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Myo Capital launches fund to focus on 'dislocation' in Asian credit markets

Myo Capital launches fund to focus on 'dislocation' in Asian credit markets

Tue, 18/03/2008 - 07:11

Hong Kong-based Myo Capital Advisers has announced the launch of the Myo Capital Master Fund, with significant capital from an institutional seed investor, to take advantage of the current »

Industry ready to fulfil its potential

Industry ready to fulfil its potential

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 16:22

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State Street Global Advisors Wins USD200m mandate from UK universities superannuation scheme

State Street Global Advisors Wins USD200m mandate from UK universities superannuation scheme

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 13:58

State Street Global Advisors, the investment management arm of State Street Corporation, and the largest institutional fund manager in the world, has announced that it has been appointed b »

JPMorgan Chase to acquire Bear Stearns as Fed steps in with USD 30 billion funding for 'less liquid' assets

JPMorgan Chase to acquire Bear Stearns as Fed steps in with USD 30 billion funding for 'less liquid' assets

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 08:02

In a move designed to calm the markets ahead of trading today, JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) is acquiring the crippled Bear Stearns Companies Inc for USD2 per share, a ninety per cent discoun »

Advisors Asset Management to distribute structured products linked to BNP Paribas index

Advisors Asset Management to distribute structured products linked to BNP Paribas index

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:19

Advisors Asset Management, am investment solutions partner for financial professionals, has signed a strategic agreement with BNP Paribas to become the sole distributor of structured produ »

BlueMountain Capital Management strengthens asset management team

BlueMountain Capital Management strengthens asset management team

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:18

New York-based credit and equity asset manager BlueMountain Capital Management has hired Scott Lessing as head of corporate research and Derek Smith as a senior portfolio manager. »

Addleshaw Goddard strengthens City-based alternative funds practice

Addleshaw Goddard strengthens City-based alternative funds practice

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:15

Lawyers Addleshaw Goddard has expanded its City of London-based funds practice with the appointment of partner Christy Stagemeyer and consultant David Ive. »

NYSE Euronext to acquire CME metals business

NYSE Euronext to acquire CME metals business

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:14

NYSE Euronext has agreed to acquire the CME Group's metals business, with trading of gold and silver futures and options on futures contracts set to begin later this year on Liffe Connect, »

South Africa's hedge fund industry poised for lift-off

South Africa's hedge fund industry poised for lift-off

Sun, 16/03/2008 - 19:45

From just a handful of funds with some ZAR1.4bn in as recently as mid-2002, the South African hedge fund industry had grown five years later to more than 130 funds with at least ZAR26bn in assets u »

Hedge funds rebound in February, say index providers

Hedge funds rebound in February, say index providers

Fri, 14/03/2008 - 06:00

Hedge fund index providers have reported a recovery in performance for most hedge fund strategies in February following the previous month's losses, even as equity markets continued to fal »

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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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