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Worries over inflation and interest rates returned to haunt Wall Street

Worries over inflation and interest rates returned to haunt Wall Street

Thu, 08/06/2006 - 08:58

Worries over inflation and interest rates returned to haunt Wall Street last night as the Dow gave up any gains  late in the session and then sold off seventy points in the last hour.  Th »

Pictet Asset Management launches new absolute return fund

Pictet Asset Management launches new absolute return fund

Thu, 08/06/2006 - 07:00

Pictet Asset Management (PAM) has launched the PF-Absolute Return Global Diversified, managed by Gianluca Oderda and Philippe Pol. »

Decision Capital Management appoints new Managing Director

Decision Capital Management appoints new Managing Director

Thu, 08/06/2006 - 06:59

Decision Capital Management, LLC has appointed Roger Levine to the position of Managing Director. »

EIS launches hybrid fixed income/hedge fund vehicle

EIS launches hybrid fixed income/hedge fund vehicle

Thu, 08/06/2006 - 06:58

Enhanced Investment Strategies LLC, a quantitative investment manager, has launched its new fund, the PNM Capital Preservation Fund. »

Handzy appointed to FMDR Board

Handzy appointed to FMDR Board

Thu, 08/06/2006 - 06:57

The Foundation for Managed Derivatives Research (FMDR) has appointed Damian Handzy to serve on its Board as a director. »

The Bank of New York/Amber Partners Report: Institutional investors must face challenges posed by hedge fund operational risk

The Bank of New York/Amber Partners Report: Institutional investors must face challenges posed by hedge fund operational risk

Wed, 07/06/2006 - 07:01

Institutional investors need to focus more on operational risk processes when choosing hedge fund managers, according to new research. »

Reuters adds 12 currencies to Datascope fixed income evaluated pricing service

Reuters adds 12 currencies to Datascope fixed income evaluated pricing service

Wed, 07/06/2006 - 07:00

Reuters is expanding its DataScope Fixed Income evaluated pricing service to include 12 new currencies from Europe, Africa, Asia and emerging marke »

Survey flags cost-cutting, loosening grip of mainstream consultants

Survey flags cost-cutting, loosening grip of mainstream consultants

Wed, 07/06/2006 - 06:58

UK pension funds are diversifying their sources for selecting investment managers, reducing their dependence on mainstream asset consultants. »

Hilary Till joins EDHEC as a Research Associate

Hilary Till joins EDHEC as a Research Associate

Wed, 07/06/2006 - 06:57

The EDHEC Risk and Asset Management Research Centre has appointed Hilary Till as a Research Associate. »

AIMA warns managers to act on MiFID

AIMA warns managers to act on MiFID

Tue, 06/06/2006 - 07:00

AIMA has issued a warning to hedge fund managers not to drag their feet on implementing the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID). »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

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Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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