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Specialist providers serve changing market

Specialist providers serve changing market

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 13:39

Times are changing for the private equity industry. Once relatively unknown outside the financial world, in recent years it has become a staple of the mainstream media. »

Private equity firms get the Guernsey habit

Private equity firms get the Guernsey habit

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 13:38

Having already built up a reputation as one of the best offshore centre for private equity business among fund promoters and their advisers, Guernsey is benefiting from growing volumes of business »

Does Guernsey need unregulated funds?

Does Guernsey need unregulated funds?

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 13:36

Ever since Jersey announced last autumn that it was establishing two new categories of unregulated funds, with minimum investment of USD1m or traded on a recognised exchange, that would not have to »

FRM plans London listing of Diversified fund of hedge funds strategy

FRM plans London listing of Diversified fund of hedge funds strategy

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 07:00

Financial Risk Management is planning to offer access to its flagship Diversified strategy through an initial public offering of shares in FRM Diversified Alpha, a closed-ended fund of hed »

Axa Investment Managers opens up funds of hedge funds to outside investors

Axa Investment Managers opens up funds of hedge funds to outside investors

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 07:00

Axa Investment Management has set a target of attracting around USD2.5bn in new investment into its fund of hedge funds products this year as it opens its two commingled funds up to invest »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 07:00

Alternative investment managers may be under pressure from politicians keen to regulate the industry more closely, US investigators suspecting insider trading or accounting regularities, a »

Citadel continues hiring spree with appointment of US fixed income head

Citadel continues hiring spree with appointment of US fixed income head

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 06:59

Chicago-based alternative investment manager Citadel Investment Group has announced the recruitment of Derek Kaufman as a New York-based senior managing director and head of its US fixed-i »

Infiniti Group staff complete management buyout

Infiniti Group staff complete management buyout

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 06:55

Zurich-based fund of hedge funds manager Infiniti Group has been acquired by a consortium of senior staff and strategic investors in a management buyout led by co-founder and chairman Kenj »

Private Advisors expands its London presence with three senior hires

Private Advisors expands its London presence with three senior hires

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 06:50

Alternative fund of funds manager Private Advisors has announced the appointment of three managing directors to its London-based business, Private Advisors UK, as it continues to strengthe »

BNY Mellon Asset Management launches global macro fund

BNY Mellon Asset Management launches global macro fund

Thu, 24/04/2008 - 07:00

BNY Mellon Asset Management has launched a global macro absolute return fund aimed at institutional investors, the Dublin-domiciled qualifying investor fund BNY Mellon Enhanced Coefficient »

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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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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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