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Citco Fund Services tops USD500bn in assets under administration

Citco Fund Services tops USD500bn in assets under administration

Tue, 22/05/2007 - 07:00

Citco Fund Services, which has more than 30 years' experience in servicing alternative investments, has announced that its assets under administration exceeded USD500bn at the end of April »

Proposed US hedge fund legislation could encompass real estate fund managers

Proposed US hedge fund legislation could encompass real estate fund managers

Tue, 22/05/2007 - 07:00

Draft legislation introduced last month by a US senator to reinstate registration of most hedge fund managers with the Securities and Exchange Commission could also drag managers of real e »

Old Mutual launches Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund

Old Mutual launches Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund

Tue, 22/05/2007 - 06:59

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) has announced the launch next month of the Old Mutual Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund, a specialist fund that will be run by the same team that has managed »

Aima welcomes Financial Stability Forum hedge fund recommendations

Aima welcomes Financial Stability Forum hedge fund recommendations

Tue, 22/05/2007 - 06:58

The Alternative Investment Management Association has warmly welcomed the Financial Stability Forum's report on potential financial system risks relating to hedge funds and its recommendat »

Credit Suisse and SFM launch USD 200m carbon-backed forestry finance facility

Credit Suisse and SFM launch USD 200m carbon-backed forestry finance facility

Mon, 21/05/2007 - 07:00

Sustainable Forestry Management (SFM) Limited and Credit Suisse (CS) have today announced the formation of a new special purpose vehicle, Sustainable Carbon Finance, to provide up to USD 2 »

Deutsche Bank launches index linked to US municipal market

Deutsche Bank launches index linked to US municipal market

Mon, 21/05/2007 - 06:59

Deutsche Bank has launched a new proprietary index, dbMAST, linked to the USD 2 trillion US Municipal Market. »

Forsyth Partners adds share classes to alternative income fund

Forsyth Partners adds share classes to alternative income fund

Mon, 21/05/2007 - 06:58

Forsyth Partners has created two new share classes for the Cayman domiciled Forsyth Alternative Income Fund. »

Securities finance platform sees record usage

Securities finance platform sees record usage

Mon, 21/05/2007 - 06:57

New York-based EquiLend has reported record growth in trade volumes, resulting from a first quarter during which transaction value and operations services usage increased due to firms leve »

Context Capital Management and TQA Investors join forces to form billion-dollar hedge fund

Context Capital Management and TQA Investors join forces to form billion-dollar hedge fund

Fri, 18/05/2007 - 07:01

The US-based investment firms Context Capital Management, LLC and TQA Investors, LLC are combining to form Context/TQA Advisors. »

Hedge fund IPOs offer benefits, but challenges loom

Hedge fund IPOs offer benefits, but challenges loom

Fri, 18/05/2007 - 07:00

Ernst & Young's Michael DeStefano and Karen Vejseli outline the benefits and challenges of listing hedge funds in the US market. »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Prime Brokerage 2015

Read how prime brokers of all shapes and sizes are becoming both operational and balance sheet-efficient, and broadening out their product suites for hedge fund managers... »

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Lyxor Asset Management - Why trend-following strategies are back on track

This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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