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NYSE Euronext and Caisse des Dépôts to launch international carbon trading market

NYSE Euronext and Caisse des Dépôts to launch international carbon trading market

Tue, 23/10/2007 - 06:59

NYSE Euronext and French state-owned bank Caisse des Dépôts have announced plans to open an organized international market to trade carbon allowances and credits. »

Skye Fund Services launched in Hong Kong to meet Asian alternative demand

Skye Fund Services launched in Hong Kong to meet Asian alternative demand

Tue, 23/10/2007 - 06:58

Dominic Jones and Javed Rahman have established Skye Fund Services in Hong Kong with the aim of bringing a fresh approach to outsourced administration services for the alternative investme »

FRM Credit Alpha to issue new shares

FRM Credit Alpha to issue new shares

Tue, 23/10/2007 - 06:57

FRM Credit Alpha, a Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended investment company traded on the London Stock Exchange, is offering new shares via a placing by Winterflood Securities, following strong »

PFPC offers custody in Luxembourg to capitalise on alternatives boom

PFPC offers custody in Luxembourg to capitalise on alternatives boom

Mon, 22/10/2007 - 07:00

Hedge fund service provider PFPC, which is one of the largest administrators of alternative investments in Ireland, has announced the launch of custodian services in Luxembourg through PFP »

Integrated takes control of Paris fund of hedge funds manager

Integrated takes control of Paris fund of hedge funds manager

Mon, 22/10/2007 - 06:59

Integrated Asset Management has agreed to acquire 51 per cent of Altigefi, a Paris-based fund of hedge funds manager. »

BlueMountain Capital Management launches USD80m credit correlation fund

BlueMountain Capital Management launches USD80m credit correlation fund

Mon, 22/10/2007 - 06:58

BlueMountain Capital Management has launched a new hedge fund, the Correlation Relative Value II Fund, designed to capitalise on opportunities in structured corporate credit markets. »

MPC Investors opens fourth hedge fund

MPC Investors opens fourth hedge fund

Mon, 22/10/2007 - 06:57

MPC Investors has announced the opening to external investors of its discretionary macro hedge fund, MPC Strategic Opportunities Fund, following the USD900m launch of the MPC Samsara hedge »

Baring Asset Management launches emerging markets absolute return fund

Baring Asset Management launches emerging markets absolute return fund

Fri, 19/10/2007 - 08:17

Baring Asset Management has launched its fifth long/short equity hedge fund, the Baring Emerging Markets Absolute Return Fund, with USD20m in assets under management. »

New Star makes fourth public offering of Hedge ETS

New Star makes fourth public offering of Hedge ETS

Fri, 19/10/2007 - 08:16

New Star Asset Management is making a fourth offering of Hedge ETS, a London listed daily tradable security. »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Vulture funds find carrion thin on the ground

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Vulture funds find carrion thin on the ground

Fri, 19/10/2007 - 06:58

Vulture funds set up by the likes of Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, TPG and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts to hunt down fire sales in the LBO debt market have yet to find any great deals. »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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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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