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Société Générale splits global hedge fund relations leadership

Société Générale splits global hedge fund relations leadership

Tue, 08/01/2008 - 06:00

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking has appointed Paul Wiltshire and Pascal Vallot as global heads of hedge fund relations, based in London and »

AJ Tranche added to off-the-run Markit CMBX indices

AJ Tranche added to off-the-run Markit CMBX indices

Mon, 07/01/2008 - 06:00

Markit Group, a provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing and owner of the Markit CMBX index, has announced the addition of an AJ tranche to t »

Bermuda fund administrator Apex sets up Malta operation

Bermuda fund administrator Apex sets up Malta operation

Mon, 07/01/2008 - 06:00

The Apex Group, which launched as a provider of fund administration services in Bermuda in 2003 and has more than USD5bn in assets under administration, has announced the establishment of »

CFTC seeks to revoke registration of Worldwide Clearing

CFTC seeks to revoke registration of Worldwide Clearing

Mon, 07/01/2008 - 06:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a notice of intent to permanently revoke the registration of Worldwide Clearing of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as a futures commission m »

New records for Eurex as 1.9 billion contracts are traded in 2007

New records for Eurex as 1.9 billion contracts are traded in 2007

Mon, 07/01/2008 - 06:00

The international derivatives exchange Eurex ended 2007 with record turnover of more than 1.9 billion contracts, a year-on-year increase of some 25 per cent from 1.5 billion in 2006 and co »

SWIP enters fund of funds market with two absolute return funds

SWIP enters fund of funds market with two absolute return funds

Mon, 07/01/2008 - 06:00

Scottish Widows Investment Partnership has entered the UK fund of funds market with the launch of two absolute return funds, the SWIP Multi-Manager Diversity and SWIP Multi-Manager Select »

Bramdean moves closer to Tchenguiz

Bramdean moves closer to Tchenguiz

Fri, 04/01/2008 - 19:58

Bramdean Asset Management LLP, the specialist adviser and manager of alternative investments, is moving its London headquarters from Knightsbridge to Mayfair, enabling Bramdean to work clo »

New Managing Director for Isle of Man fund administrator

New Managing Director for Isle of Man fund administrator

Fri, 04/01/2008 - 11:32

Abacus Financial Services Limited (AFSL) has appointed Paul Kneen as Managing Director. »

Operational launch of Newedge, brokerage subsidiary of Société Générale and Calyon

Operational launch of Newedge, brokerage subsidiary of Société Générale and Calyon

Thu, 03/01/2008 - 07:17

Société Générale and Calyon have concluded the merger of the brokerage activities of their respective subsidiaries, Fimat and Calyon Financial, and have named t »

Crédit Agricole SA and Intesa Sanpaolo finalise the unwinding of jv

Crédit Agricole SA and Intesa Sanpaolo finalise the unwinding of jv

Thu, 03/01/2008 - 07:15

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA and Crédit Agricole SA have taken the final step in unwinding CAAM SGR, their joint venture in asset management in Italy, in line with the commitment made in con »

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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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