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Lehman Brothers to acquire LightPoint Capital Management

Lehman Brothers to acquire LightPoint Capital Management

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:58

Lehman Brothers is acquiring LightPoint Capital Management, a leveraged loan investment manager with around USD3.2bn in assets under management that will become an integral part of Lehman »

Hedgeweek people news round-up: Lehman appoints co-heads of global finance for Europe

Hedgeweek people news round-up: Lehman appoints co-heads of global finance for Europe

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:56

Lehman Brothers has appointed Richard Atterbury and Philippe Dufournier as co-heads for Europe of global finance, which incorporates the firm's origination and risk solutions efforts for i »

Payden & Rygel liquidity funds target hedge fund clients

Payden & Rygel liquidity funds target hedge fund clients

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:55

Payden & Rygel Global has launched three enhanced cash liquidity funds denominated in sterling, euros and US dollars that are designed to offer investors attractive yields in excess of »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Rating agencies warn funds on debt quality

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Rating agencies warn funds on debt quality

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:54

Hedge funds that invest in the beleaguered US sub-prime market could come under further pressure if ratings agency Standards & Poor's were to downgrade USD12bn worth of offerings. »

Complex funds targeted by fledgling LaCrosse administration business

Complex funds targeted by fledgling LaCrosse administration business

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:53

As hedge funds amass more assets, thanks to a surge in institutional inflows, demand for sophisticated fund administration, operational support and valuation capability is soaring, too. »

LaCrosse Global Fund Services selects Advent for new administration service

LaCrosse Global Fund Services selects Advent for new administration service

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:52

LaCrosse Global Fund Services has implemented Advent Software's Geneva investment management and accounting system as a central component of its technology infrastructure for its fund admi »

IPM launches two institutional Global CTA programmes

IPM launches two institutional Global CTA programmes

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:51

IPM Informed Portfolio Management, a Stockholm-based multi-boutique offering quantitative investment strategies to institutional investors, and Vequus, a hedge fund investment research fir »

SEC adopts anti-fraud rule for hedge fund managers

SEC adopts anti-fraud rule for hedge fund managers

Thu, 12/07/2007 - 07:01

The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted unanimously to adopt a new anti-fraud rule under the Investment Advisers Act that will clarify the ability of the US financial regulator to »

Most long/short managers really running long-only portfolios, says Cartesian

Most long/short managers really running long-only portfolios, says Cartesian

Thu, 12/07/2007 - 07:00

Investors should challenge their long/short hedge fund managers to prove that they are not running closet long-only portfolios, according to Cartesian Capital, the Edinburgh-based investme »

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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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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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