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Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citi tries to fend off legal action over Falcon fund

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citi tries to fend off legal action over Falcon fund

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:59

Citigroup is asking some of its private clients to accept USD250m in compensation for dropping legal claims stemming from steep losses in its troubled Falcon Strategies hedge fund. »

Insch Capital Management launches global macro fund with Charteris

Insch Capital Management launches global macro fund with Charteris

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:57

Lugano-based alternative investment manager Insch Capital Management has launched a new BVI-domiciled hedge fund, Insch Insight, which contains a number of protected cell share classes ena »

Industry study predicts greater standardisation and regulation in fund portfolio pricing

Industry study predicts greater standardisation and regulation in fund portfolio pricing

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:55

The hedge fund industry lacks consistently applied pricing standards and methodologies that are needed to improve transparency of fund pricing and valuation, according to a research paper »

Economic outlook gloomy for US, say hedge fund managers

Economic outlook gloomy for US, say hedge fund managers

Thu, 22/05/2008 - 09:31

A survey of more than 70 US hedge fund managers and their advisors has found that most have a broadly pessimistic view of the prospects in 2008 for the country's economy, which 80 per cent »

Hedgeweek Comment: Platinum enthuses investors in exchange-traded products

Hedgeweek Comment: Platinum enthuses investors in exchange-traded products

Thu, 22/05/2008 - 09:30

Platinum has emerged as the most popular commodity in 2008, with platinum and palladium exchange-traded commodities approaching the USD1bn mark for investment this year. »

Outsourcing model boosts Jersey's property role

Outsourcing model boosts Jersey's property role

Thu, 22/05/2008 - 07:00

The Channel Islands' history as a popular domicile for property funds, especially those investing in UK property, stretches back over three decades. »

Hedgeweek Comment: The blame game

Hedgeweek Comment: The blame game

Wed, 21/05/2008 - 07:00

With oil prices fast approaching USD130 a barrel and a global food crisis looming, the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs is scrutinising the role of financi »

Reech claims exceptional performance for debut real estate hedge fund

Reech claims exceptional performance for debut real estate hedge fund

Wed, 21/05/2008 - 07:00

Specialist derivatives fund manager Reech Alternative Investment Management has reported that its Iceberg Alternative Real Estate Fund, a European real estate relative value fund, has deli »

Eurex halves latency of its trading system with new interface

Eurex halves latency of its trading system with new interface

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 14:51

With the successful roll-out of its optional Enhanced Transaction Solution interface last month, international derivatives exchange Eurex says it has achieved another key milestone of the »

GFI Colliers brokers first long-dated Asia-Pacific OTC property derivative option

GFI Colliers brokers first long-dated Asia-Pacific OTC property derivative option

Tue, 20/05/2008 - 14:34

GFI Colliers, a joint venture between broker GFI Group and real estate firm Colliers International, has brokered the first long-dated Asian OTC property derivative option in Hong Kong. »

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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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