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Hedge fund capital flows positive in August, says HFR

Hedge fund capital flows positive in August, says HFR

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 08:12

Hedge fund investors continued to allocate fresh capital to funds, with new capital inflows of USD8.86bn in August, albeit less than the USD16.8bn inflow in July, according to data from He »

Private equity industry dismayed by planned UK tax changes

Private equity industry dismayed by planned UK tax changes

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 07:01

Representative of the UK's private equity industry and advisory firms have expressed their disappointment with the decision by Chancellor of the Exchequer Alastair Darling to abolish busin »

Eversheds advises Threadneedle on hedge fund acquisition

Eversheds advises Threadneedle on hedge fund acquisition

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 07:00

International law firm Eversheds has acted for Threadneedle in its acquisition of Convivo Capital Management, a specialist emerging market hedge fund business with assets under management »

Hong Kong hedge fund manager marks fifth anniversary

Hong Kong hedge fund manager marks fifth anniversary

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 06:59

Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager Enhanced Investment Products, which manages a series of eight single-country index funds in Asia as well as the EIP Overlay Fund, a market neutral Asia e »

Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advances 2.26 per cent September

Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advances 2.26 per cent September

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 06:58

Hennessee Group, an adviser to hedge fund investors and index provider, has reported that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index was up by 2.26 per cent in September and by 10.16 per cent for the »

Matrix launches new closed-ended asset-based lending fund

Matrix launches new closed-ended asset-based lending fund

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 06:57

Matrix has launched a closed-ended version of its open-ended Asset Based 2 Fund, which was was launched in August and was up 0.64 per cent in its first month, despite August being one of t »

Big institutions continue to take stakes in hedge fund managers

Big institutions continue to take stakes in hedge fund managers

Tue, 09/10/2007 - 08:14

The summer's market turmoil has failed to cool the enthusiasm of global institutions for taking minority stakes in hedge fund managers, with giant reinsurer Swiss Re acquiring a 15 per cen »

Eurex trading volume up 16 per cent in September

Eurex trading volume up 16 per cent in September

Tue, 09/10/2007 - 08:12

A total of some 156 million contracts were traded on the Eurex international derivatives exchange in September, a year-on-year increase of more than 16 per cent from 134 million contracts »

Specialist insurance broker to fund industry expands into Ireland

Specialist insurance broker to fund industry expands into Ireland

Tue, 09/10/2007 - 08:11

Baronsmead Partners, a specialist insurance broker to the fund industry, has opened an Irish division of its business in Dublin. »

Alpha Mutual Funds celebrates five years

Alpha Mutual Funds celebrates five years

Tue, 09/10/2007 - 08:09

AIP Mutual Funds, whose flagship Alpha Hedged Strategies Fund was launched in September 2002, is celebrating its fifth anniversary having topped USD650m in assets and comprehensively beate »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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