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Riskdata releases next version of hedge fund risk solution HedgiX

Riskdata releases next version of hedge fund risk solution HedgiX

Tue, 06/11/2007 - 05:59

Riskdata, a provider of risk management solutions to the global alternative investment community, has announced the release of HedgiX 3.0, a major upgrade to its risk management software d »

Irish fund industry assets top USD1.6trn, says Lipper

Irish fund industry assets top USD1.6trn, says Lipper

Tue, 06/11/2007 - 05:58

Funds serviced in Ireland reached USD1,633.3bn in assets at the end of June, reflecting annual growth of almost 35 per cent from USD1,212.4bn 12 months earlier, according to the 13th editi »

DIFX launches Islamic structured products segment on TraX platform

DIFX launches Islamic structured products segment on TraX platform

Mon, 05/11/2007 - 07:24

The Dubai International Financial Exchange is preparing to list a range of Islamic structured products that will offer investors Shariah-compliant opportunities on the exchange's new TraX »

BidRoute online equities price discovery goes live for MiFID deadline

BidRoute online equities price discovery goes live for MiFID deadline

Mon, 05/11/2007 - 07:23

Equity portfolio trading portal BidRoute has gone live to coincide with the introduction of the European Union's Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, which requires dealers to be ab »

Eurex trading volumes up 22 per cent year-on-year in October

Eurex trading volumes up 22 per cent year-on-year in October

Mon, 05/11/2007 - 07:21

A total of 146 million contracts were traded on the Eurex international derivatives exchange in October, a year-on-year increase of 22 per cent from 119 million contracts in the same month »

Henderson Global appoints Stephen Thariyan as head of credit

Henderson Global appoints Stephen Thariyan as head of credit

Mon, 05/11/2007 - 07:19

Henderson Global Investors has appointed Stephen Thariyan as head of credit, in charge of the firm's 17-strong credit alpha team of portfolio managers and credit analysts responsible for m »

Laven Partners works on speedy launch of gold-focused hedge fund

Laven Partners works on speedy launch of gold-focused hedge fund

Mon, 05/11/2007 - 07:18

Investment management consultancy Laven Partners has worked with precious metals trading company Hinde Capital to launch a dedicated gold hedge fund, the Hinde Gold Fund, in little more th »

NYSE Euronext creates joint venture in block trading

NYSE Euronext creates joint venture in block trading

Mon, 05/11/2007 - 07:17

NYSE Euronext and BIDS Holdings, owner of an alternative trading system, have announced plans to form a 50:50 joint venture designed to improve execution quality and access to liquidity in »

UK regulator "disappointed" by hedge funds' market abuse controls

UK regulator "disappointed" by hedge funds' market abuse controls

Fri, 02/11/2007 - 05:58

The Financial Services Authority has expressed its disappointment with the standard of controls put in place by some UK hedge fund managers to mitigate the risk of market abuse, and it pla »

MiFID could make funds more conservative, Godden warns

MiFID could make funds more conservative, Godden warns

Fri, 02/11/2007 - 05:57

The European Union's Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, which took effect on Thursday, could end up harming the interests of the investors it is supposed to protect, according to »

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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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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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