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Strategies to take the strain of success

Strategies to take the strain of success

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 14:10

The alternative investment administration industry in Dublin, and increasingly spread across Ireland, has enjoyed more than a decade of breakneck growth and is still expanding at a rate of up to 30 »

Harnessing Ireland's growth potential

Harnessing Ireland's growth potential

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 14:09

Ireland's hedge fund servicing marketplace is known for its high level of expertise. »

Truly focusing on the client

Truly focusing on the client

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 14:07

In its three years in Dublin, UBS Global Asset Management's Fund Services business has seen its assets under management grow to more than USD18bn, but that has not been the result of a drive to acc »

The onward march of STP

The onward march of STP

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 14:05

Over the past year, PFPC International has experienced further expansion of its hedge fund administration business in Europe, in terms of growth in assets and employee numbers, and has expanded its »

Claret Capital buys St Regis Hotel in Washington

Claret Capital buys St Regis Hotel in Washington

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 08:14

Claret Capital, a private investment firm based in Dublin, has agreed to acquire a 90 per cent stake in Washington DC's luxury St Regis Hotel from a joint venture between New York-based re »

Man Group expects strong first-half results despite turbulence

Man Group expects strong first-half results despite turbulence

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 08:06

Man Group, one of the world's largest alternative asset managers, says it expects to announce an increase of more than 15 per cent in net management fee income for the six months to the en »

Jersey prepares to unveil unregulated fund regime

Jersey prepares to unveil unregulated fund regime

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 08:02

Building on the success of its Expert Funds regime for alternative investment vehicles, Jersey is preparing to announce plans to launch various new categories of Unregulated Funds that wil »

BNP Paribas acquires RasBank custodian business for funds of hedge funds

BNP Paribas acquires RasBank custodian business for funds of hedge funds

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 08:01

BNP Paribas has strengthened its presence in the Italian market by acquiring the third-party custodian business for funds of hedge funds from RasBank, part of the Allianz Group. »

Deloitte Ireland hires financial services partner

Deloitte Ireland hires financial services partner

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 07:59

Deloitte & Touche has announced that Brian Forrester has joined the firm as a partner within its financial services group in Ireland. »

MFS unveils expansion into alternative investments

MFS unveils expansion into alternative investments

Wed, 26/09/2007 - 08:13

Prominent US asset manager MFS Investment Management has announced its entrance into the alternative investments business with the establishment of a subsidiary to provide seed and expansi »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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