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Scipion Capital unveils all-Africa hedge fund and index tracker share class

Scipion Capital unveils all-Africa hedge fund and index tracker share class

Wed, 13/06/2007 - 06:59

Fund manager Scipion Capital has announced the launch next month of what is billed as the first pan-African hedge fund, established in response to rising confidence and investor interest i »

New PerTrac product targets funds of funds and institutional portfolios

New PerTrac product targets funds of funds and institutional portfolios

Tue, 12/06/2007 - 07:00

PerTrac Financial Solutions is rolling out the beta release of its latest product, PerTrac Portfolio Manager, a software application designed to help funds of funds and institutional inves »

New PerTrac product targets funds of funds and institutional portfolios

New PerTrac product targets funds of funds and institutional portfolios

Tue, 12/06/2007 - 07:00

PerTrac Financial Solutions is rolling out the beta release of its latest product, PerTrac Portfolio Manager, a software application designed to help funds of funds and institutional inves »

ICAP daily electronic broking volume twice exceeds USD1trn

ICAP daily electronic broking volume twice exceeds USD1trn

Tue, 12/06/2007 - 06:59

Daily electronic broking volumes handled by ICAP, the world's premier interdealer broker, exceeded USD1trn on both June 7 and 8, the second time this year that activity on ICAP's electroni »

IAM welcomes inclusion of hedge funds in Apcims benchmark portfolios

IAM welcomes inclusion of hedge funds in Apcims benchmark portfolios

Tue, 12/06/2007 - 06:58

London- and New York-based fund of hedge fund manager International Asset Management has expressed its satisfaction with the inclusion for the first time of hedge funds within benchmark po »

Hedge funds gained 2.45 per cent in May, says Hennessee

Hedge funds gained 2.45 per cent in May, says Hennessee

Tue, 12/06/2007 - 06:57

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index increased by 2.45 per cent in May and is up by 7.86 per cent for the first five months of 2007, according to Hennessee Group, a registered adviser to hedge f »

New hire gets third-party hedge fund marketing firm in the swing

New hire gets third-party hedge fund marketing firm in the swing

Tue, 12/06/2007 - 06:56

Hedge fund third-party marketing firm Agecroft Partners has hired James B Hart as a director with responsibilities including overseeing due diligence on potential hedge funds the firm may »

Eden Rock continues team expansion

Eden Rock continues team expansion

Tue, 12/06/2007 - 06:55

Eden Rock Capital Management, the London-based asset based lending and structured finance firm, has made three further strategic hires, including the recruitment of David Gervais to the in »

Ogier expands structured finance business through Irish fiduciary acquisition

Ogier expands structured finance business through Irish fiduciary acquisition

Mon, 11/06/2007 - 07:59

Leading offshore legal and fiduciary services group Ogier is expanding its structured finance operation in Ireland with the purchase of a substantial portion of the Pegasus Corporate Servi »

Managed Funds Association appoints Carl Kennedy as legal counsel

Managed Funds Association appoints Carl Kennedy as legal counsel

Mon, 11/06/2007 - 07:57

The Managed Funds Association has named Carl Kennedy, a member of the public finance department and tax group at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll in Washington, DC, as a member of the »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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