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New Pictet fund targets listed companies and private equity in water-related industries

New Pictet fund targets listed companies and private equity in water-related industries

Wed, 23/04/2008 - 07:00

Pictet Asset Management, the institutional division of the Swiss private bank Pictet & Cie, has publicly launched the Pictet Water Opportunities Fund, a Cayman-domiciled investment com »

TheBuyList.com unveils beta release of hedge fund transaction database and analytics

TheBuyList.com unveils beta release of hedge fund transaction database and analytics

Wed, 23/04/2008 - 07:00

TheBuyList.com, a US-based provider of independent stock research, rankings and ratings, has announced the beta release of a hedge fund transaction database and analytics that will enable »

Carlyle Group closes USD450m CCP Financing I loan fund

Carlyle Group closes USD450m CCP Financing I loan fund

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 17:43

Global private equity firm Carlyle Group has announced the final close of Carlyle Credit Partners Financing I, the tenth collateralised loan obligation to be launched by Carlyle's US lever »

GLG fails to persuade star manager Greg Coffey to stay

GLG fails to persuade star manager Greg Coffey to stay

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 17:23

Alternative asset manager GLG Partners has announced that it has accepted the resignation of star portfolio manager Greg Coffey, following apparently fruitless attempts to persuade him to »

New capital flows into hedge funds dried up in first quarter, says HFR

New capital flows into hedge funds dried up in first quarter, says HFR

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:15

Investors pulled back on investing in hedge funds in the volatile first quarter of this year with a net inflow of just USD16.5bn in new capital coming into the industry, according to Chica »

Hedgeweek Comment: It's more than just the money

Hedgeweek Comment: It's more than just the money

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:10

Brevan Howard, one of London's biggest hedge fund managers, is reportedly considering a relocation of its headquarters abroad. »

Comada makes new UK business development appointment

Comada makes new UK business development appointment

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:00

Comada, developer of fund of hedge funds software package M·A·T·share, has appointed Susanne Petrie to spearhead its marketing and business development activities in t »

Fairfield Greenwich Group adds David Horn as partner and chief global strategist

Fairfield Greenwich Group adds David Horn as partner and chief global strategist

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:00

Fairfield Greenwich Group, a global alternative asset management firm with some USD16.4bn in assets under management, has announced the appointment of David B. »

Man Investments launches capital-guaranteed hedge fund product

Man Investments launches capital-guaranteed hedge fund product

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:00

Man Investments has launched Man Vision Index Notes, a capital-guaranteed hedge fund product that seeks to benefit from the key developments of the future including the growth of emerging »

Red Kite prepares to launch new funds

Red Kite prepares to launch new funds

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:00

Red Kite Management, which specialises in investment in the metals markets, has announced that it is in the final stages of launching a new product under the name Hong Feng Zheng, the Chin »

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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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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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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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