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Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions upgrades core banking platform

Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions upgrades core banking platform

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Prime Fund Solutions, the Fortis Merchant Banking business line dedicated to servicing the alternative and traditional investment industry, has successfully upgraded its core banking platf »

Hedge Fund Working Group unveils valuation and risk management standards

Hedge Fund Working Group unveils valuation and risk management standards

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

The Hedge Fund Working Group, established by 14 leading hedge fund managers based mainly in the UK, has published best practice standards for hedge fund managers following consultation wit »

Matrix Group launches Emerging Markets Index Fund

Matrix Group launches Emerging Markets Index Fund

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based multi-manager Matrix Group has unveiled plans to launch a new fund of hedge funds, the Matrix Emerging Markets Index Fund, which will aim to replicate the diversification and »

Resources Fund latest Ermitage fund of hedge funds to reach USD100m

Resources Fund latest Ermitage fund of hedge funds to reach USD100m

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Jersey-based alternative investment manager Ermitage Group has announced that its specialist Resources Fund has benefited from ongoing attractive performance and increasing investor intere »

Virgin Money and GLG Partners team up to launch Climate Change Fund

Virgin Money and GLG Partners team up to launch Climate Change Fund

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

UK investment provider Virgin Money is launching the Virgin Climate Change Fund, advised by leading hedge fund manager GLG Partners, which will invest in high-performing, environmentally-f »

Atlas Capital Management sets up advisory board

Atlas Capital Management sets up advisory board

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

New York state-based Atlas Capital Management has announced the establishment of a hedge fund advisory board and the appointment of the initial advisory board members, who will provide inv »

F&C launches systematic European long/short trading hedge fund

F&C launches systematic European long/short trading hedge fund

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

F&C Alternative Investments, the single strategy hedge fund division of F&C Asset Management, has expanded its range of products with the launch of F&C Zircon, a systematic Eur »

New daily record for EU carbon emission allowances futures

New daily record for EU carbon emission allowances futures

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

The market for European Union carbon dioxide emission allowances, operated jointly by the European Energy Exchange and derivatives exchange Eurex, saw a new daily record set with the tradi »

OneChicago launches single-stock futures trading on PowerShares ETF

OneChicago launches single-stock futures trading on PowerShares ETF

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

OneChicago, an electronic exchange for trading single-stock futures, has launched trading of futures on the PowerShares QQQ and iShares Russell 2000 exchange-traded funds, adding to a rost »

RAB Capital reports static profits in trading update

RAB Capital reports static profits in trading update

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

RAB Capital, the AIM-listed hedge fund manager that is currently grabbing the headlines as a near 7 per cent shareholder in stricken UK mortgage bank Northern Rock, expects to report the b »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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