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Edhec creates research chair in alternative investment for institutional investors

Edhec creates research chair in alternative investment for institutional investors

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 06:00

The Edhec Risk and Asset Management Research Centre and Morgan Stanley Investment Management have announced the creation of a new research chair entitled Financial Engineering and Global A »

Salus Alpha launches alternative Ucits III funds based on Vienna-listed indices

Salus Alpha launches alternative Ucits III funds based on Vienna-listed indices

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 06:00

Salus Alpha, which last year launched the first Ucits III-compliant long/short equity fund, Salus Alpha Equity Hedged, has introduced two further funds designed to enable private investors »

Sweden's IPM expands into Germany and the Middle East

Sweden's IPM expands into Germany and the Middle East

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 06:00

Dominicus Freiherr von Mentzingen has joined Swedish-based quantitative manager Informed Portfolio Management in an advisory role to lead the firm's expansion into German-speaking Europe.< »

Tremont names Susan Crotty as managing director for investment management services

Tremont names Susan Crotty as managing director for investment management services

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 06:00

Fund of hedge funds manager Tremont Capital Management has announced the recruitment of Susan Crotty from Callan Associates to become managing director for investment management services. »

UMB Fund Services launches platform for registered funds of hedge funds

UMB Fund Services launches platform for registered funds of hedge funds

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 06:00

UMB Fund Services has launched a platform geared to the servicing needs of registered funds of hedge funds in the US, offering a technol »

An ear to the ground in Latin America

An ear to the ground in Latin America

Wed, 20/02/2008 - 13:20

The Santander group has a long history serving the Latin American markets, with the bank a market leader in countries throughout the region. »

NYSE Euronext to launch independent valuation service Prime Source

NYSE Euronext to launch independent valuation service Prime Source

Wed, 20/02/2008 - 12:00

NYSE Euronext has announced the launch of Prime Source, an independent valuation service supported by a web-based technical infrastructure »

Dechert advises ETF Securities on launch of new range of ETCs

Dechert advises ETF Securities on launch of new range of ETCs

Wed, 20/02/2008 - 06:00

Dechert has advised longstanding client ETF Securities, through its subsidiary ETFS Commodity Securities, on the proposed listing of its new platform of short and leveraged exchange-traded »

Financial software provider Fidessa to set up Belfast development centre

Financial software provider Fidessa to set up Belfast development centre

Wed, 20/02/2008 - 06:00

Fidessa group, which provides multi-asset financial trading, portfolio analysis, decision support, investment compliance, market data and global connectivity solutions to brokers and inves »

MSCI Barra to launch Asia-Pacific investible hedge fund index

MSCI Barra to launch Asia-Pacific investible hedge fund index

Wed, 20/02/2008 - 06:00

MSCI Barra, a New York-based provider of investment support tools including indices and portfolio risk and performance analytics, has announced plans to launch the MSCI Asia-Pacific Hedge »

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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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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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