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Partnership paves way for funds sector growth

Partnership paves way for funds sector growth

Tue, 17/07/2007 - 06:45

As auditor to more than a quarter of the funds domiciled in the Isle of Man, PricewaterhouseCoopers is in a strong position to both view and influence the development of the funds sector on the isl »

Fortis builds scale with sophisticated administration skills

Fortis builds scale with sophisticated administration skills

Mon, 16/07/2007 - 07:30

Fortis, one of the largest hedge fund administrators on the Isle of Man as it is worldwide, has been a significant beneficiary of the boom in the industry over the past few years. »

London Stock Exchange launches specialist market for alternative funds

London Stock Exchange launches specialist market for alternative funds

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 07:00

The London Stock Exchange has responded to the impending closure by the Financial Services Authority of the light-touch Chapter 14 listing regime used by foreign-based alternative funds by »

Alternatives industry does battle for hearts and minds of legislators

Alternatives industry does battle for hearts and minds of legislators

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:59

The alternative investment industry is going into battle on both sides of the Atlantic in a bid to head off a range of legislative moves seeking to raise the level of tax paid by partners »

Lehman Brothers to acquire LightPoint Capital Management

Lehman Brothers to acquire LightPoint Capital Management

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:58

Lehman Brothers is acquiring LightPoint Capital Management, a leveraged loan investment manager with around USD3.2bn in assets under management that will become an integral part of Lehman »

Hedgeweek people news round-up: Lehman appoints co-heads of global finance for Europe

Hedgeweek people news round-up: Lehman appoints co-heads of global finance for Europe

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:56

Lehman Brothers has appointed Richard Atterbury and Philippe Dufournier as co-heads for Europe of global finance, which incorporates the firm's origination and risk solutions efforts for i »

Payden & Rygel liquidity funds target hedge fund clients

Payden & Rygel liquidity funds target hedge fund clients

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:55

Payden & Rygel Global has launched three enhanced cash liquidity funds denominated in sterling, euros and US dollars that are designed to offer investors attractive yields in excess of »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Rating agencies warn funds on debt quality

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Rating agencies warn funds on debt quality

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:54

Hedge funds that invest in the beleaguered US sub-prime market could come under further pressure if ratings agency Standards & Poor's were to downgrade USD12bn worth of offerings. »

Complex funds targeted by fledgling LaCrosse administration business

Complex funds targeted by fledgling LaCrosse administration business

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:53

As hedge funds amass more assets, thanks to a surge in institutional inflows, demand for sophisticated fund administration, operational support and valuation capability is soaring, too. »

LaCrosse Global Fund Services selects Advent for new administration service

LaCrosse Global Fund Services selects Advent for new administration service

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:52

LaCrosse Global Fund Services has implemented Advent Software's Geneva investment management and accounting system as a central component of its technology infrastructure for its fund admi »

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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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