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Elliot Advisors withdraws Alliance Trust AGM resolutions

Tue, 28/04/2015 - 20:00

Activist hedge fund Elliott Advisors, the largest shareholder of Alliance Trust, has agreed to withdraw its three resolutions from the company’s Annual General Meeting on 29 April 2015 and has committed to support the Board and management on all other resolutions. »

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Altegris launches Altegris KKR Commitments Fund

Tue, 28/04/2015 - 19:00

Altegris has launched the Altegris KKR Commitments Fund offering accredited investors an opportunity to gain diversified exposure to KKR by committing to three different forms of private equity – primaries, secondaries and co-investments. »

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Societe Generale to process derivatives for Cyan Oak VGB alt funds

Tue, 28/04/2015 - 17:00

Societe Generale has been mandated by the investment management company, Cyan Oak Capital LLP, to process derivatives for its range of alternative investment funds.  »

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Former hedge fund controller Herzing jailed for four years for embezzling more than USD9m

Tue, 28/04/2015 - 11:15

Lawrence J Herzing, the former controller of Contrarian Capital Management, has been sentenced to four years in prison after being found guilty of embezzling more than USD9 million from the Greenwich-based hedge fund. »

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ETFGI claims Q2 ETF assets will beat hedge funds

Tue, 28/04/2015 - 09:03

The second quarter of 2015 will see assets invested in the global ETF/ETP industry beat the global hedge fund industry according to industry research group ETFGI. »

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Saemor Europe Alpha Fund posts strong performance in March

Tue, 28/04/2015 - 06:00

Saemor Capital, winner of this year’s Hedgeweek award for Best Market Neutral Fund, continues to post positive performance numbers, both for the month of March and Year-to-Date. »

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Unigestion launches Private Debt Allocator tool

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 20:00

Unigestion has launched a Private Debt Allocator tool, which identifies private debt opportunities to exactly match clients’ investment objectives. »

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Liquidnet’s record Q1 EMEA performance driven by increased demand for blocks

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 19:00

Institutional trading network Liquidnet has reported record first quarter performance in EMEA as institutional investors increasingly look to trade in blocks. »

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CFA Institute study calls for standardisation, simplification and transparency within shadow banking sector

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 18:00

A new global study on alternative channels for capital from shadow banking provides a unique investor perspective on what it will take for these financing vehicles to take hold and support economic growth.   »

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Thousands of Swiss asset managers ‘breaching’ new FINMA rules, says MPL

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 17:00

Managing Partners Limited (MPL) has launched a new service to help the thousands of Swiss asset management firms it believes are now struggling to meet – and are already breaching – new rules introduced by regulator FINMA. »

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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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Survey

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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