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DWS Scudder offers portable alphas access to alternative asset classes

DWS Scudder offers portable alphas access to alternative asset classes

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:58

DWS Scudder, the US retail division of Deutsche Asset Management, has launched the DWS Alternative Asset Allocation Plus Fund, an open-ended mutual fund that seeks capital appreciation by »

JPMorgan builds hedge fund services team in Asia

JPMorgan builds hedge fund services team in Asia

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:57

JPMorgan Hedge Fund Services has expanded its business in Asia with the recruitment from Fortis Prime Fund Solutions of Andrew Mascall-Robson to lead business development and growth across »

UBS Investment Bank launches algorithmic strategy system for commodities

UBS Investment Bank launches algorithmic strategy system for commodities

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:57

UBS Investment Bank has launched the UBS Commodities Portfolio Algorithmic Strategy System (Comm-PASS), a portfolio-based algorithmic strategy that exploits momentum in the commodity marke »

Threadneedle expands hedge fund and emerging markets business with Convivo acquisition

Threadneedle expands hedge fund and emerging markets business with Convivo acquisition

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:55

Threadneedle has announced the acquisition of Convivo Capital Management, a specialist emerging market hedge fund business that manages assets of USD476m in two strategies, subject to regu »

Olympia Capital chooses Comada's M•A•T•share to serve fund of hedge funds clients

Olympia Capital chooses Comada's M•A•T•share to serve fund of hedge funds clients

Fri, 10/08/2007 - 15:50

Olympia Capital (Ireland), a Dublin-based specialist administrator servicing almost USD10bn in fund assets, has licensed Comada's M•A•T•share s »

Bank of America names leadership team for alternative investments group

Bank of America names leadership team for alternative investments group

Fri, 10/08/2007 - 15:49

Bank of America has announced the leadership for its new Global Wealth & Investment Management alternative investments group which, expanded through the acquisition of U.S. »

Fabien Pictet and Partners launches Asia ex-Japan hedge fund

Fabien Pictet and Partners launches Asia ex-Japan hedge fund

Fri, 10/08/2007 - 15:48

Fabien Pictet & Partners Limited has announced the creation of an Asia ex-Japan hedge fund, the FPP Golden Asia Fund, with seed assets from Jade Absolute Fund Managers. »

Fidessa and LatentZero combine execution management platforms

Fidessa and LatentZero combine execution management platforms

Fri, 10/08/2007 - 15:48

The Fidessa group has announced the union of its Fidessa and LatentZero execution management service solutions into a single product combining all the features of the Fidessa and LatentZero EM »

Société Générale and Calyon agree merger of brokerage businesses

Société Générale and Calyon agree merger of brokerage businesses

Thu, 09/08/2007 - 19:25

Société Générale and Calyon have reached final agreement on the merger of the brokerage activities currently carried out by their respective subsidiaries, Fimat and »

Eurex to launch trading in 11 Austrian equity options

Eurex to launch trading in 11 Austrian equity options

Thu, 09/08/2007 - 19:21

The international derivatives exchange Eurex is expanding its European equity option offering with the introduction on September 10 of options on 11 Austrian equities: Boehler-Uddeholm, Betand »

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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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