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Managed Funds Association calls for improved practices by hedge fund managers

Managed Funds Association calls for improved practices by hedge fund managers

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 07:35

The Managed Funds Association, the US industry body representing hedge fund managers, has recommended that the industry adopt heightened standards of excellence embodied in the latest vers »

Australia's HFA Holdings completes delayed purchase of Lighthouse Partners

Australia's HFA Holdings completes delayed purchase of Lighthouse Partners

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 07:33

HFA Holdings, an Australian asset manager specialising in absolute return funds of funds, has confirmed its acquisition of Florida-based Lighthouse Partners for USD348.5m cash and 134.67 m »

Credit Suisse/Tremont launches investible AllHedge Index

Credit Suisse/Tremont launches investible AllHedge Index

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 06:00

The Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index Group has launched the Credit Suisse/Tremont AllHedge Index, a new investible hedge fund index derived from the group's Credit Suisse/Tremont Hed »

Advent Software named best buy-side technology provider by Buy-Side Technology

Advent Software named best buy-side technology provider by Buy-Side Technology

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 05:59

Advent Software, a provider of software and solutions for the investment management industry, has been named best buy-side technology provider by Buy-Side Technology magazine. »

Butterfield Bank Guernsey reaches assets under custody milestone

Butterfield Bank Guernsey reaches assets under custody milestone

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 05:58

Butterfield Bank Guernsey has passed the milestone of USD12bn in assets under custody at the end of September, representing an increase of more than 82 per cent from the bank's USD6.8bn in »

Picton Mahoney Asset Management closes hedge fund

Picton Mahoney Asset Management closes hedge fund

Wed, 07/11/2007 - 07:27

Canadian portfolio management boutique Picton Mahoney Asset Management has announced that the Picton Mahoney Long Short Equity Fund will be closed to new investments on or before November »

Icap launches gold/yen pair on EBS platform

Icap launches gold/yen pair on EBS platform

Wed, 07/11/2007 - 07:26

Leading global inter-dealer broker Icap is to launch a new metals product, a gold/yen pair, in early November on its electronic dealing platform EBS, bringing to five the number of metals »

Parker Global opens Tokyo and Sao Paulo offices

Parker Global opens Tokyo and Sao Paulo offices

Wed, 07/11/2007 - 07:25

Parker Global Strategies, a fund of hedge funds manager and manager of managers based in Stamford, Connecticut, has continued its international expansion with the opening of representative »

Pars Purewal to head PricewaterhouseCoopers alternative investments practice

Pars Purewal to head PricewaterhouseCoopers alternative investments practice

Wed, 07/11/2007 - 07:24

PricewaterhouseCoopers has appointed Pars Purewal, a partner since 1995, as head of its UK alternative investments practice, covering hedge funds, private equity and real estate, responsib »

Citadel wins Buy-Side Technology award for enterprise data management platform

Citadel wins Buy-Side Technology award for enterprise data management platform

Wed, 07/11/2007 - 07:23

Citadel, a provider of enterprise data management systems for the buy-side, has won the best data management product award from the specialist publication Buy-Side Technology for its Cadis »

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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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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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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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