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EIS launches hybrid fixed income/hedge fund vehicle

EIS launches hybrid fixed income/hedge fund vehicle

Thu, 08/06/2006 - 06:58

Enhanced Investment Strategies LLC, a quantitative investment manager, has launched its new fund, the PNM Capital Preservation Fund. »

Handzy appointed to FMDR Board

Handzy appointed to FMDR Board

Thu, 08/06/2006 - 06:57

The Foundation for Managed Derivatives Research (FMDR) has appointed Damian Handzy to serve on its Board as a director. »

The Bank of New York/Amber Partners Report: Institutional investors must face challenges posed by hedge fund operational risk

The Bank of New York/Amber Partners Report: Institutional investors must face challenges posed by hedge fund operational risk

Wed, 07/06/2006 - 07:01

Institutional investors need to focus more on operational risk processes when choosing hedge fund managers, according to new research. »

Reuters adds 12 currencies to Datascope fixed income evaluated pricing service

Reuters adds 12 currencies to Datascope fixed income evaluated pricing service

Wed, 07/06/2006 - 07:00

Reuters is expanding its DataScope Fixed Income evaluated pricing service to include 12 new currencies from Europe, Africa, Asia and emerging marke »

Survey flags cost-cutting, loosening grip of mainstream consultants

Survey flags cost-cutting, loosening grip of mainstream consultants

Wed, 07/06/2006 - 06:58

UK pension funds are diversifying their sources for selecting investment managers, reducing their dependence on mainstream asset consultants. »

Hilary Till joins EDHEC as a Research Associate

Hilary Till joins EDHEC as a Research Associate

Wed, 07/06/2006 - 06:57

The EDHEC Risk and Asset Management Research Centre has appointed Hilary Till as a Research Associate. »

AIMA warns managers to act on MiFID

AIMA warns managers to act on MiFID

Tue, 06/06/2006 - 07:00

AIMA has issued a warning to hedge fund managers not to drag their feet on implementing the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID). »

Quantifi opens London office, appoints new head of European sales

Quantifi opens London office, appoints new head of European sales

Tue, 06/06/2006 - 06:59

Quantifi, a provider of analytics and risk management solutions to the global credit markets, has opened a new London office. »

GlobeOp's GoMarkets to offer BondVision's platform to hedge fund clients

GlobeOp's GoMarkets to offer BondVision's platform to hedge fund clients

Tue, 06/06/2006 - 06:58

Access to BondVision's electronic trading platform is now available via GoMarkets, GlobeOp's electronic trading connectivity platform for hedge fun »

Belgian pension fund appoints Key to manage its first hedge fund portfolio

Belgian pension fund appoints Key to manage its first hedge fund portfolio

Tue, 06/06/2006 - 06:57

Amonis, Belgium's pension fund for doctors, dentists and pharmacists, has appointed Key Asset Management to manage a USD 44m fund of hedge fund por »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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