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Partners Group announces record asset growth in 2007

Partners Group announces record asset growth in 2007

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Partners Group, an alternative asset manager based in Zug, Switzerland, has reported that its estimated assets under management reached CHF24.4bn at the end of last year, reflecting net gr »

Tellus Asset Management appoints new chief investment officer

Tellus Asset Management appoints new chief investment officer

Fri, 11/01/2008 - 06:00

Cole Partners Asset Management has appointed Philip Halpern as chief investment officer of Tellus Asset Management, its specialist natural resources asset management business, responsible »

Blackstone agrees to pay up to USD930m for leveraged finance specialist GSO

Blackstone agrees to pay up to USD930m for leveraged finance specialist GSO

Thu, 10/01/2008 - 06:00

The Blackstone Group has agreed in principle to acquire GSO Capital Partners, an alternative asset manager specialising in the leveraged finance marketplace with approximately USD10bn unde »

FXall trading volumes reach USD13.4trn in 2007

FXall trading volumes reach USD13.4trn in 2007

Thu, 10/01/2008 - 06:00

Leading global foreign exchange platform FXall has set a new mark for annual trading volumes of more than USD13.4trn in 2007, a 37 per cent year-on-year increase, while daily volume exceed »

Frontier Capital appoints new partners

Frontier Capital appoints new partners

Thu, 10/01/2008 - 06:00

Frontier Capital Management, which offers multi-asset investment strategies to the institutional, high net worth and private banking markets, has announced the appointment of two new partn »

Hedge funds advance in December as equities decline, says Hennessee

Hedge funds advance in December as equities decline, says Hennessee

Thu, 10/01/2008 - 06:00

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index calculated by hedge fund adviser Hennessee Group gained 0.30 per cent in December, even as equity markets posted their first negative fourth quarter in a dec »

Malbec selects Gissing Software to deliver market data for quantitative algorithms

Malbec selects Gissing Software to deliver market data for quantitative algorithms

Thu, 10/01/2008 - 06:00

Gissing Software, which specialises in the routing and transformation of real-time market and trade data, has announced that a new alternative investment platform launched by Malbec Partne »

TD Asset Management launches Canadian equity 130/30 fund

TD Asset Management launches Canadian equity 130/30 fund

Thu, 10/01/2008 - 06:00

TD Asset Management has announced the launch of three new pooled fund trusts for Canadian investors designed to offer access to markets that are likely to remain in high demand. »

Albemarle Asset Management selects Advent Portfolio Exchange and Moxy

Albemarle Asset Management selects Advent Portfolio Exchange and Moxy

Wed, 09/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based Albemarle Asset Management, a financial adviser and investment manager that emphasises capital preservation and risk reduction, has implemented Moxy, Advent Software's trade o »

Hedge funds post modest gains in December, say index providers

Hedge funds post modest gains in December, say index providers

Wed, 09/01/2008 - 06:00

Two of the six strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fees gains in December, and four of the six were up in the fourth quarter of 2007, periods during which US a »

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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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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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