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FXMarketSpace launches first centrally-cleared foreign exchange platform

FXMarketSpace launches first centrally-cleared foreign exchange platform

Mon, 02/04/2007 - 07:00

FXMarketSpace, the world's first centrally-cleared, global foreign exchange platform for the over-the-counter market, is fully operational and open for trading, less than 11 months after R »

Morley launches UK Equity Long/Short hedge fund

Morley launches UK Equity Long/Short hedge fund

Mon, 02/04/2007 - 06:59

Morley has launched the UK Equity Long/Short hedge fund, which aims to deliver absolute returns to investors with significantly lower volatility than the FTSE All Share Index, to be manage »

Mcube unveils AlphaExchange alliance with Japan's Bridge Capital Securities

Mcube unveils AlphaExchange alliance with Japan's Bridge Capital Securities

Mon, 02/04/2007 - 06:58

Mcube Investment Technologies has launched an alliance with Tokyo-based Bridge Capital Securities, a securities investment firm that provides investment solutions for asset managers and in »

Pace of hedge fund launches and liquidations slowed in 2006, says HFR

Pace of hedge fund launches and liquidations slowed in 2006, says HFR

Fri, 30/03/2007 - 07:01

The global hedge fund industry saw a drop in both launches and liquidations last year compared with the record-setting pace of 2005, according to Hedge Fund Research, a leading provider of »

Comment: Energy and commodity investing - risk is pervasive and growing

Comment: Energy and commodity investing - risk is pervasive and growing

Fri, 30/03/2007 - 07:00

Gary M Vasey, vice-president for Europe at UtiliPoint International, argues that investors are rushing into the energy sector with little or no knowledge of its specific attributes and ris »

Integrated Asset Management names Peter Rose as chief investment officer

Integrated Asset Management names Peter Rose as chief investment officer

Fri, 30/03/2007 - 06:59

AIM-listed alternative investment group Integrated Asset Management has appointed Peter Rose as chief investment officer of its fund management division, Integrated Alternative Investments »

Comment: Market complacency - the risk of inaction

Comment: Market complacency - the risk of inaction

Fri, 30/03/2007 - 06:58

Kostas Iordanidis, co-chief investment officer at USD5.4bn fund of hedge funds manager Olympia Capital Management, argues that the current level of complacency in financial markets is sign »

Ogier advises on first Guernsey registered fund

Ogier advises on first Guernsey registered fund

Fri, 30/03/2007 - 06:57

Guernsey lawyers from the international legal and financial services group Ogier have advised Gottex Fund Management on the London Stock Exchange listing of the first fund to take advantag »

Affluent investors fail to understand hedge funds, says survey

Affluent investors fail to understand hedge funds, says survey

Fri, 30/03/2007 - 06:56

Hedge funds and other alternative investments remain little understood by affluent investors in the US, according to a new report from Spectrem Group, a Chicago-based consultancy firm spec »

SG Securities Services launches middle-office service for complex derivative products

SG Securities Services launches middle-office service for complex derivative products

Fri, 30/03/2007 - 06:56

Following its commercialisation of pricing services, performance attribution and risk calculation for complex derivative products, Société Générale Securities S »

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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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North America

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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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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