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MPC Investors launches USD900m European equity long/short fund

MPC Investors launches USD900m European equity long/short fund

Tue, 18/09/2007 - 06:57

In one of the largest hedge fund launches in Europe this year, MPC Investors has launched the USD900m Samsara fund, a pan-European equity long/short fund managed by star fund manager Ajay »

BlueCrest closes USD550m equity fund

BlueCrest closes USD550m equity fund

Mon, 17/09/2007 - 07:00

BlueCrest Capital Management, a UK hedge fund manager in which Man Group Holdings has a 25 per cent stake, has informed investors it is shutting its USD550m BlueCrest Equity Fund after a p »

NYSE Euronext unveils strategic price changes in US cash equities

NYSE Euronext unveils strategic price changes in US cash equities

Mon, 17/09/2007 - 06:58

NYSE Euronext has unveiled new strategic pricing for equities transactions on the New York Stock Exchange and electronic market NYSE Arca that utilises the unique attributes of its market »

Credaris announces appointment of Beth Fusco and John McGoff

Credaris announces appointment of Beth Fusco and John McGoff

Sun, 16/09/2007 - 06:59

London-based Credaris, the credit-specialist asset manager, has announced the appointment of Beth Fusco as High Yield Credit and analyst John McGoff as a Structured Credit Trader »

Arrow Hedge Partners launches Canada-focused long/short funds

Arrow Hedge Partners launches Canada-focused long/short funds

Fri, 14/09/2007 - 07:00

Toronto-based Arrow Hedge Partners Inc has launched the Arrow Roundtable Fund and the JC Clark Opportunities Fund designed to exploit opportunities unique to the Canadian smaller and mid-c »

APC unveils nine hires to meet global demand for private placements

APC unveils nine hires to meet global demand for private placements

Fri, 14/09/2007 - 06:59

Greenwich, Conn-based Atlantic-Pacific Capital, Inc, the independent global placement agent for alternative investment funds and direct private placements, has hired nine investment and fi »

August trading volume at Eurex rises to 175 million contracts

August trading volume at Eurex rises to 175 million contracts

Fri, 14/09/2007 - 06:58

International derivatives exchange Eurex reports that 175.1 million contracts were traded in August, a rise of 64 per cent year-on-year (August 2006: 107 million). »

Timothy M Clark joins Proskauer Rose as partner

Timothy M Clark joins Proskauer Rose as partner

Fri, 14/09/2007 - 06:57

Hedge fund and private equity lawyer Timothy M Clark has joined the New York office of Proskauer Rose LLP as a partner, continuing the expansion of the firm's private investment funds prac »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Luminent pays off USD1bn in lines of credit

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Luminent pays off USD1bn in lines of credit

Fri, 14/09/2007 - 06:56

Battered San Francisco real estate investment trust Luminent Mortgage Capital said this week it has repaid roughly USD1bn in warehouse lines of credit. »

Cape announces first and final close for oversubscribed Cape Natixis Due fund

Cape announces first and final close for oversubscribed Cape Natixis Due fund

Thu, 13/09/2007 - 07:00

Cape Natixis has announced the first and final close of the Cape Natixis Due fund at EUR195 million against a target of EUR160 million. »

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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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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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