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Hedge fund assets reach estimated USD2.6trn, says survey

Hedge fund assets reach estimated USD2.6trn, says survey

Fri, 17/08/2007 - 06:59

Total hedge fund asset levels increased by 8 per cent in the second quarter of this year to USD2.593trn, from USD2.401trn at the end of March, according to the latest HFN Hedge Fund Indust »

Short managers shine amid gloomy July for hedge funds

Short managers shine amid gloomy July for hedge funds

Fri, 17/08/2007 - 06:59

Hedge funds recorded on average little or no gains in July as managers suffered from sharp falls in US, European and Asian equity markets, widening credit spreads and rising oil prices. »

Dexion Trading unveils proposals for corporate reorganisation

Dexion Trading unveils proposals for corporate reorganisation

Fri, 17/08/2007 - 06:57

The board of London-listed fund of hedge funds Dexion Trading has finalised proposals to replace its previous investment adviser, FRM Investment Management, with Legg Mason subsidiary Perm »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Central banks pump in liquidity to ward off financing crisis

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Central banks pump in liquidity to ward off financing crisis

Fri, 17/08/2007 - 06:56

The Federal Reserve injected some USD38bn into the US banking system, following similar moves by the central banks of Europe, Australia, Canada and Japan, in a bid to stabilise the bond ma »

Torrey Associates recruits head of risk management from North Sound Capital

Torrey Associates recruits head of risk management from North Sound Capital

Thu, 16/08/2007 - 08:17

Torrey Associates, an SEC-registered fund of hedge funds manager, has recruited John McClenahan as director of risk management from long/short equity manager North Sound Capital Management »

Wright named chief operating officer of State Street's UK-based investor services business

Wright named chief operating officer of State Street's UK-based investor services business

Thu, 16/08/2007 - 08:15

State Street Corporation has announced the appointment of Nick Wright as senior vice-president and chief operating officer of State Street's investment servicing business in the UK, Middle »

Citco Fund Services opens office in Philadelphia

Citco Fund Services opens office in Philadelphia

Thu, 16/08/2007 - 08:14

Citco Fund Services has announced the opening of a new office in Malvern, in the suburbs of Philadelphia, as a financial reporting centre of excellence whose services will be available to »

CMA Global Hedge completes conversion of shares to sterling

CMA Global Hedge completes conversion of shares to sterling

Thu, 16/08/2007 - 08:13

CMA Global Hedge, the Guernsey-domiciled, London-listed fund of hedge funds, has announced that it can now offer significant access to its investment strategies in euros, US dollars and st »

SuperDerivatives extends Asia-Pacific growth with offices in Australia and Hong Kong

SuperDerivatives extends Asia-Pacific growth with offices in Australia and Hong Kong

Thu, 16/08/2007 - 08:12

SuperDerivatives, a provider of multi-asset derivatives solutions for real-time option pricing, independent revaluation, derivatives data, online trading and risk management systems, has a »

Axes Selects BNP Paribas to provide global post-execution services

Axes Selects BNP Paribas to provide global post-execution services

Thu, 16/08/2007 - 08:11

Axes, a New-York-based agency broker and pioneer in electronic trading access to the world's developed, emerging and frontier markets, has appointed BNP Paribas Securities to replace Soci& »

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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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North America

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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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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