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The evolution of prime brokerage in Germany

The evolution of prime brokerage in Germany

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 10:22

Since the introduction of the 2004 German Investment Act, there has been debate on the potential growth of the local hedge fund market, and on possible 'local' prime brokerage solutions. »

New ETFs improve index tracking and reduce trading costs

New ETFs improve index tracking and reduce trading costs

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 10:19

Exchange-traded funds allow investors to track the performance of specific market segments more efficiently and reduce costs, helping institutions to create more efficient portfolios for use in cor »

Institutional market poised for take-off

Institutional market poised for take-off

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 10:15

The change of the law in 2004 allowed hedge funds and funds of hedge funds to be launched under German regulations for the first time. »

Derivatives take larger role with hedge funds

Derivatives take larger role with hedge funds

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 10:09

Surging flows of capital into hedge funds over the past few years have aroused fears that overcrowding in popular strategies will drive returns down and reduce the appeal of alternative investment »

Hedge Funds Liberalisation Starts to Bear Fruit

Hedge Funds Liberalisation Starts to Bear Fruit

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 10:03

When Germany liberalised its rules governing hedge funds and taxation of their income at the beginning of 2004 the initiative was hailed in some quarters as a new dawn for the sector. »

KGR Capital's European office gains authorisation from the FSA in London

KGR Capital's European office gains authorisation from the FSA in London

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 07:00

KGR Capital has gained authorisation for KGR Capital (Europe) Ltd from the UK Financial Services Authority. »

UK funds under management up 7% in 2005 to record USD 3.5 trillion

UK funds under management up 7% in 2005 to record USD 3.5 trillion

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 07:00

Assets under management of the UK fund management industry increased for the third year running in 2005 to USD 3,450 billion. »

Torrey appoints Shu Nung Lee as Vice President of research

Torrey appoints Shu Nung Lee as Vice President of research

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 06:59

Shu Nung Lee, CFA, has joined SEC-registered investment adviser Torrey Associates Vice President of Research.  »

IoM publishes comments on corporate tax liability capping proposals

IoM publishes comments on corporate tax liability capping proposals

Tue, 08/08/2006 - 07:00

The Isle of Man Treasury has published details the comments received to its proposals on capping corporate tax liabilities. »

Ex-Baring team launch first fund for Resolution joint venture

Ex-Baring team launch first fund for Resolution joint venture

Tue, 08/08/2006 - 06:59

The Joint venture between Resolution Asset Management and Hexam Capital, formed by an ex-Baring team, has launched its first fund. »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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