline for CFD consultation responses looms

Tue, 04/12/2007 - 06:00

The UK FSA's deadline for responses to its consultative paper on disclosure of contracts for difference is 12 December and hedge fund managers are among those urged to participate in respo »

Delman SA launches 100/30 fund, managed by Mirabaud & Co

Delman SA launches 100/30 fund, managed by Mirabaud & Co

Tue, 04/12/2007 - 06:00

Delman SA, a Geneva-based company specialising in the creation and the delegation of managed funds, has launched the DM Swiss Equity Asymmetric Fund, which uses a 100/30 structure. »

Dexion Absolute share offer oversubscribed

Dexion Absolute share offer oversubscribed

Tue, 04/12/2007 - 06:00

The board of Dexion Absolute has announced that the placing and offer for subscription of  its C Shares was significantly oversubscribed. »

Olympia Capital International becomes part of CACEIS Group

Olympia Capital International becomes part of CACEIS Group

Tue, 04/12/2007 - 06:00

CACEIS, a leading player in institutional securities services, has completed its acquisi »

Dealing with new MiFID order handling and reporting rules

Dealing with new MiFID order handling and reporting rules

Mon, 03/12/2007 - 12:45

For many buy-side institutions, the focus of the European Union's Markets in Financial Instruments Directive has been primarily in a single area. »

Hedge funds shift convertible bond investment to multistrategy approach, says report

Hedge funds shift convertible bond investment to multistrategy approach, says report

Mon, 03/12/2007 - 06:00

US convertible bond portfolios were in the midst of a strong recovery when the collapse of the sub-prime mortgage sector brought global credit markets crashing to a halt, according to U.S. »

Insch Capital Management hires Forsyth team for financial services IT business in Bulgaria

Insch Capital Management hires Forsyth team for financial services IT business in Bulgaria

Mon, 03/12/2007 - 06:00

Lugano-based alternative investment manager Insch Capital Management has set up a new financial services IT business in Sofia, Bulgaria, with staff previously employed by fund of hedge fun »

Wolf Kohn joins SEQA Capital Advisors to develop high-speed trading strategies

Wolf Kohn joins SEQA Capital Advisors to develop high-speed trading strategies

Mon, 03/12/2007 - 06:00

SEQA Capital Advisors, a New York-based investment management firm, has announced the appointment of Wolf Kohn as head of research for high-speed trading. »

Promotional feature - Do you have illiquid securities in your portfolio?

Promotional feature - Do you have illiquid securities in your portfolio?

Mon, 03/12/2007 - 05:30

Managers with illiquid or hard-to-value fixed income securities in their portfolios can now use independent evaluations from Standard &a »

Structuring managed accounts to meet institutions' needs

Structuring managed accounts to meet institutions' needs

Sat, 01/12/2007 - 16:30

Many small and, even medium-sized, institutional investors are uncomfortable with investing directly in single-strategy hedge funds, for a variety of reasons. »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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Target

In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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fees

Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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