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Commodity ETFs see soaring investor interest, says Deutsche report

Commodity ETFs see soaring investor interest, says Deutsche report

Tue, 10/06/2008 - 06:50

Commodity exchange-traded funds have become increasingly popular and achieved a relatively high level of market awareness, according to a new report on commodity ETF liquidity trends in Eu »

Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services names Stuart Drake as chairman

Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services names Stuart Drake as chairman

Mon, 09/06/2008 - 20:48

Hamilton, Bermuda-based hedge fund administrator Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services has announced the appointment as chairman of Stuart Drake, formerly a managing director at JPMorga »

Institutional investment managers set to increase hedge fund allocations by up to 50 per cent

Institutional investment managers set to increase hedge fund allocations by up to 50 per cent

Mon, 09/06/2008 - 20:39

Institutional investment managers are set to increase their hedge fund allocations by 25 to 50 per cent over the next couple of years, according to Christopher C. »

Beumo joins Danfonds from Renaissance Capital

Beumo joins Danfonds from Renaissance Capital

Mon, 09/06/2008 - 07:00

Brice Beumo, previously a senior associate at Renaissance Capital who focused on developing specialty finance business initiatives in francophone Africa, has joined Denmark-based investmen »

Hedge fund marketing firm Agecroft Partners hires institutional sales veteran

Hedge fund marketing firm Agecroft Partners hires institutional sales veteran

Mon, 09/06/2008 - 00:18

Third-party hedge fund marketing firm Agecroft Partners has hired Wall Street veteran Tim Driscoll as a managing director with responsibilities that include assisting with due diligence on »

Man Group takes strategic partnership in Bermuda's Nephila Capital

Man Group takes strategic partnership in Bermuda's Nephila Capital

Mon, 09/06/2008 - 00:16

London-listed alternative investment manager Man Group has agreed to acquire a 25 per cent stake in Nephila Capital, a specialist manager working with insurance-based instruments such as i »

Canada's Acuity Investment Management launches 130/30 vehicle

Canada's Acuity Investment Management launches 130/30 vehicle

Sun, 08/06/2008 - 15:46

Toronto-based Acuity Investment Management has launched a new pooled fund that combines long and short strategies, the Acuity Pooled 130/30 Fund, to help investors maximise return potentia »

Société Générale returnees strengthen equity derivatives business

Société Générale returnees strengthen equity derivatives business

Sun, 08/06/2008 - 15:44

Société Générale's corporate and investment banking division has strengthened its equity derivatives department with the return of Arié Boleslawski as he »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Drake Capital Management to close two more funds

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Drake Capital Management to close two more funds

Fri, 06/06/2008 - 06:58

Drake Capital Management is finally throwing in the towel on its loss-making hedge funds. »

MF Global first to offer direct market access to Indian exchanges

MF Global first to offer direct market access to Indian exchanges

Fri, 06/06/2008 - 06:58

MF Global, the world's largest broker of exchange-traded derivatives, has announced that its Indian subsidiary has become the country's first broker to secure permission from both the Bomb »

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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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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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