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Addleshaw Goddard strengthens City-based alternative funds practice

Addleshaw Goddard strengthens City-based alternative funds practice

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:15

Lawyers Addleshaw Goddard has expanded its City of London-based funds practice with the appointment of partner Christy Stagemeyer and consultant David Ive. »

NYSE Euronext to acquire CME metals business

NYSE Euronext to acquire CME metals business

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:14

NYSE Euronext has agreed to acquire the CME Group's metals business, with trading of gold and silver futures and options on futures contracts set to begin later this year on Liffe Connect, »

South Africa's hedge fund industry poised for lift-off

South Africa's hedge fund industry poised for lift-off

Sun, 16/03/2008 - 19:45

From just a handful of funds with some ZAR1.4bn in as recently as mid-2002, the South African hedge fund industry had grown five years later to more than 130 funds with at least ZAR26bn in assets u »

Hedge funds rebound in February, say index providers

Hedge funds rebound in February, say index providers

Fri, 14/03/2008 - 06:00

Hedge fund index providers have reported a recovery in performance for most hedge fund strategies in February following the previous month's losses, even as equity markets continued to fal »

GO Capital Asset Management suspends redemptions until December

GO Capital Asset Management suspends redemptions until December

Fri, 14/03/2008 - 06:00

Amsterdam-based hedge fund manager GO Capital Asset Management has announced it is suspending the redemption of units in its Global Opportunities Fund, although managing partner Frans van »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Carlyle Capital abandons hope of rescue deal

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Carlyle Capital abandons hope of rescue deal

Fri, 14/03/2008 - 06:00

Carlyle Capital Corporation has acknowledged that its lenders are likely to take possession of its remaining assets, consisting of US government agency AAA-rated residential mortgage-backe »

Survey highlights spread of electronic trading in Europe

Survey highlights spread of electronic trading in Europe

Fri, 14/03/2008 - 06:00

Electronic trading is by far the leading method of equity execution in Europe, according to the first European Equities e-Trading survey conducted by the Securities Industry and Financial »

ING blames global credit crunch for suspension of New Zealand funds

ING blames global credit crunch for suspension of New Zealand funds

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 19:11

ING New Zealand has given notice to investors in the ING Diversified Yield Fund and the ING Regular Income Fund that all further withdrawals have been suspended because of the current econ »

CorrectNet and ProTrak International unveil turnkey solution for hedge funds

CorrectNet and ProTrak International unveil turnkey solution for hedge funds

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 12:00

CorrectNet, a provider of information delivery and reporting applications to many large investment management firms, and ProTrak International, a provider of customer relations software fo »

Carlyle Capital faces collapse as lenders prepare to seize remaining assets

Carlyle Capital faces collapse as lenders prepare to seize remaining assets

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 10:00

The stricken Amsterdam-listed mortgage-backed securities fund Carlyle Capital Corporation has admitted that negotiations with its lenders have failed to yield an agreement to stabilise its »

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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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North America

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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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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