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Structuring managed accounts to meet institutions' needs

Structuring managed accounts to meet institutions' needs

Sat, 01/12/2007 - 16:30

Many small and, even medium-sized, institutional investors are uncomfortable with investing directly in single-strategy hedge funds, for a variety of reasons. »

Ithmaar Bank and Shamil Bank raise USD200m at first closing of alternatives fund

Ithmaar Bank and Shamil Bank raise USD200m at first closing of alternatives fund

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 10:45

Ithmaar Bank, Shamil Bank and Islamic Investment Company of the Gulf (Bahamas) have announced they have met their target of raising USD200m for the first closing of the USD500m Aldar Priva »

Australia's Absolute Capital calls in administrators

Australia's Absolute Capital calls in administrators

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

The board of Australian-based credit fund manager Absolute Capital Group has appointed voluntary administrators, four months after the firm suspended two yield strategies funds with assets »

BNP Paribas and HEC Paris establish third BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre

BNP Paribas and HEC Paris establish third BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

BNP Paribas and HEC Business School have established a BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre at HEC in Paris, the third such centre to be set up following the creation of BNP Paribas centres at th »

BNY ConvergEx unveils portfolio tool for volatile markets

BNY ConvergEx unveils portfolio tool for volatile markets

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

BNY ConvergEx Group, a provider of global agency brokerage and investment technology solutions, has launched Apex (Analytical Portfolio Execution), a new portfolio algorithmic optimiser de »

Barclays note offers retail access to high-flying Liongate fund of hedge funds

Barclays note offers retail access to high-flying Liongate fund of hedge funds

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

Liongate Capital Management has announced the launch of the Liongate Multi-Strategy Tracker GBP, a Barclays Bank-issued note offering retail investors the opportunity to access a strongly- »

Fidessa named best trading platform in European Banking Technology Awards

Fidessa named best trading platform in European Banking Technology Awards

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

The Fidessa group, a provider of multi-asset trading systems, market data and global connectivity, has won the Readers' Choice Award for the best trading platform/order management product »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Hedge fund urges consolidation in US airline industry

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Hedge fund urges consolidation in US airline industry

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

Hedge funds have added fuel to merger talk in the US airline sector. »

Providing managers with insight into daily exposure

Providing managers with insight into daily exposure

Thu, 29/11/2007 - 16:32

Growing complexity within the strategies of hedge funds means it is harder for managers to keep track of the portfolio and of their total exposure to securities and asset classes. »

Eze Castle Integration launches IT services London office

Eze Castle Integration launches IT services London office

Thu, 29/11/2007 - 06:00

Eze Castle Integration, a provider of technology and IT services to hedge fund and investment firms, has announced the launch of its London operations in order to provide comprehensive IT »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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