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Alternative investment industry favours external regulation, says PricewaterhouseCoopers

Alternative investment industry favours external regulation, says PricewaterhouseCoopers

Fri, 30/05/2008 - 08:36

Nearly three-quarters of senior alternative investment professionals taking part in a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers believe that the industry should be regulated more formally, while on »

HFN administration survey finds USD 2.76trn in hedge fund assets

HFN administration survey finds USD 2.76trn in hedge fund assets

Fri, 30/05/2008 - 08:35

More than 60 administrators serviced USD2.76trn in assets managed by 13,804 hedge funds at the end of the first quarter, according to the third survey of hedge fund administrators by indus »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Blackstone recruit Nieman seeks up to USD1bn for Asian fund launch

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Blackstone recruit Nieman seeks up to USD1bn for Asian fund launch

Fri, 30/05/2008 - 08:33

Blackstone Group's planned Asia fund will launch in October with up to USD1bn. »

Hedge funds managers get taste for island life

Hedge funds managers get taste for island life

Thu, 29/05/2008 - 16:50

For much of its decade or so of existence, the Isle of Man's hedge fund sector has been largely based upon the servicing of funds domiciled in other jurisdictions, such as the Cayman Islands. »

Hedgeweek Comment: Going with the flow

Hedgeweek Comment: Going with the flow

Thu, 29/05/2008 - 08:28

As the global economy undergoes a structural shift to find its new level in the wake of the liquidity crisis, and as developing economies pick up the pace while markets in the West falter, »

Citadel appoints Bill King from JPMorgan as head of securitised products

Citadel appoints Bill King from JPMorgan as head of securitised products

Thu, 29/05/2008 - 08:27

Chicago-based Citadel Investment Group has announced the appointment of Bill King, previously global co-head of securitised products at JPMorgan, as a senior managing director and head of »

Edeus launches asset quality assessment service for mortgage-backed assets

Edeus launches asset quality assessment service for mortgage-backed assets

Thu, 29/05/2008 - 08:26

Mortgage market specialist Edeus is launching an asset quality assessment service that aims to help investors understand fully the current risk in mortgage-backed asset pools by assessing »

Deutsche Börse and Eurex publish white paper on global derivatives

Deutsche Börse and Eurex publish white paper on global derivatives

Thu, 29/05/2008 - 08:19

Deutsche Börse and its subsidiary, international derivatives exchange Eurex, have published a white paper entitled: The Global Derivatives Market - An Introduction, which discusses th »

Pioneer Alternative Investments launches second hedge fund strategy for private investors

Pioneer Alternative Investments launches second hedge fund strategy for private investors

Thu, 29/05/2008 - 08:13

Pioneer Alternative Investments has announced plans to launch Pioneer Absolute Return Equity Asia, a Ucits III fund aimed at private investors that aims to make positive absolute returns w »

Promotional feature - ETF Summit - June 12-13, 2008 - Paris

Promotional feature - ETF Summit - June 12-13, 2008 - Paris

Wed, 28/05/2008 - 15:47

The ETF Summit at the EDHEC Institutional Days in Paris on June 12 and 13 next will provide practitioners with the outputs of EDHEC's research in the fields of risk management and asset al »

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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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