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Structured credit hedge funds fall further, according to Palomar index

Structured credit hedge funds fall further, according to Palomar index

Thu, 14/02/2008 - 06:00

Both gross and net returns in December for the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index were negative for the third month in a row, although 15 of 30 funds reported positive results. »

Bank of New York Mellon boosts alternative fund services sales in Asia

Bank of New York Mellon boosts alternative fund services sales in Asia

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

Bank of New York Mellon, a leader in hedge fund administration with more than USD195bn in assets under administration, has appointed Kate Colchester as vice-president for sales in Asia for »

Christopher Long joins Endowment Capital Group

Christopher Long joins Endowment Capital Group

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

Endowment Capital Group, a Philadelphia-based hedge fund manager catering to university endowments and foundations, has recruited Christopher Long as chief executive. »

FXall to provide ITG clients with foreign exchange trading capabilities

FXall to provide ITG clients with foreign exchange trading capabilities

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

Foreign exchange trading platform FXall has signed a distribution agreement with Investment Technology Group, a provider of technology-based trading services and transaction research, that »

HRJ Capital closes fifth venture capital fund of funds with USD273m in commitments

HRJ Capital closes fifth venture capital fund of funds with USD273m in commitments

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

HRJ Capital has announced the closing of HRJ Capital VC V, its fifth venture capital fund of funds, at its target of USD 273 million in commitments from investors including endowments, fou »

Managed futures shine in January as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.96 per cent

Managed futures shine in January as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.96 per cent

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

Managed futures gained 1.96 per cent in January, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, with all eight of the firm's indices in profit for the m »

Mark Lyons joins Touradji Capital Management's new Singapore office

Mark Lyons joins Touradji Capital Management's new Singapore office

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

Touradji Capital Management, a commodities-focused hedge fund manager, has announced that Mark Lyons has joined the firm's newly-established Singapore office as a shipping and oil speciali »

Rialas brothers take Absolute Capital stake to 33 per cent

Rialas brothers take Absolute Capital stake to 33 per cent

Wed, 13/02/2008 - 06:00

Andreas and Andreas and Kyriakos, whose credit hedge fund business Argo Capital Management was acquired by Absolute Capital Management in January 2007, months before the departure of Absol »

Caledonian Global Fund Services opens operations centre in Florida

Caledonian Global Fund Services opens operations centre in Florida

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 06:00

Caledonian Global Fund Services has opened a new operations centre in Orlando, Florida to add to its existing facilities providing hedge fund services in Chicago, the Cayman Islands and th »

First Avenue Partners launches EUR100m hedge fund seeder vehicle

First Avenue Partners launches EUR100m hedge fund seeder vehicle

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 06:00

First Avenue Partners has launched the FAP Hedge Fund Opportunities Fund, a hedge fund incubation fund, with initial capital of EUR100m from German insurer Gothaer, the firm's minority sha »

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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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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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