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F&C launches fund raising for foreign exchange volatility hedge fund

F&C launches fund raising for foreign exchange volatility hedge fund

Tue, 03/07/2007 - 07:47

F&C Alternative Investments has launched fund raising for its F&C Garnet Fund, a hedge fund that aims to achieve absolute returns by investing and trading in the foreign exchange v »

One in three funds trading illiquid securities smoothes returns, says Riskdata

One in three funds trading illiquid securities smoothes returns, says Riskdata

Tue, 03/07/2007 - 07:46

At least 30 per cent of hedge funds trading illiquid strategies are smoothing returns, according to research into the behaviour of more than 1,000 hedge funds conducted by Riskdata, a prov »

Jupiter opens Asia Pacific hedge fund to external investors

Jupiter opens Asia Pacific hedge fund to external investors

Mon, 02/07/2007 - 08:57

The USD25m long/short Jupiter Asia Pacific Fund managed by Philip Ehrmann, which has been incubated since last December, initially as a paper portfolio and since April with internal seed m »

US Futures Exchange launches renewable energy futures with wind power

US Futures Exchange launches renewable energy futures with wind power

Mon, 02/07/2007 - 08:57

The Chicago-based US Futures Exchange has announced plans to list futures contracts on Nordix Financial Wind Indexes, created by Weather Bid, that measure deviations from average wind spee »

Private equity firm takes strategic stake in hedge fund manager

Private equity firm takes strategic stake in hedge fund manager

Mon, 02/07/2007 - 08:55

Proctor Investment Managers, a private equity investor that specialises in providing capital, marketing and management solutions to investment management firms, has established a strategic »

3i invests USD57m in hedge fund administrator Fulcrum

3i invests USD57m in hedge fund administrator Fulcrum

Mon, 02/07/2007 - 08:54

3i Growth Capital has announced a USD57m investment in Fulcrum, a hedge fund administrator with headquarters in Bermuda and offices in New York, London, Bermuda, Canada, the Cayman Islands »

Cantor Fitzgerald launches GoldRock Asset Management

Cantor Fitzgerald launches GoldRock Asset Management

Fri, 29/06/2007 - 07:00

Cantor Fitzgerald has announced the launch in early July of GoldRock Asset Management, a new alternative investment management company formed out of Cantor's integration of Zenith Asset Ma »

AltEdge Capital launches Decorrelated fund of hedge funds

AltEdge Capital launches Decorrelated fund of hedge funds

Fri, 29/06/2007 - 06:59

London-based alternative investment manager AltEdge Capital has launched a new fund of hedge funds, AltEdge Decorrelated Portfolio, designed to offer investors a correlation profile detach »

Pension funds take to alternatives on global scale, says Watson Wyatt

Pension funds take to alternatives on global scale, says Watson Wyatt

Fri, 29/06/2007 - 06:58

Global assets managed by the world's largest 99 alternatives managers for pension fund clients stand at just under USD600bn, according to the latest Global Alternatives 99 ranking produced »

Weston Capital Partners incubation fund backs White Oak Partners

Weston Capital Partners incubation fund backs White Oak Partners

Fri, 29/06/2007 - 06:57

Westport, Connecticut-based Weston Capital Asset Management has announced that the firm's second incubator fund, Weston Capital Partners Master Fund II, has entered into a strategic partne »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

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With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:11

Voting for the 6th edition of the Hedgeweek Global Awards is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony to be held in London. ... »

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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

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Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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