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Pemba raises EUR 558.6 million with fifth CDO

Pemba raises EUR 558.6 million with fifth CDO

Wed, 02/05/2007 - 06:59

Pemba Credit Advisers has closed its fifth collateralised debt obligation (CDO), the first since it was established as a single manager of Man Investments. »

Hedge funds see carbon opportunities

Hedge funds see carbon opportunities

Wed, 02/05/2007 - 06:58

Rapidly developing carbon trading markets are creating a range of promising opportunities for hedge funds to participate in this new sector, says a report from Man Investments. »

MD Sass boosts portfolio management team

MD Sass boosts portfolio management team

Wed, 02/05/2007 - 06:57

New York-based investment management firm MD Sass has added two new senior portfolio managers. »

Fortis delivers natural gas in UK market for the first time

Fortis delivers natural gas in UK market for the first time

Wed, 02/05/2007 - 06:56

Fortis Global Markets has started to 'deliver' natural gas just over six months after its Energy & Environmental markets team obtained a gas shipper's licence from UK regulator OFGEM i »

Mittal family trusts increase stake in RAB Capital

Mittal family trusts increase stake in RAB Capital

Wed, 02/05/2007 - 06:55

Steel magnate Laksmi Mittal's family trusts are exercising an option to acquire 10 million RAB Capital plc shares, taking their holdings in the quoted hedge funds company to just under 10 »

Eurex and ISE to create largest transatlantic derivatives marketplace

Eurex and ISE to create largest transatlantic derivatives marketplace

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 09:57

Eurex and International Securities Exchange (ISE) have signed a definitive agreement under which Eurex will acquire ISE for approximately USD 2.8 billion in cash, or USD 67.50 per share. »

ABN AMRO expands commodity ETF offering on Xetra

ABN AMRO expands commodity ETF offering on Xetra

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 07:00

Deutsche Börse is further expanding its XTF segment for exchange-traded index funds (ETFs) on the pan-European Xetra trading platform with the inclusion of three new funds issued by M »

New investment scheme rules aim to boost Bahrain fund business

New investment scheme rules aim to boost Bahrain fund business

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 07:00

New collective investment scheme rules introduced by the Central Bank of Bahrain are set to give a major boost to the Gulf emirate's leading role in the regional funds industry, according »

CACEIS Fastnet is certified SAS 70

CACEIS Fastnet is certified SAS 70

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 06:59

CACEIS Fastnet has performed a SAS 70 certification Type I for its fund administration services in Paris. »

Eurex launches further equity options on German mid caps

Eurex launches further equity options on German mid caps

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 06:58

Eurex will be launching seven further German equity options on stocks from the MDAX  and TecDAX indices on 21 May. »

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In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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