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Fortis launches new Chinese equities fund for institutions

Fortis launches new Chinese equities fund for institutions

Fri, 07/09/2007 - 06:58

Fortis Investments has launched the New Equity Opportunities China Fund, which is geared to institutional investors and aims to exploit opportunities in both Chinese-listed equities (A and »

Fund of funds manager Forsyth in acquisition talks

Fund of funds manager Forsyth in acquisition talks

Fri, 07/09/2007 - 06:57

Forsyth Partners, the fund of funds manager and fund research provider that had its distribution licence in Dubai withdrawn at the end of last month, has announced that it is in talks that »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citigroup drops Tribeca fund operation to focus on Old Lane

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citigroup drops Tribeca fund operation to focus on Old Lane

Fri, 07/09/2007 - 06:57

Citigroup is shuttering its USD2bn Tribeca Global Investments hedge fund business and will return money to investors in order to focus its efforts on Old Lane, an investment manager with U »

Online recruitment eases soaring cost of finding talent

Online recruitment eases soaring cost of finding talent

Fri, 07/09/2007 - 06:55

With the demand for talented human resources in the alternative asset sector soaring, recruiting agencies are cashing in. »

RMF launches first environmental fund of hedge funds

RMF launches first environmental fund of hedge funds

Thu, 06/09/2007 - 07:00

Swiss-based hedge fund manager RMF Investment Management has launched a fund of hedge funds, RMF Environmental Opportunities Fund, which will invest purely in environment-related industrie »

Liffe launches JPMorgan IPOX Europe 50 derivatives on Bclear

Liffe launches JPMorgan IPOX Europe 50 derivatives on Bclear

Thu, 06/09/2007 - 06:59

In partnership with JPMorgan, London-based derivatives exchange Liffe is introducing for the first time a bespoke product on Bclear, its processing and clearing system for wholesale equity »

August volatility brings record broking volumes at Icap

August volatility brings record broking volumes at Icap

Thu, 06/09/2007 - 06:58

Global interdealer broker Icap, which is active in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, energy, foreign exchange and equity derivatives, experienced record volumes for its elec »

Global Advisors closes commodity funds blaming poor performance

Global Advisors closes commodity funds blaming poor performance

Thu, 06/09/2007 - 06:57

Specialist commodity hedge fund manager Global Advisors has announced that funds will be returned to investors in the Global Advisors Commodity Investment and Global Commodity Index Plus p »

Industry veteran Jacobs joins Fulcrum from PFPC to head US business development

Industry veteran Jacobs joins Fulcrum from PFPC to head US business development

Thu, 06/09/2007 - 06:56

Fulcrum, a Bermuda-based administrator for the global hedge fund and alternative asset management industry, has appointed industry veteran Fred Jacobs as managing director for business dev »

Polar Capital expands technology team

Polar Capital expands technology team

Thu, 06/09/2007 - 06:55

Polar Capital Holdings has announced the appointment of Nick Evans, who was until recently at Axa Framlington Investment Management, as a senior fund manager in its technology team. »

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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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