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Energy sector funds lead hedge fund rally in April, says HFN

Energy sector funds lead hedge fund rally in April, says HFN

Wed, 14/05/2008 - 00:54

Early estimates indicate that the HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Average, an equal-weighted benchmark of all single manager hedge funds and CTA/managed futures products in the 8,000 fund-strong »

Barclay CTA Index slips as managed futures experiences mixed fortunes in April

Barclay CTA Index slips as managed futures experiences mixed fortunes in April

Wed, 14/05/2008 - 00:03

Managed futures funds lost ground for the second successive month in April, declining by an average of 0.27 per cent according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based in »

Structured Portfolio Management hires trading and portfolio management executive

Structured Portfolio Management hires trading and portfolio management executive

Tue, 13/05/2008 - 23:54

Mortgage-backed securities manager Structured Portfolio Management has recruited Charles Smart as senior vice-president for trading and portfolio management, responsible for developing mor »

Blackstone Altius Advisors to offer Asia-focused event-driven strategy

Blackstone Altius Advisors to offer Asia-focused event-driven strategy

Tue, 13/05/2008 - 15:49

The Blackstone Group has announced that Aaron Nieman will head Blackstone Altius Advisors, a new event-driven strategy focusing on opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region and managed by a »

Hedgeweek Comment: Alternative investment firms are new M&A targets

Hedgeweek Comment: Alternative investment firms are new M&A targets

Tue, 13/05/2008 - 07:05

It isn't every day that a Japanese manufacturing conglomerate, even one with a history in banking, takes a stake in the international asset management sector. »

Alternative managers account for increasing share of asset management M&A

Alternative managers account for increasing share of asset management M&A

Tue, 13/05/2008 - 07:00

Sales of alternative investment firms account for a record 40 per cent of deals in the global investment management business so far in 2008, according to Jefferies Putnam Lovell, an advise »

Hedge funds recoup losses with 2 per cent gain, says Hennessee

Hedge funds recoup losses with 2 per cent gain, says Hennessee

Tue, 13/05/2008 - 07:00

Hedge funds recovered much of the ground from their losses the previous month with a 2 per cent average gain in April, according to Hennessee Group, an adviser to hedge fund investors and »

Mitsubishi takes minority stake in Aladdin Capital and injects seed capital

Mitsubishi takes minority stake in Aladdin Capital and injects seed capital

Mon, 12/05/2008 - 23:46

Mitsubishi Corporation has invested USD39m to acquire a 19.5 per cent stake in Aladdin Capital Holdings, an alternative investment manager specialising in fixed income hedge funds and coll »

Emergent and Tim Yetman partner for global macro fund launch

Emergent and Tim Yetman partner for global macro fund launch

Mon, 12/05/2008 - 23:21

London-based Emergent Asset Management, an alternative investment firm specialising in macro and emerging markets, is launching a directional global macro hedge fund in a joint venture wit »

Prime brokers' revenue to exceed USD11bn this year, predicts Tabb study

Prime brokers' revenue to exceed USD11bn this year, predicts Tabb study

Mon, 12/05/2008 - 16:59

Prime brokers will generate more than USD11bn in revenues from hedge funds this year, a 15 per cent increase over 2006, according to the fourth annual benchmark industry research study fro »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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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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