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Fortis builds scale with sophisticated administration skills

Fortis builds scale with sophisticated administration skills

Mon, 16/07/2007 - 07:30

Fortis, one of the largest hedge fund administrators on the Isle of Man as it is worldwide, has been a significant beneficiary of the boom in the industry over the past few years. »

London Stock Exchange launches specialist market for alternative funds

London Stock Exchange launches specialist market for alternative funds

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 07:00

The London Stock Exchange has responded to the impending closure by the Financial Services Authority of the light-touch Chapter 14 listing regime used by foreign-based alternative funds by »

Alternatives industry does battle for hearts and minds of legislators

Alternatives industry does battle for hearts and minds of legislators

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:59

The alternative investment industry is going into battle on both sides of the Atlantic in a bid to head off a range of legislative moves seeking to raise the level of tax paid by partners »

Lehman Brothers to acquire LightPoint Capital Management

Lehman Brothers to acquire LightPoint Capital Management

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:58

Lehman Brothers is acquiring LightPoint Capital Management, a leveraged loan investment manager with around USD3.2bn in assets under management that will become an integral part of Lehman »

Hedgeweek people news round-up: Lehman appoints co-heads of global finance for Europe

Hedgeweek people news round-up: Lehman appoints co-heads of global finance for Europe

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:56

Lehman Brothers has appointed Richard Atterbury and Philippe Dufournier as co-heads for Europe of global finance, which incorporates the firm's origination and risk solutions efforts for i »

Payden & Rygel liquidity funds target hedge fund clients

Payden & Rygel liquidity funds target hedge fund clients

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:55

Payden & Rygel Global has launched three enhanced cash liquidity funds denominated in sterling, euros and US dollars that are designed to offer investors attractive yields in excess of »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Rating agencies warn funds on debt quality

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Rating agencies warn funds on debt quality

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:54

Hedge funds that invest in the beleaguered US sub-prime market could come under further pressure if ratings agency Standards & Poor's were to downgrade USD12bn worth of offerings. »

Complex funds targeted by fledgling LaCrosse administration business

Complex funds targeted by fledgling LaCrosse administration business

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:53

As hedge funds amass more assets, thanks to a surge in institutional inflows, demand for sophisticated fund administration, operational support and valuation capability is soaring, too. »

LaCrosse Global Fund Services selects Advent for new administration service

LaCrosse Global Fund Services selects Advent for new administration service

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:52

LaCrosse Global Fund Services has implemented Advent Software's Geneva investment management and accounting system as a central component of its technology infrastructure for its fund admi »

IPM launches two institutional Global CTA programmes

IPM launches two institutional Global CTA programmes

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:51

IPM Informed Portfolio Management, a Stockholm-based multi-boutique offering quantitative investment strategies to institutional investors, and Vequus, a hedge fund investment research fir »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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