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CFTC seeks to revoke registration of Worldwide Clearing

CFTC seeks to revoke registration of Worldwide Clearing

Mon, 07/01/2008 - 06:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a notice of intent to permanently revoke the registration of Worldwide Clearing of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as a futures commission m »

New records for Eurex as 1.9 billion contracts are traded in 2007

New records for Eurex as 1.9 billion contracts are traded in 2007

Mon, 07/01/2008 - 06:00

The international derivatives exchange Eurex ended 2007 with record turnover of more than 1.9 billion contracts, a year-on-year increase of some 25 per cent from 1.5 billion in 2006 and co »

SWIP enters fund of funds market with two absolute return funds

SWIP enters fund of funds market with two absolute return funds

Mon, 07/01/2008 - 06:00

Scottish Widows Investment Partnership has entered the UK fund of funds market with the launch of two absolute return funds, the SWIP Multi-Manager Diversity and SWIP Multi-Manager Select »

Bramdean moves closer to Tchenguiz

Bramdean moves closer to Tchenguiz

Fri, 04/01/2008 - 19:58

Bramdean Asset Management LLP, the specialist adviser and manager of alternative investments, is moving its London headquarters from Knightsbridge to Mayfair, enabling Bramdean to work clo »

New Managing Director for Isle of Man fund administrator

New Managing Director for Isle of Man fund administrator

Fri, 04/01/2008 - 11:32

Abacus Financial Services Limited (AFSL) has appointed Paul Kneen as Managing Director. »

Operational launch of Newedge, brokerage subsidiary of Société Générale and Calyon

Operational launch of Newedge, brokerage subsidiary of Société Générale and Calyon

Thu, 03/01/2008 - 07:17

Société Générale and Calyon have concluded the merger of the brokerage activities of their respective subsidiaries, Fimat and Calyon Financial, and have named t »

Crédit Agricole SA and Intesa Sanpaolo finalise the unwinding of jv

Crédit Agricole SA and Intesa Sanpaolo finalise the unwinding of jv

Thu, 03/01/2008 - 07:15

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA and Crédit Agricole SA have taken the final step in unwinding CAAM SGR, their joint venture in asset management in Italy, in line with the commitment made in con »

Private equity contributes to record year for Jersey funds

Private equity contributes to record year for Jersey funds

Tue, 01/01/2008 - 15:40

Private equity funds business in Jersey is set for a further boost when new unregulated fund categories are implemented early in 2008. »

Pioneering exchange offers new benefits to private equity

Pioneering exchange offers new benefits to private equity

Mon, 31/12/2007 - 10:10

Long before the recent boom that has made private equity investment known around the world, the Channel Islands Stock Exchange has led the field as one of the first stock exchanges in Europe to all »

Image counts for offshore private equity industry

Image counts for offshore private equity industry

Fri, 28/12/2007 - 09:44

In a world of increasing onshore regulation, new private equity funds being established offshore are likely to provide further ammunition for the industry's critics. »

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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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North America

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. ... »

Special report
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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