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Cairn Capital announces first close for Loan Opportunities Fund

Cairn Capital announces first close for Loan Opportunities Fund

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Independent credit markets group Cairn Capital has announces the first closing for its Loan Opportunities Fund, which will focus on the European leveraged loan market and has wide investme »

Finansa PCL spin-off 3 Degrees to become independent firm

Finansa PCL spin-off 3 Degrees to become independent firm

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Asian distressed debt specialist 3 Degrees Asset Management has spun off from Finansa PCL to become an independent firm wholly owned by its founder, Moe Ibrahim, and has also completed the »

HedgeFund.net index reports 10.85 per cent gain last year

HedgeFund.net index reports 10.85 per cent gain last year

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Early estimates show the HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Average, an equal weighted average of all single manager hedge funds and CTA/managed futures products in the HedgeFund.net database, was u »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Consolidation in 2008 off to a flying start

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Consolidation in 2008 off to a flying start

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

The consolidation trend in hedge funds was off to a flying start this year. »

Partners Group announces record asset growth in 2007

Partners Group announces record asset growth in 2007

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Partners Group, an alternative asset manager based in Zug, Switzerland, has reported that its estimated assets under management reached CHF24.4bn at the end of last year, reflecting net gr »

Tellus Asset Management appoints new chief investment officer

Tellus Asset Management appoints new chief investment officer

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Cole Partners Asset Management has appointed Philip Halpern as chief investment officer of Tellus Asset Management, its specialist natural resources asset management business, responsible »

Blackstone agrees to pay up to USD930m for leveraged finance specialist GSO

Blackstone agrees to pay up to USD930m for leveraged finance specialist GSO

Thu, 10/01/2008 - 06:00

The Blackstone Group has agreed in principle to acquire GSO Capital Partners, an alternative asset manager specialising in the leveraged finance marketplace with approximately USD10bn unde »

FXall trading volumes reach USD13.4trn in 2007

FXall trading volumes reach USD13.4trn in 2007

Thu, 10/01/2008 - 06:00

Leading global foreign exchange platform FXall has set a new mark for annual trading volumes of more than USD13.4trn in 2007, a 37 per cent year-on-year increase, while daily volume exceed »

Frontier Capital appoints new partners

Frontier Capital appoints new partners

Thu, 10/01/2008 - 06:00

Frontier Capital Management, which offers multi-asset investment strategies to the institutional, high net worth and private banking markets, has announced the appointment of two new partn »

Hedge funds advance in December as equities decline, says Hennessee

Hedge funds advance in December as equities decline, says Hennessee

Thu, 10/01/2008 - 06:00

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index calculated by hedge fund adviser Hennessee Group gained 0.30 per cent in December, even as equity markets posted their first negative fourth quarter in a dec »

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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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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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