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Comment: Timing investments by the fund life cycle

Comment: Timing investments by the fund life cycle

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:59

Shoham Cohen, co-founder of Singapore-based hedge fund service provider ESC Financial Services, says that while many professionals and investors in the industry are aware of the fund life »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Beleaguered Bear Stearns funds face uncertain future

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Beleaguered Bear Stearns funds face uncertain future

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:58

The future of two credit funds run by Bear Stearns remains murky following the reported seizure of USD800m of assets to auction off by lender Merrill Lynch. »

SGAM Alternative Investments launches fund dedicated to art market

SGAM Alternative Investments launches fund dedicated to art market

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:58

SGAM Alternative Investments has launched an investment fund dedicated to the art market that it says is the first investment structure backed by a leading global asset manager to offer in »

Institutional money tops 25 per cent of assets for largest hedge funds, says study

Institutional money tops 25 per cent of assets for largest hedge funds, says study

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:57

Direct investments by endowments, foundations, corporate pension funds and public pension schemes together represent a quarter of the assets of the world's largest hedge funds, up from 22 »

SEC to lift price restrictions on short selling

SEC to lift price restrictions on short selling

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:55

The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted to lift restrictions on short selling that prevented traders selling borrowed stock if prices were declining, but it has strengthened rules »

Hedge funds attract USD100bn in inflows in year to March, says report

Hedge funds attract USD100bn in inflows in year to March, says report

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:54

Net inflows into hedge funds totalled USD20.7bn during the first quarter of 2007, and with a performance gain of USD49.9bn resulted in net hedge fund assets totalling an estimated USD1.51t »

Lehman Brothers acquires stake in Integrated Asset Management

Lehman Brothers acquires stake in Integrated Asset Management

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:53

Lehman Brothers has acquired a 9.4 per cent stake in London-based fund of hedge funds manager Integrated Asset Management through a second capital-raising in less than a month that brought »

Buoyant markets and buyouts boost hedge fund returns in May

Buoyant markets and buyouts boost hedge fund returns in May

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:52

The hedge fund industry continued to enjoy strong returns in May, according to leading index providers, with strong equity market performance and buoyant merger activity bringing significa »

Hedge fund seminar highlights new focus on permanent capital

Hedge fund seminar highlights new focus on permanent capital

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:52

The alternative investment industry, including both hedge funds and private equity, is undergoing a shift in ownership structure as managers seek to create permanent capital through stock »

AIMS Asset Management to launch greater China long/short equity fund

AIMS Asset Management to launch greater China long/short equity fund

Thu, 21/06/2007 - 07:00

AIMS Asset Management, one of the first foreign fund management companies to be licensed in Malaysia in 1996, is launching a long/short greater China equity fund in this month, adopting th »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.    ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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