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Man Investments raises USD382m for greenhouse gas fund

Man Investments raises USD382m for greenhouse gas fund

Tue, 04/09/2007 - 06:57

Institutional investors have committed USD382m in the second stage of asset-raising for the China Methane Recovery Fund, a pioneering fund sponsored by Man Investments that invests in tech »

Cornhill Asset Management goes live with Fidessa

Cornhill Asset Management goes live with Fidessa

Tue, 04/09/2007 - 06:56

Fidessa Group has announced that Cornhill Asset Management, a specialist initial public offering and pre-IPO brokerage firm, is now live with Fidessa's European Trader Workstation (ETW) in »

Hedge funds' role grows in US fixed income, says Greenwich survey

Hedge funds' role grows in US fixed income, says Greenwich survey

Mon, 03/09/2007 - 07:00

Hedge funds generated nearly 30 per cent of all US fixed-income trading volume last year among participants, double the 15 per cent they accounted for during the previous 12-month period, »

Credit crunch seen easing but funds continue to stumble

Credit crunch seen easing but funds continue to stumble

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 07:01

The first signs that the fall-out from the collapse of the US sub-prime mortgage sector may be easing came this week, with BNP Paribas reopening three funds after resolving asset valuation »

Comment: Cracking the ultimate code to wealth?

Comment: Cracking the ultimate code to wealth?

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 07:00

Shoham Cohen, co-founder of Singapore-based hedge fund service provider ESC Financial Services, says that Harry Markowitz's modern portfolio theory, introduced in 1952, is no longer fully »

Watson Wyatt boosts real estate and hedge fund teams

Watson Wyatt boosts real estate and hedge fund teams

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:59

Investment consultant Watson Wyatt has made two hires to boost its research into real estate investment managers and hedge fund managers, and added five new graduates to its manager resear »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Carlyle moves to shore up struggling mortgage securities fund

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Carlyle moves to shore up struggling mortgage securities fund

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:58

The Carlyle Group has added a second USD100m loan facility to boost the liquidity provision of its listed debt fund Carlyle Capital Corporation, which was floated on the Euronext Amsterdam »

Customer Effective unveils front office relationship management software

Customer Effective unveils front office relationship management software

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:57

Customer Effective, an implementer of Microsoft Dynamics customer relationship management software, has launched Capital Effective, a front-office relationship management solution designed »

South African bond market prepares to welcome foreign members

South African bond market prepares to welcome foreign members

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:56

Firms operating on the Johannesburg-based Bond Exchange of South Africa have welcomed a proposal to allow remote membership of the exchange during a symposium organised by the exchange to »

Hedge fund inflows close to record in second quarter, says Lipper Tass report

Hedge fund inflows close to record in second quarter, says Lipper Tass report

Thu, 30/08/2007 - 07:00

Net hedge fund industry inflows during the second quarter of this year increased to USD41.1bn, representing growth of 3.42 per cent in assets since March, and a performance gain of USD80.5 »

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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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