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Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Investment bankers feel the pain of market turmoil

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Investment bankers feel the pain of market turmoil

Fri, 26/10/2007 - 06:55

Merrill Lynch shares took a pounding on Wednesday after the New York-based bank reported larger than expected losses as a result of the recent turmoil in the credit market »

EEX and Eurex to cooperate in emissions trading

EEX and Eurex to cooperate in emissions trading

Fri, 26/10/2007 - 06:54

The European Energy Exchange AG (EEX) and the derivatives exchange Eurex are to cooperate in emissions trading. »

Deutsche Schiffsbank selects SuperDerivatives for interest rate and currency derivatives

Deutsche Schiffsbank selects SuperDerivatives for interest rate and currency derivatives

Thu, 25/10/2007 - 08:32

Deutsche Schiffsbank, which specialises in long-term ship mortgages, is deploying SuperDerivatives' interest rate and foreign currency derivatives to help shipping customers manage risk an »

JPMorgan Asset Management launches four 130/30 funds for institutional investors

JPMorgan Asset Management launches four 130/30 funds for institutional investors

Thu, 25/10/2007 - 08:31

JPMorgan Asset Management has announced the launch of four 130/30 Funds aimed at institutional investors in Europe, the JPM US Select 130/30 Fund, JPM US 130/30 Fund, JPM Europe Select 130 »

Handpicked Films signs co-operation deal with fund of hedge funds manager

Handpicked Films signs co-operation deal with fund of hedge funds manager

Thu, 25/10/2007 - 08:29

Handpicked Films has signed an agreement with New York-based fund of hedge funds and private equity fund manager Ginepri Capital Partners to oversee a multi-year programme of film producti »

Spectrum pulls out of India to focus on US-based fund servicing

Spectrum pulls out of India to focus on US-based fund servicing

Thu, 25/10/2007 - 08:28

Spectrum Global Fund Administration, one of the pioneers in carrying out elements of hedge fund administration in low-cost jurisdictions such as India, has decided to reverse tack, closing »

Horton Point to launch quantitative multi-strategy fund

Horton Point to launch quantitative multi-strategy fund

Wed, 24/10/2007 - 07:27

Horton Point has announced plans to launch a quantitative multi-strategy vehicle in the fourth quarter of 2007. »

Hedge Connection sees investor success for members

Hedge Connection sees investor success for members

Wed, 24/10/2007 - 07:23

Hedge Connection, an internet-based research and networking platform for hedge funds and qualified investors, has provided an update on the progress of its hedge fund members following all »

Promotional feature - Do you have illiquid securities in your portfoilio?

Promotional feature - Do you have illiquid securities in your portfoilio?

Tue, 23/10/2007 - 18:53

Managers with illiquid or hard-to-value fixed income securities in their portfolios can now use independent evaluations from Standard & Poor's Securities Evaluations (SPSE), a wholly o »

New hedge fund classifications would boost confidence, says Bank of New York Mellon

New hedge fund classifications would boost confidence, says Bank of New York Mellon

Tue, 23/10/2007 - 07:00

The convergence between hedge fund and equity market returns, combined with inconsistencies in hedge fund classification, could cause widespread confusion on how such funds should be used »

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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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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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