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BNY Mellon acquires fund of hedge funds administrator Lamp Technologies

BNY Mellon acquires fund of hedge funds administrator Lamp Technologies

Mon, 12/05/2008 - 16:22

Bank of New York Mellon has acquired the fund of hedge funds administrative services business of Lamp Technologies, a Dallas-based alternative investment administrator established in 1997, »

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge fund takes on UK government

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge fund takes on UK government

Mon, 12/05/2008 - 07:00

It was anticipated, if not necessarily expected. »

Magnum Global Investments sponsors Crestridge Capital long/short offshore fund

Magnum Global Investments sponsors Crestridge Capital long/short offshore fund

Sun, 11/05/2008 - 21:25

Magnum Global Investments is sponsoring a new offshore hedge fund whose strategy in its US limited partnership yielded net returns of 37.4 per cent last year and has gained 19.4 per cent y »

Factor-based models can help investors distinguish lucky and talented managers, says study

Factor-based models can help investors distinguish lucky and talented managers, says study

Sun, 11/05/2008 - 19:07

A non-linear, factor-based model could have reduced the proportion of hedge fund 'time bombs' - managers who have simply been lucky rather than skilled in their past performance - exposed »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index gains 2.28 per cent in April to claw back first-quarter losses

Barclay Hedge Fund Index gains 2.28 per cent in April to claw back first-quarter losses

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 18:52

Hedge funds gained on average 2.28 per cent in April, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, which reported that 16 of its 18 hedge fund »

Emerging market hedge funds see assets decline in first quarter

Emerging market hedge funds see assets decline in first quarter

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 18:39

Hedge funds offering exposure to emerging markets saw their assets under management fall by nearly 5 per cent in the volatile first quarter of 2008, with total capital declining from more »

Uncertainty for GLG Partners as emerging markets strategy plunges

Uncertainty for GLG Partners as emerging markets strategy plunges

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 07:01

GLG Partners, the London-based hedge fund manager that obtained a New York Stock Exchange listing last year through a reverse takeover, has reported virtually flat assets under management »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 06:59

The tricky conditions in major equity and fixed-income markets are giving a helping hand to a trend already underway, toward investment in assets uncorrelated with the core holdings in inv »

Administrators combine as Phoenix Fund Services to target onshore and offshore funds

Administrators combine as Phoenix Fund Services to target onshore and offshore funds

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 06:58

Three specialist fund administration firms have come together under the umbrella of Phoenix Fund Services to service the increasing number of UK-based managers running offshore traditional »

Kotak Mahindra launches first multistrategy equity fund

Kotak Mahindra launches first multistrategy equity fund

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 06:57

Kotak Mahindra (UK), a wholly-owned subsidiary of India's Kotak Mahindra Bank, has announced the launch of the Kotak India Dynamic Fund, a multistrategy equity fund that aims to generate a »

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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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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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