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Credit Suisse provides low correlation 'alternative' to alternative investments

Credit Suisse provides low correlation 'alternative' to alternative investments

Mon, 20/02/2006 - 06:58

Credit Suisse believes that its CS Nova (Lux) Commodity Plus Fund offers institutional investors a low correlation 'alternative' to alte »

A brief history of performance ratios

A brief history of performance ratios

Mon, 20/02/2006 - 06:17

Early performance ratios grew out of the mean variance framework, were adapted for downside risk but have given way to newer me »

Hedgeweek Special Focus: New BlackRock will be a USD 1 trillion investment management powerhouse with a global footprint

Hedgeweek Special Focus: New BlackRock will be a USD 1 trillion investment management powerhouse with a global footprint

Fri, 17/02/2006 - 06:15

The merger of BlackRock and Merrill Lynch has created a new global investment player - Hedgeweek unravels the detail and highlights the »

Investable Indices v. Funds of Funds

Investable Indices v. Funds of Funds

Fri, 17/02/2006 - 06:13

Investable hedge fund indices have grown rapidly since 2003. »

T-Zero added to GoMarkets to affirm CDS trades

T-Zero added to GoMarkets to affirm CDS trades

Fri, 17/02/2006 - 06:10

GlobeOp is adding T-Zero's Credit Default Swap (CDS) Trade Affirmation Service to GoMarkets, its new electronic trading connectivity pla »

XLCA provides USD 253m AAA guarantee for CMA-CGM Group securitization

XLCA provides USD 253m AAA guarantee for CMA-CGM Group securitization

Fri, 17/02/2006 - 06:09

XL Capital Assurance UK (XLCA-UK has issued a USD 253 million triple-A rated financial guarantee for an asset-backed maritime transaction.< »

Last Atlantis launches diversified long/short statistical arbitrage program

Last Atlantis launches diversified long/short statistical arbitrage program

Fri, 17/02/2006 - 06:08

Last Atlantis Capital Management, LLC has launched the LACM Long/Short Statistical Arbitrage Program within The Last Atlantis Master Fun »

Latitude Capital launches two onshore single strategy hedge funds

Latitude Capital launches two onshore single strategy hedge funds

Fri, 17/02/2006 - 06:05

The French asset manager Latitude Capital Management has launched two onshore single strategy hedge funds specialized in Japanese equities. »

Capco extends hedge fund offerings with FundClear acquisition

Capco extends hedge fund offerings with FundClear acquisition

Fri, 17/02/2006 - 06:00

Financial services consultancy Capco has acquired FundClear Solutions, a provider of managed services to hedge funds. »

BlackRock and Merrill Lynch merge to create USD 1 trillion powerhouse

BlackRock and Merrill Lynch merge to create USD 1 trillion powerhouse

Thu, 16/02/2006 - 08:30

As predicted in Hedgewire two weeks ago, BlackRock and Merrill Lynch are to merge, creating a global investment management firm with AUM of »

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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&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;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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