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Island maintains edge in global marketplace

Island maintains edge in global marketplace

Tue, 29/04/2008 - 16:01

Guernsey offers an excellent infrastructure in terms of the services it can bring to private equity fund promoters, stretching from its legal framework to the providers of legal, accounting and adm »

Gibraltar - The all-in-one solution

Gibraltar - The all-in-one solution

Tue, 29/04/2008 - 16:00

Gibraltar has many advantages to offer as a jurisdiction. »

Options market structure highlights need for sophisticated technology, says Tabb report

Options market structure highlights need for sophisticated technology, says Tabb report

Tue, 29/04/2008 - 14:06

The changes sweeping through the options markets are resulting in considerable challenges for market-makers, according to a research report from the Tabb Group, a research and strategic ad »

Silver Creek hires executive to launch London office

Silver Creek hires executive to launch London office

Tue, 29/04/2008 - 13:49

Seattle-based fund of hedge funds manager Silver Creek Capital Management has announced that Gideon Nieuwoudt, former head of European and Asia research for Union Bancaire Privée Al »

Hedgeweek Comment: In search of common standards

Hedgeweek Comment: In search of common standards

Tue, 29/04/2008 - 13:48

A fortnight ago, two private-sector committees set up under the auspices of the President's Working Group on Financial Markets released sets of best practice in the US for the hedge fund i »

London Metal Exchange launches steel futures trading

London Metal Exchange launches steel futures trading

Tue, 29/04/2008 - 07:00

Trading in steel futures has begun on the London Metal Exchange Ring following the successful test phase trading on its telephone and electronic market, LME Select, with the launch of two »

NautaDutilh appoints new partner to head funds practice in Luxembourg

NautaDutilh appoints new partner to head funds practice in Luxembourg

Tue, 29/04/2008 - 07:00

Benelux law firm NautaDutilh has announced the appointment of Pierre Reuter, 37, as a partner in the firm's Luxembourg office, responsible for leading and developing the firm's recently es »

New Maculus fund boosts ADM Capital assets to USD2.4bn

New Maculus fund boosts ADM Capital assets to USD2.4bn

Tue, 29/04/2008 - 07:00

Asia Debt Management Hong Kong, an investment advisor specialising in distressed debt, has announced the launch of ADM Maculus Fund V, a five-year private equity-style fund that has closed »

Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management unveils 130/30 strategies

Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management unveils 130/30 strategies

Tue, 29/04/2008 - 07:00

Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management, a diversified San Diego-based institutional asset manager belonging to the Allianz group, has launched three 130/30 strategies in order to capitalise »

Polar Capital announces plans to launch UK Absolute Return Fund

Polar Capital announces plans to launch UK Absolute Return Fund

Tue, 29/04/2008 - 07:00

Polar Capital has announced plans to launch the UK Absolute Return Fund, which will invest predominantly in equities of UK companies and to a much smaller degree European and global equiti »

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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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