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Group G Capital Partners appoints head of marketing

Group G Capital Partners appoints head of marketing

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:58

Group G Capital Partners, a New York-based investment manager specialising in alternative investment strategies, has appointed Alyson Gardner Kiesel as director of marketing and strategic »

US Futures Exchange to list credit derivative futures on Federal Agency debt

US Futures Exchange to list credit derivative futures on Federal Agency debt

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:57

The US Futures Exchange has announced plans to list the first credit derivative futures on Federal Agency debentures, beginning with a government tranche of the CDX index including credit »

Eurex trading reaches 156 million contracts in May

Eurex trading reaches 156 million contracts in May

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:56

The international derivatives exchange Eurex has reported that trading volumes last month totalled 156 million contracts, down from 174 million in the same month of 2006, but total trading »

Event-driven top-performing sector over the past 12 months, says Credit Suisse/Tremont

Event-driven top-performing sector over the past 12 months, says Credit Suisse/Tremont

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:55

The event-driven hedge fund strategy, which includes the distressed, multi-strategy and risk arbitrage sub-sectors, was the top performing sector over the past 12 months with an average re »

The fund industry that came in from the cold

The fund industry that came in from the cold

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 09:36

Long overshadowed by the sheer scale of the islands' corporate domicile and administration business, the funds industry in the British Virgin Islands -  mostly consisting of hedge funds, along »

The BVI raises its international profile

The BVI raises its international profile

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 08:57

The success of the British Virgin Islands hedge fund industry in recent years can be measured by the fact that it has now overtaken Bermuda to become the world's second largest offshore domicile fo »

Surging fund business brings new opportunities for administrators

Surging fund business brings new opportunities for administrators

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 08:53

The decision of Citco to shift its hedge fund administration work from the British Virgin Islands to Curaçao around the turn of the millennium seemed to mark the death knell of the BVI's adm »

Service providers take on growth challenge

Service providers take on growth challenge

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 08:51

The fund administration industry in the British Virgin Islands has recently experienced considerable growth. »

Developing the right fund environment

Developing the right fund environment

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 08:47

The BVI International Financial Centre was created as a department of the British Virgin Islands government to market and promote the financial services sector internationally. »

GlobeOp launches standalone solution for derivatives and Ucits III markets

GlobeOp launches standalone solution for derivatives and Ucits III markets

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 07:54

GlobeOp Financial Services is launching its GoOTC package, previously only available as part of the fund services group's integrated middle- and back-office service, as a standalone outsou »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

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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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.    ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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