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Systematic Absolute Return to survey environmental alternative investment universe

Systematic Absolute Return to survey environmental alternative investment universe

Mon, 21/04/2008 - 13:18

Zurich-based fund of hedge funds manager Systematic Absolute Return is conducting a survey of the environmental alternative investment universe, an area that the firm says is generating ex »

Hedgeweek Comment: Show me your X-files

Hedgeweek Comment: Show me your X-files

Mon, 21/04/2008 - 07:10

Calling agents Mulder and Scully. »

Enso Capital Management and UBS announce joint venture

Enso Capital Management and UBS announce joint venture

Mon, 21/04/2008 - 07:00

New York-based investment adviser Enso Capital Management and UBS Fund Advisor, an indirect subsidiary of UBS, have created a joint venture, UBS Enso Management, which will act as investme »

Ermitage launches UK-listed products linked to funds of hedge funds

Ermitage launches UK-listed products linked to funds of hedge funds

Mon, 21/04/2008 - 07:00

Alternative asset manager Ermitage Group has announced the launch of two London Stock Exchange-listed notes that provide professional investors with tax-efficient access to offshore funds »

Halbis appoints Shameema Yousuf as manager on Halbis Commodities Alpha Fund

Halbis appoints Shameema Yousuf as manager on Halbis Commodities Alpha Fund

Mon, 21/04/2008 - 07:00

Halbis, the active management specialist of the HSBC Group, has appointed Shameema Yousuf as a fund manager on the Halbis Commodities Alpha fund, working alongside lead manager Per Tingber »

Merrill Lynch to market alternative research through Merrill Open Minds

Merrill Lynch to market alternative research through Merrill Open Minds

Sat, 19/04/2008 - 07:00

Merrill Lynch has launched Merrill Open Minds, a service that makes available alternative research products and services as a complement to the firm's fundamental research and analysis, an »

Capita unveils dedicated Guernsey fund administration business

Capita unveils dedicated Guernsey fund administration business

Fri, 18/04/2008 - 18:19

Fund administrator Capita Financial Group, a subsidiary of the London-listed Capita Group, the UK's leading provider of outsourcing services, has established a dedicated Guernsey office he »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind this week's hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind this week's hedge fund news

Fri, 18/04/2008 - 07:01

Hedgeweek looks at the key issues for hedge funds during a week that saw managers called upon to embrace higher standards, particularly of transparency and valuation procedures, in order t »

Hedge funds see industry growth despite declining US economy, says Rothstein Kass survey

Hedge funds see industry growth despite declining US economy, says Rothstein Kass survey

Fri, 18/04/2008 - 07:00

Despite a negative outlook for the US economy in 2008, hedge fund managers expect strong capital inflows, increased fund launches and fewer fund closings over the rest of this year, accord »

Instinet launches enhanced algorithmic trading suite

Instinet launches enhanced algorithmic trading suite

Fri, 18/04/2008 - 07:00

Instinet, a provider of trading systems and services owned by Nomura Holdings, has launched Instinet Execution Experts, an enhanced suite of algorithms that incorporates components of the »

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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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North America

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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