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Carlyle raises second fund targeting distressed debt and corporate opportunities

Carlyle raises second fund targeting distressed debt and corporate opportunities

Tue, 08/04/2008 - 07:00

Private equity specialist Carlyle Group has raised USD1.35bn for Carlyle Strategic Partners II, its second distressed debt and corporate opportunities fund, following the closing of its fi »

Fortune adds trading veteran to London fund of hedge funds team

Fortune adds trading veteran to London fund of hedge funds team

Tue, 08/04/2008 - 07:00

Max Schmid, a 30-year veteran of international capital markets, has joined fund of hedge funds manager Fortune Group in London from City Capital Corporation as a managing director for inve »

Gottex Fund Management appoints William Landes to executive role

Gottex Fund Management appoints William Landes to executive role

Tue, 08/04/2008 - 07:00

Gottex Fund Management Holdings, an independent fund of hedge funds management group, has announced the appointment of William J. »

Hedge fund organisations to collaborate on industry initiatives

Hedge fund organisations to collaborate on industry initiatives

Tue, 08/04/2008 - 07:00

The Managed Funds Association and the Alternative Investment Management Association have announced an alliance under which the two organisations will work together more closely and collabo »

SEC files late trading charges against UK-based hedge fund manager

SEC files late trading charges against UK-based hedge fund manager

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:01

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a civil action in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York alleging late trading fraud against London-based hedge fund m »

New partner promotions reinforce Appleby's global funds practice

New partner promotions reinforce Appleby's global funds practice

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Offshore law firm Appleby has announced the promotion of seven lawyers to partnership, including three active in the funds practice, capping a year in which the firm added 46 new lawyers, »

Carmignac Gestion names new co-manager to market neutral fund

Carmignac Gestion names new co-manager to market neutral fund

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Maxime Carmignac has announced her departure from Carmignac Gestion, where she will soon be appointed as a director, while the Paris-based firm has appointed François-Joseph Furry t »

Carne launches alternative investment consultancy division in London

Carne launches alternative investment consultancy division in London

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Carne Global Financial Services Group, an independent advisor to the European hedge fund and traditional fund management industries, has announced the launch of alternative investment and »

Quantek announces RMF strategic investment in its Frontier Fund

Quantek announces RMF strategic investment in its Frontier Fund

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Quantek Asset Management, an investment management subsidiary of Miami-based Bulltick Capital Markets, has received what it describes as a substantial long-term strategic investment into t »

S&P Fund Services launches latest fund of hedge funds directory

S&P Fund Services launches latest fund of hedge funds directory

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Standard & Poor's Fund Services, a provider of qualitative fund management ratings, has launched the latest edition of its Funds of Hedge Funds Directory, a bi-annual review of the sec »

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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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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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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. ... »

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