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Fortune launches South African hedge fund of funds for international investors

Fortune launches South African hedge fund of funds for international investors

Wed, 22/02/2006 - 06:59

Fortune is making the Mayibentsha Opportunities Fund available to overseas investors through a Cayman Islands-registered entity, Fortune Fu »

Russell's Amsterdam office announces new hires and multiple mandate wins

Russell's Amsterdam office announces new hires and multiple mandate wins

Wed, 22/02/2006 - 06:58

Russell Investment Group (Russell) has appointed two new associates to its Amsterdam office, directors Michiel Faber and Henk Radder. »

The case for the Omega function

The case for the Omega function

Wed, 22/02/2006 - 06:29

The Omega function and associated metrics offer a solution to the limitations of parametric approaches to investment performance app »

Volatility Futures: Developments in the EU regulatory environment and adjustment to Eurex product parameters

Volatility Futures: Developments in the EU regulatory environment and adjustment to Eurex product parameters

Tue, 21/02/2006 - 07:00

Eurex has revised its trading parameters for volatility futures in response to the CESR's final advice on the inclusion of index-based deri »

Baring EMEA Absolute Return Fund on track for 20%+ returns

Baring EMEA Absolute Return Fund on track for 20%+ returns

Tue, 21/02/2006 - 06:59

The Baring EMEA Absolute Return Fund is on track towards delivering target net returns in the region of 20%+ per year, with annualised v »

MAREX joins forces with FXall for FX trading services

MAREX joins forces with FXall for FX trading services

Tue, 21/02/2006 - 06:58

Independent brokerage company MAREX Financial has selected Fxall to provide foreign exchange liquidity and trading ser »

Guernsey funds under management reach GBP 100 billion

Guernsey funds under management reach GBP 100 billion

Tue, 21/02/2006 - 06:57

Funds under management and administration in Guernsey grew by GBP 8.3 billion (9.1%) over the quarter ended 31 December 2005 to reach a »

Sharper Risk Adjusted Performance Measures (RAPMs): From Omega to AIRAP

Sharper Risk Adjusted Performance Measures (RAPMs): From Omega to AIRAP

Tue, 21/02/2006 - 06:17

Two measures that address weaknesses of the Sharpe ratio are the Omega measure and Alternative Investments Risk Adjusted Performance »

Home mortgage market tops agenda at annual ABS West

Home mortgage market tops agenda at annual ABS West

Mon, 20/02/2006 - 07:00

Could a potential softening of US home price appreciation affect the issuance and performance of the huge asset-backed credit sector? »

Merriman Curhan Ford & Co appoints heads of new Capital Access Group

Merriman Curhan Ford & Co appoints heads of new Capital Access Group

Mon, 20/02/2006 - 06:59

Securities broker-dealer and investment bank Merriman Curhan Ford has hired Michael Fitzsimmons and David Schane to lead its new Capital »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:11

Voting for the 6th edition of the Hedgeweek Global Awards is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony to be held in London. ... »

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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Stack of US dollar bills

Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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S&P Capital IQ Special Report

In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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