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Abbey Capital Macro Fund offers access to global macro managers

Abbey Capital Macro Fund offers access to global macro managers

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:55

Irish-based hedge fund multi-manager Abbey Capital has launched the Malta-domiciled Abbey Capital Macro Fund, offering access to a group of global macro managers with low historic correlat »

Spa ETF launches US operations with New York office

Spa ETF launches US operations with New York office

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:52

Exchange-traded fund provider Spa ETF, which last month launched six fundamentals-based ETFs on the London Stock Exchange, has opened an office in New York as part of the expansion of the »

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Want to get a clearer perspective on the world of hedge funds?

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:45

Acquire insights into the industry's future and the impact of synthetic hedge funds. Our advanced level Hedge Funds Programme runs 17-19 March 2008.   »

Parker Global Strategies announces Michael Parker as new president

Parker Global Strategies announces Michael Parker as new president

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:59

Michael Parker has been appointed president of alternative investment manager Parker Global Strategies to give the firm strategic direction and lead its worldwide marketing initiatives, as »

New Star launches new property hedge fund

New Star launches new property hedge fund

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:58

New Star has launched the New Star Real Estate Hedge Fund, which will invest in listed real estate securities and may also use sector swaps, real estate funds and real estate derivatives. »

Credit Suisse and AlphaSimplex launch first 130/30 index

Credit Suisse and AlphaSimplex launch first 130/30 index

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:57

Credit Suisse and AlphaSimplex Group have launched the industry's first family of benchmarks developed specifically for 130/30 managers and designed to help the investment community more p »

RAB Capital completes acquisition of Hong Kong-based Pi

RAB Capital completes acquisition of Hong Kong-based Pi

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:56

RAB Capital has completed the acquisition of Hong Kong-based Pi Investment Management announced on June 27 for a maximum of GBP10.5m payable in cash and shares. »

HSBC Investments names Barbara Rupf Bee as global head of institutional sales

HSBC Investments names Barbara Rupf Bee as global head of institutional sales

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:55

HSBC Investments has appointed Barbara Rupf Bee to the new position of global head of institutional sales, responsible for devising and executing an ambitious institutional business develo »

Hedge fund chief becomes CFO at Lehman Brothers

Hedge fund chief becomes CFO at Lehman Brothers

Tue, 02/10/2007 - 08:05

Erin Callan, currently responsible for heading global hedge funds coverage at Lehman Brothers, has been appointed chief financial officer of the global investment bank as part of a series »

Forsyth funds resume normal trading

Forsyth funds resume normal trading

Tue, 02/10/2007 - 08:02

Following the agreement to transfer the Forsyth Partners' investment management contracts to Crosby Capital Partners on September 18 and the completion of the associated regulatory approva »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.    ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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