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UK pension fund allocates GBP 373 million to FoHFs

UK pension fund allocates GBP 373 million to FoHFs

Tue, 08/05/2007 - 06:59

The Avon Pension Fund has allocated GBP 373 million to five fund of hedge fund managers, including Stenham Asset Management, in the largest UK local authority mandate since West Yorkshire. »

Fortis Investments appoints new CIO for Multi-Management

Fortis Investments appoints new CIO for Multi-Management

Tue, 08/05/2007 - 06:58

Peter Branner has been appointed as the new Chief Investment Officer for Multi-Management at Fortis Investments. Branner joins the asset manager today May 1st and »

Climate Change Capital buys US Carbon business

Climate Change Capital buys US Carbon business

Tue, 08/05/2007 - 06:57

UK Investment Banking Group Climate Change Capital (CCC) and its funds have acquired the business and assets of US-based carbon project developer Quality Tonnes. »

Regulation of hedge funds in SA

Regulation of hedge funds in SA

Tue, 08/05/2007 - 06:56

Similar to other international initiatives, South African regulators intend to bring the hedge fund sector within the scope of current legislation in order to create a more transparent env »

UBS folds Dillon Read Capital Management portfolios back into investment bank; outside investor funds to be redeemed

UBS folds Dillon Read Capital Management portfolios back into investment bank; outside investor funds to be redeemed

Fri, 04/05/2007 - 07:01

UBS has decided to fold its proprietary trading hedge fund operation Dillon Read Capital Management (DRCM) into the investment bank less than two years after unveiling plans to set up the »

National Bank of Canada and BNP Paribas join forces to offer hedge fund managed accounts

National Bank of Canada and BNP Paribas join forces to offer hedge fund managed accounts

Fri, 04/05/2007 - 07:00

National Bank of Canada and BNP Paribas have formed a joint venture offering hedge fund managed accounts for retail and institutional investors who wish to invest in hedge funds while cont »

Comment: How to service managed account platforms

Comment: How to service managed account platforms

Fri, 04/05/2007 - 06:59

Arnaud Hurtard, Business Development Manager at CACEIS, outlines the ways in which managed account platforms are serviced. »

Citi to acquire Bisys Group, Inc

Citi to acquire Bisys Group, Inc

Thu, 03/05/2007 - 07:00

Citi has signed an agreement to acquire top-five hedge fund administrator and mutual fund services provider Bisys Group, Inc for USD 1.45 billion in an all-cash transaction.< »

Charlemagne Capital favours Russian domestic equities

Charlemagne Capital favours Russian domestic equities

Thu, 03/05/2007 - 06:59

Charlemagne Capital, the London-based specialist emerging markets equity investment management group, predicts that Russian equity success stories are likely to be domestic economy oriente »

Deutsche Bank to add Bill Nook as a Director in the Financial Institutions Group

Deutsche Bank to add Bill Nook as a Director in the Financial Institutions Group

Thu, 03/05/2007 - 06:58

Bill Nook has joined the Global Banking Division of Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc. »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

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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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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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