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Dexion Capital appoints Eric Pinn as head of sales and distribution

Dexion Capital appoints Eric Pinn as head of sales and distribution

Tue, 29/01/2008 - 06:00

Hedge fund marketing and advisory firm Dexion Capital has appointed Eric Pinn, previously chief executive and head of international sales at Olympia Capital Management, as head of sales an »

GLG Partners registers as investment adviser with SEC

GLG Partners registers as investment adviser with SEC

Tue, 29/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based hedge fund manager GLG Partners has announced that its US subsidiary, GLG Inc, has registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission as an investment adviser. »

Markit plans new products following acquisition of Boat trade reporting platform

Markit plans new products following acquisition of Boat trade reporting platform

Tue, 29/01/2008 - 06:00

Markit, a provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial markets, says it plans to launch new products following its acquis »

NYSE Euronext and Caisse des Dépôts launch carbon exchange Bluenext

NYSE Euronext and Caisse des Dépôts launch carbon exchange Bluenext

Tue, 29/01/2008 - 06:00

NYSE Euronext and French public sector financial institution Caisse des Dépôts have launched Bluenext, an international exchange that operates markets in carbon emission allow »

Reuters launches bespoke derivatives pricing service for hard-to-value instruments

Reuters launches bespoke derivatives pricing service for hard-to-value instruments

Tue, 29/01/2008 - 06:00

Reuters has announced the launch of a pricing service that delivers bespoke valuations for derivatives and complex securities, Reuters DataScope Derivatives Pricing Service, as part of its »

Systeia Capital Management denies report of fund problems

Systeia Capital Management denies report of fund problems

Tue, 29/01/2008 - 06:00

Paris-based hedge fund manager Systeia Capital Management has denied reports by the Sunday Times in London alleging that its Systeia Alternative Risk Trading fund had encountered performan »

Don't shake your foundation

Don't shake your foundation

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 15:42

The quest for alpha has resulted in a major shift of assets to hedge funds. »

Financial infrastructure and investor appetite converge to drive Middle East fund growth

Financial infrastructure and investor appetite converge to drive Middle East fund growth

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 10:53

Once considered a relative backwater by the global hedge fund industry, the Middle East is starting to attract increasing attention thanks to a combination of factors, including the surge of wealth »

Capital Z Investment Partners management launches buyout with Paine & Partners

Capital Z Investment Partners management launches buyout with Paine & Partners

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 06:00

Hedge fund sponsor Capital Z Investment Partners has announced completion of a management buyout together with Paine & Partners, a San Francisco- and New York-based private equity firm »

Eurex sets new trading records amid turbulent markets

Eurex sets new trading records amid turbulent markets

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 06:00

A new trading record of 17 million contracts was set by international derivatives exchange Eurex on January 22, beating the previous mark of 15.5 million contracts from June 6 last year, a »

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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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North America

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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