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Save the date for QWAFAFEW AND PRMIA joint meeting

Save the date for QWAFAFEW AND PRMIA joint meeting

Tue, 29/05/2007 - 06:55

The 42nd meeting of Chicago QWAFAFEW (Quantitative Work Alliance for Applied Finance, Education & Wisdom) will be held on Thursday, 14 June from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. »

USFEB to offer futures contracts on Morningstar stock indices

USFEB to offer futures contracts on Morningstar stock indices

Tue, 29/05/2007 - 06:54

The US Futures Exchange has announced an agreement with independent investment research provider Morningstar to offer futures contracts on Morningstar's 15 style- and capitalisation-based »

Canadian managers strive to repair hedge funds' reputation

Canadian managers strive to repair hedge funds' reputation

Mon, 28/05/2007 - 12:07

Large-scale institutional allocations to Canadian hedge funds have been hard to come by. Many managers spent most of last year pitching, only to come up short. »

Assisting the transition to alternative strategies

Assisting the transition to alternative strategies

Mon, 28/05/2007 - 12:03

The Canadian hedge fund marketplace has been growing vigorously over the past couple of  years, keeping pace with international trends. »

The importance of early-stage strategies

The importance of early-stage strategies

Mon, 28/05/2007 - 12:00

Arrow Hedge Partners, one of Canada's largest and most experienced providers of alternative investments, was founded in 1999. »

High net worth market opportunities beckon

High net worth market opportunities beckon

Mon, 28/05/2007 - 11:57

Currently there are five key drivers of the booming Canadian investment scene, starting with the general decline in availability of domestic securities. »

Hedge fund industry gathers momentum as Canada booms

Hedge fund industry gathers momentum as Canada booms

Mon, 28/05/2007 - 11:55

Canada's hedge fund sector will almost certainly never rival the scale of that of its giant neighbour to the south, but it is currently enjoying striking success on a number of fronts which, indust »

Stanfield Capital Partners to spin off hedge fund strategies group

Stanfield Capital Partners to spin off hedge fund strategies group

Fri, 25/05/2007 - 08:24

Stanfield Capital Partners, a New York-based registered investment advisor specialising in credit-based alternative investment strategies, has agreed to separate its hedge fund strategies »

State Street Global Advisors launches UK 130/30 strategy

State Street Global Advisors launches UK 130/30 strategy

Fri, 25/05/2007 - 08:22

State Street Global Advisors is extending its 130/30 investment product range with the launch of UK Alpha Edge, the latest in a series of investment products employing SSgA's Edge methodol »

Syz & Co to launch two funds of hedge funds in Spain

Syz & Co to launch two funds of hedge funds in Spain

Fri, 25/05/2007 - 08:21

Swiss banking group Syz & Co and Madrid-based asset manager A&G Fondos, Asesores y Gestores Financieros Fondos, have announced the imminent launch of two Spanish-regulated funds of »

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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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Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

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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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