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Guernsey firm launches pioneering fund comparison website

Guernsey firm launches pioneering fund comparison website

Tue, 18/03/2008 - 14:45

Guernsey-based Asset Risk Consultants has launched a new website that allows private investors and financial advisers to compare fund performances in an innovative manner. »

GLG Partners appoints two executives

GLG Partners appoints two executives

Tue, 18/03/2008 - 14:35

GLG Partners has announced that Jeffrey Rojek has been appointed chief financial officer of GLG, effective March 18, 2008. »

Carlyle Capital Corporation to file for compulsory winding up in Guernsey

Carlyle Capital Corporation to file for compulsory winding up in Guernsey

Tue, 18/03/2008 - 07:16

Class A Shareholders of the Amsterdam-listed mortgage-backed securities fund Carlyle Capital Corporation have followed the recommendation of its board of directors and voted in favour of c »

Threadneedle launches the Asia Crescendo hedge fund

Threadneedle launches the Asia Crescendo hedge fund

Tue, 18/03/2008 - 07:15

Threadneedle has launched a new hedge fund, the Threadneedle Asia Crescendo Fund, that is designed to combine the asset manager's expertise in Asian equities with its experience in running »

FourWinds makes two senior hires and opens Hong Kong office

FourWinds makes two senior hires and opens Hong Kong office

Tue, 18/03/2008 - 07:14

FourWinds Capital Management, a specialist natural resources fund management company, has announced the appointment of Andrew Nason as head of the environment group and of JK Lim as head o »

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 »

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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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