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Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Morgan Stanley takes seventh hedge fund manager stake

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Morgan Stanley takes seventh hedge fund manager stake

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 07:00

Morgan Stanley has bought a minority stake in London hedge fund manager Hawker Capital. »

Investec Asset Management reports strong returns for first commodity hedge fund

Investec Asset Management reports strong returns for first commodity hedge fund

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 07:00

Investec Asset Management's first commodity hedge fund, the Guernsey-domiciled Global Commodities & Resources Fund, has marked its first anniversary by delivering returns of more than »

Morgan Stanley Investment Management takes minority stake in Hawker Capital

Morgan Stanley Investment Management takes minority stake in Hawker Capital

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 07:00

Morgan Stanley Investment Management has taken a minority stake in Hawker Capital (Cayman), a commodities-focused investment management firm founded last August by Oliver Hawkins and Tim S »

Partners Group establishes local presence in Australia

Partners Group establishes local presence in Australia

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 07:00

Switzerland-based alternative asset manager Partners Group has expanded its Asian presence with the opening of an office in Sydney to support its investment activities and growing number o »

Abraxas fund switches administrator to LaSalle Global Fund Services

Abraxas fund switches administrator to LaSalle Global Fund Services

Thu, 03/04/2008 - 07:00

Abraxas Capital Management, a specialist quantitative hedge fund manager, is to transfer the hedge fund administration mandate for its Abraxas Fund to LaSalle Global Fund Services Europe a »

Bank of New York Mellon tops USD200bn in hedge fund assets

Bank of New York Mellon tops USD200bn in hedge fund assets

Thu, 03/04/2008 - 07:00

Bank of New York Mellon has announced that its alternative investment services business has passed USD200bn in assets under administration, reflecting rapid global growth in the firm's ser »

ICAP reports record electronic trading volumes in March

ICAP reports record electronic trading volumes in March

Thu, 03/04/2008 - 07:00

Interdealer broker ICAP has reported that average daily electronic broking volumes in March set a new record of USD966.1bn, up from the previous mark of USD933.9 set in August 2007, amid c »

Ron Suber joins Merlin Securities to lead global prime brokerage sales

Ron Suber joins Merlin Securities to lead global prime brokerage sales

Thu, 03/04/2008 - 07:00

Merlin Securities, a broker-dealer specialising in technology-driven prime brokerage services, has announced the appointment of Ron Suber as a senior partner, head of global sales and mark »

ARE Asset Management launches funds to capture US real estate opportunities

ARE Asset Management launches funds to capture US real estate opportunities

Wed, 02/04/2008 - 07:00

Miami-based ARE Asset Management has launched two offshore investment funds to capture commercial and residential real estate investment opportunities amid what managing principal Jeffrey »

Eurex trading volumes total 183 million contracts in March

Eurex trading volumes total 183 million contracts in March

Wed, 02/04/2008 - 07:00

International derivatives exchange Eurex has reported that a total of 183 million contracts traded in March, down from 199 million contracts in the same month of 2007. »

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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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