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Franklin Templeton Investments launches three new Sicav funds

Franklin Templeton Investments launches three new Sicav funds

Tue, 21/08/2007 - 08:10

Franklin Templeton Investments, one of the world's largest asset managers with more than USD621bn in assets under management, has launched three new Sicav funds within its Luxembourg-domic »

Relief for Cayman fund industry as Hurricane Dean veers south

Relief for Cayman fund industry as Hurricane Dean veers south

Tue, 21/08/2007 - 08:09

The booming alternative funds industry, along with the rest of the population of the Cayman Islands, breathed a sigh of relief on Monday after Hurricane Dean veered southward, skirting the »

Equity Fund Services opens Cayman fund administration business

Equity Fund Services opens Cayman fund administration business

Tue, 21/08/2007 - 08:08

Equity Fund Services, the fund administration division of the Equity Trust group, has opened an office in the Cayman Islands offering a full range of fund administration services. »

Songsmith captures the anguish of troubled traders

Songsmith captures the anguish of troubled traders

Tue, 21/08/2007 - 08:03

With a tune hauntingly familiar to devotees of the late, great Tammy Wynette, singer Merle Hazard has laid down a musical backdrop to the star-crossed summer of '07, extending the themes of country mu »

Guernsey funds under management reach new high

Guernsey funds under management reach new high

Tue, 21/08/2007 - 08:02

Guernsey is continuing to exploit its appeal as a centre for fund administration, according to financial sector promotional body GuernseyFinance, following the announcement by the industry regulator t »

Market turmoil leaves hedge funds poised between threat and opportunity

Market turmoil leaves hedge funds poised between threat and opportunity

Fri, 17/08/2007 - 07:00

Goldman Sachs Asset Management, which has admitted to losses in the hedge funds it manages totalling up to USD3bn amid continuing fall-out from the US sub-prime mortgage sector meltdown, s »

Hedge fund assets reach estimated USD2.6trn, says survey

Hedge fund assets reach estimated USD2.6trn, says survey

Fri, 17/08/2007 - 06:59

Total hedge fund asset levels increased by 8 per cent in the second quarter of this year to USD2.593trn, from USD2.401trn at the end of March, according to the latest HFN Hedge Fund Indust »

Short managers shine amid gloomy July for hedge funds

Short managers shine amid gloomy July for hedge funds

Fri, 17/08/2007 - 06:59

Hedge funds recorded on average little or no gains in July as managers suffered from sharp falls in US, European and Asian equity markets, widening credit spreads and rising oil prices. »

Dexion Trading unveils proposals for corporate reorganisation

Dexion Trading unveils proposals for corporate reorganisation

Fri, 17/08/2007 - 06:57

The board of London-listed fund of hedge funds Dexion Trading has finalised proposals to replace its previous investment adviser, FRM Investment Management, with Legg Mason subsidiary Perm »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Central banks pump in liquidity to ward off financing crisis

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Central banks pump in liquidity to ward off financing crisis

Fri, 17/08/2007 - 06:56

The Federal Reserve injected some USD38bn into the US banking system, following similar moves by the central banks of Europe, Australia, Canada and Japan, in a bid to stabilise the bond ma »

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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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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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