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Deutsche hire to launch hedge fund consulting business

Deutsche hire to launch hedge fund consulting business

Thu, 28/06/2007 - 07:55

John Budzyna has joined Deutsche Bank Securities, the investment banking and securities arm of Deutsche Bank in the US, as a managing director within the global prime finance business, wit »

GLG agrees to pay USD3.2m to settle SEC short-selling charges

GLG agrees to pay USD3.2m to settle SEC short-selling charges

Thu, 28/06/2007 - 07:54

London-based hedge fund manager GLG Partners, which has just announced plans to obtain a US stock market listing through a reverse takeover, has agreed to pay more than USD3.2bn to settle »

HFR launches diversity index to measure progress of women and minorities

HFR launches diversity index to measure progress of women and minorities

Thu, 28/06/2007 - 07:52

Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research has launched the HFRX Diversity Index, a benchmark designed to reflect the performance of the segment of the US hedge fund management industry owned by wo »

HSBC Investments launches two emerging market debt funds

HSBC Investments launches two emerging market debt funds

Thu, 28/06/2007 - 07:51

HSBC Investments is launching two new emerging market debt funds, HSBC Global Emerging Markets Local Debt Fund and HSBC New World Income, which the firm says will be among the first of the »

AIG Global Investment Group hires head of alternative investments in Japan

AIG Global Investment Group hires head of alternative investments in Japan

Thu, 28/06/2007 - 07:00

AIG Global Investment Group has appointed Stewart Homler as managing director for alternative investments in Japan, in which capacity he will oversee a wide range of alternative investment »

Mauritius investment frees up Standard Bank's Jersey staff for alternatives administration

Mauritius investment frees up Standard Bank's Jersey staff for alternatives administration

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 07:00

Standard Bank is making significant investments in its infrastructure to enable it to further expand its funds services both in Jersey and Mauritius, following the bank's announcement earl »

Halbis appoints new head of trade execution

Halbis appoints new head of trade execution

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:59

Halbis, the active asset management specialist of the HSBC Group, has appointed Tarne Bevan as head of trade execution, responsible for enhancing performance by better integrating trading »

Nexum appoints Citi for all-in-one service of Luxembourg-domiciled hedge fund

Nexum appoints Citi for all-in-one service of Luxembourg-domiciled hedge fund

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:58

Citi has been appointed by Nexum to service its Luxembourg-domiciled hedge fund, acting as fund administrator, transfer agent and custodian, and providing prime brokerage services and comp »

Eurex launches derivatives on three further Stoxx indices

Eurex launches derivatives on three further Stoxx indices

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:57

International derivatives exchange Eurex will expand its product range in the area of equity index derivatives with the launch of futures and options on the DJ Euro Stoxx Select Dividend30 »

BlackRock to acquire USD1.7bn fund of funds business from Quellos Group

BlackRock to acquire USD1.7bn fund of funds business from Quellos Group

Wed, 27/06/2007 - 06:56

US asset manager BlackRock, which earlier this month announced plans to invest in alternative managers, has agreed to acquire the fund of funds business of Quellos Group for up to USD1.7bn »

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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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