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Thompson Hine partner joins Hedge Fund Association board

Thompson Hine partner joins Hedge Fund Association board

Thu, 20/03/2008 - 08:53

Richard Heller, a partner with the law firm Thompson Hine, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Hedge Fund Association, an international non-profit association of hedge fund »

Oxford Funding closes on USD100m fundraising target

Oxford Funding closes on USD100m fundraising target

Thu, 20/03/2008 - 08:52

Oxford Funding Corporation, which is planning to raise USD100m for a fund dedicated to acquiring portfolios of home loans from banks and large mortgage lenders at generous discounts, has a »

Luxembourg SIFs reach 400 in first year

Luxembourg SIFs reach 400 in first year

Thu, 20/03/2008 - 08:51

A total of 400 Specialised Investment Funds, the alternative investment vehicle launched by Luxembourg last February to boost its role as a domicile beyond traditional long-only funds, hav »

AAMAC buys Halcyon Asset Management and takes it public

AAMAC buys Halcyon Asset Management and takes it public

Wed, 19/03/2008 - 12:48

Privately-owned Halcyon Asset Management and Alternative Asset Management Acquisition Corporation have announced that Halcyon will become accessible via a listing on the New York Stock Exc »

Rab Capital announces flat preliminary results for 2007

Rab Capital announces flat preliminary results for 2007

Wed, 19/03/2008 - 12:46

Aim-listed hedge fund manager RAB Capital, a significant shareholder in Northern Rock, has announced net profits for 2007 not much changed from the previous year, with a rise of 3 per cent »

Carlyle says hedge fund collapse will not affect other business

Carlyle says hedge fund collapse will not affect other business

Wed, 19/03/2008 - 11:36

Private equity firm the Carlyle Group has denied that its other areas of business will be affected by the collapse of Carlyle Capital Corporation, a publicly traded mortgage-backed securit »

Energy Transfer Partners and subsidiaries pay USD10m to settle price manipulation charge

Energy Transfer Partners and subsidiaries pay USD10m to settle price manipulation charge

Wed, 19/03/2008 - 11:34

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a USD10m civil monetary penalty in a consent order settling charges against Energy Transfer Partners of Dallas and three of its subsidi »

Hedge funds still lack automated processing for OTC derivatives, says report

Hedge funds still lack automated processing for OTC derivatives, says report

Wed, 19/03/2008 - 11:33

Although top-tier sell-side broker dealers have invested millions of dollars since the mid-1990s developing automated processing for their burgeoning OTC derivatives businesses, many other »

NYSE Euronext and Abu Dhabi Securities Market enter strategic cooperation agreement

NYSE Euronext and Abu Dhabi Securities Market enter strategic cooperation agreement

Tue, 18/03/2008 - 17:29

NYSE Euronext (NYX) and Abu Dhabi Securities Market (ADSM) have entered a cooperation agreement to jointly develop and explore new opportunities in trading systems and other related techno »

Waksman excited by Barclay CTA indices performance in 2008

Waksman excited by Barclay CTA indices performance in 2008

Tue, 18/03/2008 - 14:48

The Barclay CTA index has gained 7.17 per cent in the first two months of 2008, according to Sol Waksman, founder and president of BarclayHedge. »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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