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Songsmith captures the anguish of troubled traders

Songsmith captures the anguish of troubled traders

Tue, 21/08/2007 - 08:03

With a tune hauntingly familiar to devotees of the late, great Tammy Wynette, singer Merle Hazard has laid down a musical backdrop to the star-crossed summer of '07, extending the themes of country mu »

Guernsey funds under management reach new high

Guernsey funds under management reach new high

Tue, 21/08/2007 - 08:02

Guernsey is continuing to exploit its appeal as a centre for fund administration, according to financial sector promotional body GuernseyFinance, following the announcement by the industry regulator t »

Market turmoil leaves hedge funds poised between threat and opportunity

Market turmoil leaves hedge funds poised between threat and opportunity

Fri, 17/08/2007 - 07:00

Goldman Sachs Asset Management, which has admitted to losses in the hedge funds it manages totalling up to USD3bn amid continuing fall-out from the US sub-prime mortgage sector meltdown, s »

Hedge fund assets reach estimated USD2.6trn, says survey

Hedge fund assets reach estimated USD2.6trn, says survey

Fri, 17/08/2007 - 06:59

Total hedge fund asset levels increased by 8 per cent in the second quarter of this year to USD2.593trn, from USD2.401trn at the end of March, according to the latest HFN Hedge Fund Indust »

Short managers shine amid gloomy July for hedge funds

Short managers shine amid gloomy July for hedge funds

Fri, 17/08/2007 - 06:59

Hedge funds recorded on average little or no gains in July as managers suffered from sharp falls in US, European and Asian equity markets, widening credit spreads and rising oil prices. »

Dexion Trading unveils proposals for corporate reorganisation

Dexion Trading unveils proposals for corporate reorganisation

Fri, 17/08/2007 - 06:57

The board of London-listed fund of hedge funds Dexion Trading has finalised proposals to replace its previous investment adviser, FRM Investment Management, with Legg Mason subsidiary Perm »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Central banks pump in liquidity to ward off financing crisis

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Central banks pump in liquidity to ward off financing crisis

Fri, 17/08/2007 - 06:56

The Federal Reserve injected some USD38bn into the US banking system, following similar moves by the central banks of Europe, Australia, Canada and Japan, in a bid to stabilise the bond ma »

Torrey Associates recruits head of risk management from North Sound Capital

Torrey Associates recruits head of risk management from North Sound Capital

Thu, 16/08/2007 - 08:17

Torrey Associates, an SEC-registered fund of hedge funds manager, has recruited John McClenahan as director of risk management from long/short equity manager North Sound Capital Management »

Wright named chief operating officer of State Street's UK-based investor services business

Wright named chief operating officer of State Street's UK-based investor services business

Thu, 16/08/2007 - 08:15

State Street Corporation has announced the appointment of Nick Wright as senior vice-president and chief operating officer of State Street's investment servicing business in the UK, Middle »

Citco Fund Services opens office in Philadelphia

Citco Fund Services opens office in Philadelphia

Thu, 16/08/2007 - 08:14

Citco Fund Services has announced the opening of a new office in Malvern, in the suburbs of Philadelphia, as a financial reporting centre of excellence whose services will be available to »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.     ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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