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Chicago meeting to examine volatility indices

Chicago meeting to examine volatility indices

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:52

Portfolio management and the volatility of volatility indices will be the theme under discussion at the 43rd meeting of the Chicago Quantitative Work Alliance for Applied Finance, Educatio »

Yellowjacket and Seccas to offer integrated communications solutions

Yellowjacket and Seccas to offer integrated communications solutions

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:51

YellowJacket, a over-the-counter energy derivatives trading network and solution provider, has joined up with Seccas, an outsourced provider of e-messaging compliance solutions to public a »

Absolute Capital shares plummet following departure of founder

Absolute Capital shares plummet following departure of founder

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:52

Shares in London-listed hedge fund manager Absolute Capital Management have fallen by nearly 90 per cent in three days following the departure of the firm's co-founder and co-chief investm »

Crosby Capital Partners completes acquisition of Forsyth funds and team

Crosby Capital Partners completes acquisition of Forsyth funds and team

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:45

Crosby Capital Partners has concluded negotiations with David Dunckley and Steve Akers of Grant Thornton UK, the administrators of Forsyth Partners and Forsyth Partners (Europe), to take o »

US rate cut boosts performance of funds that hedge currencies, says MPL

US rate cut boosts performance of funds that hedge currencies, says MPL

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:43

The 50-basis point cut in the Federal Funds rate decided by the US Federal Reserve on Tuesday is boosting the returns of sterling and euro-denominated funds that invest in US assets if the »

Asset flows moving from long-only equities to hedge-like strategies, says Tabb study

Asset flows moving from long-only equities to hedge-like strategies, says Tabb study

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:41

Assets invested in 120/20 and 130/30 active-extension funds are set grow at a compound annual rate of 141 per cent, from USD140bn this year to nearly USD2trn by 2010, according to a new re »

Market turbulence fails to halt GlobeOp asset growth

Market turbulence fails to halt GlobeOp asset growth

Wed, 19/09/2007 - 07:46

GlobeOp Financial Services, an independent provider of outsourced back middle and back-office administration, financial technology services and analytics to the hedge fund industry that li »

Fidessa reports more than 50 client orders for MiFID suite

Fidessa reports more than 50 client orders for MiFID suite

Wed, 19/09/2007 - 07:00

Fidessa group, provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero trading solutions, has announced the launch of a MiFID suite of products, services and trading links for brokers. »

Lake Shore assets frozen by US courts

Lake Shore assets frozen by US courts

Wed, 19/09/2007 - 06:59

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that a federal district court in Chicago has entered a preliminary injunction order against Bermuda-incorporated hedge fund manage »

Swiss regulator calls for tax changes to attract hedge funds

Swiss regulator calls for tax changes to attract hedge funds

Wed, 19/09/2007 - 06:58

The Swiss Federal Banking Commission, the country's financial services regulator, has concluded in a report that Switzerland would become a more popular location for the establishment of h »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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North America

Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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