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Partners Group and Jana Investment Advisers launch multi-manager product in Australia

Partners Group and Jana Investment Advisers launch multi-manager product in Australia

Fri, 14/12/2007 - 06:00

Partners Group, the Switzerland-based global alternative asset manager, has collaborated with Jana Investment Advisers, one of the leading investment consulting firms in Australia, in the »

E-reporting puts Cayman in a unique position

E-reporting puts Cayman in a unique position

Thu, 13/12/2007 - 13:52

Despite the credit crunch in the US, new hedge funds continue to be launched, and the Cayman Islands remain the domicile of choice for the majority of hedge fund managers. »

AMG investment in BlueMountain Capital Management

AMG investment in BlueMountain Capital Management

Thu, 13/12/2007 - 06:01

Boston-based Affiliated Managers Group, Inc, a diversified asset management company, has acquired an equity interest in BlueMountain Capital Management, the USD 4.8 billion (AuM) credit al »

Parker Global hires Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives

Parker Global hires Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives

Thu, 13/12/2007 - 06:00

Jon L Stein has joined Parker Global Strategies (PGS) as Managing Director of Strategic Initiatives.   »

Tech Snapshot: Augustus hedges bets on IT outsourcing

Tech Snapshot: Augustus hedges bets on IT outsourcing

Thu, 13/12/2007 - 06:00

Augustus Asset Managers Limited, the independent investment manager of segregated accounts and hedge funds, has signed a four year IT infrastructure outsourcing deal with SAVVIS, worth GBP »

Eliminating inefficiencie

Eliminating inefficiencie

Wed, 12/12/2007 - 14:23

A recent global survey of hedge fund managers cited technology as the number one area they believe fund administrators should focus on improving in the next two years. »

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. »

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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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