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Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Calpers sells USD3bn private equity portfolio in record secondary deal

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Calpers sells USD3bn private equity portfolio in record secondary deal

Fri, 08/02/2008 - 06:00

The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the world's fourth largest pension scheme, has sold a private equity portfolio valued at USD3bn to a group of five investors in what has »

Administrator OpHedge hires Peter Sanchez as chief executive

Administrator OpHedge hires Peter Sanchez as chief executive

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Middle- and back-office administrator OpHedge Investment Services has appointed as its new chief executive Peter Sanchez, who was most recently global head of capital markets securities wh »

Canada's Arrow Hedge and Marret launch hedge incubator fund

Canada's Arrow Hedge and Marret launch hedge incubator fund

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Arrow Hedge Partners and Marret Asset Management have launched a hedge fund incubator vehicle, Accelerator Capital Fund, that will invest in early-stage hedge funds managed by seasoned but »

Fidessa unveils connectivity to block trading facility NYSE MatchPoint

Fidessa unveils connectivity to block trading facility NYSE MatchPoint

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Fidessa group, a provider of trading systems, market data and global connectivity, has announced connectivity to NYSE MatchPoint, the recently-launched electronic block trading facility ow »

Günther Schneider joins Salus Alpha as head of European business development

Günther Schneider joins Salus Alpha as head of European business development

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Alternative investment manager Salus Alpha has announced the appointment of Günther Schneider, previously chief investment officer of Skandia Austria and a member of the board of Skan »

Hedge fund administrator Fulcrum chooses Advent's Geneva

Hedge fund administrator Fulcrum chooses Advent's Geneva

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Advent Software, a leading provider of software and solutions to the alternative investment management industry, has announced that hedge fund administrator Fulcrum Group has implemented G »

Hovan Capital Management appoints three portfolio managers to HCM Market Neutral Fund

Hovan Capital Management appoints three portfolio managers to HCM Market Neutral Fund

Thu, 07/02/2008 - 06:00

Tiburon, California-based Hovan Capital Management has announced that Ajim A. »

Boutique administrator Equinoxe receives investment from XL Capital

Boutique administrator Equinoxe receives investment from XL Capital

Wed, 06/02/2008 - 06:00

Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services, a newly-established boutique fund administrator based in Hamilton, Bermuda, has announced a significant minority investment from a wholly-owned su »

Cumulus Climate Fund launched on PCE Investors platform

Cumulus Climate Fund launched on PCE Investors platform

Wed, 06/02/2008 - 06:00

The London-based investment management team at Cumulus has launched the Cumulus Climate Fund, a long/short equity fund that seeks to profit from the financial impact of climate change, on »

Factoring firm reaches out to alternative investment managers

Factoring firm reaches out to alternative investment managers

Wed, 06/02/2008 - 06:00

Platinum Funding Group, a US factoring company, has named Anna Belkina as senior business development officer for special situations, with responsibility for developing Platinum's business »

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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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