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Polar Capital makes senior sales and marketing appointment

Polar Capital makes senior sales and marketing appointment

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based hedge fund manager Polar Capital has appointed Alastair Smith, who was until recently head of European and Middle East hedge fund sales at Société Gén&eac »

Protean launches insurance product to protect hedge fund investors

Protean launches insurance product to protect hedge fund investors

Thu, 24/01/2008 - 06:00

Protean Investment Risks, a company newly formed to offer specialist financial risk insurance products, has launched a policy designed to protect hedge fund investors from losses occurring »

Strong demand for quality funds

Strong demand for quality funds

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 18:36

Headlines about the ongoing crisis in financial markets have been difficult to ignore and problems at specific hedge funds have formed part of the unfolding story. »

Barclay CTA Index gained 7.5 per cent in eighth straight year of positive returns

Barclay CTA Index gained 7.5 per cent in eighth straight year of positive returns

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Managed futures funds gained 7.54 per cent last year, according to data compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge. »

Caledonian Global Fund Services names US head of sales and marketing

Caledonian Global Fund Services names US head of sales and marketing

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Caledonian Global Fund Services has appointed John Peterson as head of sales and marketing in the US for its Chicago-based subsidiary, Caledonian Fund Services (USA), with responsibility f »

Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions upgrades core banking platform

Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions upgrades core banking platform

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Prime Fund Solutions, the Fortis Merchant Banking business line dedicated to servicing the alternative and traditional investment industry, has successfully upgraded its core banking platf »

Hedge Fund Working Group unveils valuation and risk management standards

Hedge Fund Working Group unveils valuation and risk management standards

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

The Hedge Fund Working Group, established by 14 leading hedge fund managers based mainly in the UK, has published best practice standards for hedge fund managers following consultation wit »

Matrix Group launches Emerging Markets Index Fund

Matrix Group launches Emerging Markets Index Fund

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based multi-manager Matrix Group has unveiled plans to launch a new fund of hedge funds, the Matrix Emerging Markets Index Fund, which will aim to replicate the diversification and »

Resources Fund latest Ermitage fund of hedge funds to reach USD100m

Resources Fund latest Ermitage fund of hedge funds to reach USD100m

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

Jersey-based alternative investment manager Ermitage Group has announced that its specialist Resources Fund has benefited from ongoing attractive performance and increasing investor intere »

Virgin Money and GLG Partners team up to launch Climate Change Fund

Virgin Money and GLG Partners team up to launch Climate Change Fund

Wed, 23/01/2008 - 06:00

UK investment provider Virgin Money is launching the Virgin Climate Change Fund, advised by leading hedge fund manager GLG Partners, which will invest in high-performing, environmentally-f »

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Guide to ETFs for Asset & Wealth Managers

This etfexpress Guide to ETFs, produced specifically for wealth and asset managers, unravels the myriad benefits of including and using ETFs and ETPs within client portfolios... »

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Giles Travers, SEI

The business of asset management has grown exponentially more complex over the last decade. As system technology and data management improves, managers are devising ever-new investment strategies to find that elusive source of alpha.  ... »

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Richard Ansyet, Intralinks

Over the last 10 years, organisations have undergone a wholesale change in the way they run their businesses. Thanks to cloud-based platforms, wireless Internet, and the proliferation of desktop and mobile device applications, the perimeter of most businesses has moved beyond the four walls of their office. This has revolutionised the way people work: no longer tied to their desks they can be equally as effective aboard an aircraft or sitting next to the beach on vacation.  ... »

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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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