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Hedge strategies post modest gains for June, say index providers

Hedge strategies post modest gains for June, say index providers

Thu, 12/07/2007 - 06:59

Five of the six hedge fund strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fees gains in June, ranging from a high of 70 basis points for equity market neutral to a low of »

US Futures Exchange to offer spot equivalent currency futures and 23-hour markets

US Futures Exchange to offer spot equivalent currency futures and 23-hour markets

Thu, 12/07/2007 - 06:58

The US Futures Exchange has announced plans to list foreign exchange futures contracts, with daily settlements to spot prices, that replicate spot market contracts and trade on a 23-hour b »

Local service provides an entrepreneurial success story

Local service provides an entrepreneurial success story

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 17:24

Capital International is typical of many entrepreneurial firms that have been launched in the Isle of Man in recent years. »

Chicago exchanges expect to complete merger within days

Chicago exchanges expect to complete merger within days

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 07:00

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade are poised to complete a merger that will create the world's largest derivatives exchange after shareholders of the organisat »

ALPS Fund Services to provide administration to ReFlow hedge fund

ALPS Fund Services to provide administration to ReFlow hedge fund

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 06:59

ALPS Fund Services, a provider of outsourced administration services for mutual funds, closed-ended funds, hedge funds and exchange-traded funds, has been appointed to provide hedge fund a »

HF Fund Services opens office in Singapore

HF Fund Services opens office in Singapore

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 06:58

HF Fund Services, a Cayman-based provider of independent directorships to funds established last year by two experienced industry professionals, has opened a second office in Singapore. »

Hedge funds advance in June despite equity market dip, says Hennessee

Hedge funds advance in June despite equity market dip, says Hennessee

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 06:57

Hedge funds gained in average nearly 1 per cent last month despite an equity market dip that saw all three of the best known US stock market indices in decline for the month, according to »

Absolute Capital Management launches real estate business with EUR100m fund acquisition

Absolute Capital Management launches real estate business with EUR100m fund acquisition

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 06:56

Specialist European long/short equity manager Absolute Capital Management has launched a new alternative investment business with the establishment of a property investment division and th »

New US hedge fund launches rebound in 2007, says survey

New US hedge fund launches rebound in 2007, says survey

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 06:56

New hedge fund launches in the United States so far this year are up sharply over the same period in 2006, according to a survey carried out for Absolute Return magazine, which is publishe »

Private funds offer new options to high net worth investors

Private funds offer new options to high net worth investors

Tue, 10/07/2007 - 13:43

With strong growth in the ranks of the wealthy in recent years, high net worth individuals and groups are increasingly willing to invest portions of their liquid assets themselves. »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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