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Hedge Fund Working Group unveils valuation and risk management standards

Hedge Fund Working Group unveils valuation and risk management standards

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

The Hedge Fund Working Group, established by 14 leading hedge fund managers based mainly in the UK, has published best practice standards for hedge fund managers following consultation wit »

Matrix Group launches Emerging Markets Index Fund

Matrix Group launches Emerging Markets Index Fund

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based multi-manager Matrix Group has unveiled plans to launch a new fund of hedge funds, the Matrix Emerging Markets Index Fund, which will aim to replicate the diversification and »

Resources Fund latest Ermitage fund of hedge funds to reach USD100m

Resources Fund latest Ermitage fund of hedge funds to reach USD100m

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Jersey-based alternative investment manager Ermitage Group has announced that its specialist Resources Fund has benefited from ongoing attractive performance and increasing investor intere »

Virgin Money and GLG Partners team up to launch Climate Change Fund

Virgin Money and GLG Partners team up to launch Climate Change Fund

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

UK investment provider Virgin Money is launching the Virgin Climate Change Fund, advised by leading hedge fund manager GLG Partners, which will invest in high-performing, environmentally-f »

Atlas Capital Management sets up advisory board

Atlas Capital Management sets up advisory board

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

New York state-based Atlas Capital Management has announced the establishment of a hedge fund advisory board and the appointment of the initial advisory board members, who will provide inv »

F&C launches systematic European long/short trading hedge fund

F&C launches systematic European long/short trading hedge fund

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

F&C Alternative Investments, the single strategy hedge fund division of F&C Asset Management, has expanded its range of products with the launch of F&C Zircon, a systematic Eur »

New daily record for EU carbon emission allowances futures

New daily record for EU carbon emission allowances futures

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

The market for European Union carbon dioxide emission allowances, operated jointly by the European Energy Exchange and derivatives exchange Eurex, saw a new daily record set with the tradi »

OneChicago launches single-stock futures trading on PowerShares ETF

OneChicago launches single-stock futures trading on PowerShares ETF

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

OneChicago, an electronic exchange for trading single-stock futures, has launched trading of futures on the PowerShares QQQ and iShares Russell 2000 exchange-traded funds, adding to a rost »

RAB Capital reports static profits in trading update

RAB Capital reports static profits in trading update

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

RAB Capital, the AIM-listed hedge fund manager that is currently grabbing the headlines as a near 7 per cent shareholder in stricken UK mortgage bank Northern Rock, expects to report the b »

Indexed investment unlocks Africa

Indexed investment unlocks Africa

Mon, 21/01/2008 - 15:30

Amid the clamour of international investors for access to emerging markets such as Latin America, India and China over the past couple of years, Africa - South Africa excepted - has largely passed »

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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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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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