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Hedge fund managers say institutional investor base is growing

Hedge fund managers say institutional investor base is growing

Tue, 04/03/2008 - 06:00

Some 55 per cent of hedge fund managers report that their institutional investor client base has grown over the past three years, according to a new report from Preqin Hedge, part of alter »

Hedge fund managers expect to resume upward path

Hedge fund managers expect to resume upward path

Mon, 03/03/2008 - 17:04

Asia's hedge fund industry may be reeling from a monthly decline of more than 5 per cent in January, its worst performance for at least eight years, but the sector remains confident that the setbac »

Aima says most UK hedge fund managers are affected by non-domicile tax changes

Aima says most UK hedge fund managers are affected by non-domicile tax changes

Mon, 03/03/2008 - 06:02

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the global hedge fund industry body, has urged the UK government to reconsider its planned measures to increase taxes for non-domiciled i »

Investment professionals fail to utilise new asset management research, Edhec says

Investment professionals fail to utilise new asset management research, Edhec says

Mon, 03/03/2008 - 06:00

Investment professionals are often familiar with the latest research findings and asset management techniques but rarely use them, according to the Edhec European Investment Practices Surv »

Nedgroup market neutral fund of hedge funds aims to counter equity market correlation

Nedgroup market neutral fund of hedge funds aims to counter equity market correlation

Mon, 03/03/2008 - 06:00

Nedgroup Investments, a specialist fund of hedge funds provider that belongs to South Africa's Old Mutual group, has launched the Nedgroup Investments Premium Portfolio to provide institut »

Linedata builds on Beauchamp's critical mass in Asia

Linedata builds on Beauchamp's critical mass in Asia

Fri, 29/02/2008 - 17:26

Beauchamp Hedge Fund Solutions is part of the French-owned solutions firm, Linedata Services. »

Illiquid asset valuations expose hedge fund managers and directors to risk

Illiquid asset valuations expose hedge fund managers and directors to risk

Fri, 29/02/2008 - 16:08

The presence of illiquid and hard-to-value assets in hedge fund portfolios could expose fund directors to enhanced legal risks as they prepare to sign off 2007 annual reports at the end of »

Carne launches new Ucits III registration service to speed fund establishment

Carne launches new Ucits III registration service to speed fund establishment

Fri, 29/02/2008 - 16:03

Carne Global Financial Services Group, a Dublin-based independent adviser to the European hedge fund and traditional fund management industries, has launched a new fund registration servic »

Custard joins UBS Global Asset Management

Custard joins UBS Global Asset Management

Fri, 29/02/2008 - 16:01

Curt Custard is to join UBS Global Asset Management as head of global investment solutions, based in London and reporting to John Fraser, chairman and chief executive of UBS Global Asset M »

MF Global uncovers rogue trader, announces USD 141.5 million bad debt provision

MF Global uncovers rogue trader, announces USD 141.5 million bad debt provision

Fri, 29/02/2008 - 06:00

MF Global (NYSE: MF), the exchange-traded futures and options broker spun-out of Man Group plc via an IPO last year, has announced a bad debt provision of USD 141.5 million following unaut »

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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. ... »

Special report
State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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