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Offshore centres under fire for "economic warfare", warns law firm

Offshore centres under fire for "economic warfare", warns law firm

Tue, 05/08/2008 - 06:59

Offshore financial centres are liable to come under increasing pressure from tax authorities worldwide in the wake of the US Senate investigation i »

Turner Funds launches Turner Core Growth 130/30 Fund

Turner Funds launches Turner Core Growth 130/30 Fund

Mon, 04/08/2008 - 22:28

Berwyn, Pennsylvania-based investment manager Turner Funds has launched its first 130/30 mutual fund, the Turner Core Growth 130/30 Fund, a no-load stock fund that uses a long/short strategy designed »

Axa Investment Managers' fund of hedge funds assets soar past USD5bn

Axa Investment Managers' fund of hedge funds assets soar past USD5bn

Mon, 04/08/2008 - 21:41

Axa Investment Managers has announced that its fund of hedge funds assets have reached USD 5.7billion, with the business, which is run by a team of 28, attracting considerable inflows desp »

Carlyle announces liquidation of Blue Wave multistrategy hedge funds

Carlyle announces liquidation of Blue Wave multistrategy hedge funds

Mon, 04/08/2008 - 07:03

The Carlyle Group has announced that it is winding up its hedge fund management operation, Carlyle-Blue Wave Partners Management, barely 15 months after its launch in April last year, afte »

MSCI Barra launches Global Currency Indices

MSCI Barra launches Global Currency Indices

Mon, 04/08/2008 - 06:40

MSCI Barra has launched the MSCI Global Currency Indices, which may be licensed for use for portfolio management and benchmarking purposes, and to serve as the basis of structured products »

FSA finds no evidence of market manipulation behind HBOS share price slump

FSA finds no evidence of market manipulation behind HBOS share price slump

Sun, 03/08/2008 - 21:08

The Financial Services Authority has announced that its investigation into trading in the stock of mortgage bank HBOS following a sharp fall in its share price has failed to uncover eviden »

Marathon Asset Management expands equity portfolio management team

Marathon Asset Management expands equity portfolio management team

Sun, 03/08/2008 - 20:14

New York-based Marathon Asset Management has expanded its portfolio management team dedicated to the global equity business by adding industry veterans with substantial experience. »

MFA joins derivatives dealers in commitment to boost market efficiency

MFA joins derivatives dealers in commitment to boost market efficiency

Sun, 03/08/2008 - 20:11

The Managed Funds Association has announced that it is joining the 17 major derivatives dealers as a signatory to a letter to global regulators committing them to improving operational eff »

Eurex trading volume rises 180 to million contracts in July

Eurex trading volume rises 180 to million contracts in July

Sun, 03/08/2008 - 20:08

Trading volume at the international derivatives exchange Eurex reached 179.5 million contracts in July, a rise of 11 per cent from 162.4 million in July 2007, and the average daily trading »

UBS Names Jon Jodka Head of US Prime Brokerage Sales

UBS Names Jon Jodka Head of US Prime Brokerage Sales

Fri, 01/08/2008 - 07:03

UBS Investment Bank today announced that Jon Jodka will join the firm as Managing Director and Head of US Prime Brokerage Sales within its Equities division. »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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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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