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Old Mutual launches Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund

Old Mutual launches Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund

Tue, 22/05/2007 - 06:59

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) has announced the launch next month of the Old Mutual Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund, a specialist fund that will be run by the same team that has managed »

Aima welcomes Financial Stability Forum hedge fund recommendations

Aima welcomes Financial Stability Forum hedge fund recommendations

Tue, 22/05/2007 - 06:58

The Alternative Investment Management Association has warmly welcomed the Financial Stability Forum's report on potential financial system risks relating to hedge funds and its recommendat »

Credit Suisse and SFM launch USD 200m carbon-backed forestry finance facility

Credit Suisse and SFM launch USD 200m carbon-backed forestry finance facility

Mon, 21/05/2007 - 07:00

Sustainable Forestry Management (SFM) Limited and Credit Suisse (CS) have today announced the formation of a new special purpose vehicle, Sustainable Carbon Finance, to provide up to USD 2 »

Deutsche Bank launches index linked to US municipal market

Deutsche Bank launches index linked to US municipal market

Mon, 21/05/2007 - 06:59

Deutsche Bank has launched a new proprietary index, dbMAST, linked to the USD 2 trillion US Municipal Market. »

Forsyth Partners adds share classes to alternative income fund

Forsyth Partners adds share classes to alternative income fund

Mon, 21/05/2007 - 06:58

Forsyth Partners has created two new share classes for the Cayman domiciled Forsyth Alternative Income Fund. »

Securities finance platform sees record usage

Securities finance platform sees record usage

Mon, 21/05/2007 - 06:57

New York-based EquiLend has reported record growth in trade volumes, resulting from a first quarter during which transaction value and operations services usage increased due to firms leve »

Context Capital Management and TQA Investors join forces to form billion-dollar hedge fund

Context Capital Management and TQA Investors join forces to form billion-dollar hedge fund

Fri, 18/05/2007 - 07:01

The US-based investment firms Context Capital Management, LLC and TQA Investors, LLC are combining to form Context/TQA Advisors. »

Hedge fund IPOs offer benefits, but challenges loom

Hedge fund IPOs offer benefits, but challenges loom

Fri, 18/05/2007 - 07:00

Ernst & Young's Michael DeStefano and Karen Vejseli outline the benefits and challenges of listing hedge funds in the US market. »

Deutsche Bank creates European-focused prime finance sales team

Deutsche Bank creates European-focused prime finance sales team

Fri, 18/05/2007 - 06:59

Deutsche Bank is continuing to expand its Global Prime Finance franchise with the creation of a European-focused team to concentrate on marketing prime brokerage, synthetic finance and sec »

Global launches Islamic fund of funds investing in local plus international funds

Global launches Islamic fund of funds investing in local plus international funds

Fri, 18/05/2007 - 06:58

Kuwait-based Global Investment House has launched the Global Islamic Fund of Funds, an open-ended fund of funds investing in local and international Shari'a compliant funds, including hedg »

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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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