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Gerard Gardner joins North Asset Management as partner

Gerard Gardner joins North Asset Management as partner

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 06:00

North Asset Management, a London-based alternative investment management firm, has recruited Gerard Gardner as a partner from Goldman Sachs International in London, where he was developing »

Hedge fund investors and managers expand reach into emerging markets, says HFR

Hedge fund investors and managers expand reach into emerging markets, says HFR

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 06:00

The number of funds dedicated to investing in emerging markets increasing to more than 950 last year, according to a report from Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research, a provider of hedge fund »

PFPC establishes fund services operation in Poland

PFPC establishes fund services operation in Poland

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 06:00

PFPC, a member of the Wilmington, Delaware-based PNC Financial Services Group, has announced plans to launch fund administration and hedge fund services in Poland this month, following the »

Index providers confirm hedge funds' decline in January

Index providers confirm hedge funds' decline in January

Mon, 11/02/2008 - 06:00

US hedge fund investment advisory firm Hennessee Group has reported that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index it compiles fell by 2.45 per cent in January, while Chicago-based Hedge Fund Researc »

Matrix provides CGT option for more funds of hedge funds

Matrix provides CGT option for more funds of hedge funds

Mon, 11/02/2008 - 06:00

Matrix has drawn up plans to mirror its open-ended funds of hedge funds with closed-ended versions whose gains qualify for capital gains tax in the UK. »

Axa Investment Managers strengthens fund of hedge funds business

Axa Investment Managers strengthens fund of hedge funds business

Fri, 08/02/2008 - 06:00

Axa Investment Managers has strengthened its fund of hedge funds business division with the appointments of Rajiv Jaitly as chief operating officer, Sharmila Soosaipillai as senior operati »

CFTC authorises US sale of eight Eurex futures contracts

CFTC authorises US sale of eight Eurex futures contracts

Fri, 08/02/2008 - 06:00

The Office of General Counsel of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced it has issued a no-action letter permitting the offer and sale in the US of eight Eurex futures c »

GLG Partners sees net assets rise 62 per cent to USD24.6bn in 2007

GLG Partners sees net assets rise 62 per cent to USD24.6bn in 2007

Fri, 08/02/2008 - 06:00

UK-based alternative asset manager GLG Partners, which acquired a New York Stock Exchange listing last November through a reverse takeover, has reported record net revenues, capital inflow »

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 »

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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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North America

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. ... »

Special report
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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