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MPC Investors strengthens Samsara team with analyst appointments

MPC Investors strengthens Samsara team with analyst appointments

Wed, 04/07/2007 - 06:56

MPC Investors has appointed Steven Robertson and Eng Li Yap as equity analysts to support Ajay Gambhir, who joined the firm in May from JPMorgan Asset Management to launch MPC Samsara, a E »

Bank of New York and Mellon complete USD50bn merger

Bank of New York and Mellon complete USD50bn merger

Tue, 03/07/2007 - 07:50

Bank of New York and Mellon Financial Corporation have completed their merger to create the Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, which has annual revenues of around USD13bn and pro-forma m »

Augustus Asset Managers launches first pure currency product

Augustus Asset Managers launches first pure currency product

Tue, 03/07/2007 - 07:48

Augustus Asset Managers, the London-based fixed-income manager formerly known as Julius Baer Investments, is drawing on its experience in the currency markets since 1983 to launch its firs »

F&C launches fund raising for foreign exchange volatility hedge fund

F&C launches fund raising for foreign exchange volatility hedge fund

Tue, 03/07/2007 - 07:47

F&C Alternative Investments has launched fund raising for its F&C Garnet Fund, a hedge fund that aims to achieve absolute returns by investing and trading in the foreign exchange v »

One in three funds trading illiquid securities smoothes returns, says Riskdata

One in three funds trading illiquid securities smoothes returns, says Riskdata

Tue, 03/07/2007 - 07:46

At least 30 per cent of hedge funds trading illiquid strategies are smoothing returns, according to research into the behaviour of more than 1,000 hedge funds conducted by Riskdata, a prov »

Jupiter opens Asia Pacific hedge fund to external investors

Jupiter opens Asia Pacific hedge fund to external investors

Mon, 02/07/2007 - 08:57

The USD25m long/short Jupiter Asia Pacific Fund managed by Philip Ehrmann, which has been incubated since last December, initially as a paper portfolio and since April with internal seed m »

US Futures Exchange launches renewable energy futures with wind power

US Futures Exchange launches renewable energy futures with wind power

Mon, 02/07/2007 - 08:57

The Chicago-based US Futures Exchange has announced plans to list futures contracts on Nordix Financial Wind Indexes, created by Weather Bid, that measure deviations from average wind spee »

Private equity firm takes strategic stake in hedge fund manager

Private equity firm takes strategic stake in hedge fund manager

Mon, 02/07/2007 - 08:55

Proctor Investment Managers, a private equity investor that specialises in providing capital, marketing and management solutions to investment management firms, has established a strategic »

3i invests USD57m in hedge fund administrator Fulcrum

3i invests USD57m in hedge fund administrator Fulcrum

Mon, 02/07/2007 - 08:54

3i Growth Capital has announced a USD57m investment in Fulcrum, a hedge fund administrator with headquarters in Bermuda and offices in New York, London, Bermuda, Canada, the Cayman Islands »

Cantor Fitzgerald launches GoldRock Asset Management

Cantor Fitzgerald launches GoldRock Asset Management

Fri, 29/06/2007 - 07:00

Cantor Fitzgerald has announced the launch in early July of GoldRock Asset Management, a new alternative investment management company formed out of Cantor's integration of Zenith Asset Ma »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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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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