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Abbey Capital Macro Fund offers access to global macro managers

Abbey Capital Macro Fund offers access to global macro managers

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:55

Irish-based hedge fund multi-manager Abbey Capital has launched the Malta-domiciled Abbey Capital Macro Fund, offering access to a group of global macro managers with low historic correlat »

Spa ETF launches US operations with New York office

Spa ETF launches US operations with New York office

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:52

Exchange-traded fund provider Spa ETF, which last month launched six fundamentals-based ETFs on the London Stock Exchange, has opened an office in New York as part of the expansion of the »

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Want to get a clearer perspective on the world of hedge funds?

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:45

Acquire insights into the industry's future and the impact of synthetic hedge funds. Our advanced level Hedge Funds Programme runs 17-19 March 2008.   »

Parker Global Strategies announces Michael Parker as new president

Parker Global Strategies announces Michael Parker as new president

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:59

Michael Parker has been appointed president of alternative investment manager Parker Global Strategies to give the firm strategic direction and lead its worldwide marketing initiatives, as »

New Star launches new property hedge fund

New Star launches new property hedge fund

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:58

New Star has launched the New Star Real Estate Hedge Fund, which will invest in listed real estate securities and may also use sector swaps, real estate funds and real estate derivatives. »

Credit Suisse and AlphaSimplex launch first 130/30 index

Credit Suisse and AlphaSimplex launch first 130/30 index

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:57

Credit Suisse and AlphaSimplex Group have launched the industry's first family of benchmarks developed specifically for 130/30 managers and designed to help the investment community more p »

RAB Capital completes acquisition of Hong Kong-based Pi

RAB Capital completes acquisition of Hong Kong-based Pi

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:56

RAB Capital has completed the acquisition of Hong Kong-based Pi Investment Management announced on June 27 for a maximum of GBP10.5m payable in cash and shares. »

HSBC Investments names Barbara Rupf Bee as global head of institutional sales

HSBC Investments names Barbara Rupf Bee as global head of institutional sales

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:55

HSBC Investments has appointed Barbara Rupf Bee to the new position of global head of institutional sales, responsible for devising and executing an ambitious institutional business develo »

Hedge fund chief becomes CFO at Lehman Brothers

Hedge fund chief becomes CFO at Lehman Brothers

Tue, 02/10/2007 - 08:05

Erin Callan, currently responsible for heading global hedge funds coverage at Lehman Brothers, has been appointed chief financial officer of the global investment bank as part of a series »

Forsyth funds resume normal trading

Forsyth funds resume normal trading

Tue, 02/10/2007 - 08:02

Following the agreement to transfer the Forsyth Partners' investment management contracts to Crosby Capital Partners on September 18 and the completion of the associated regulatory approva »

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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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