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Harcourt launches Belair Sustainable Alternatives SRI fund of hedge funds

Harcourt launches Belair Sustainable Alternatives SRI fund of hedge funds

Tue, 27/11/2007 - 06:00

Swiss alternative investment manager Harcourt, Swedish insurance group Folksam and Norwegian insurance group Storebrand have launched the Belair Sustainable Alternatives SRI Fund, a Luxemb »

Key Asset Management to be acquired by Sweden's SEB

Key Asset Management to be acquired by Sweden's SEB

Tue, 27/11/2007 - 06:00

Stockholm-based Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken has agreed to acquire London-based fund of hedge funds manager Key Asset Management, which has more than USD3bn in assets under management. »

LJM Partners launches new trading and risk management system

LJM Partners launches new trading and risk management system

Tue, 27/11/2007 - 06:00

LJM Partners, a US investment management firm specialising in managed futures, is targeting institutional fund managers with its new trading and risk management system, dubbed LJM Storm (L »

Eurex launches further equity options on Austrian and Swiss stocks

Eurex launches further equity options on Austrian and Swiss stocks

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

The international derivatives exchange Eurex will further extend its product offering by introducing new equity options on Austrian and Swiss stocks along with the launch of more than 100 »

Expert Funds boost growth for Jersey's finance industry

Expert Funds boost growth for Jersey's finance industry

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

The net asset value of funds under administration in Jersey has set a new record of GBP221bn at the end of September, for the first time overtaking the level of deposits held by the island »

Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions obtains SAS-70 certificate

Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions obtains SAS-70 certificate

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

The fund administration services of Prime Fund Solutions, the global fund services provider of Fortis Merchant Banking, have obtained an SAS-70 type I certification for its operations in t »

Halbis to launch leveraged version of European Alpha Fund

Halbis to launch leveraged version of European Alpha Fund

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

Halbis, the active management specialist of the HSBC Group, has announced plans to launch a leveraged version of its European Alpha Fund on December 3, with a new share class offering 2.5 »

Thames River Hedge+ raises GBP83.5m in C share issue

Thames River Hedge+ raises GBP83.5m in C share issue

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

Thames River Capital has received applications totalling GBP83.5m from the placing of C shares in its top-performing fund, the Thames River Hedge+ fund managed by Ken Kinsey-Quick and Alex »

Free ticket offer: Mourant private equity breakfast seminar - "LP Perspectives - Accounting Practices"

Free ticket offer: Mourant private equity breakfast seminar - "LP Perspectives - Accounting Practices"

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 05:50

We have a limited number of tickets to give away for the Mourant private equity breakfast seminar - "LP Perspectives - Accounting Practices". »

Irish fund industry to top USD2trn by end-2008, says Deloitte

Irish fund industry to top USD2trn by end-2008, says Deloitte

Fri, 23/11/2007 - 06:00

Fund assets under administration in Ireland are set to reach USD2trn by the end of 2008, according to the 2007 Deloitte Fund Administration Survey, which also indicates that very few Irish »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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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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