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Fri, 15/06/2007 - 06:50

Steven Wignall has joined the Hedgemedia team to develop and extend a series of online community forums across Hedgemedia's suite of alternative asset websites. »

Pamplona Capital Management launches global emerging markets fund

Pamplona Capital Management launches global emerging markets fund

Thu, 14/06/2007 - 07:00

Pamplona Capital Management has launched a global emerging markets fund, the Pamplona GEM Hedge Fund, which will adopt primarily a long/short equity investment strategy, investing in Centr »

Asset Alliance launches multi-strategy futures fund of funds

Asset Alliance launches multi-strategy futures fund of funds

Thu, 14/06/2007 - 06:59

New York-based Asset Alliance has announced the launch of an SEC-registered managed futures fund of funds, the BTOP50 Managed Futures Fund, based on the industry benchmark Barclay CTA Inde »

LME unveils regional steel billet futures contracts

LME unveils regional steel billet futures contracts

Thu, 14/06/2007 - 06:58

The London Metal Exchange has confirmed that it will commence futures trading in steel billet in April next year and will offer two regional contracts, one for the Near East and one for th »

Morgan Stanley's McVey joins Fortress Investment Group

Morgan Stanley's McVey joins Fortress Investment Group

Thu, 14/06/2007 - 06:57

Henry H McVey has left Morgan Stanley, where he was a managing director and chief US investment strategist, to join Fortress Investment Group, where he will be based in the New York office »

Morgan Stanley's McVey joins Fortress Investment Group

Morgan Stanley's McVey joins Fortress Investment Group

Thu, 14/06/2007 - 06:57

Henry H McVey has left Morgan Stanley, where he was a managing director and chief US investment strategist, to join Fortress Investment Group, where he will be based in the New York office »

SGAM Alternative Investments offers retail access to hedge fund specialists

SGAM Alternative Investments offers retail access to hedge fund specialists

Wed, 13/06/2007 - 07:00

SGAM Alternative Investments has received authorisation in France, Italy, Portugal, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom, Austria and Germany for SGAM AI Equity Fund, a Ucits III Sic »

Scipion Capital unveils all-Africa hedge fund and index tracker share class

Scipion Capital unveils all-Africa hedge fund and index tracker share class

Wed, 13/06/2007 - 06:59

Fund manager Scipion Capital has announced the launch next month of what is billed as the first pan-African hedge fund, established in response to rising confidence and investor interest i »

New PerTrac product targets funds of funds and institutional portfolios

New PerTrac product targets funds of funds and institutional portfolios

Tue, 12/06/2007 - 07:00

PerTrac Financial Solutions is rolling out the beta release of its latest product, PerTrac Portfolio Manager, a software application designed to help funds of funds and institutional inves »

New PerTrac product targets funds of funds and institutional portfolios

New PerTrac product targets funds of funds and institutional portfolios

Tue, 12/06/2007 - 07:00

PerTrac Financial Solutions is rolling out the beta release of its latest product, PerTrac Portfolio Manager, a software application designed to help funds of funds and institutional inves »

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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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