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New Star makes fourth public offering of Hedge ETS

New Star makes fourth public offering of Hedge ETS

Fri, 19/10/2007 - 08:16

New Star Asset Management is making a fourth offering of Hedge ETS, a London listed daily tradable security. »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Vulture funds find carrion thin on the ground

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Vulture funds find carrion thin on the ground

Fri, 19/10/2007 - 06:58

Vulture funds set up by the likes of Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, TPG and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts to hunt down fire sales in the LBO debt market have yet to find any great deals. »

HSBC alternative investment group appoints head of sales and marketing

HSBC alternative investment group appoints head of sales and marketing

Thu, 18/10/2007 - 07:49

HSBC Private Bank has appointed Patrick Tuohy as global head of sales and marketing for the alternative investment group, with collective responsibilities for the sales efforts of both the »

Moody's assigns operations quality rating to Brevan Howard Master Fund

Moody's assigns operations quality rating to Brevan Howard Master Fund

Thu, 18/10/2007 - 07:48

Moody's Investors Service has assigned an operations quality rating of OQ1, the highest possible, to the Brevan Howard Master Fund, the flagship vehicle of global macro hedge fund manager »

Hedge funds returned 2.44 per cent in third quarter, says Morningstar

Hedge funds returned 2.44 per cent in third quarter, says Morningstar

Thu, 18/10/2007 - 07:47

Hedge funds in Morningstar's database returned an average of 2.44 per cent over the third quarter of this year, outperforming the S&P 500 and MSCI World indices in US dollar terms afte »

Maturity bringing new confidence for hedge fund staff, says Ernst & Young report

Maturity bringing new confidence for hedge fund staff, says Ernst & Young report

Thu, 18/10/2007 - 07:45

The world's leading hedge funds managers are more concerned about attracting and retaining talented people and managing growth than anything else, according to new research - Navigating Ne »

Managed futures sees strong recovery in September, says Barclay

Managed futures sees strong recovery in September, says Barclay

Wed, 17/10/2007 - 07:00

Managed futures gained 3.76 per cent in September after losing 1.63 per cent in August, according to flash estimates from the Barclay CTA Index. »

Absolute Capital Management seeks to head off Cayman lawsuit

Absolute Capital Management seeks to head off Cayman lawsuit

Wed, 17/10/2007 - 06:59

Troubled hedge fund manager Absolute Capital Management says its proposals to restructure five of its funds in order to avoid having to take a loss on positions taken in small, thinly-trad »

MiFID, commission-sharing and electronic trading favour large brokers, says Greenwich

MiFID, commission-sharing and electronic trading favour large brokers, says Greenwich

Wed, 17/10/2007 - 06:58

While equity brokerage firms across Europe currently continue to reap the benefits of global stock markets, a series of structural changes threaten the economic prospects of the continent' »

OpHedge expands offices in New York

OpHedge expands offices in New York

Wed, 17/10/2007 - 06:57

OpHedge Investment Services, a provider of outsourced middle and back office hedge fund administration services, has leased additional space in order to expand its offices in Rye Brook, Ne »

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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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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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