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Benchmarking South Africa's hedge funds

Benchmarking South Africa's hedge funds

Fri, 07/03/2008 - 10:31

How attractive are South African hedge funds as an investment opportunity? And is your fund or fund of funds outperforming or underperforming? »

Paragon Capital to launch new offshore secured debt fund

Paragon Capital to launch new offshore secured debt fund

Fri, 07/03/2008 - 06:00

Paragon Capital has announced plans to launch a new offshore secured debt fund, following the success of its previous special situation funds, and has opened its US-domiciled fund to insti »

Pioneer Alternative Investments launches hedge strategy via Ucits III fund

Pioneer Alternative Investments launches hedge strategy via Ucits III fund

Fri, 07/03/2008 - 06:00

Pioneer Alternative Investments has launched Pioneer Absolute Return Equity, a Ucits III fund that captures the returns of an underlying hedge fund strategy by entering into a total return »

Pequot Ventures to spin off as FirstMark Capital

Pequot Ventures to spin off as FirstMark Capital

Thu, 06/03/2008 - 12:00

Hedge fund manager Pequot Capital Management and Pequot Ventures, its New York-based venture capital arm, have agreed to separate the two businesses as of the end of June. »

PerTrac study sees increase in hedge fund reporting, but new launches slow

PerTrac study sees increase in hedge fund reporting, but new launches slow

Thu, 06/03/2008 - 06:00

Last year saw an increase of nearly 15 per cent in the number of hedge funds and funds of hedge funds reporting to hedge fund databases, according to the 2007 PerTrac Hedge Fund Database S »

First Avenue Partners raises capital for Brazil fund of hedge funds

First Avenue Partners raises capital for Brazil fund of hedge funds

Thu, 06/03/2008 - 06:00

First Avenue Partners has launched fundraising for Arsenal Fund, a multistrategy fund of hedge funds with a USD300m target capacity that is managed by São Paulo-based Arsenal Invest »

GAM launches GAM Multi-Diversified LV

GAM launches GAM Multi-Diversified LV

Thu, 06/03/2008 - 06:00

GAM has launched the latest addition to its range of funds of hedge funds, GAM Multi-Diversified LV, which aims to deliver strong returns with low volatility and low beta over the longer t »

Isle of Man fund administrator Portal aims for USD1bn by year-end

Isle of Man fund administrator Portal aims for USD1bn by year-end

Thu, 06/03/2008 - 06:00

Isle of Man fund administrator Portal, a joint venture between insurance manager Thomas Miller and Boston, a multi-family office and wealth management firm based on the island, says it is »

SEC charges hedge fund adviser and principals with USD60m investment fraud

SEC charges hedge fund adviser and principals with USD60m investment fraud

Thu, 06/03/2008 - 06:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed an enforcement action against a Salt Lake City investment advisory firm and three of its principals for making undisclosed high-risk invest »

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Article
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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North America

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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