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Insch Capital Management hires Forsyth team for financial services IT business in Bulgaria

Insch Capital Management hires Forsyth team for financial services IT business in Bulgaria

Mon, 03/12/2007 - 06:00

Lugano-based alternative investment manager Insch Capital Management has set up a new financial services IT business in Sofia, Bulgaria, with staff previously employed by fund of hedge fun »

Wolf Kohn joins SEQA Capital Advisors to develop high-speed trading strategies

Wolf Kohn joins SEQA Capital Advisors to develop high-speed trading strategies

Mon, 03/12/2007 - 06:00

SEQA Capital Advisors, a New York-based investment management firm, has announced the appointment of Wolf Kohn as head of research for high-speed trading. »

Promotional feature - Do you have illiquid securities in your portfolio?

Promotional feature - Do you have illiquid securities in your portfolio?

Mon, 03/12/2007 - 05:30

Managers with illiquid or hard-to-value fixed income securities in their portfolios can now use independent evaluations from Standard &a »

Structuring managed accounts to meet institutions' needs

Structuring managed accounts to meet institutions' needs

Sat, 01/12/2007 - 16:30

Many small and, even medium-sized, institutional investors are uncomfortable with investing directly in single-strategy hedge funds, for a variety of reasons. »

Ithmaar Bank and Shamil Bank raise USD200m at first closing of alternatives fund

Ithmaar Bank and Shamil Bank raise USD200m at first closing of alternatives fund

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 10:45

Ithmaar Bank, Shamil Bank and Islamic Investment Company of the Gulf (Bahamas) have announced they have met their target of raising USD200m for the first closing of the USD500m Aldar Priva »

Australia's Absolute Capital calls in administrators

Australia's Absolute Capital calls in administrators

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

The board of Australian-based credit fund manager Absolute Capital Group has appointed voluntary administrators, four months after the firm suspended two yield strategies funds with assets »

BNP Paribas and HEC Paris establish third BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre

BNP Paribas and HEC Paris establish third BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

BNP Paribas and HEC Business School have established a BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre at HEC in Paris, the third such centre to be set up following the creation of BNP Paribas centres at th »

BNY ConvergEx unveils portfolio tool for volatile markets

BNY ConvergEx unveils portfolio tool for volatile markets

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

BNY ConvergEx Group, a provider of global agency brokerage and investment technology solutions, has launched Apex (Analytical Portfolio Execution), a new portfolio algorithmic optimiser de »

Barclays note offers retail access to high-flying Liongate fund of hedge funds

Barclays note offers retail access to high-flying Liongate fund of hedge funds

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

Liongate Capital Management has announced the launch of the Liongate Multi-Strategy Tracker GBP, a Barclays Bank-issued note offering retail investors the opportunity to access a strongly- »

Fidessa named best trading platform in European Banking Technology Awards

Fidessa named best trading platform in European Banking Technology Awards

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

The Fidessa group, a provider of multi-asset trading systems, market data and global connectivity, has won the Readers' Choice Award for the best trading platform/order management product »

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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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