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Most long/short managers really running long-only portfolios, says Cartesian

Most long/short managers really running long-only portfolios, says Cartesian

Thu, 12/07/2007 - 07:00

Investors should challenge their long/short hedge fund managers to prove that they are not running closet long-only portfolios, according to Cartesian Capital, the Edinburgh-based investme »

Hedge strategies post modest gains for June, say index providers

Hedge strategies post modest gains for June, say index providers

Thu, 12/07/2007 - 06:59

Five of the six hedge fund strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fees gains in June, ranging from a high of 70 basis points for equity market neutral to a low of »

US Futures Exchange to offer spot equivalent currency futures and 23-hour markets

US Futures Exchange to offer spot equivalent currency futures and 23-hour markets

Thu, 12/07/2007 - 06:58

The US Futures Exchange has announced plans to list foreign exchange futures contracts, with daily settlements to spot prices, that replicate spot market contracts and trade on a 23-hour b »

Local service provides an entrepreneurial success story

Local service provides an entrepreneurial success story

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 17:24

Capital International is typical of many entrepreneurial firms that have been launched in the Isle of Man in recent years. »

Chicago exchanges expect to complete merger within days

Chicago exchanges expect to complete merger within days

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 07:00

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade are poised to complete a merger that will create the world's largest derivatives exchange after shareholders of the organisat »

ALPS Fund Services to provide administration to ReFlow hedge fund

ALPS Fund Services to provide administration to ReFlow hedge fund

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 06:59

ALPS Fund Services, a provider of outsourced administration services for mutual funds, closed-ended funds, hedge funds and exchange-traded funds, has been appointed to provide hedge fund a »

HF Fund Services opens office in Singapore

HF Fund Services opens office in Singapore

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 06:58

HF Fund Services, a Cayman-based provider of independent directorships to funds established last year by two experienced industry professionals, has opened a second office in Singapore. »

Hedge funds advance in June despite equity market dip, says Hennessee

Hedge funds advance in June despite equity market dip, says Hennessee

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 06:57

Hedge funds gained in average nearly 1 per cent last month despite an equity market dip that saw all three of the best known US stock market indices in decline for the month, according to »

Absolute Capital Management launches real estate business with EUR100m fund acquisition

Absolute Capital Management launches real estate business with EUR100m fund acquisition

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 06:56

Specialist European long/short equity manager Absolute Capital Management has launched a new alternative investment business with the establishment of a property investment division and th »

New US hedge fund launches rebound in 2007, says survey

New US hedge fund launches rebound in 2007, says survey

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 06:56

New hedge fund launches in the United States so far this year are up sharply over the same period in 2006, according to a survey carried out for Absolute Return magazine, which is publishe »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.    ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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