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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 »

Traded life policy fund index illustrates sector growth, says MPL

Traded life policy fund index illustrates sector growth, says MPL

Thu, 31/01/2008 - 06:00

Traded life policy manager Managing Partners Limited has developed an index for the sector, tracking the size of five funds specialising in traded life policies - the Traded Policies Fund, »

Currency board brings Bulgaria stability but inflation could delay euro, say Raiffeisen analysts

Currency board brings Bulgaria stability but inflation could delay euro, say Raiffeisen analysts

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 14:17

The institution of a currency board in 1997 has brought monetary stability to Bulgaria and helped the government to achieve regular fiscal surpluses, says a new report from analysts Desislava Nickolov »

Hedge funds must address OTC volume surge

Hedge funds must address OTC volume surge

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 12:40

Trading in OTC derivatives has grown dramatically in the last few years and firms have faced a number of challenges in processing and settling these trades in a timely way. »

Shariah compliance poses challenge to Middle East managers

Shariah compliance poses challenge to Middle East managers

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 12:35

Leading institutional and private investors in the Middle East have long been an important source of capital for some of the world's biggest and longest-established hedge fund managers, and the reg »

HFR hedge fund database now available in PackHedge format

HFR hedge fund database now available in PackHedge format

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 06:00

Geneva software company FinLab and Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research have formed an alliance to provide access to HFR's hedge fund database through FinLab's software for conducting investm »

Exotix expands US operation with two new hires

Exotix expands US operation with two new hires

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 06:00

Exotix, a London-based broker specialising in illiquid and frontier emerging markets, has expanded its New York operation with the appointment of Ashley Bendell as associate director of eq »

Nara Capital launches asset-based lending fund of funds

Nara Capital launches asset-based lending fund of funds

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 06:00

Nara Capital, a specialist fund management company established last October in Geneva to manage a range of portfolios and customised mandates for institutional investors seeking exposure t »

Northern Trust and youDevise to offer funds of hedge funds portfolio management data

Northern Trust and youDevise to offer funds of hedge funds portfolio management data

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 06:00

Northern Trust has announced plans to offer funds of hedge funds daily portfolio management data, typically provided by administrators on a monthly basis and with limited detail, through a »

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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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