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Mauritius investment frees up Standard Bank's Jersey staff for alternatives administration

Mauritius investment frees up Standard Bank's Jersey staff for alternatives administration

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 07:00

Standard Bank is making significant investments in its infrastructure to enable it to further expand its funds services both in Jersey and Mauritius, following the bank's announcement earl »

Halbis appoints new head of trade execution

Halbis appoints new head of trade execution

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:59

Halbis, the active asset management specialist of the HSBC Group, has appointed Tarne Bevan as head of trade execution, responsible for enhancing performance by better integrating trading »

Nexum appoints Citi for all-in-one service of Luxembourg-domiciled hedge fund

Nexum appoints Citi for all-in-one service of Luxembourg-domiciled hedge fund

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:58

Citi has been appointed by Nexum to service its Luxembourg-domiciled hedge fund, acting as fund administrator, transfer agent and custodian, and providing prime brokerage services and comp »

Eurex launches derivatives on three further Stoxx indices

Eurex launches derivatives on three further Stoxx indices

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:57

International derivatives exchange Eurex will expand its product range in the area of equity index derivatives with the launch of futures and options on the DJ Euro Stoxx Select Dividend30 »

BlackRock to acquire USD1.7bn fund of funds business from Quellos Group

BlackRock to acquire USD1.7bn fund of funds business from Quellos Group

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:56

US asset manager BlackRock, which earlier this month announced plans to invest in alternative managers, has agreed to acquire the fund of funds business of Quellos Group for up to USD1.7bn »

Aima welcomes Iosco's endorsement of its valuation principles

Aima welcomes Iosco's endorsement of its valuation principles

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:55

The Alternative Investment Management Association has expressed its satisfaction that the Consultation Report on the Principles for the Valuation of Hedge Fund Portfolios issued by the Int »

Third tranche of Hedge ETS brings fund assets to USD328m

Third tranche of Hedge ETS brings fund assets to USD328m

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:55

New Star Asset Management has announced that following the close of a third public offering, the total size of Hedge ETS, which provides investors with exposure to the RBC Hedge 250 Index, »

GLG Partners to obtain US listing through reverse acquisition

GLG Partners to obtain US listing through reverse acquisition

Tue, 26/06/2007 - 07:00

GLG Partners, Europe's third largest hedge fund manager with more than 40 funds and USD20bn in assets under management, has announced plans to access the US public markets through a revers »

Absolute return funds suffer "absolute washout" in 2006, says S&P

Absolute return funds suffer "absolute washout" in 2006, says S&P

Tue, 26/06/2007 - 06:59

Absolute return funds, retail investment vehicles that take advantage of the European Ucits III funds legislation to use derivatives and other hedge fund-like techniques, suffered an 'abso »

"Hospital insurance for portfolios" - 36 South Black Swan Fund to launch in August

"Hospital insurance for portfolios" - 36 South Black Swan Fund to launch in August

Tue, 26/06/2007 - 06:58

36 South Investment Managers Limited, a 'tail risk' hedge fund manager, is preparing to launch the 36 South Black Swan Fund in August. »

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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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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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