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LMEminis to launch on 20 November 2006

LMEminis to launch on 20 November 2006

Wed, 27/09/2006 - 06:58

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has confirmed that LMEmini contracts for copper, aluminium and zinc will launch on 20 November 2006. »

James Blair joins Barclays Global Investors as head of official institutions, Asia ex Japan

James Blair joins Barclays Global Investors as head of official institutions, Asia ex Japan

Wed, 27/09/2006 - 06:57

Barclays Global Investors (BGI) has appointed James Blair as Head of Official Institutions, Asia Ex Japan. »

Butterfield Bank opens subsidiary in Zurich, Switzerland

Butterfield Bank opens subsidiary in Zurich, Switzerland

Wed, 27/09/2006 - 06:56

Butterfield Bank is entering the Swiss private banking market with its establishment of a new wholly owned subsidiary in Switzerland. »

Dexion Absolute Ltd completes multi-currency share issue

Dexion Absolute Ltd completes multi-currency share issue

Tue, 26/09/2006 - 07:00

London Stock Exchange-listed fund of hedge funds Dexion Absolute Limited has raised an aggregate of GBP 229 million of new monies (before expenses) from its latest share placement. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Tony Zucker, Head of European Equities, Thames River Capital: Aiming to accurately assess price movement

The Hedgeweek Interview: Tony Zucker, Head of European Equities, Thames River Capital: Aiming to accurately assess price movement

Tue, 26/09/2006 - 06:59

Tony Zucker discusses the investment strategies that drive the performance of the Thames River Kingsway Fund. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Chris J. Clarke, Managing Partner, Westferry Capital Partners LLP: Expecting markets to trend and display volatility

The Hedgeweek Interview: Chris J. Clarke, Managing Partner, Westferry Capital Partners LLP: Expecting markets to trend and display volatility

Tue, 26/09/2006 - 06:58

Chris Clarke outlines the investment process of the Westferry Global Markets Fund, which opened to third-party accredited investors in September 2006. »

Welton Global Directional Portfolio selected for AlphaMetrix Mosaic Platform

Welton Global Directional Portfolio selected for AlphaMetrix Mosaic Platform

Tue, 26/09/2006 - 06:57

Welton Investment Corporation has announced the addition of its Global Directional Portfolio program (GDP) to the AlphaMetrix Mosaic Platform.   »

Ogier voted top offshore law firm

Ogier voted top offshore law firm

Tue, 26/09/2006 - 06:56

Ogier claimed the top spot at the 2006 Alpha magazine's second annual Hedge Funds Service Providers Awards held on 12 September 2006 in New York City.  »

Hedge funds derivatives boom will drive fresh IT spending

Hedge funds derivatives boom will drive fresh IT spending

Mon, 25/09/2006 - 07:00

US brokerage firms will generate USD 33.2 billion from derivatives related revenue in 2006 as the rapidly growing market catches up with the cash market. »

First leveraged ETFs on Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 launched by SGAM Alternative Investments on Euronext Paris

First leveraged ETFs on Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 launched by SGAM Alternative Investments on Euronext Paris

Mon, 25/09/2006 - 06:59

A leveraged exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on the Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 has been admitted to listing on Euronext. »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.     ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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