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Hedge funds' fixed-income trading stagnates, says Greenwich survey

Hedge funds' fixed-income trading stagnates, says Greenwich survey

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 21:36

In a dramatic turnaround from previous years, the volume of fixed-income trading among US hedge funds if anything fell from 2007 to 2008, even as the overall market grew, according to Gree »

Foreign managers kept waiting as hedge fund regime clicks into gear

Foreign managers kept waiting as hedge fund regime clicks into gear

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 18:53

Some two years after the launch of Spain's registration regime for hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, the development of the market has been steady rather than spectacular, as a mixture of the c »

Fund growth boosts third-party providers

Fund growth boosts third-party providers

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 18:48

Historically the third-party fund administration industry in Spain has been relatively small, but the development of the country's hedge fund and fund of hedge funds sector over the past two years »

Alternative providers look outside for management expertise

Alternative providers look outside for management expertise

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 18:46

Foreign hedge fund managers may find themselves unable to access the fledgling Spanish market directly without going to the cost and trouble of setting up their own management company and funds ins »

Bringing hedge fund expertise to the Spanish investor

Bringing hedge fund expertise to the Spanish investor

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 18:44

The emergence of a home-grown alternative investment industry has been gradual over the two years since the introduction of Spain's new regulatory regime for hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, b »

Flow of new capital into hedge funds continued to slide in second quarter, says HFR

Flow of new capital into hedge funds continued to slide in second quarter, says HFR

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 07:10

Allocations to hedge funds have slowed to their lowest level since the fourth quarter of 2005 as volatile financial markets prompt investors to adjust strategy exposures, according to Chic »

Managed Funds Association calls for more resources to pursue market manipulators

Managed Funds Association calls for more resources to pursue market manipulators

Sun, 20/07/2008 - 20:50

Hedge fund industry body the Managed Funds Association has called on the US authorities to put more resources into regulatory action against market manipulation, and especially to bolster »

Insparo Asset Management appoints Simone Kruys as chief operating officer

Insparo Asset Management appoints Simone Kruys as chief operating officer

Sun, 20/07/2008 - 20:43

London-based Insparo Asset Management, which was established in July last year by principals Mohammed Hanif and Francis Beddington and launched its inaugural USD125m Insparo Africa and Mid »

Frances Orabona joins Silver Creek Capital Management

Frances Orabona joins Silver Creek Capital Management

Sun, 20/07/2008 - 20:29

Seattle-based USD9bn fund of hedge funds manager Silver Creek Capital Management has appointed Frances Orabona, a former vice-president at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, as director of in »

June performance decline "a bad end to a good quarter for hedge funds", says Morningstar

June performance decline "a bad end to a good quarter for hedge funds", says Morningstar

Fri, 18/07/2008 - 07:00

Chicago-based investment research provider Morningstar says June marked a bad end to a good quarter for hedge fund performance. »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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