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Hedge funds propose voluntary code to resist pressure for regulation

Hedge funds propose voluntary code to resist pressure for regulation

Wed, 20/06/2007 - 06:57

A group of 13 mostly London-based hedge fund managers has proposed establishing a working group to examine the possibility of a voluntary code of practice for the industry amid calls from »

Stenham Asset Management passes USD2bn in assets

Stenham Asset Management passes USD2bn in assets

Wed, 20/06/2007 - 06:56

Stenham Asset Management, which since 1988 has been constructing diversified hedge fund portfolios via managed accounts and funds of funds with an emphasis on downside protection, has reac »

Augustus Asset Managers names Gary Droscoski to lead US sales drive

Augustus Asset Managers names Gary Droscoski to lead US sales drive

Tue, 19/06/2007 - 07:00

Augustus Asset Managers, the London-based specialist fixed-income and currency asset management firm that won its independence from Julius Baer in January, has appointed Gary Droscoski to »

Reuters launches risk management system tailored for hedge funds

Reuters launches risk management system tailored for hedge funds

Tue, 19/06/2007 - 06:59

Reuters is launching JRisk On Demand, a tailored risk management solution for the hedge fund industry that it says delivers real-time risk management tools directly to the individual manag »

Henderson appoints Hodges to hedge fund sales team

Henderson appoints Hodges to hedge fund sales team

Tue, 19/06/2007 - 06:58

Henderson Global Investors has appointed Jill Hodges, previously director of marketing at MT Thaler Investment Management, as hedge fund sales manager, reporting to director of global hedg »

Managing Partners appoints head of institutional sales

Managing Partners appoints head of institutional sales

Tue, 19/06/2007 - 06:57

Cayman Islands-based fund management group Managing Partners, which specialises in managing portfolios of traded life policies, has appointed Pierre Capitaine as head of institutional sale »

Schroders' NewFinance Capital opens Hong Kong office

Schroders' NewFinance Capital opens Hong Kong office

Tue, 19/06/2007 - 06:56

NewFinance Capital, a London-based fund of hedge funds manager acquired by Schroders last year, has opened a research office in Hong Kong in order to benefit from opportunities in the Asia »

Thames River multi-manager hedge funds top USD1bn

Thames River multi-manager hedge funds top USD1bn

Mon, 18/06/2007 - 08:06

The multi-manager hedge fund division of Thames River has passed the USD1bn mark for assets under management following significant growth over the past four years under the leadership of K »

Rand Merchant Bank selects Advent's Geneva for prime brokerage operation

Rand Merchant Bank selects Advent's Geneva for prime brokerage operation

Mon, 18/06/2007 - 08:05

Rand Merchant Bank, the Johannesburg-based investment bank with operations in the UK, Ireland, Australia and US, has licensed Advent's Geneva investment management and accounting system to »

Man Investments launches second guaranteed futures fund in Hong Kong

Man Investments launches second guaranteed futures fund in Hong Kong

Mon, 18/06/2007 - 08:03

Man Investments has announced plans to launch a second futures and options product authorised by the Hong Kong financial regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission, with a guarantee »

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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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