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Proposed US hedge fund legislation could encompass real estate fund managers

Proposed US hedge fund legislation could encompass real estate fund managers

Tue, 22/05/2007 - 07:00

Draft legislation introduced last month by a US senator to reinstate registration of most hedge fund managers with the Securities and Exchange Commission could also drag managers of real e »

Old Mutual launches Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund

Old Mutual launches Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund

Tue, 22/05/2007 - 06:59

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) has announced the launch next month of the Old Mutual Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund, a specialist fund that will be run by the same team that has managed »

Aima welcomes Financial Stability Forum hedge fund recommendations

Aima welcomes Financial Stability Forum hedge fund recommendations

Tue, 22/05/2007 - 06:58

The Alternative Investment Management Association has warmly welcomed the Financial Stability Forum's report on potential financial system risks relating to hedge funds and its recommendat »

Credit Suisse and SFM launch USD 200m carbon-backed forestry finance facility

Credit Suisse and SFM launch USD 200m carbon-backed forestry finance facility

Mon, 21/05/2007 - 07:00

Sustainable Forestry Management (SFM) Limited and Credit Suisse (CS) have today announced the formation of a new special purpose vehicle, Sustainable Carbon Finance, to provide up to USD 2 »

Deutsche Bank launches index linked to US municipal market

Deutsche Bank launches index linked to US municipal market

Mon, 21/05/2007 - 06:59

Deutsche Bank has launched a new proprietary index, dbMAST, linked to the USD 2 trillion US Municipal Market. »

Forsyth Partners adds share classes to alternative income fund

Forsyth Partners adds share classes to alternative income fund

Mon, 21/05/2007 - 06:58

Forsyth Partners has created two new share classes for the Cayman domiciled Forsyth Alternative Income Fund. »

Securities finance platform sees record usage

Securities finance platform sees record usage

Mon, 21/05/2007 - 06:57

New York-based EquiLend has reported record growth in trade volumes, resulting from a first quarter during which transaction value and operations services usage increased due to firms leve »

Context Capital Management and TQA Investors join forces to form billion-dollar hedge fund

Context Capital Management and TQA Investors join forces to form billion-dollar hedge fund

Fri, 18/05/2007 - 07:01

The US-based investment firms Context Capital Management, LLC and TQA Investors, LLC are combining to form Context/TQA Advisors. »

Hedge fund IPOs offer benefits, but challenges loom

Hedge fund IPOs offer benefits, but challenges loom

Fri, 18/05/2007 - 07:00

Ernst & Young's Michael DeStefano and Karen Vejseli outline the benefits and challenges of listing hedge funds in the US market. »

Deutsche Bank creates European-focused prime finance sales team

Deutsche Bank creates European-focused prime finance sales team

Fri, 18/05/2007 - 06:59

Deutsche Bank is continuing to expand its Global Prime Finance franchise with the creation of a European-focused team to concentrate on marketing prime brokerage, synthetic finance and sec »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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