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Baring Asset Management launches emerging markets absolute return fund

Baring Asset Management launches emerging markets absolute return fund

Fri, 19/10/2007 - 08:17

Baring Asset Management has launched its fifth long/short equity hedge fund, the Baring Emerging Markets Absolute Return Fund, with USD20m in assets under management. »

New Star makes fourth public offering of Hedge ETS

New Star makes fourth public offering of Hedge ETS

Fri, 19/10/2007 - 08:16

New Star Asset Management is making a fourth offering of Hedge ETS, a London listed daily tradable security. »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Vulture funds find carrion thin on the ground

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Vulture funds find carrion thin on the ground

Fri, 19/10/2007 - 06:58

Vulture funds set up by the likes of Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, TPG and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts to hunt down fire sales in the LBO debt market have yet to find any great deals. »

HSBC alternative investment group appoints head of sales and marketing

HSBC alternative investment group appoints head of sales and marketing

Thu, 18/10/2007 - 07:49

HSBC Private Bank has appointed Patrick Tuohy as global head of sales and marketing for the alternative investment group, with collective responsibilities for the sales efforts of both the »

Moody's assigns operations quality rating to Brevan Howard Master Fund

Moody's assigns operations quality rating to Brevan Howard Master Fund

Thu, 18/10/2007 - 07:48

Moody's Investors Service has assigned an operations quality rating of OQ1, the highest possible, to the Brevan Howard Master Fund, the flagship vehicle of global macro hedge fund manager »

Hedge funds returned 2.44 per cent in third quarter, says Morningstar

Hedge funds returned 2.44 per cent in third quarter, says Morningstar

Thu, 18/10/2007 - 07:47

Hedge funds in Morningstar's database returned an average of 2.44 per cent over the third quarter of this year, outperforming the S&P 500 and MSCI World indices in US dollar terms afte »

Maturity bringing new confidence for hedge fund staff, says Ernst & Young report

Maturity bringing new confidence for hedge fund staff, says Ernst & Young report

Thu, 18/10/2007 - 07:45

The world's leading hedge funds managers are more concerned about attracting and retaining talented people and managing growth than anything else, according to new research - Navigating Ne »

Managed futures sees strong recovery in September, says Barclay

Managed futures sees strong recovery in September, says Barclay

Wed, 17/10/2007 - 07:00

Managed futures gained 3.76 per cent in September after losing 1.63 per cent in August, according to flash estimates from the Barclay CTA Index. »

Absolute Capital Management seeks to head off Cayman lawsuit

Absolute Capital Management seeks to head off Cayman lawsuit

Wed, 17/10/2007 - 06:59

Troubled hedge fund manager Absolute Capital Management says its proposals to restructure five of its funds in order to avoid having to take a loss on positions taken in small, thinly-trad »

MiFID, commission-sharing and electronic trading favour large brokers, says Greenwich

MiFID, commission-sharing and electronic trading favour large brokers, says Greenwich

Wed, 17/10/2007 - 06:58

While equity brokerage firms across Europe currently continue to reap the benefits of global stock markets, a series of structural changes threaten the economic prospects of the continent' »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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