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Dublin listing raises GBP46m for FRM Credit Alpha fund

Dublin listing raises GBP46m for FRM Credit Alpha fund

Thu, 29/03/2007 - 18:27

Financial Risk Management, a global manager and adviser of funds of hedge funds, has raised GBP46m for FRM Credit Alpha, a Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended investment company, following its »

Old Mutual Asset Managers hires John Mattimore as head of equity alpha

Old Mutual Asset Managers hires John Mattimore as head of equity alpha

Thu, 29/03/2007 - 07:00

John Mattimore has left Gartmore Group, where he was head of risk management with responsibility for managing, developing and delivering risk trading capabilities for investment managers a »

LaSalle Global Fund Services launches Dublin operation

LaSalle Global Fund Services launches Dublin operation

Thu, 29/03/2007 - 06:59

LaSalle Global Fund Services, a Chicago-based member of the ABN Amro group, has established a subsidiary in Dublin's International Financial Services Centre to provide fund administration, »

Thierry Serero joins New Star to launch European Opportunities Hedge Fund

Thierry Serero joins New Star to launch European Opportunities Hedge Fund

Thu, 29/03/2007 - 06:58

Thierry Serero, a top-performing manager formerly at C60 Capital and Fidelity Investments, has joined New Star Asset Management to manage the New Star European Opportunities Hedge Fund, a »

B&G Holding plans secondary offering for Europe-focused multi-strategy fund

B&G Holding plans secondary offering for Europe-focused multi-strategy fund

Thu, 29/03/2007 - 06:57

Absolute return investment manager Boussard & Gavaudan Asset Management has announced a secondary offering of shares in its closed-ended investment vehicle Boussard & Gavaudan Hold »

Commodity market players must address risks, says FSA

Commodity market players must address risks, says FSA

Wed, 28/03/2007 - 07:01

The growth in investment in the commodity markets, the emergence of new products and the entry of new participants have given rise to various risks and challenges that need to be addressed »

Kleinwort Benson appoints head of fund administration in Guernsey

Kleinwort Benson appoints head of fund administration in Guernsey

Wed, 28/03/2007 - 07:00

Kleinwort Benson, a provider of banking and financial services to corporate and private clients in the UK and Channel Islands, has announced two senior appointments in the Channel Islands, »

Emerging hedge funds perform better than older, larger funds, says PerTrac

Emerging hedge funds perform better than older, larger funds, says PerTrac

Wed, 28/03/2007 - 06:58

The widely-held belief that emerging hedge funds perform better than older and larger funds has been reinforced by research from PerTrac Financial Solutions, creators of the PerTrac Analyt »

New Star raises USD95.2m for second Hedge ETS tranche

New Star raises USD95.2m for second Hedge ETS tranche

Wed, 28/03/2007 - 06:57

New Star Asset Management has raised an additional USD95.2m for a second tranche of Hedge ETS, a London-listed daily tradable security that provides access to performance representative of »

Vision Asia Opportunities Fund to list on the Irish Stock Exchange

Vision Asia Opportunities Fund to list on the Irish Stock Exchange

Wed, 28/03/2007 - 06:29

Vision Asia Opportunities Fund, a Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended investment company established to invest in a portfolio of Asian hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, has announced plans »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.     ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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