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MFA creates new membership class for hedge fund service providers

MFA creates new membership class for hedge fund service providers

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 11:15

The US-based Managed Funds Association, whose membership consists of professionals running hedge funds, funds of funds and managed futures funds, has announced the establishment of a new c »

Hedgeweek Comment: Activism on the rise

Hedgeweek Comment: Activism on the rise

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:02

Hedge fund activism is on the rise. »

Asia hedge fund assets down 10 per cent in 2008 despite USD1bn in new capital, says HFR

Asia hedge fund assets down 10 per cent in 2008 despite USD1bn in new capital, says HFR

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:01

Assets invested in hedge funds focused on Asia fell by 10 percent from USD111bn to USD100bn during the first quarter of 2008, a period in which global financial markets declined broadly an »

HedgeCo Networks secures investment from Inter-Atlantic Group

HedgeCo Networks secures investment from Inter-Atlantic Group

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:00

HedgeCo Networks, a hedge fund data firm and provider of consulting and marketing services to the sector, has received its first major outside investment from Inter-Atlantic Group, a priva »

Lake Shore defendants barred from trading commodity futures by Illinois court

Lake Shore defendants barred from trading commodity futures by Illinois court

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a default judgment order against the Lake Shore Group of Companies, 12 commodity pools operating under variations of the name Lake »

Threadneedle prepares for commodities hedge fund with manager appointment

Threadneedle prepares for commodities hedge fund with manager appointment

Thu, 01/05/2008 - 07:00

Threadneedle Asset Management has appointed David Donora as an executive director with responsibility for setting up a commodities team and launching a commodities hedge fund in the autumn »

Funds of hedge funds can reduce risk for retail investors, says adviser

Funds of hedge funds can reduce risk for retail investors, says adviser

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 18:10

Financial advisory firm Killik & Co believes that including funds of hedge funds in self-invested personal pensions and ISA portfolios may help UK investors safeguard capital and reduc »

Pre-eminent in private equity

Pre-eminent in private equity

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 15:00

Since 2000 Guernsey has been growing its reputation as a leading private equity domicile. »

The secret's out

The secret's out

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 15:00

Despite its clear advantages, Gibraltar remains largely a well-kept secret. »

Istithmar World acquires majority stake in Gulf Stream Asset Management

Istithmar World acquires majority stake in Gulf Stream Asset Management

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 13:05

Dubai-based Istithmar World Capital, the private equity and alternative investment arm of the Gulf emirate's state investment business Istithmar World, has agreed to acquire a majority sta »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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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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