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Matrix launches new closed-ended asset-based lending fund

Matrix launches new closed-ended asset-based lending fund

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 06:57

Matrix has launched a closed-ended version of its open-ended Asset Based 2 Fund, which was was launched in August and was up 0.64 per cent in its first month, despite August being one of t »

Big institutions continue to take stakes in hedge fund managers

Big institutions continue to take stakes in hedge fund managers

Tue, 09/10/2007 - 08:14

The summer's market turmoil has failed to cool the enthusiasm of global institutions for taking minority stakes in hedge fund managers, with giant reinsurer Swiss Re acquiring a 15 per cen »

Eurex trading volume up 16 per cent in September

Eurex trading volume up 16 per cent in September

Tue, 09/10/2007 - 08:12

A total of some 156 million contracts were traded on the Eurex international derivatives exchange in September, a year-on-year increase of more than 16 per cent from 134 million contracts »

Specialist insurance broker to fund industry expands into Ireland

Specialist insurance broker to fund industry expands into Ireland

Tue, 09/10/2007 - 08:11

Baronsmead Partners, a specialist insurance broker to the fund industry, has opened an Irish division of its business in Dublin. »

Alpha Mutual Funds celebrates five years

Alpha Mutual Funds celebrates five years

Tue, 09/10/2007 - 08:09

AIP Mutual Funds, whose flagship Alpha Hedged Strategies Fund was launched in September 2002, is celebrating its fifth anniversary having topped USD650m in assets and comprehensively beate »

Absolute Capital German fund managers quit

Absolute Capital German fund managers quit

Mon, 08/10/2007 - 07:19

Absolute Capital Management, the Majorca-based, London-listed hedge fund manager that was hit by heavy redemption requests and a catastrophic collapse in its share price following the acri »

FXall daily trading volume exceeds USD90bn

FXall daily trading volume exceeds USD90bn

Mon, 08/10/2007 - 07:18

Online foreign exchange portal FXall has announced record trading volume of more than USD90bn in a single day, along with a rise in average daily volume for September of more than 44 per c »

Interwoven leads buy-side connectivity with launch of DealConnect for DTCC

Interwoven leads buy-side connectivity with launch of DealConnect for DTCC

Mon, 08/10/2007 - 07:17

Software provider Interwoven has announced the launch of Interwoven DealConnect for DTCC, which it says is the capital market industry's first standalone solution to enable the buy-side an »

Managed Funds Association elects Ospraie's Eric Vincent as chairman

Managed Funds Association elects Ospraie's Eric Vincent as chairman

Mon, 08/10/2007 - 07:15

The board of the Managed Funds Association, the leading US industry body for alternative investment managers, has chosen Eric Vincent, president of Ospraie Management, as its new chairman. »

Jersey aims to challenge Cayman with unregulated funds regime

Jersey aims to challenge Cayman with unregulated funds regime

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 07:00

Amid strong competition among jurisdictions across Europe to offer more lightly regulated regimes for alternative funds, Jersey is seeking to set itself apart from the crowd with the launc »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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