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Hedge fund manager Lionhart to launch hybrid private equity fund

Hedge fund manager Lionhart to launch hybrid private equity fund

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 06:00

Financial advisory firm Lionhart Advisors Group has announced plans to launch the Lionhart Talon Private Equity Fund, a hybrid private equity master-feeder structure domiciled in the Cayma »

US college scholarship foundations benefit from Institutional Investor Forum

US college scholarship foundations benefit from Institutional Investor Forum

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 06:00

As the name of the conference implies, the Institutional Investor Education Benefit Forum, to be held in early May in San Antonio, Texas, seeks to build a foundation of new talent by getti »

Cape Town's global fund servicing role

Cape Town's global fund servicing role

Tue, 11/03/2008 - 12:52

One of the fastest-growing areas of the Maitland group is its fund administration division, and in particular its alternative fund services business. »

Coast Asset Management adds executives and board members

Coast Asset Management adds executives and board members

Tue, 11/03/2008 - 06:00

Coast Asset Management, an independent multistrategy alternative investment firm managing some USD6.7bn in assets for institutional and high net worth clients, has appointed Roger Hartley »

Credit Suisse forms partnership with academics to further hedge fund replication techniques

Credit Suisse forms partnership with academics to further hedge fund replication techniques

Tue, 11/03/2008 - 06:00

Credit Suisse has announced the establishment of a research partnership between its beta strategies group and professors William Fung, David Hsieh and Narayan Naik, academic leaders in the »

Gartmore veteran Edwin Doeg joins SilverStreet Capital

Gartmore veteran Edwin Doeg joins SilverStreet Capital

Tue, 11/03/2008 - 06:00

Hedge fund management group SilverStreet Capital has appointed Edwin Doeg, who previously worked for Gartmore Investment Management for 17 years between 1984 and 2002, as a director. »

Partners Group reports soaring profit growth in 2007

Partners Group reports soaring profit growth in 2007

Tue, 11/03/2008 - 06:00

Swiss-based Partners Group, which manages nearly CHF25bn in hedge funds, private equity, real estate and other alternative strategies, has announced record financial results for 2007, incl »

Regulation ushers in new era for fund industry

Regulation ushers in new era for fund industry

Mon, 10/03/2008 - 13:55

South Africa's hedge fund industry is about to move from a system largely characterised by self-regulation to one in which managers will be under greater supervision from the country's regulator, t »

Louis Friedman joins P. Schoenfeld Asset Management to head private equity strategy

Louis Friedman joins P. Schoenfeld Asset Management to head private equity strategy

Mon, 10/03/2008 - 12:00

P. Schoenfeld Asset Management, a multistrategy hedge fund manager with more than USD3bn in assets under management, has recruited Wall Street veteran Louis P. »

EEX and Eurex to launch options on EUA future

EEX and Eurex to launch options on EUA future

Mon, 10/03/2008 - 06:00

The European Energy Exchange and international derivatives exchange Eurex are expanding their co-operation in carbon emissions trading with the launch of options on EEX's EUA future on Apr »

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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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