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Macek named interim chief executive of Turquoise clearing platform

Macek named interim chief executive of Turquoise clearing platform

Wed, 06/06/2007 - 06:58

Richard R Macek, a senior executive of the US Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, has been chosen as the interim chief executive for EuroCCP, the clearing and settlement platform »

HSBC Special Opportunities Fund offers institutional euro share class

HSBC Special Opportunities Fund offers institutional euro share class

Wed, 06/06/2007 - 06:57

The HSBC Special Opportunities Fund is adding a euro-denominated institutional share class to increase its appeal to institutional investors as a supplement to the existing US dollar, euro »

HDF Finance launches new fixed-income fund of hedge funds

HDF Finance launches new fixed-income fund of hedge funds

Wed, 06/06/2007 - 06:56

HDF Finance, a leading French-based independent fund of hedge funds manager, has launched HDF Optimix 2x, a fixed-income long/short fund of hedge funds which is a two times leveraged versi »

BidRoute to launch best execution online auction tool for portfolio trading

BidRoute to launch best execution online auction tool for portfolio trading

Wed, 06/06/2007 - 06:55

BidRoute is set to be launched later this month by three prominent investment industry practitioners as a price discovery tool that enables best execution for investment managers by demons »

IG Index - Share spread cut

IG Index - Share spread cut

Wed, 06/06/2007 - 06:50

Daily spreads at 0.1% for major* shares UK, US, Australia, Canada, Eurozone, Japan… »

Taking the fund administration sector to a new level

Taking the fund administration sector to a new level

Wed, 06/06/2007 - 06:45

The acquisition by Fortis Prime Fund Solutions last year of Hedge Fund Services, the leading hedge fund administrator in the British Virgin Islands, has provided the islands' fund services industry »

Time to move on? Post your CVs on hedgemedia.com

Time to move on? Post your CVs on hedgemedia.com

Wed, 06/06/2007 - 06:45

Hedgemedia.com has launched the world's largest portal for jobs in the alternative investments sector - hedge funds, private equity funds and real estate funds - at »

Hedge fund boom helps Citco Bank reach USD250bn in custody assets

Hedge fund boom helps Citco Bank reach USD250bn in custody assets

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 07:00

Citco Bank, the global leader in custody and fund trading for mutual and hedge funds, has topped the USD250bn mark for assets under custody, a business that was founded in 1994 and now emp »

Cumulus appoints director of meteorology and climate research

Cumulus appoints director of meteorology and climate research

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:59

PCE Investors has appointed Dr Warwick Norton as director of meteorology and climate research to work on the Cumulus Weather and Cumulus Energy funds, which apply weather derivatives exper »

Group G Capital Partners appoints head of marketing

Group G Capital Partners appoints head of marketing

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:58

Group G Capital Partners, a New York-based investment manager specialising in alternative investment strategies, has appointed Alyson Gardner Kiesel as director of marketing and strategic »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

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With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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