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No complacency will make future for funds industry bright

No complacency will make future for funds industry bright

Mon, 16/06/2008 - 09:59

There is no doubt that the funds industry is one of the biggest success stories in Ireland with assets under management in Dublin having more than doubled to over US$1.63tn in 2007 over the last th »

Across the board assistance

Across the board assistance

Mon, 16/06/2008 - 09:57

Dillon Eustace has one of the largest financial services legal practices in Ireland. »

Banking plus admin

Banking plus admin

Mon, 16/06/2008 - 09:54

As the world of alternative investment grows, service providers to hedge funds need to adapt and restructure their offerings to sustain growth and keep clients happy. »

Icap adds exchange-traded funds to i-Sec securities lending platform

Icap adds exchange-traded funds to i-Sec securities lending platform

Mon, 16/06/2008 - 06:59

Icap, the world's largest interdealer broker, has expanded the range of securities available on its electronic securities lending platform i-Sec to include exchange-traded funds and exchan »

Imarex launches BDI Index Futures contract

Imarex launches BDI Index Futures contract

Mon, 16/06/2008 - 01:00

The Oslo-based International Maritime Exchange has launched an electronically traded and cleared futures contract on the Baltic Dry Index, a composite of global shipping costs for bulk com »

Ermitage launches Clean Resources fund of hedge funds and opens New York office

Ermitage launches Clean Resources fund of hedge funds and opens New York office

Mon, 16/06/2008 - 00:55

Alternative multi-manager Ermitage Group, which runs USD2.8bn in assets, has launched a niche fund of hedge funds to capitalise on the growing interest and public awareness surrounding env »

European investors fail to take full advantage of ETF features, says Edhec

European investors fail to take full advantage of ETF features, says Edhec

Mon, 16/06/2008 - 00:51

While exchange-traded funds are now widely used by investors who are highly satisfied with their features, their use is largely limited to passive holdings of broad market indices and the »

Srinivasan to head hedge fund investment at Abu Dhabi Investment Council

Srinivasan to head hedge fund investment at Abu Dhabi Investment Council

Sat, 14/06/2008 - 13:50

Shiv Srinivasan has joined the Abu Dhabi Investment Council this month as its new chief investment officer for active investment strategies, comprising hedge fund investing. »

FSA to require disclosure of short positions in companies undertaking rights issues

FSA to require disclosure of short positions in companies undertaking rights issues

Fri, 13/06/2008 - 14:21

The UK's Financial Services Authority is introducing new rules requiring disclosure of short positions above a certain threshold in companies undertaking rights issues, in order to reduce »

With pension funds cautious, managers look abroad for asset growth

With pension funds cautious, managers look abroad for asset growth

Fri, 13/06/2008 - 12:00

This year, Canadian boutique Landry Morin Investment Managers will launch an offshore hedge fund for the first time since the firm's establishment in 2002. »

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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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North America

Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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