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Hedge funds returns strongest in a year, says Greenwich

Hedge funds returns strongest in a year, says Greenwich

Wed, 30/05/2007 - 14:35

The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index returned 2.04 per cent in April, the highest average monthly return for the industry since January 2006, but the index nevertheless trailed US, global »

Integrated Asset Management raises GBP10.8m through share placement

Integrated Asset Management raises GBP10.8m through share placement

Wed, 30/05/2007 - 14:34

Alternative investment group Integrated Asset Management, which has around USD1.5bn in assets under management and advice, has raised some GBP10.8m through a placing at 135p per share in o »

CFTC grants relief to NYMEX for DME clearing contracts

CFTC grants relief to NYMEX for DME clearing contracts

Tue, 29/05/2007 - 07:00

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued an order under Section 4d of the Commodity Exchange Act allowing the New York Mercantile Exchange and registered futures commission merc »

ITG partners with Cogent

ITG partners with Cogent

Tue, 29/05/2007 - 06:58

Investment Technology Group, Inc and Cogent Consulting LLC have formed a partnership that provides ITG's clients with access to Cogent's industry leading suite of broker review and commiss »

New Star re-opens access to hedge fund index

New Star re-opens access to hedge fund index

Tue, 29/05/2007 - 06:57

New Star Asset Management is making a third offering of Hedge ETS, a London-listed daily tradable security. »

Old Mutual launches global stat arb fund

Old Mutual launches global stat arb fund

Tue, 29/05/2007 - 06:56

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) (OMAM) has announced the launch of the Old Mutual Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund, a specialist fund which leverages OMAM's statistical arbitrage capabilit »

Save the date for QWAFAFEW AND PRMIA joint meeting

Save the date for QWAFAFEW AND PRMIA joint meeting

Tue, 29/05/2007 - 06:55

The 42nd meeting of Chicago QWAFAFEW (Quantitative Work Alliance for Applied Finance, Education & Wisdom) will be held on Thursday, 14 June from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. »

USFEB to offer futures contracts on Morningstar stock indices

USFEB to offer futures contracts on Morningstar stock indices

Tue, 29/05/2007 - 06:54

The US Futures Exchange has announced an agreement with independent investment research provider Morningstar to offer futures contracts on Morningstar's 15 style- and capitalisation-based »

Canadian managers strive to repair hedge funds' reputation

Canadian managers strive to repair hedge funds' reputation

Mon, 28/05/2007 - 12:07

Large-scale institutional allocations to Canadian hedge funds have been hard to come by. Many managers spent most of last year pitching, only to come up short. »

Assisting the transition to alternative strategies

Assisting the transition to alternative strategies

Mon, 28/05/2007 - 12:03

The Canadian hedge fund marketplace has been growing vigorously over the past couple of  years, keeping pace with international trends. »

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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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