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Liffe launches JPMorgan IPOX Europe 50 derivatives on Bclear

Liffe launches JPMorgan IPOX Europe 50 derivatives on Bclear

Thu, 06/09/2007 - 06:59

In partnership with JPMorgan, London-based derivatives exchange Liffe is introducing for the first time a bespoke product on Bclear, its processing and clearing system for wholesale equity »

August volatility brings record broking volumes at Icap

August volatility brings record broking volumes at Icap

Thu, 06/09/2007 - 06:58

Global interdealer broker Icap, which is active in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, energy, foreign exchange and equity derivatives, experienced record volumes for its elec »

Global Advisors closes commodity funds blaming poor performance

Global Advisors closes commodity funds blaming poor performance

Thu, 06/09/2007 - 06:57

Specialist commodity hedge fund manager Global Advisors has announced that funds will be returned to investors in the Global Advisors Commodity Investment and Global Commodity Index Plus p »

Industry veteran Jacobs joins Fulcrum from PFPC to head US business development

Industry veteran Jacobs joins Fulcrum from PFPC to head US business development

Thu, 06/09/2007 - 06:56

Fulcrum, a Bermuda-based administrator for the global hedge fund and alternative asset management industry, has appointed industry veteran Fred Jacobs as managing director for business dev »

Polar Capital expands technology team

Polar Capital expands technology team

Thu, 06/09/2007 - 06:55

Polar Capital Holdings has announced the appointment of Nick Evans, who was until recently at Axa Framlington Investment Management, as a senior fund manager in its technology team. »

Troika Dialog Asset Management closes first-ever Russian corporates CDO

Troika Dialog Asset Management closes first-ever Russian corporates CDO

Thu, 06/09/2007 - 06:55

Moscow-based Troika Dialog Asset Management, in conjunction with Deutsche Bank, has closed CDO I, the first ever rouble-denominated collateralised debt obligation invested in Russian corpo »

TA Associates takes stake in USD45bn investment manager

TA Associates takes stake in USD45bn investment manager

Thu, 06/09/2007 - 06:54

Private equity firm TA Associates has acquired a minority interest in ASB Holdings, the parent company of Arnhold and S Bleichroeder Advisers, a US mutual fund and investment advisory firm »

Salus Alpha launches Equity Hedged fund based on long/short equity index

Salus Alpha launches Equity Hedged fund based on long/short equity index

Wed, 05/09/2007 - 08:32

Swiss fund of hedge funds manager Salus Alpha Management is launching the Salus Alpha Equity Hedged fund, a Ucits III-compliant vehicle that invests in an index comprising up to 30 long/sh »

New 'fat tail' risk management product to be launched on HFR platform

New 'fat tail' risk management product to be launched on HFR platform

Wed, 05/09/2007 - 08:30

A new risk management product for funds of hedge funds, pension funds and endowments will be launched on the HFR Asset Management platform in October by 36 South Investment Managers, a 'ta »

Eurex trading volume grows 64 per cent to 175 million contracts

Eurex trading volume grows 64 per cent to 175 million contracts

Wed, 05/09/2007 - 08:28

The international derivatives exchange Eurex saw around 175.1 million contracts traded in August, a rise of 64 per cent from 107 million in August 2006, while the daily average trading vol »

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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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