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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 »

Stoxx to launch pure dividend calculation based on Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50

Stoxx to launch pure dividend calculation based on Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50

Fri, 06/06/2008 - 06:58

European equity index provider Stoxx has announced plans to launch the Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 DVP (Dividend Points), its first official calculation product that provides pure dividend dat »

AIG Investments and Larch Lane partner to seed emerging hedge funds

AIG Investments and Larch Lane partner to seed emerging hedge funds

Wed, 04/06/2008 - 23:31

AIG Investments and Larch Lane Advisors, the alternative investment affiliate of Old Mutual Asset Management, have formed a joint venture to make seed investments in hedge funds.< »

Harcourt launches multistrategy emerging markets fund of hedge funds

Harcourt launches multistrategy emerging markets fund of hedge funds

Wed, 04/06/2008 - 23:27

Harcourt Investment Consulting has launched Belmont (Lux) Global Emerging Markets, a multistrategy fund of hedge funds dedicated to harnessing the opportunities presented by hedge funds fo »

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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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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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