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Buoyant European markets boost growth of alternative certification

Buoyant European markets boost growth of alternative certification

Tue, 16/05/2006 - 07:00

Increased commitments to non-traditional asset classes by institutional investors have translated into a bumper year for the European alternative i »

Five new options on German mid caps, plus extended lifetimes for German stock options

Five new options on German mid caps, plus extended lifetimes for German stock options

Tue, 16/05/2006 - 06:59

With effect from May 2, 2006, Eurex has listed another five options on German mid cap stocks, including Low Exercise Price Options (LEPOs). »

Chief Executive Simon Heale to quit London Metal Exchange

Chief Executive Simon Heale to quit London Metal Exchange

Tue, 16/05/2006 - 06:58

After five years as LME's Chief Executive, Simon Heale has announced his decision to leave the exchange at the end of 2006.  »

Integrated Asset Management acquires Attica Holdings UK

Integrated Asset Management acquires Attica Holdings UK

Tue, 16/05/2006 - 06:57

Integrated Asset Management plc (Integrated) has acquired a 50.1% controlling interest in London-based Attica Holdings and its fund of hedge fund s »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Ken Murray, Chief Executive, Blue Planet Investment Management: Seeking "the most promising banks in the most promising economies"

The Hedgeweek Interview: Ken Murray, Chief Executive, Blue Planet Investment Management: Seeking "the most promising banks in the most promising economies"

Mon, 15/05/2006 - 16:38

Ken Murray outlines the single-minded concentration on financial stocks that lies behind the Blue Planet Global Financials Fund, which was launched »

Mercer IC 2005 Global Investment Manager Search Data: "More than one in six searches globally is in relation to alternative mandates"

Mercer IC 2005 Global Investment Manager Search Data: "More than one in six searches globally is in relation to alternative mandates"

Mon, 15/05/2006 - 08:00

Mercer Investment Consulting's latest data on 2005 manager search trends shows an increasing use of consultants by Continental European investors.< »

Markit acquires Communicator; strengthens service capabilities

Markit acquires Communicator; strengthens service capabilities

Mon, 15/05/2006 - 07:59

Markit has acquired Communicator Inc, the provider of a range of automated solutions for the processing of OTC derivatives trades. »

Polar Capital launches fund focusing on European mid-large caps

Polar Capital launches fund focusing on European mid-large caps

Mon, 15/05/2006 - 07:58

Polar Capital LLP has launched Polar Capital European Conviction Fund, a concentrated equity long/short portfolio of liquid European mid and large »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Paul Smith, Head of Alternative Fund Services (AFS), HSBC: Dropping the &#039;barbell &#039;and focusing on the &#039;beer belly&#039;

The Hedgeweek Interview: Paul Smith, Head of Alternative Fund Services (AFS), HSBC: Dropping the 'barbell 'and focusing on the 'beer belly'

Fri, 12/05/2006 - 07:17

Paul Smith outlines the future of the global funds administration industry, and explains how HSBC is positioning itself for the ongoing shift to the mainstream. »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.     ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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