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Eurex trading volumes up 22 per cent year-on-year in October

Eurex trading volumes up 22 per cent year-on-year in October

Mon, 05/11/2007 - 07:21

A total of 146 million contracts were traded on the Eurex international derivatives exchange in October, a year-on-year increase of 22 per cent from 119 million contracts in the same month »

Henderson Global appoints Stephen Thariyan as head of credit

Henderson Global appoints Stephen Thariyan as head of credit

Mon, 05/11/2007 - 07:19

Henderson Global Investors has appointed Stephen Thariyan as head of credit, in charge of the firm's 17-strong credit alpha team of portfolio managers and credit analysts responsible for m »

Laven Partners works on speedy launch of gold-focused hedge fund

Laven Partners works on speedy launch of gold-focused hedge fund

Mon, 05/11/2007 - 07:18

Investment management consultancy Laven Partners has worked with precious metals trading company Hinde Capital to launch a dedicated gold hedge fund, the Hinde Gold Fund, in little more th »

NYSE Euronext creates joint venture in block trading

NYSE Euronext creates joint venture in block trading

Mon, 05/11/2007 - 07:17

NYSE Euronext and BIDS Holdings, owner of an alternative trading system, have announced plans to form a 50:50 joint venture designed to improve execution quality and access to liquidity in »

UK regulator "disappointed" by hedge funds' market abuse controls

UK regulator "disappointed" by hedge funds' market abuse controls

Fri, 02/11/2007 - 05:58

The Financial Services Authority has expressed its disappointment with the standard of controls put in place by some UK hedge fund managers to mitigate the risk of market abuse, and it pla »

MiFID could make funds more conservative, Godden warns

MiFID could make funds more conservative, Godden warns

Fri, 02/11/2007 - 05:57

The European Union's Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, which took effect on Thursday, could end up harming the interests of the investors it is supposed to protect, according to »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: US legislators target carried interest to relieve AMT burden on taxpayers

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: US legislators target carried interest to relieve AMT burden on taxpayers

Fri, 02/11/2007 - 05:56

Charles Rangel, chairman of the Ways and Means Committee of the US House of Representatives, said this week he was considering raising taxes on carried interest paid by private equity and »

RAB Capital launches Global Mining and Resources Fund

RAB Capital launches Global Mining and Resources Fund

Fri, 02/11/2007 - 05:55

Absolute return asset manager RAB Capital has announced the planned launch of a new RAB Global Mining and Resources Fund, to be managed by a team led by chief executive Philip Richards, on »

Hellman & Friedman takes stake in fund of hedge fund manager Grosvenor Capital

Hellman & Friedman takes stake in fund of hedge fund manager Grosvenor Capital

Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:14

Private equity firm Hellman & Friedman has agreed to become a minority investor in USD24bn fund of hedge funds manager Grosvenor Capital Management by acquiring a shareholding previous »

Investors in failed hedge funds seek to oust Bear Stearns

Investors in failed hedge funds seek to oust Bear Stearns

Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:13

Investors who lost hundreds of millions of dollars when two Bear Stearns hedge funds collapsed in August are joining forces to replace Bear Stearns affiliates and designees as managing par »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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