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Thames River Hedge+ fund to raise GBP100m through C share issue

Thames River Hedge+ fund to raise GBP100m through C share issue

Tue, 26/06/2007 - 06:57

Thames River Capital has announced plans to raise up to GBP100m through an issue of sterling-, euro- and US-dollar denominated shares in the Thames River Hedge+ fund of hedge funds, curren »

London Stock Exchange seals GBP1.1bn merger with Borsa Italiana

London Stock Exchange seals GBP1.1bn merger with Borsa Italiana

Mon, 25/06/2007 - 16:27

The London Stock Exchange, which over the past three years has seen off overtures from OMX, Deutsche Börse and Nasdaq, has joined the consolidation of the global exchange industry wit »

Forsyth Partners agrees new deal in Korea

Forsyth Partners agrees new deal in Korea

Mon, 25/06/2007 - 07:00

Forsyth Partners has agreed a further deal with Korea Development Bank Asset Management involving a USD10.35m direct investment into one of the firm's funds of hedge funds, the Forsyth Alt »

Scotia Capital's prime brokerage business looks to global opportunities

Scotia Capital's prime brokerage business looks to global opportunities

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 07:00

Scotia Capital may be a relative newcomer to the global prime brokerage market, and although the global corporate and investment banking and capital markets arm of the Scotiabank Group pro »

Comment: Timing investments by the fund life cycle

Comment: Timing investments by the fund life cycle

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:59

Shoham Cohen, co-founder of Singapore-based hedge fund service provider ESC Financial Services, says that while many professionals and investors in the industry are aware of the fund life »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Beleaguered Bear Stearns funds face uncertain future

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Beleaguered Bear Stearns funds face uncertain future

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:58

The future of two credit funds run by Bear Stearns remains murky following the reported seizure of USD800m of assets to auction off by lender Merrill Lynch. »

SGAM Alternative Investments launches fund dedicated to art market

SGAM Alternative Investments launches fund dedicated to art market

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:58

SGAM Alternative Investments has launched an investment fund dedicated to the art market that it says is the first investment structure backed by a leading global asset manager to offer in »

Institutional money tops 25 per cent of assets for largest hedge funds, says study

Institutional money tops 25 per cent of assets for largest hedge funds, says study

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:57

Direct investments by endowments, foundations, corporate pension funds and public pension schemes together represent a quarter of the assets of the world's largest hedge funds, up from 22 »

SEC to lift price restrictions on short selling

SEC to lift price restrictions on short selling

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:55

The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted to lift restrictions on short selling that prevented traders selling borrowed stock if prices were declining, but it has strengthened rules »

Hedge funds attract USD100bn in inflows in year to March, says report

Hedge funds attract USD100bn in inflows in year to March, says report

Fri, 22/06/2007 - 06:54

Net inflows into hedge funds totalled USD20.7bn during the first quarter of 2007, and with a performance gain of USD49.9bn resulted in net hedge fund assets totalling an estimated USD1.51t »

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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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