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Merrill Lynch closes investment in offshore research provider

Merrill Lynch closes investment in offshore research provider

Mon, 18/06/2007 - 08:02

Merrill Lynch has made an USD11m investment in Copal Partners, a provider of financial services analytics and research to investment banks, hedge funds and private equity funds, joining as »

Hong Kong announces easier licensing process to lure hedge fund managers

Hong Kong announces easier licensing process to lure hedge fund managers

Fri, 15/06/2007 - 07:00

The Hong Kong financial regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission, has announced immediate changes to its licensing procedures for fund managers serving sophisticated investors in a »

Permal proposed to replace FRM as adviser to Dexion Trading

Permal proposed to replace FRM as adviser to Dexion Trading

Fri, 15/06/2007 - 06:59

The board of London-listed hedge fund Dexion Trading is to place before the fund's shareholders a proposal that its sub-manager, FRM Investment Management, should be replaced by Legg Mason »

Hedgemedia's Weekly AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Share floats are the flavor of the month among alternative investment managers

Hedgemedia's Weekly AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Share floats are the flavor of the month among alternative investment managers

Fri, 15/06/2007 - 06:58

This week, combative activist hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb of New York outfit Third Point announced plans to list his successful event-driven fund on the London Stock Exchange. »

Managers' ingenuity driving alternative investment consulting, says Citisoft

Managers' ingenuity driving alternative investment consulting, says Citisoft

Fri, 15/06/2007 - 06:57

Citisoft, the London-based specialist investment management consulting firm, has launched its 15th systems evaluation and selection programme on behalf of onshore and offshore alternative »

Maples and Calder boosts London presence with new associates

Maples and Calder boosts London presence with new associates

Fri, 15/06/2007 - 06:56

Leading offshore law firm Maples and Calder has appointed six new associates across its key practice areas, promoted finance and capital markets specialist Stacey Overholt to the partnersh »

Tiedemann Investment Group spins off back-office accounting software specialist

Tiedemann Investment Group spins off back-office accounting software specialist

Fri, 15/06/2007 - 06:55

New York-based alternative investment manager Tiedemann Investment Group has launched TKS Solutions as an independent software firm delivering a comprehensive back-office accounting soluti »

Investment Technology Group to acquire RedSky Financial

Investment Technology Group to acquire RedSky Financial

Fri, 15/06/2007 - 06:54

New York-based Investment Technology Group, a provider of technology-based trading services and transaction research, has agreed to acquire privately-held RedSky Financial, a Chicago-based »

Eurex Clearing encourages algorithmic trading with lower clearing fees

Eurex Clearing encourages algorithmic trading with lower clearing fees

Fri, 15/06/2007 - 06:53

Eurex Clearing is to lower the fixed clearing fees for equity transactions on Xetra and the floor of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange with effect from July 1, with the fixed clearing fee for X »

Alternatives specialist launches foreign exchange service

Alternatives specialist launches foreign exchange service

Fri, 15/06/2007 - 06:52

Voltrex, the FSA-regulated alternative investment and brokerage services specialist, has launched a complete foreign exchange service to meet the needs of financial institutions, corporate »

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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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