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Dechert opens law office in Hong Kong through link-up with alternative funds specialist

Dechert opens law office in Hong Kong through link-up with alternative funds specialist

Fri, 18/01/2008 - 06:00

International law firm Dechert has opened an office in Hong Kong through a formal association with local firm Hwang & Co, which will henceforth be known as Dechert LLP in association w »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: US managers tap the Beltway for top talent

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: US managers tap the Beltway for top talent

Fri, 18/01/2008 - 06:00

New York hedge fund manager Paulson & Co has signed up former US Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan as an adviser. »

Representative Richard Baker to head Managed Funds Association

Representative Richard Baker to head Managed Funds Association

Fri, 18/01/2008 - 06:00

The Managed Funds Association, the primary US trade association for the hedge fund industry, has announced that Richard H Baker, currently a Republican congressman from Louisiana, will joi »

Walkers sees continuing hedge fund and private equity expansion in 2008

Walkers sees continuing hedge fund and private equity expansion in 2008

Fri, 18/01/2008 - 06:00

Walkers, the Cayman Islands-based offshore law firm, has reported that 2007 was the strongest single year ever for the firm's growth and has announced the promotion to partner of nine asso »

New regulations drive development of global markets

New regulations drive development of global markets

Thu, 17/01/2008 - 12:32

Compliance is not normally a word that quickens the pulse. »

DTCC and CLS Bank launch central settlement of OTC credit derivatives trades

DTCC and CLS Bank launch central settlement of OTC credit derivatives trades

Thu, 17/01/2008 - 06:45

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation and CLS Bank International have launched their central settlement service for over-the-counter credit derivative transactions, which is desi »

Adept Capital Partners launches Early Stage Asia Fund

Adept Capital Partners launches Early Stage Asia Fund

Thu, 17/01/2008 - 06:00

Hong Kong-based boutique investment manager Adept Capital Partners has launched a fund of early stage Asia hedge funds that aims to capture the superior absolute returns typically generate »

Argentine commodities trader charged with defrauding more than 400 clients

Argentine commodities trader charged with defrauding more than 400 clients

Thu, 17/01/2008 - 06:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a federal lawsuit against Diego Mariano Rolando of Buenos Aires, Argentina, trading as IA Trading.com, who is accused of defrauding hu »

Gottex Fund Management hires Fullerton to boost investment team

Gottex Fund Management hires Fullerton to boost investment team

Thu, 17/01/2008 - 06:00

Gottex Fund Management Holdings has announced the appointment of Brian Fullerton as a managing director and member of the Gottex research committee, based in the firm's New York office. »

Matrix funds of hedge funds deliver strong second-half dividends

Matrix funds of hedge funds deliver strong second-half dividends

Thu, 17/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based manager Matrix Group says its five funds of hedge funds that offer a share class where all of the growth is paid out as income half-yearly have delivered good dividend payment »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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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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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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