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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 »

Global hedge fund assets surge 19 per cent to USD2.48trn, says report

Global hedge fund assets surge 19 per cent to USD2.48trn, says report

Tue, 02/10/2007 - 08:01

Global hedge fund assets under management in global hedge funds reached nearly USD2.5trn at the end of June, an increase of more than 19 per cent since the beginning of this year, accordin »

Bear Stearns adds to prime brokerage sales force

Bear Stearns adds to prime brokerage sales force

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:55

Bear Stearns has announced three new hires as part of the expansion of its global prime brokerage franchise. »

Californian court orders restitution and penalties in Piranha case

Californian court orders restitution and penalties in Piranha case

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:54

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that a federal court in California has entered a consent order of permanent injunction against Montana-based Robert Beasley and Lo »

Eurex to launch 170 new single stock futures

Eurex to launch 170 new single stock futures

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:52

The international derivatives exchange Eurex will be launching around 170 further single stock futures on stocks listed on the Dow Jones Stoxx 600, RDXxt USD, and S&P 500 indices in th »

Stuart MacDonald joins Gems London office

Stuart MacDonald joins Gems London office

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:51

Gems Advisors in London has appointed as a director Stuart MacDonald, formerly director of alternative investments at Shore Capital and director of hedge funds at Henderson Global Investor »

Algorithmic trading and technology shaping future of forex market, says FXall report

Algorithmic trading and technology shaping future of forex market, says FXall report

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:11

As the role of hedge funds in the foreign exchange market continues to grow, algorithmic trading and technology are shaping the future of the market, according to a white paper issued by FXall, the »

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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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