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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 »

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. »

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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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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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