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Peregrine to acquire majority stake in UK fund of hedge funds manager

Peregrine to acquire majority stake in UK fund of hedge funds manager

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:58

South Africa's Peregrine group has concluded a non-binding agreement to acquire at least 65 per cent of Stenham Group, a UK-based wealth management firm specialising in alternative investm »

Fidessa appoints Katy Birch as sell-side marketing manager

Fidessa appoints Katy Birch as sell-side marketing manager

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:57

Fidessa group, provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero trading solutions for the sell-side and buy-side, has appointed Katy Birch as sell-side marketing manager, based in London. »

Greenbay Investments appoints head of marketing

Greenbay Investments appoints head of marketing

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:56

Bas van Rhijn, previously global head of financial markets sales and a member of the financial markets management at ING Bank in Amsterdam, has joined Greenbay Investments in Amsterdam as »

Abbey Capital Macro Fund offers access to global macro managers

Abbey Capital Macro Fund offers access to global macro managers

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:55

Irish-based hedge fund multi-manager Abbey Capital has launched the Malta-domiciled Abbey Capital Macro Fund, offering access to a group of global macro managers with low historic correlat »

Spa ETF launches US operations with New York office

Spa ETF launches US operations with New York office

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:52

Exchange-traded fund provider Spa ETF, which last month launched six fundamentals-based ETFs on the London Stock Exchange, has opened an office in New York as part of the expansion of the »

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Want to get a clearer perspective on the world of hedge funds?

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:45

Acquire insights into the industry's future and the impact of synthetic hedge funds. Our advanced level Hedge Funds Programme runs 17-19 March 2008.   »

Parker Global Strategies announces Michael Parker as new president

Parker Global Strategies announces Michael Parker as new president

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:59

Michael Parker has been appointed president of alternative investment manager Parker Global Strategies to give the firm strategic direction and lead its worldwide marketing initiatives, as »

New Star launches new property hedge fund

New Star launches new property hedge fund

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:58

New Star has launched the New Star Real Estate Hedge Fund, which will invest in listed real estate securities and may also use sector swaps, real estate funds and real estate derivatives. »

Credit Suisse and AlphaSimplex launch first 130/30 index

Credit Suisse and AlphaSimplex launch first 130/30 index

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:57

Credit Suisse and AlphaSimplex Group have launched the industry's first family of benchmarks developed specifically for 130/30 managers and designed to help the investment community more p »

RAB Capital completes acquisition of Hong Kong-based Pi

RAB Capital completes acquisition of Hong Kong-based Pi

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:56

RAB Capital has completed the acquisition of Hong Kong-based Pi Investment Management announced on June 27 for a maximum of GBP10.5m payable in cash and shares. »

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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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