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Aima welcomes Iosco's endorsement of its valuation principles

Aima welcomes Iosco's endorsement of its valuation principles

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:55

The Alternative Investment Management Association has expressed its satisfaction that the Consultation Report on the Principles for the Valuation of Hedge Fund Portfolios issued by the Int »

Third tranche of Hedge ETS brings fund assets to USD328m

Third tranche of Hedge ETS brings fund assets to USD328m

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:55

New Star Asset Management has announced that following the close of a third public offering, the total size of Hedge ETS, which provides investors with exposure to the RBC Hedge 250 Index, »

GLG Partners to obtain US listing through reverse acquisition

GLG Partners to obtain US listing through reverse acquisition

Tue, 26/06/2007 - 07:00

GLG Partners, Europe's third largest hedge fund manager with more than 40 funds and USD20bn in assets under management, has announced plans to access the US public markets through a revers »

Absolute return funds suffer "absolute washout" in 2006, says S&P

Absolute return funds suffer "absolute washout" in 2006, says S&P

Tue, 26/06/2007 - 06:59

Absolute return funds, retail investment vehicles that take advantage of the European Ucits III funds legislation to use derivatives and other hedge fund-like techniques, suffered an 'abso »

"Hospital insurance for portfolios" - 36 South Black Swan Fund to launch in August

"Hospital insurance for portfolios" - 36 South Black Swan Fund to launch in August

Tue, 26/06/2007 - 06:58

36 South Investment Managers Limited, a 'tail risk' hedge fund manager, is preparing to launch the 36 South Black Swan Fund in August. »

Thames River Hedge+ fund to raise GBP100m through C share issue

Thames River Hedge+ fund to raise GBP100m through C share issue

Tue, 26/06/2007 - 06:57

Thames River Capital has announced plans to raise up to GBP100m through an issue of sterling-, euro- and US-dollar denominated shares in the Thames River Hedge+ fund of hedge funds, curren »

London Stock Exchange seals GBP1.1bn merger with Borsa Italiana

London Stock Exchange seals GBP1.1bn merger with Borsa Italiana

Mon, 25/06/2007 - 16:27

The London Stock Exchange, which over the past three years has seen off overtures from OMX, Deutsche Börse and Nasdaq, has joined the consolidation of the global exchange industry wit »

Forsyth Partners agrees new deal in Korea

Forsyth Partners agrees new deal in Korea

Mon, 25/06/2007 - 07:00

Forsyth Partners has agreed a further deal with Korea Development Bank Asset Management involving a USD10.35m direct investment into one of the firm's funds of hedge funds, the Forsyth Alt »

Scotia Capital's prime brokerage business looks to global opportunities

Scotia Capital's prime brokerage business looks to global opportunities

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 07:00

Scotia Capital may be a relative newcomer to the global prime brokerage market, and although the global corporate and investment banking and capital markets arm of the Scotiabank Group pro »

Comment: Timing investments by the fund life cycle

Comment: Timing investments by the fund life cycle

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:59

Shoham Cohen, co-founder of Singapore-based hedge fund service provider ESC Financial Services, says that while many professionals and investors in the industry are aware of the fund life »

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This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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