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Latin managers extend appeal to attract offshore investors

Latin managers extend appeal to attract offshore investors

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 15:57

The foundations of Latin America's hedge fund industry were largely built by managers emerging from traditional investment firms and the proprietary trading desks of investment banks establishing u »

Lionhart opens office in midtown Manhattan

Lionhart opens office in midtown Manhattan

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 14:00

Lionhart, a multistrategy arbitrage hedge fund manager with USD800m under management, has opened an office at 540 Madison Avenue in midtown Manhattan. »

Jersey Finance to promote fund services in Edinburgh

Jersey Finance to promote fund services in Edinburgh

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 12:00

Jersey Finance, the promotional agency for the island's financial services industry, has announced plans for a series of events in the UK during the first half of the year, including a sem »

Jersey expects early take-up of Unregulated Fund regime

Jersey expects early take-up of Unregulated Fund regime

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 11:15

Jersey has introduced two new classes of investment fund that can be established without regulatory approval under its funds legislation. »

Advent Software and Atlantic Link form consulting alliance

Advent Software and Atlantic Link form consulting alliance

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 06:00

Advent Software, a leading provider of software and solutions to the global investment management industry, has established a consulting alliance with Atlantic Link, a London-based consult »

Artradis Fund Management joins lawsuits over valuation of Kazakh bank

Artradis Fund Management joins lawsuits over valuation of Kazakh bank

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 06:00

QVT Financial, a manager of global multistrategy hedge funds that claims more than USD11bn in assets under management, has announced it will be joined by Singapore-based Artradis Fund Mana »

Dexion Absolute raises GBP134m in oversubscribed tap issue

Dexion Absolute raises GBP134m in oversubscribed tap issue

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 06:00

Guernsey-domiciled fund of hedge funds Dexion Absolute has raised a further GBP134.2m (USD263.2m) from investors in four currency classes of ordinary shares, having already attracted GBP48 »

Juno Mother Earth founder departs to launch Vertus Capital Partners

Juno Mother Earth founder departs to launch Vertus Capital Partners

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 16:00

Juno Mother Earth Asset Management co-founder Joseph Di Virgilio has quit as an equity portfolio manager at the firm to establish New York-based Vertus Capital Partners with Craig and Derm »

Oxford Funding launches hedge fund to invest in mortgage portfolios

Oxford Funding launches hedge fund to invest in mortgage portfolios

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 14:00

Houston-based Oxford Funding Corporation has launched a hedge fund, Delaware limited partnership Oxford Opportunistic Mortgage Fund, which will invest in discounted portfolios of residenti »

SMART funds offer new opportunities for wealth management

SMART funds offer new opportunities for wealth management

Mon, 18/02/2008 - 13:23

The Bahamas moved into the international financial services business as long ago as the 1930s and was a pioneer of the offshore funds sector. »

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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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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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