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Mercer Report: Hedge fund industry faces 2006 performance challenges, but weathered a tough 2005 well

Mercer Report: Hedge fund industry faces 2006 performance challenges, but weathered a tough 2005 well

Mon, 06/03/2006 - 07:00

The 2006 outlook for the hedge fund industry looks challenging, following what will be remembered as a tough 2005, reports Mercer Investment »

Key trends in the Asian hedge funds industry

Key trends in the Asian hedge funds industry

Mon, 06/03/2006 - 06:59

Three trends in the Asian hedge funds industry should prove to be of particular note to Prime Services providers during 2006. »

Poll reveals pension funds' changing attitudes to alternative products and investment techniques

Poll reveals pension funds' changing attitudes to alternative products and investment techniques

Mon, 06/03/2006 - 06:58

A new poll shows that UK pension funds and their advisers are becoming more open to using alternative products and investment techniques to »

BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre: Hedge fund industry may need to restructure manager incentives as supply of alpha appears to dry up

BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre: Hedge fund industry may need to restructure manager incentives as supply of alpha appears to dry up

Fri, 03/03/2006 - 07:00

New research confirms and outlines the implications of the relationship between capital flows and risk-adjusted performance of funds of »

New inflation-linked German Bund available on Eurex Repo

New inflation-linked German Bund available on Eurex Repo

Fri, 03/03/2006 - 06:59

Eurex Repo will be making the new inflation-linked German Bund available for repo trading as soon as it is issued. »

Matrix introduces innovative hedge fund structure

Matrix introduces innovative hedge fund structure

Fri, 03/03/2006 - 06:58

Matrix has responded to requests from IFAs for an enhanced fund structure for funds of hedge funds with the new Matrix Horizon Closed End Fund. »

Barclays Capital Equity Gilt Study 2006, Chapter 4: Implications and limitations of hedge fund returns, by Sree Kochugovindan

Barclays Capital Equity Gilt Study 2006, Chapter 4: Implications and limitations of hedge fund returns, by Sree Kochugovindan

Fri, 03/03/2006 - 06:57

This extract from BarCap's Study examines the historical performance of hedge fund returns, and considers the relative merits/limitations o »

Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein launches FX Prime Brokerage business

Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein launches FX Prime Brokerage business

Thu, 02/03/2006 - 07:00

Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DrKW), the investment bank of Dresdner Bank AG, is launching a new Foreign Exchange Prime Brokerage busi »

ABN AMRO closes acquisition of International Asset Management

ABN AMRO closes acquisition of International Asset Management

Thu, 02/03/2006 - 06:59

ABN AMRO Asset Management has completed its acquisition of 100 per cent of International Asset Management (IAM). »

NASDAQ and First Trust to launch two new ETFs

NASDAQ and First Trust to launch two new ETFs

Thu, 02/03/2006 - 06:58

The Nasdaq Stock Market has teamed up with First Trust Advisors LP to launch two new exchange traded funds (ETFs) based on NSADAQ indexe »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Prime Brokerage 2015

Read how prime brokers of all shapes and sizes are becoming both operational and balance sheet-efficient, and broadening out their product suites for hedge fund managers... »

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Lyxor Asset Management - Why trend-following strategies are back on track

This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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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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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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