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Dubai FSA issues Hedge Fund Code of Practice

Dubai FSA issues Hedge Fund Code of Practice

Wed, 12/12/2007 - 06:00

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has issued its Hedge Fund Code of Practice, the first of its kind to be issued by a regulator. »

UK pension fund survey: Overall equity allocations drop to 63.9%

UK pension fund survey: Overall equity allocations drop to 63.9%

Wed, 12/12/2007 - 06:00

Nearly half of UK pension funds now have hedge fund investments as the appetite for alternatives among pension funds continues to grow. »

ICAP and JLT insurance joint venture brokers first catastrophe swap

ICAP and JLT insurance joint venture brokers first catastrophe swap

Wed, 12/12/2007 - 06:00

ICAP plc, the interdealer broker, and Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc  have revealed that their joint venture, ICAP-JLT, has brokered its first catastrophe swap transaction. »

Eurex improves data distribution and lowers latency of trading system

Eurex improves data distribution and lowers latency of trading system

Tue, 11/12/2007 - 06:00

Eurex has successfully launched major system enhancements over the past few days. »

Equity market neutral best performing strategy in November 2007

Equity market neutral best performing strategy in November 2007

Tue, 11/12/2007 - 06:00

Only one of the six strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fees gains in November, mirroring the monthly performance in August - the only other month this year wh »

Private equity firm acquires majority stake in hedge fund platform PCE Investors

Private equity firm acquires majority stake in hedge fund platform PCE Investors

Tue, 11/12/2007 - 06:00

Canadian private equity firm Ubequity Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in PCE Investors, an infrastructure platform for hedge fund managers, from its previous owner, the brok »

Receiver and MF Global settle Philadelphia Alternative Asset Fund litigation

Receiver and MF Global settle Philadelphia Alternative Asset Fund litigation

Tue, 11/12/2007 - 06:00

Steven Harmelin, the receiver for Philadelphia Alternative Asset Fund and related entities, has reached an agreement with MF Global to settle litigation brought by the receiver against MF »

Breaking News and Market Comment from RZB analysts: President Putin backs Medvedev in Russia's presidential race

Breaking News and Market Comment from RZB analysts: President Putin backs Medvedev in Russia's presidential race

Mon, 10/12/2007 - 16:10

President Vladimir Putin supports First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, chairman of Russian gas monopolist Gazprom, as a presidential candidate. »

Hedgemedia.com's Global News Round-Up: Citadel ploughs in USD1.75bn to ease E*Trade mortgage woes

Hedgemedia.com's Global News Round-Up: Citadel ploughs in USD1.75bn to ease E*Trade mortgage woes

Mon, 10/12/2007 - 16:09

Ken Griffin's Citadel Investment Group has agreed to plough in USD2.25bn in embattled discount brokerage E*Trade Financial Corp. »

FXMarketSpace announces JumpBall profit share programme

FXMarketSpace announces JumpBall profit share programme

Mon, 10/12/2007 - 06:00

FXMarketSpace, the centrally-cleared, global foreign exchange platform for the OTC market, has unveiled a profit share programme that will allocate 37.5 per cent of its profit between its »

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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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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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