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Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: US legislators target carried interest to relieve AMT burden on taxpayers

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: US legislators target carried interest to relieve AMT burden on taxpayers

Fri, 02/11/2007 - 05:56

Charles Rangel, chairman of the Ways and Means Committee of the US House of Representatives, said this week he was considering raising taxes on carried interest paid by private equity and »

RAB Capital launches Global Mining and Resources Fund

RAB Capital launches Global Mining and Resources Fund

Fri, 02/11/2007 - 05:55

Absolute return asset manager RAB Capital has announced the planned launch of a new RAB Global Mining and Resources Fund, to be managed by a team led by chief executive Philip Richards, on »

Hellman & Friedman takes stake in fund of hedge fund manager Grosvenor Capital

Hellman & Friedman takes stake in fund of hedge fund manager Grosvenor Capital

Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:14

Private equity firm Hellman & Friedman has agreed to become a minority investor in USD24bn fund of hedge funds manager Grosvenor Capital Management by acquiring a shareholding previous »

Investors in failed hedge funds seek to oust Bear Stearns

Investors in failed hedge funds seek to oust Bear Stearns

Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:13

Investors who lost hundreds of millions of dollars when two Bear Stearns hedge funds collapsed in August are joining forces to replace Bear Stearns affiliates and designees as managing par »

Barclays Capital announces note linked to fund of hedge funds

Barclays Capital announces note linked to fund of hedge funds

Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:11

Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank, has announced plans to launch a note linked to the US Opportunities fund, a US-focused equity long/short fund of hedge f »

Sands Brothers launches Genesis Merchant Partners

Sands Brothers launches Genesis Merchant Partners

Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:10

Sands Brothers Asset Management has launched Genesis Merchant Partners, a fund that makes asset-backed and secured loans in unfashionable markets. »

Crédit Agricole offers online access to hedge fund database

Crédit Agricole offers online access to hedge fund database

Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:08

As part of its ongoing strategy to develop products in alternative investments, Crédit Agricole Structured Asset Management has announced the opening of online access to the Casam C »

Dexion Capital launches JC Clark Focused Opportunities Offshore fund

Dexion Capital launches JC Clark Focused Opportunities Offshore fund

Wed, 31/10/2007 - 07:15

Dexion Capital and JC Clark have announced the opening of the JC Clark Focused Opportunities Offshore fund, which seeks absolute returns through a classic long-short hedged style, to exter »

SEI passes USD100bn in alternative assets under administration

SEI passes USD100bn in alternative assets under administration

Wed, 31/10/2007 - 07:11

Oaks, Pennsylvania-based SEI has passed the USD100bn mark in alternative investment assets under administration, bringing worldwide total assets administered by the firm to more than USD42 »

Bridge Asset Management moves operations to Isle of Man

Bridge Asset Management moves operations to Isle of Man

Wed, 31/10/2007 - 07:08

The Isle of Man has succeeded in attracting Bridge Asset Management, a specialist in emerging markets, to establish operations on the island as part of a strategy led by Isle of Man Financ »

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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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