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Taking the fund administration sector to a new level

Taking the fund administration sector to a new level

Wed, 06/06/2007 - 06:45

The acquisition by Fortis Prime Fund Solutions last year of Hedge Fund Services, the leading hedge fund administrator in the British Virgin Islands, has provided the islands' fund services industry »

Time to move on? Post your CVs on hedgemedia.com

Time to move on? Post your CVs on hedgemedia.com

Wed, 06/06/2007 - 06:45

Hedgemedia.com has launched the world's largest portal for jobs in the alternative investments sector - hedge funds, private equity funds and real estate funds - at »

Hedge fund boom helps Citco Bank reach USD250bn in custody assets

Hedge fund boom helps Citco Bank reach USD250bn in custody assets

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 07:00

Citco Bank, the global leader in custody and fund trading for mutual and hedge funds, has topped the USD250bn mark for assets under custody, a business that was founded in 1994 and now emp »

Cumulus appoints director of meteorology and climate research

Cumulus appoints director of meteorology and climate research

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:59

PCE Investors has appointed Dr Warwick Norton as director of meteorology and climate research to work on the Cumulus Weather and Cumulus Energy funds, which apply weather derivatives exper »

Group G Capital Partners appoints head of marketing

Group G Capital Partners appoints head of marketing

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:58

Group G Capital Partners, a New York-based investment manager specialising in alternative investment strategies, has appointed Alyson Gardner Kiesel as director of marketing and strategic »

US Futures Exchange to list credit derivative futures on Federal Agency debt

US Futures Exchange to list credit derivative futures on Federal Agency debt

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:57

The US Futures Exchange has announced plans to list the first credit derivative futures on Federal Agency debentures, beginning with a government tranche of the CDX index including credit »

Eurex trading reaches 156 million contracts in May

Eurex trading reaches 156 million contracts in May

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:56

The international derivatives exchange Eurex has reported that trading volumes last month totalled 156 million contracts, down from 174 million in the same month of 2006, but total trading »

Event-driven top-performing sector over the past 12 months, says Credit Suisse/Tremont

Event-driven top-performing sector over the past 12 months, says Credit Suisse/Tremont

Tue, 05/06/2007 - 06:55

The event-driven hedge fund strategy, which includes the distressed, multi-strategy and risk arbitrage sub-sectors, was the top performing sector over the past 12 months with an average re »

The fund industry that came in from the cold

The fund industry that came in from the cold

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 09:36

Long overshadowed by the sheer scale of the islands' corporate domicile and administration business, the funds industry in the British Virgin Islands -  mostly consisting of hedge funds, along »

The BVI raises its international profile

The BVI raises its international profile

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 08:57

The success of the British Virgin Islands hedge fund industry in recent years can be measured by the fact that it has now overtaken Bermuda to become the world's second largest offshore domicile fo »

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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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