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Mon, 17/03/2008 - 16:22

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State Street Global Advisors Wins USD200m mandate from UK universities superannuation scheme

State Street Global Advisors Wins USD200m mandate from UK universities superannuation scheme

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 13:58

State Street Global Advisors, the investment management arm of State Street Corporation, and the largest institutional fund manager in the world, has announced that it has been appointed b »

JPMorgan Chase to acquire Bear Stearns as Fed steps in with USD 30 billion funding for 'less liquid' assets

JPMorgan Chase to acquire Bear Stearns as Fed steps in with USD 30 billion funding for 'less liquid' assets

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 08:02

In a move designed to calm the markets ahead of trading today, JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) is acquiring the crippled Bear Stearns Companies Inc for USD2 per share, a ninety per cent discoun »

Advisors Asset Management to distribute structured products linked to BNP Paribas index

Advisors Asset Management to distribute structured products linked to BNP Paribas index

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:19

Advisors Asset Management, am investment solutions partner for financial professionals, has signed a strategic agreement with BNP Paribas to become the sole distributor of structured produ »

BlueMountain Capital Management strengthens asset management team

BlueMountain Capital Management strengthens asset management team

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:18

New York-based credit and equity asset manager BlueMountain Capital Management has hired Scott Lessing as head of corporate research and Derek Smith as a senior portfolio manager. »

Addleshaw Goddard strengthens City-based alternative funds practice

Addleshaw Goddard strengthens City-based alternative funds practice

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:15

Lawyers Addleshaw Goddard has expanded its City of London-based funds practice with the appointment of partner Christy Stagemeyer and consultant David Ive. »

NYSE Euronext to acquire CME metals business

NYSE Euronext to acquire CME metals business

Mon, 17/03/2008 - 07:14

NYSE Euronext has agreed to acquire the CME Group's metals business, with trading of gold and silver futures and options on futures contracts set to begin later this year on Liffe Connect, »

South Africa's hedge fund industry poised for lift-off

South Africa's hedge fund industry poised for lift-off

Sun, 16/03/2008 - 19:45

From just a handful of funds with some ZAR1.4bn in as recently as mid-2002, the South African hedge fund industry had grown five years later to more than 130 funds with at least ZAR26bn in assets u »

Hedge funds rebound in February, say index providers

Hedge funds rebound in February, say index providers

Fri, 14/03/2008 - 06:00

Hedge fund index providers have reported a recovery in performance for most hedge fund strategies in February following the previous month's losses, even as equity markets continued to fal »

GO Capital Asset Management suspends redemptions until December

GO Capital Asset Management suspends redemptions until December

Fri, 14/03/2008 - 06:00

Amsterdam-based hedge fund manager GO Capital Asset Management has announced it is suspending the redemption of units in its Global Opportunities Fund, although managing partner Frans van »

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This etfexpress Guide to ETFs, produced specifically for wealth and asset managers, unravels the myriad benefits of including and using ETFs and ETPs within client portfolios... »

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Giles Travers, SEI

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Over the last 10 years, organisations have undergone a wholesale change in the way they run their businesses. Thanks to cloud-based platforms, wireless Internet, and the proliferation of desktop and mobile device applications, the perimeter of most businesses has moved beyond the four walls of their office. This has revolutionised the way people work: no longer tied to their desks they can be equally as effective aboard an aircraft or sitting next to the beach on vacation.  ... »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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