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LJM Partners launches new trading and risk management system

LJM Partners launches new trading and risk management system

Tue, 27/11/2007 - 06:00

LJM Partners, a US investment management firm specialising in managed futures, is targeting institutional fund managers with its new trading and risk management system, dubbed LJM Storm (L »

Eurex launches further equity options on Austrian and Swiss stocks

Eurex launches further equity options on Austrian and Swiss stocks

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

The international derivatives exchange Eurex will further extend its product offering by introducing new equity options on Austrian and Swiss stocks along with the launch of more than 100 »

Expert Funds boost growth for Jersey's finance industry

Expert Funds boost growth for Jersey's finance industry

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

The net asset value of funds under administration in Jersey has set a new record of GBP221bn at the end of September, for the first time overtaking the level of deposits held by the island »

Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions obtains SAS-70 certificate

Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions obtains SAS-70 certificate

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

The fund administration services of Prime Fund Solutions, the global fund services provider of Fortis Merchant Banking, have obtained an SAS-70 type I certification for its operations in t »

Halbis to launch leveraged version of European Alpha Fund

Halbis to launch leveraged version of European Alpha Fund

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

Halbis, the active management specialist of the HSBC Group, has announced plans to launch a leveraged version of its European Alpha Fund on December 3, with a new share class offering 2.5 »

Thames River Hedge+ raises GBP83.5m in C share issue

Thames River Hedge+ raises GBP83.5m in C share issue

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

Thames River Capital has received applications totalling GBP83.5m from the placing of C shares in its top-performing fund, the Thames River Hedge+ fund managed by Ken Kinsey-Quick and Alex »

Free ticket offer: Mourant private equity breakfast seminar - "LP Perspectives - Accounting Practices"

Free ticket offer: Mourant private equity breakfast seminar - "LP Perspectives - Accounting Practices"

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 05:50

We have a limited number of tickets to give away for the Mourant private equity breakfast seminar - "LP Perspectives - Accounting Practices". »

Irish fund industry to top USD2trn by end-2008, says Deloitte

Irish fund industry to top USD2trn by end-2008, says Deloitte

Fri, 23/11/2007 - 06:00

Fund assets under administration in Ireland are set to reach USD2trn by the end of 2008, according to the 2007 Deloitte Fund Administration Survey, which also indicates that very few Irish »

Former Citigroup team launches Isis Fund Services in Bermuda

Former Citigroup team launches Isis Fund Services in Bermuda

Fri, 23/11/2007 - 06:00

A senior management team consisting of Ede Conyers, Jason Bibb and Brian Desmond, formerly of Citigroup's alternative investments business, has established, licensed and launched Isis Fund »

Real-time NAV: a paradigm shift for the hedge fund industry

Real-time NAV: a paradigm shift for the hedge fund industry

Fri, 23/11/2007 - 06:00

Real-time NAV can improves transparency in the hedge fund industry and take investor satisfaction onto a new plane, argues Bala Nagendra Betha, a hedge fund data modelling specialist and r »

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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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