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Marathon Asset Management opens office in Istanbul

Marathon Asset Management opens office in Istanbul

Mon, 28/04/2008 - 07:00

Marathon Asset Management has announced the opening of a new office in Istanbul, expanding the New York-based firm's existing emerging markets capabilities and providing it with a strong p »

GlobeOp sees more urgent need for independent valuations

GlobeOp sees more urgent need for independent valuations

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 19:11

GlobeOp Financial Services, an independent provider of business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics to the hedge fund industry and other financial services sec »

BlackRock Absolute Return Strategies listed in London after raising USD275m

BlackRock Absolute Return Strategies listed in London after raising USD275m

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 17:53

BlackRock Absolute Return Strategies, BlackRock's closed-ended fund of hedge funds, has begun trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange after raising a total of USD275m, just »

Outsourcing the key to administrators' value-added focus

Outsourcing the key to administrators' value-added focus

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 13:41

Guernsey's fund administration sector is booming, and private equity is its principal driving force. »

Specialist providers serve changing market

Specialist providers serve changing market

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 13:39

Times are changing for the private equity industry. Once relatively unknown outside the financial world, in recent years it has become a staple of the mainstream media. »

Private equity firms get the Guernsey habit

Private equity firms get the Guernsey habit

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 13:38

Having already built up a reputation as one of the best offshore centre for private equity business among fund promoters and their advisers, Guernsey is benefiting from growing volumes of business »

Does Guernsey need unregulated funds?

Does Guernsey need unregulated funds?

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 13:36

Ever since Jersey announced last autumn that it was establishing two new categories of unregulated funds, with minimum investment of USD1m or traded on a recognised exchange, that would not have to »

FRM plans London listing of Diversified fund of hedge funds strategy

FRM plans London listing of Diversified fund of hedge funds strategy

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 07:00

Financial Risk Management is planning to offer access to its flagship Diversified strategy through an initial public offering of shares in FRM Diversified Alpha, a closed-ended fund of hed »

Axa Investment Managers opens up funds of hedge funds to outside investors

Axa Investment Managers opens up funds of hedge funds to outside investors

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 07:00

Axa Investment Management has set a target of attracting around USD2.5bn in new investment into its fund of hedge funds products this year as it opens its two commingled funds up to invest »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 25/04/2008 - 07:00

Alternative investment managers may be under pressure from politicians keen to regulate the industry more closely, US investigators suspecting insider trading or accounting regularities, a »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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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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