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Hedge funds propose voluntary code to resist pressure for regulation

Hedge funds propose voluntary code to resist pressure for regulation

Wed, 20/06/2007 - 06:57

A group of 13 mostly London-based hedge fund managers has proposed establishing a working group to examine the possibility of a voluntary code of practice for the industry amid calls from »

Stenham Asset Management passes USD2bn in assets

Stenham Asset Management passes USD2bn in assets

Wed, 20/06/2007 - 06:56

Stenham Asset Management, which since 1988 has been constructing diversified hedge fund portfolios via managed accounts and funds of funds with an emphasis on downside protection, has reac »

Augustus Asset Managers names Gary Droscoski to lead US sales drive

Augustus Asset Managers names Gary Droscoski to lead US sales drive

Tue, 19/06/2007 - 07:00

Augustus Asset Managers, the London-based specialist fixed-income and currency asset management firm that won its independence from Julius Baer in January, has appointed Gary Droscoski to »

Reuters launches risk management system tailored for hedge funds

Reuters launches risk management system tailored for hedge funds

Tue, 19/06/2007 - 06:59

Reuters is launching JRisk On Demand, a tailored risk management solution for the hedge fund industry that it says delivers real-time risk management tools directly to the individual manag »

Henderson appoints Hodges to hedge fund sales team

Henderson appoints Hodges to hedge fund sales team

Tue, 19/06/2007 - 06:58

Henderson Global Investors has appointed Jill Hodges, previously director of marketing at MT Thaler Investment Management, as hedge fund sales manager, reporting to director of global hedg »

Managing Partners appoints head of institutional sales

Managing Partners appoints head of institutional sales

Tue, 19/06/2007 - 06:57

Cayman Islands-based fund management group Managing Partners, which specialises in managing portfolios of traded life policies, has appointed Pierre Capitaine as head of institutional sale »

Schroders' NewFinance Capital opens Hong Kong office

Schroders' NewFinance Capital opens Hong Kong office

Tue, 19/06/2007 - 06:56

NewFinance Capital, a London-based fund of hedge funds manager acquired by Schroders last year, has opened a research office in Hong Kong in order to benefit from opportunities in the Asia »

Thames River multi-manager hedge funds top USD1bn

Thames River multi-manager hedge funds top USD1bn

Mon, 18/06/2007 - 08:06

The multi-manager hedge fund division of Thames River has passed the USD1bn mark for assets under management following significant growth over the past four years under the leadership of K »

Rand Merchant Bank selects Advent's Geneva for prime brokerage operation

Rand Merchant Bank selects Advent's Geneva for prime brokerage operation

Mon, 18/06/2007 - 08:05

Rand Merchant Bank, the Johannesburg-based investment bank with operations in the UK, Ireland, Australia and US, has licensed Advent's Geneva investment management and accounting system to »

Man Investments launches second guaranteed futures fund in Hong Kong

Man Investments launches second guaranteed futures fund in Hong Kong

Mon, 18/06/2007 - 08:03

Man Investments has announced plans to launch a second futures and options product authorised by the Hong Kong financial regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission, with a guarantee »

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In an excerpt from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, exclusive Preqin survey results reveal that while industry performance has been poor, investors remain committed to the asset class. ... »

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Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

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In an excerpt from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, the spotlight is on investors’ attitudes towards alternative private real estate exposure.  ... »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

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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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