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IG Index - Share spread cut

IG Index - Share spread cut

Wed, 06/06/2007 - 06:50

Daily spreads at 0.1% for major* shares UK, US, Australia, Canada, Eurozone, Japan… »

Taking the fund administration sector to a new level

Taking the fund administration sector to a new level

Wed, 06/06/2007 - 06:45

The acquisition by Fortis Prime Fund Solutions last year of Hedge Fund Services, the leading hedge fund administrator in the British Virgin Islands, has provided the islands' fund services industry »

Time to move on? Post your CVs on hedgemedia.com

Time to move on? Post your CVs on hedgemedia.com

Wed, 06/06/2007 - 06:45

Hedgemedia.com has launched the world's largest portal for jobs in the alternative investments sector - hedge funds, private equity funds and real estate funds - at »

Hedge fund boom helps Citco Bank reach USD250bn in custody assets

Hedge fund boom helps Citco Bank reach USD250bn in custody assets

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 07:00

Citco Bank, the global leader in custody and fund trading for mutual and hedge funds, has topped the USD250bn mark for assets under custody, a business that was founded in 1994 and now emp »

Cumulus appoints director of meteorology and climate research

Cumulus appoints director of meteorology and climate research

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:59

PCE Investors has appointed Dr Warwick Norton as director of meteorology and climate research to work on the Cumulus Weather and Cumulus Energy funds, which apply weather derivatives exper »

Group G Capital Partners appoints head of marketing

Group G Capital Partners appoints head of marketing

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:58

Group G Capital Partners, a New York-based investment manager specialising in alternative investment strategies, has appointed Alyson Gardner Kiesel as director of marketing and strategic »

US Futures Exchange to list credit derivative futures on Federal Agency debt

US Futures Exchange to list credit derivative futures on Federal Agency debt

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:57

The US Futures Exchange has announced plans to list the first credit derivative futures on Federal Agency debentures, beginning with a government tranche of the CDX index including credit »

Eurex trading reaches 156 million contracts in May

Eurex trading reaches 156 million contracts in May

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:56

The international derivatives exchange Eurex has reported that trading volumes last month totalled 156 million contracts, down from 174 million in the same month of 2006, but total trading »

Event-driven top-performing sector over the past 12 months, says Credit Suisse/Tremont

Event-driven top-performing sector over the past 12 months, says Credit Suisse/Tremont

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:55

The event-driven hedge fund strategy, which includes the distressed, multi-strategy and risk arbitrage sub-sectors, was the top performing sector over the past 12 months with an average re »

The fund industry that came in from the cold

The fund industry that came in from the cold

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 09:36

Long overshadowed by the sheer scale of the islands' corporate domicile and administration business, the funds industry in the British Virgin Islands -  mostly consisting of hedge funds, along »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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Target

In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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