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Hedge funds stumble in January as indices show declines across strategies

Hedge funds stumble in January as indices show declines across strategies

Fri, 08/02/2008 - 06:00

Hedge funds lost an average of 3.60 per cent in January, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index, while indices compiled by Dow Jones and MSCI both showed negative performance across a r »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Calpers sells USD3bn private equity portfolio in record secondary deal

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Calpers sells USD3bn private equity portfolio in record secondary deal

Fri, 08/02/2008 - 06:00

The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the world's fourth largest pension scheme, has sold a private equity portfolio valued at USD3bn to a group of five investors in what has »

Administrator OpHedge hires Peter Sanchez as chief executive

Administrator OpHedge hires Peter Sanchez as chief executive

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Middle- and back-office administrator OpHedge Investment Services has appointed as its new chief executive Peter Sanchez, who was most recently global head of capital markets securities wh »

Canada's Arrow Hedge and Marret launch hedge incubator fund

Canada's Arrow Hedge and Marret launch hedge incubator fund

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Arrow Hedge Partners and Marret Asset Management have launched a hedge fund incubator vehicle, Accelerator Capital Fund, that will invest in early-stage hedge funds managed by seasoned but »

Fidessa unveils connectivity to block trading facility NYSE MatchPoint

Fidessa unveils connectivity to block trading facility NYSE MatchPoint

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Fidessa group, a provider of trading systems, market data and global connectivity, has announced connectivity to NYSE MatchPoint, the recently-launched electronic block trading facility ow »

Günther Schneider joins Salus Alpha as head of European business development

Günther Schneider joins Salus Alpha as head of European business development

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Alternative investment manager Salus Alpha has announced the appointment of Günther Schneider, previously chief investment officer of Skandia Austria and a member of the board of Skan »

Hedge fund administrator Fulcrum chooses Advent's Geneva

Hedge fund administrator Fulcrum chooses Advent's Geneva

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Advent Software, a leading provider of software and solutions to the alternative investment management industry, has announced that hedge fund administrator Fulcrum Group has implemented G »

Hovan Capital Management appoints three portfolio managers to HCM Market Neutral Fund

Hovan Capital Management appoints three portfolio managers to HCM Market Neutral Fund

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Tiburon, California-based Hovan Capital Management has announced that Ajim A. »

Boutique administrator Equinoxe receives investment from XL Capital

Boutique administrator Equinoxe receives investment from XL Capital

Wed, 06/02/2008 - 06:00

Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services, a newly-established boutique fund administrator based in Hamilton, Bermuda, has announced a significant minority investment from a wholly-owned su »

Cumulus Climate Fund launched on PCE Investors platform

Cumulus Climate Fund launched on PCE Investors platform

Wed, 06/02/2008 - 06:00

The London-based investment management team at Cumulus has launched the Cumulus Climate Fund, a long/short equity fund that seeks to profit from the financial impact of climate change, on »

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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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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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