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MPC Investors strengthens Samsara team with analyst appointments

MPC Investors strengthens Samsara team with analyst appointments

Wed, 04/07/2007 - 06:56

MPC Investors has appointed Steven Robertson and Eng Li Yap as equity analysts to support Ajay Gambhir, who joined the firm in May from JPMorgan Asset Management to launch MPC Samsara, a E »

Bank of New York and Mellon complete USD50bn merger

Bank of New York and Mellon complete USD50bn merger

Tue, 03/07/2007 - 07:50

Bank of New York and Mellon Financial Corporation have completed their merger to create the Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, which has annual revenues of around USD13bn and pro-forma m »

Augustus Asset Managers launches first pure currency product

Augustus Asset Managers launches first pure currency product

Tue, 03/07/2007 - 07:48

Augustus Asset Managers, the London-based fixed-income manager formerly known as Julius Baer Investments, is drawing on its experience in the currency markets since 1983 to launch its firs »

F&C launches fund raising for foreign exchange volatility hedge fund

F&C launches fund raising for foreign exchange volatility hedge fund

Tue, 03/07/2007 - 07:47

F&C Alternative Investments has launched fund raising for its F&C Garnet Fund, a hedge fund that aims to achieve absolute returns by investing and trading in the foreign exchange v »

One in three funds trading illiquid securities smoothes returns, says Riskdata

One in three funds trading illiquid securities smoothes returns, says Riskdata

Tue, 03/07/2007 - 07:46

At least 30 per cent of hedge funds trading illiquid strategies are smoothing returns, according to research into the behaviour of more than 1,000 hedge funds conducted by Riskdata, a prov »

Jupiter opens Asia Pacific hedge fund to external investors

Jupiter opens Asia Pacific hedge fund to external investors

Mon, 02/07/2007 - 08:57

The USD25m long/short Jupiter Asia Pacific Fund managed by Philip Ehrmann, which has been incubated since last December, initially as a paper portfolio and since April with internal seed m »

US Futures Exchange launches renewable energy futures with wind power

US Futures Exchange launches renewable energy futures with wind power

Mon, 02/07/2007 - 08:57

The Chicago-based US Futures Exchange has announced plans to list futures contracts on Nordix Financial Wind Indexes, created by Weather Bid, that measure deviations from average wind spee »

Private equity firm takes strategic stake in hedge fund manager

Private equity firm takes strategic stake in hedge fund manager

Mon, 02/07/2007 - 08:55

Proctor Investment Managers, a private equity investor that specialises in providing capital, marketing and management solutions to investment management firms, has established a strategic »

3i invests USD57m in hedge fund administrator Fulcrum

3i invests USD57m in hedge fund administrator Fulcrum

Mon, 02/07/2007 - 08:54

3i Growth Capital has announced a USD57m investment in Fulcrum, a hedge fund administrator with headquarters in Bermuda and offices in New York, London, Bermuda, Canada, the Cayman Islands »

Cantor Fitzgerald launches GoldRock Asset Management

Cantor Fitzgerald launches GoldRock Asset Management

Fri, 29/06/2007 - 07:00

Cantor Fitzgerald has announced the launch in early July of GoldRock Asset Management, a new alternative investment management company formed out of Cantor's integration of Zenith Asset Ma »

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Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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