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Commercial mortgage-backed securities up sharply in 2007, says Moody's

Commercial mortgage-backed securities up sharply in 2007, says Moody's

Wed, 15/08/2007 - 08:16

The commercial mortgage-backed securities and multi-family bond market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa continued growing sharply in the first half of this year, with issuance of EUR3 »

AIS Fund Administration appoints European director of operations

AIS Fund Administration appoints European director of operations

Wed, 15/08/2007 - 08:13

AIS Fund Administration, a fund administrator and provider of outsourced middle and back office functions to hedge funds and funds of funds, has appointed Ben Wiseman as European director »

Invesco Launches GTAA portable alpha strategy

Invesco Launches GTAA portable alpha strategy

Wed, 15/08/2007 - 08:12

Invesco has launched a new institutional portable alpha strategy that combines traditional international equity index exposure with the firm's global tactical asset allocation capability.< »

Standard &amp; Poor&#039;s and Sky Road to provide credit ratings data to hedge fund managers

Standard & Poor's and Sky Road to provide credit ratings data to hedge fund managers

Wed, 15/08/2007 - 08:11

Standard & Poor's has announced that its credit ratings will be made available to the hedge fund community through Sky Road's integrated technology platform. »

Spectrum Global Fund Administration appoints head of product development and strategy

Spectrum Global Fund Administration appoints head of product development and strategy

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 07:00

Spectrum Global Fund Administration, a provider of administration and middle office services to hedge funds and funds of funds with more than USD30bn in assets, has appointed Sasi K Digava »

Ogier&#039;s Thomas becomes new chairman of Jersey Funds Association

Ogier's Thomas becomes new chairman of Jersey Funds Association

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:59

Ogier partner and funds specialist Richard Thomas has succeeded Gary Clark, who has stepped down as chairman of the Jersey Funds Association after three years. »

DWS Scudder offers portable alphas access to alternative asset classes

DWS Scudder offers portable alphas access to alternative asset classes

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:58

DWS Scudder, the US retail division of Deutsche Asset Management, has launched the DWS Alternative Asset Allocation Plus Fund, an open-ended mutual fund that seeks capital appreciation by »

JPMorgan builds hedge fund services team in Asia

JPMorgan builds hedge fund services team in Asia

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:57

JPMorgan Hedge Fund Services has expanded its business in Asia with the recruitment from Fortis Prime Fund Solutions of Andrew Mascall-Robson to lead business development and growth across »

UBS Investment Bank launches algorithmic strategy system for commodities

UBS Investment Bank launches algorithmic strategy system for commodities

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:57

UBS Investment Bank has launched the UBS Commodities Portfolio Algorithmic Strategy System (Comm-PASS), a portfolio-based algorithmic strategy that exploits momentum in the commodity marke »

Threadneedle expands hedge fund and emerging markets business with Convivo acquisition

Threadneedle expands hedge fund and emerging markets business with Convivo acquisition

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:55

Threadneedle has announced the acquisition of Convivo Capital Management, a specialist emerging market hedge fund business that manages assets of USD476m in two strategies, subject to regu »

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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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