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GAM hires client director to focus on single manager hedge business

GAM hires client director to focus on single manager hedge business

Thu, 14/02/2008 - 06:00

Ali Homayoun has joined GAM as a client director, focusing on marketing GAM's single manager hedge fund range notably to fund of hedge funds clients, and reportin »

Keel becomes managing partner at Harcourt Investment Consulting

Keel becomes managing partner at Harcourt Investment Consulting

Thu, 14/02/2008 - 06:00

Harcourt Investment Consulting, a fund of hedge funds manager and investment consultant majority owned by Swiss private bank Vontobel, has promoted David Keel to managing partner and head »

Man Investments launches capital-protected hedge fund index product

Man Investments launches capital-protected hedge fund index product

Thu, 14/02/2008 - 06:00

Man Investments is looking to attract investors seeking to capitalise on the current market turmoil with the launch of the Man AP Stratum Index Notes, a capital-protected product that targ »

Structured credit hedge funds fall further, according to Palomar index

Structured credit hedge funds fall further, according to Palomar index

Thu, 14/02/2008 - 06:00

Both gross and net returns in December for the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index were negative for the third month in a row, although 15 of 30 funds reported positive results. »

Bank of New York Mellon boosts alternative fund services sales in Asia

Bank of New York Mellon boosts alternative fund services sales in Asia

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

Bank of New York Mellon, a leader in hedge fund administration with more than USD195bn in assets under administration, has appointed Kate Colchester as vice-president for sales in Asia for »

Christopher Long joins Endowment Capital Group

Christopher Long joins Endowment Capital Group

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

Endowment Capital Group, a Philadelphia-based hedge fund manager catering to university endowments and foundations, has recruited Christopher Long as chief executive. »

FXall to provide ITG clients with foreign exchange trading capabilities

FXall to provide ITG clients with foreign exchange trading capabilities

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

Foreign exchange trading platform FXall has signed a distribution agreement with Investment Technology Group, a provider of technology-based trading services and transaction research, that »

HRJ Capital closes fifth venture capital fund of funds with USD273m in commitments

HRJ Capital closes fifth venture capital fund of funds with USD273m in commitments

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

HRJ Capital has announced the closing of HRJ Capital VC V, its fifth venture capital fund of funds, at its target of USD 273 million in commitments from investors including endowments, fou »

Managed futures shine in January as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.96 per cent

Managed futures shine in January as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.96 per cent

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

Managed futures gained 1.96 per cent in January, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, with all eight of the firm's indices in profit for the m »

Mark Lyons joins Touradji Capital Management's new Singapore office

Mark Lyons joins Touradji Capital Management's new Singapore office

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

Touradji Capital Management, a commodities-focused hedge fund manager, has announced that Mark Lyons has joined the firm's newly-established Singapore office as a shipping and oil speciali »

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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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