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Comment: Three early lessons from the sub-prime crisis - a French answer to French criticism

Comment: Three early lessons from the sub-prime crisis - a French answer to French criticism

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:58

Noël Amenc, professor of finance and director of the Edhec Risk and Asset Management Research Centre, argues that regulators and political leaders such as French President Nicolas Sar »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Bear Stearns talks with bidders over minority equity stake

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Bear Stearns talks with bidders over minority equity stake

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:57

A group of international banks are seeking to buy a stake of up to 20 per cent in embattled US securities firm Bear Stearns, with HSBC, Barclays, Bank of America, Wachovia, Santander and U »

Market turbulence focuses attention on S&P fund of hedge funds ratings

Market turbulence focuses attention on S&P fund of hedge funds ratings

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:56

The summer's turbulence in the credit and mortgage-backed securities markets and its knock-on effects on the hedge funds that invest in them has helped to focus attention on the role of ra »

Bank of New York Mellon launches platform for 130/30 funds

Bank of New York Mellon launches platform for 130/30 funds

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:55

Bank of New York Mellon, a global leader in securities servicing and asset management, has introduced what it says is the first platform to offer a full range of brokerage and administrati »

Hedge fund industry joins forces with New York housing charity

Hedge fund industry joins forces with New York housing charity

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:54

Hedge Funds for Habitat-NYC, an initiative by the hedge fund community to provide New York families with a once-in-a-lifetime home ownership opportunity through Habitat for Humanity - New »

Fund of hedge funds Tapestry raises GBP52m in London placing

Fund of hedge funds Tapestry raises GBP52m in London placing

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:53

London-listed fund of hedge funds Tapestry Investment has successfully placed shares raising GBP52.1m from a range of existing and new investors. »

Catella Asset Management goes live with Advent systems

Catella Asset Management goes live with Advent systems

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:52

Independent Swedish asset manager Catella Asset Management has gone live with Advent Portfolio Exchange, the latest portfolio management technology from the investment management software »

Aima expands regulatory team with new appointment

Aima expands regulatory team with new appointment

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:50

The Alternative Investment Management Association has announced the appointment of Thomas Bullman, previously with the Société Générale group, as an assistant t »

Ireland seeks to boost role as hedge fund domicile

Ireland seeks to boost role as hedge fund domicile

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 14:49

The growth of the global hedge fund industry over the past decade to a size variously estimated at between USD1.7trn and USD2.5trn has helped Dublin to become the world's biggest centre for hedge f »

Independents continue to thrive

Independents continue to thrive

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 14:47

Over the course of this decade several big banks have entered the hedge fund administration market by snapping up independent firms. »

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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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survey

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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