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Babson Capital Management acquires distressed debt manager Murray Capital

Babson Capital Management acquires distressed debt manager Murray Capital

Thu, 24/04/2008 - 07:00

Babson Capital Management, the MassMutual group investment management firm based in Springfield and Boston, Massachusetts, has acquired Murray Capital Management, a distressed debt manager »

Eden Rock Asset Based Lending Fund passes USD100m in assets

Eden Rock Asset Based Lending Fund passes USD100m in assets

Thu, 24/04/2008 - 07:00

The Eden Rock Asset Based Lending Fund, the latest fund launch from London-based Eden Rock Capital Management, now has more than USD100m in assets under management after experiencing no ne »

Fidessa Group launches intelligent liquidity access strategy in Europe

Fidessa Group launches intelligent liquidity access strategy in Europe

Thu, 24/04/2008 - 07:00

Fidessa group, a supplier of multi-asset trading, portfolio analysis, decision support, investment compliance, market data and global connectivity solutions for the buy-side and sell-side, »

Hedgeweek Comment: Optimism suggests better times ahead for alternatives

Hedgeweek Comment: Optimism suggests better times ahead for alternatives

Thu, 24/04/2008 - 07:00

Greg Coffey, GLG Partners' star emerging markets fund manager, has walked away from a handsome fortune in share options and other bonus payments to start his own business. »

LaCrosse implements SunGard's Front Arena for hedge fund administration

LaCrosse implements SunGard's Front Arena for hedge fund administration

Thu, 24/04/2008 - 07:00

LaCrosse Global Fund Services has implemented SunGard's Front Arena cross-asset trading solution as part of its platform for pricing and analysing structured financial instruments held by »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: GLG's Coffey turns back on bonuses to launch his own business

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: GLG's Coffey turns back on bonuses to launch his own business

Thu, 24/04/2008 - 06:58

The attempt by GLG Partners to hold on to its star portfolio manager Greg Coffey has failed. »

Dutch hedge fund start-ups look for more support from institutions at home

Dutch hedge fund start-ups look for more support from institutions at home

Wed, 23/04/2008 - 07:00

Dutch hedge fund start-ups sense the wind is turning in their favour as institutional investors in the Netherlands appear more prepared to back home-grown talent than in the past, followin »

Epitome Global Services expands hedge fund advisory platform

Epitome Global Services expands hedge fund advisory platform

Wed, 23/04/2008 - 07:00

New York-based Epitome Global Services has announced the expansion of its advisory service offerings to the global hedge fund industry to include strategic advice and tactical support to n »

Hedgeweek Comment: Supporting Barack or Hillary - it's all about investment

Hedgeweek Comment: Supporting Barack or Hillary - it's all about investment

Wed, 23/04/2008 - 07:00

Yesterday, the battle for the Democratic Party US presidential nomination resumed in Pennsylvania, and with it came a report on how many of the wealthiest hedge fund managers have been put »

New Pictet fund targets listed companies and private equity in water-related industries

New Pictet fund targets listed companies and private equity in water-related industries

Wed, 23/04/2008 - 07:00

Pictet Asset Management, the institutional division of the Swiss private bank Pictet & Cie, has publicly launched the Pictet Water Opportunities Fund, a Cayman-domiciled investment com »

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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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