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Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Bear Stearns talks with bidders over minority equity stake

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Bear Stearns talks with bidders over minority equity stake

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:57

A group of international banks are seeking to buy a stake of up to 20 per cent in embattled US securities firm Bear Stearns, with HSBC, Barclays, Bank of America, Wachovia, Santander and U »

Market turbulence focuses attention on S&P fund of hedge funds ratings

Market turbulence focuses attention on S&P fund of hedge funds ratings

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:56

The summer's turbulence in the credit and mortgage-backed securities markets and its knock-on effects on the hedge funds that invest in them has helped to focus attention on the role of ra »

Bank of New York Mellon launches platform for 130/30 funds

Bank of New York Mellon launches platform for 130/30 funds

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:55

Bank of New York Mellon, a global leader in securities servicing and asset management, has introduced what it says is the first platform to offer a full range of brokerage and administrati »

Hedge fund industry joins forces with New York housing charity

Hedge fund industry joins forces with New York housing charity

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:54

Hedge Funds for Habitat-NYC, an initiative by the hedge fund community to provide New York families with a once-in-a-lifetime home ownership opportunity through Habitat for Humanity - New »

Fund of hedge funds Tapestry raises GBP52m in London placing

Fund of hedge funds Tapestry raises GBP52m in London placing

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:53

London-listed fund of hedge funds Tapestry Investment has successfully placed shares raising GBP52.1m from a range of existing and new investors. »

Catella Asset Management goes live with Advent systems

Catella Asset Management goes live with Advent systems

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:52

Independent Swedish asset manager Catella Asset Management has gone live with Advent Portfolio Exchange, the latest portfolio management technology from the investment management software »

Aima expands regulatory team with new appointment

Aima expands regulatory team with new appointment

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:50

The Alternative Investment Management Association has announced the appointment of Thomas Bullman, previously with the Société Générale group, as an assistant t »

Ireland seeks to boost role as hedge fund domicile

Ireland seeks to boost role as hedge fund domicile

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 14:49

The growth of the global hedge fund industry over the past decade to a size variously estimated at between USD1.7trn and USD2.5trn has helped Dublin to become the world's biggest centre for hedge f »

Independents continue to thrive

Independents continue to thrive

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 14:47

Over the course of this decade several big banks have entered the hedge fund administration market by snapping up independent firms. »

The people factor

The people factor

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 14:46

With hedge fund industry assets now standing at more than USD1.5trn, at least half of which is in funds of hedge funds, Bank of Ireland Securities Services has a positive outlook for the fund of fu »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

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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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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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