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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 »

Fund of hedge funds assets grew by one-third in 2007, says survey

Fund of hedge funds assets grew by one-third in 2007, says survey

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 06:00

Despite the turbulence wreaked on alternative investments in the second half of 2007 by the US sub-prime meltdown, the credit crunch and equity market volatility, the global fund of hedge »

Gerard Gardner joins North Asset Management as partner

Gerard Gardner joins North Asset Management as partner

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 06:00

North Asset Management, a London-based alternative investment management firm, has recruited Gerard Gardner as a partner from Goldman Sachs International in London, where he was developing »

Hedge fund investors and managers expand reach into emerging markets, says HFR

Hedge fund investors and managers expand reach into emerging markets, says HFR

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 06:00

The number of funds dedicated to investing in emerging markets increasing to more than 950 last year, according to a report from Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research, a provider of hedge fund »

PFPC establishes fund services operation in Poland

PFPC establishes fund services operation in Poland

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 06:00

PFPC, a member of the Wilmington, Delaware-based PNC Financial Services Group, has announced plans to launch fund administration and hedge fund services in Poland this month, following the »

Index providers confirm hedge funds' decline in January

Index providers confirm hedge funds' decline in January

Mon, 11/02/2008 - 06:00

US hedge fund investment advisory firm Hennessee Group has reported that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index it compiles fell by 2.45 per cent in January, while Chicago-based Hedge Fund Researc »

Matrix provides CGT option for more funds of hedge funds

Matrix provides CGT option for more funds of hedge funds

Mon, 11/02/2008 - 06:00

Matrix has drawn up plans to mirror its open-ended funds of hedge funds with closed-ended versions whose gains qualify for capital gains tax in the UK. »

Axa Investment Managers strengthens fund of hedge funds business

Axa Investment Managers strengthens fund of hedge funds business

Fri, 08/02/2008 - 06:00

Axa Investment Managers has strengthened its fund of hedge funds business division with the appointments of Rajiv Jaitly as chief operating officer, Sharmila Soosaipillai as senior operati »

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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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