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Alternative investment boom stokes demand for analytical tools

Alternative investment boom stokes demand for analytical tools

Fri, 01/02/2008 - 15:43

The alternative investment sector in the Middle East is growing and attracting increasing attention as a result of a number of factors. »

Citi recruits executive for alternatives business from Carlyle

Citi recruits executive for alternatives business from Carlyle

Fri, 01/02/2008 - 06:00

Citi has recruited Ned Kelly from Carlyle as a senior executive in its alternative investments business, one of three appointments intended to boost the group's position in alternative inv »

C.P. Eaton Partners: New opportunities as market excesses unwind

C.P. Eaton Partners: New opportunities as market excesses unwind

Fri, 01/02/2008 - 06:00

In its 2008 Global Fundraising Outlook, leading alternative investment placement agent C.P. »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Private equity experiencing correction of excesses, says Carlyle's Gerstner

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Private equity experiencing correction of excesses, says Carlyle's Gerstner

Fri, 01/02/2008 - 06:00

Carlyle Group's chairman Louis Gerstner sees the current private equity world beset by a correction, not a crisis. »

Global investors eye Middle East opportunities

Global investors eye Middle East opportunities

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 12:41

As an emerging markets investment opportunity, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has been overshadowed over the past couple of years by the focus on Asia and Latin America and especial »

Hedge fund evolution after the 2007 sub-prime crisis

Hedge fund evolution after the 2007 sub-prime crisis

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 12:40

In summer 2007 hedge funds found themselves being the target of erroneous and adverse media coverage, implying that the sub-prime crisis - and the liquidity squeeze that followed thereafter - was s »

Brown Rudnick structured resolution group aims to extract value from sub-prime meltdown

Brown Rudnick structured resolution group aims to extract value from sub-prime meltdown

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

Boston-based international law firm Brown Rudnick has brought together professionals from its structured finance, bankruptcy and corporate restructuring and distressed debt practices to fo »

Gary Pitts joins as RAB Capital as chief compliance officer

Gary Pitts joins as RAB Capital as chief compliance officer

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based absolute return investment manager RAB Capital has announced the appointment of Gary Pitts as chief compliance officer. »

ISE and Eurex announce joint technology initiative for options trading

ISE and Eurex announce joint technology initiative for options trading

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

The International Securities Exchange, the world's largest equity options exchange, and international derivatives exchange Eurex have announced plans to develop a new options trading syste »

Traded life policy fund index illustrates sector growth, says MPL

Traded life policy fund index illustrates sector growth, says MPL

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

Traded life policy manager Managing Partners Limited has developed an index for the sector, tracking the size of five funds specialising in traded life policies - the Traded Policies Fund, »

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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. ... »

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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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