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Blacksquare Capital launches commodity fund of hedge funds

Blacksquare Capital launches commodity fund of hedge funds

Wed, 11/06/2008 - 07:00

London-based alternative asset manager Blacksquare Capital has launched the Blacksquare Capital Commodity Fund, a concentrated long/short fund of funds that allocates its assets to between »

OECD steering group engages hedge fund industry on shareholder activism

OECD steering group engages hedge fund industry on shareholder activism

Wed, 11/06/2008 - 07:00

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's Steering Group on Corporate Governance has hosted a high-level meeting involving representatives from the hedge fund industry a »

BNP Paribas acquires Bank of America's equity prime brokerage business

BNP Paribas acquires Bank of America's equity prime brokerage business

Tue, 10/06/2008 - 18:43

BNP Paribas has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the equity prime brokerage business of Bank of America, a transaction that will involve the transfer of client relationships, emplo »

David Lau joins Galleon Group in Singapore

David Lau joins Galleon Group in Singapore

Tue, 10/06/2008 - 13:04

Galleon Group, a New York-based USD7.3bn alternative asset manager, has announced the appointment of David Lau as a senior portfolio manager and partner overseeing the firm's new Singapore »

Absolute Capital Management strengthens investment team with portfolio adviser hires

Absolute Capital Management strengthens investment team with portfolio adviser hires

Tue, 10/06/2008 - 12:53

Troubled absolute return fund manager Absolute Capital Management has appointed Daniel Bieri as head of portfolio advisory and Athanasios Ladopoulos as a lead portfolio adviser focused on »

Babson Capital Europe announces appointment of Andrew Godson as head of distribution

Babson Capital Europe announces appointment of Andrew Godson as head of distribution

Tue, 10/06/2008 - 07:00

Specialist leveraged loan manager Babson Capital Europe has announced the appointment of Andrew Godson as head of distribution, responsible for the firm's global sales and distribution act »

TriAlpha launches global fund of property hedge funds

TriAlpha launches global fund of property hedge funds

Tue, 10/06/2008 - 07:00

TriAlpha, the asset management arm of the Stonehage Group, an international wealth management group, has launched the TriAlpha Global Property Strategy Fund, a fund of property hedge funds »

Commodity ETFs see soaring investor interest, says Deutsche report

Commodity ETFs see soaring investor interest, says Deutsche report

Tue, 10/06/2008 - 06:50

Commodity exchange-traded funds have become increasingly popular and achieved a relatively high level of market awareness, according to a new report on commodity ETF liquidity trends in Eu »

Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services names Stuart Drake as chairman

Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services names Stuart Drake as chairman

Mon, 09/06/2008 - 20:48

Hamilton, Bermuda-based hedge fund administrator Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services has announced the appointment as chairman of Stuart Drake, formerly a managing director at JPMorga »

Institutional investment managers set to increase hedge fund allocations by up to 50 per cent

Institutional investment managers set to increase hedge fund allocations by up to 50 per cent

Mon, 09/06/2008 - 20:39

Institutional investment managers are set to increase their hedge fund allocations by 25 to 50 per cent over the next couple of years, according to Christopher C. »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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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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