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Moody's publishes methodology for rating unsecured debt of hedge funds

Moody's publishes methodology for rating unsecured debt of hedge funds

Wed, 18/04/2007 - 06:58

Moody's Investors Service has published a methodology for rating the unsecured debt of hedge funds in response to their growing interest in accessing public debt markets. »

AIMA launches new due diligence questionnaires

AIMA launches new due diligence questionnaires

Tue, 17/04/2007 - 07:00

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) has produced a new set of illustrative due diligence questionnaires (DDQs) for use by those investing in or servicing the hedge fun »

European M&A industry expects deal volumes to grow by up to 19 per cent

European M&A industry expects deal volumes to grow by up to 19 per cent

Tue, 17/04/2007 - 07:00

After deal volumes surpassed the record mark of USD 1.7 trillion in 2006 European M&A professionals look forward to another bumper year, finds the third biannual M&A Monitor conduc »

Comment: Increased volatility on global foreign exchange markets

Comment: Increased volatility on global foreign exchange markets

Tue, 17/04/2007 - 06:59

Richard Foley, Senior Portfolio Manager, Investment Management, Butterfield Bank Guernsey, outlines the latest currency trends. »

Forsyth Partners appoints Global Head of Compliance

Forsyth Partners appoints Global Head of Compliance

Tue, 17/04/2007 - 06:58

Global asset management group Forsyth Partners has appointed Alma Stokes as Global Head of Compliance. »

Investment on high-speed, advanced trading infrastructure value chain across asset classes will rise to USD 1.3 billion by 2010, says TABB Group

Investment on high-speed, advanced trading infrastructure value chain across asset classes will rise to USD 1.3 billion by 2010, says TABB Group

Tue, 17/04/2007 - 06:58

According to Jeromee Johnson, senior research analyst at TABB Group, components in the high-speed advanced trading infrastructure value chain will become more critical to trading success, »

Wind and Solar drive NEX out-performance

Wind and Solar drive NEX out-performance

Tue, 17/04/2007 - 06:56

The Wilderhill New Energy Global Index (NEX) of clean energy companies forged ahead in the first quarter, its 17.6% gain putting other indices in the shade - the S&P 500 was just 0.2% »

Dow Jones and RavenPack launch analytic software that transforms news into data for quantitative analysis and algorithmic trading

Dow Jones and RavenPack launch analytic software that transforms news into data for quantitative analysis and algorithmic trading

Tue, 17/04/2007 - 06:55

Dow Jones & Company has introduced Dow Jones News Analytics, a secure, Web-based software application that enables hedge funds and banks to build news-oriented quantitative models for »

London doubles hedge fund assets in four years

London doubles hedge fund assets in four years

Tue, 17/04/2007 - 06:53

London's share of global hedge fund assets increased from 10% to 21% between 2002 and 2006, making London one of the fastest growing hedge fund centres according to the 2007 edition of IFS »

ICAP introduces electronic trading platform for securities lending

ICAP introduces electronic trading platform for securities lending

Mon, 16/04/2007 - 16:46

ICAP plc, the world's largest inter-dealer broker, has launched i-Sec, a new electronic trading platform for securities lending, which provides screen-based access to the securities lendin »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.    ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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