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London offers new hub for global expansion

London offers new hub for global expansion

Fri, 01/02/2008 - 15:45

As PerTrac Financial Solutions continues to grow its client base and expand its suite of product solutions for both the hedge fund manager and investor communities, its office in London is taking o »

Alternative investment boom stokes demand for analytical tools

Alternative investment boom stokes demand for analytical tools

Fri, 01/02/2008 - 15:43

The alternative investment sector in the Middle East is growing and attracting increasing attention as a result of a number of factors. »

Citi recruits executive for alternatives business from Carlyle

Citi recruits executive for alternatives business from Carlyle

Fri, 01/02/2008 - 06:00

Citi has recruited Ned Kelly from Carlyle as a senior executive in its alternative investments business, one of three appointments intended to boost the group's position in alternative inv »

C.P. Eaton Partners: New opportunities as market excesses unwind

C.P. Eaton Partners: New opportunities as market excesses unwind

Fri, 01/02/2008 - 06:00

In its 2008 Global Fundraising Outlook, leading alternative investment placement agent C.P. »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Private equity experiencing correction of excesses, says Carlyle's Gerstner

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Private equity experiencing correction of excesses, says Carlyle's Gerstner

Fri, 01/02/2008 - 06:00

Carlyle Group's chairman Louis Gerstner sees the current private equity world beset by a correction, not a crisis. »

Global investors eye Middle East opportunities

Global investors eye Middle East opportunities

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 12:41

As an emerging markets investment opportunity, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has been overshadowed over the past couple of years by the focus on Asia and Latin America and especial »

Hedge fund evolution after the 2007 sub-prime crisis

Hedge fund evolution after the 2007 sub-prime crisis

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 12:40

In summer 2007 hedge funds found themselves being the target of erroneous and adverse media coverage, implying that the sub-prime crisis - and the liquidity squeeze that followed thereafter - was s »

Brown Rudnick structured resolution group aims to extract value from sub-prime meltdown

Brown Rudnick structured resolution group aims to extract value from sub-prime meltdown

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

Boston-based international law firm Brown Rudnick has brought together professionals from its structured finance, bankruptcy and corporate restructuring and distressed debt practices to fo »

Gary Pitts joins as RAB Capital as chief compliance officer

Gary Pitts joins as RAB Capital as chief compliance officer

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based absolute return investment manager RAB Capital has announced the appointment of Gary Pitts as chief compliance officer. »

ISE and Eurex announce joint technology initiative for options trading

ISE and Eurex announce joint technology initiative for options trading

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

The International Securities Exchange, the world's largest equity options exchange, and international derivatives exchange Eurex have announced plans to develop a new options trading syste »

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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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