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Baring Asset Management launches emerging markets absolute return fund

Baring Asset Management launches emerging markets absolute return fund

Fri, 19/10/2007 - 08:17

Baring Asset Management has launched its fifth long/short equity hedge fund, the Baring Emerging Markets Absolute Return Fund, with USD20m in assets under management. »

New Star makes fourth public offering of Hedge ETS

New Star makes fourth public offering of Hedge ETS

Fri, 19/10/2007 - 08:16

New Star Asset Management is making a fourth offering of Hedge ETS, a London listed daily tradable security. »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Vulture funds find carrion thin on the ground

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Vulture funds find carrion thin on the ground

Fri, 19/10/2007 - 06:58

Vulture funds set up by the likes of Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, TPG and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts to hunt down fire sales in the LBO debt market have yet to find any great deals. »

HSBC alternative investment group appoints head of sales and marketing

HSBC alternative investment group appoints head of sales and marketing

Thu, 18/10/2007 - 07:49

HSBC Private Bank has appointed Patrick Tuohy as global head of sales and marketing for the alternative investment group, with collective responsibilities for the sales efforts of both the »

Moody's assigns operations quality rating to Brevan Howard Master Fund

Moody's assigns operations quality rating to Brevan Howard Master Fund

Thu, 18/10/2007 - 07:48

Moody's Investors Service has assigned an operations quality rating of OQ1, the highest possible, to the Brevan Howard Master Fund, the flagship vehicle of global macro hedge fund manager »

Hedge funds returned 2.44 per cent in third quarter, says Morningstar

Hedge funds returned 2.44 per cent in third quarter, says Morningstar

Thu, 18/10/2007 - 07:47

Hedge funds in Morningstar's database returned an average of 2.44 per cent over the third quarter of this year, outperforming the S&P 500 and MSCI World indices in US dollar terms afte »

Maturity bringing new confidence for hedge fund staff, says Ernst & Young report

Maturity bringing new confidence for hedge fund staff, says Ernst & Young report

Thu, 18/10/2007 - 07:45

The world's leading hedge funds managers are more concerned about attracting and retaining talented people and managing growth than anything else, according to new research - Navigating Ne »

Managed futures sees strong recovery in September, says Barclay

Managed futures sees strong recovery in September, says Barclay

Wed, 17/10/2007 - 07:00

Managed futures gained 3.76 per cent in September after losing 1.63 per cent in August, according to flash estimates from the Barclay CTA Index. »

Absolute Capital Management seeks to head off Cayman lawsuit

Absolute Capital Management seeks to head off Cayman lawsuit

Wed, 17/10/2007 - 06:59

Troubled hedge fund manager Absolute Capital Management says its proposals to restructure five of its funds in order to avoid having to take a loss on positions taken in small, thinly-trad »

MiFID, commission-sharing and electronic trading favour large brokers, says Greenwich

MiFID, commission-sharing and electronic trading favour large brokers, says Greenwich

Wed, 17/10/2007 - 06:58

While equity brokerage firms across Europe currently continue to reap the benefits of global stock markets, a series of structural changes threaten the economic prospects of the continent' »

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The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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Two thirds of surveyed investors with an appetite for infrastructure say they will increase their allocations to the asset class over the long term, with none planning to reduce allocations. These findings are revealed in an extract from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015. ... »

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