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Credit Suisse offers internet trading of Structured Exotic FX Options

Credit Suisse offers internet trading of Structured Exotic FX Options

Mon, 10/12/2007 - 06:00

Credit Suisse is now trading Structured Exotic Foreign Exchange Options on its new internet platform, Merlin. »

Inflows total USD 16.0bn in October as hedge funds post best monthly return in seven years

Inflows total USD 16.0bn in October as hedge funds post best monthly return in seven years

Mon, 10/12/2007 - 06:00

TrimTabs Investment Research and BarclayHedge report that hedge funds posted an estimated inflow of USD 16.0 billion in October, the lowest since January 2007, but well ahead of inflows in »

Explorer launches dedicated Russia long/short fund

Explorer launches dedicated Russia long/short fund

Fri, 07/12/2007 - 06:02

London-based Explorer Capital has launched The Explorer Russia Fund, a dedicated long/short equity fund seeded by DB Advisors Capital Management, part of Deutsche Bank's Asset Management d »

LCH.Clearnet expands emission clearing services

LCH.Clearnet expands emission clearing services

Fri, 07/12/2007 - 06:00

LCH.Clearnet is expanding clearing services for EU Carbon Allowances (EUA) and is introducing clearing for Certified Emission Reduction (CER) contracts early in 2008. »

Russell Investments Survey: Alternatives become mainstream

Russell Investments Survey: Alternatives become mainstream

Fri, 07/12/2007 - 06:00

Pension funds, endowments and foundations that responded to a recent survey across the world are forecasting that over the next two years they will dedicate an even larger slice of their t »

Carl Marks Seeds new healthcare fund with BlueStar Capital Management

Carl Marks Seeds new healthcare fund with BlueStar Capital Management

Thu, 06/12/2007 - 06:00

Multi-faceted investment and advisory services firm, Carl Marks, has partnered with BlueStar Capital Management to launch the BlueStar CM Life Sciences Focus Fund. »

Collins Stewart launches stand-alone fund management business, re-brands wealth management business

Collins Stewart launches stand-alone fund management business, re-brands wealth management business

Thu, 06/12/2007 - 06:00

London-listed financial services group Collins Stewart plc has launched a stand-alone fund management business, Collins Stewart Fund Management, and has re-branded its wealth management bu »

EFG International acquires Marble Bar Asset Management

EFG International acquires Marble Bar Asset Management

Thu, 06/12/2007 - 06:00

Private bank EFG International, part of Swiss-based bank EFG Group, is to buy Marble Bar Asset Management, a UK-based alternative asset manager. »

Liffe expands Bclear into Russia and Eastern Europe

Liffe expands Bclear into Russia and Eastern Europe

Thu, 06/12/2007 - 06:00

Liffe has unveiled a major expansion of its Bclear service with the listing of flexible Individual Equity Options contracts and flexible Universal Stock Futures (USFs) on Russian Depositar »

Man Investments: US economy could present opportunities for hedge funds

Man Investments: US economy could present opportunities for hedge funds

Wed, 05/12/2007 - 06:00

Man Investments says that uncertainty over the US economy was likely to create substantial trading opportunities for hedge funds in 2008 but possible market disruptions could affect some s »

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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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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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