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UK regulator "disappointed" by hedge funds' market abuse controls

UK regulator "disappointed" by hedge funds' market abuse controls

Fri, 02/11/2007 - 05:58

The Financial Services Authority has expressed its disappointment with the standard of controls put in place by some UK hedge fund managers to mitigate the risk of market abuse, and it pla »

MiFID could make funds more conservative, Godden warns

MiFID could make funds more conservative, Godden warns

Fri, 02/11/2007 - 05:57

The European Union's Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, which took effect on Thursday, could end up harming the interests of the investors it is supposed to protect, according to »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: US legislators target carried interest to relieve AMT burden on taxpayers

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: US legislators target carried interest to relieve AMT burden on taxpayers

Fri, 02/11/2007 - 05:56

Charles Rangel, chairman of the Ways and Means Committee of the US House of Representatives, said this week he was considering raising taxes on carried interest paid by private equity and »

RAB Capital launches Global Mining and Resources Fund

RAB Capital launches Global Mining and Resources Fund

Fri, 02/11/2007 - 05:55

Absolute return asset manager RAB Capital has announced the planned launch of a new RAB Global Mining and Resources Fund, to be managed by a team led by chief executive Philip Richards, on »

Hellman & Friedman takes stake in fund of hedge fund manager Grosvenor Capital

Hellman & Friedman takes stake in fund of hedge fund manager Grosvenor Capital

Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:14

Private equity firm Hellman & Friedman has agreed to become a minority investor in USD24bn fund of hedge funds manager Grosvenor Capital Management by acquiring a shareholding previous »

Investors in failed hedge funds seek to oust Bear Stearns

Investors in failed hedge funds seek to oust Bear Stearns

Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:13

Investors who lost hundreds of millions of dollars when two Bear Stearns hedge funds collapsed in August are joining forces to replace Bear Stearns affiliates and designees as managing par »

Barclays Capital announces note linked to fund of hedge funds

Barclays Capital announces note linked to fund of hedge funds

Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:11

Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank, has announced plans to launch a note linked to the US Opportunities fund, a US-focused equity long/short fund of hedge f »

Sands Brothers launches Genesis Merchant Partners

Sands Brothers launches Genesis Merchant Partners

Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:10

Sands Brothers Asset Management has launched Genesis Merchant Partners, a fund that makes asset-backed and secured loans in unfashionable markets. »

Crédit Agricole offers online access to hedge fund database

Crédit Agricole offers online access to hedge fund database

Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:08

As part of its ongoing strategy to develop products in alternative investments, Crédit Agricole Structured Asset Management has announced the opening of online access to the Casam C »

Dexion Capital launches JC Clark Focused Opportunities Offshore fund

Dexion Capital launches JC Clark Focused Opportunities Offshore fund

Wed, 31/10/2007 - 07:15

Dexion Capital and JC Clark have announced the opening of the JC Clark Focused Opportunities Offshore fund, which seeks absolute returns through a classic long-short hedged style, to exter »

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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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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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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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