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VinaCapital launches new Vietnam infrastructure investment fund

VinaCapital launches new Vietnam infrastructure investment fund

Wed, 02/05/2007 - 07:00

VinaCapital is launching a new fund, Vietnam Infrastructure Limited (VIL), dedicated to investment in Vietnam's rapidly growing infrastructure sector. »

Pemba raises EUR 558.6 million with fifth CDO

Pemba raises EUR 558.6 million with fifth CDO

Wed, 02/05/2007 - 06:59

Pemba Credit Advisers has closed its fifth collateralised debt obligation (CDO), the first since it was established as a single manager of Man Investments. »

Hedge funds see carbon opportunities

Hedge funds see carbon opportunities

Wed, 02/05/2007 - 06:58

Rapidly developing carbon trading markets are creating a range of promising opportunities for hedge funds to participate in this new sector, says a report from Man Investments. »

MD Sass boosts portfolio management team

MD Sass boosts portfolio management team

Wed, 02/05/2007 - 06:57

New York-based investment management firm MD Sass has added two new senior portfolio managers. »

Fortis delivers natural gas in UK market for the first time

Fortis delivers natural gas in UK market for the first time

Wed, 02/05/2007 - 06:56

Fortis Global Markets has started to 'deliver' natural gas just over six months after its Energy & Environmental markets team obtained a gas shipper's licence from UK regulator OFGEM i »

Mittal family trusts increase stake in RAB Capital

Mittal family trusts increase stake in RAB Capital

Wed, 02/05/2007 - 06:55

Steel magnate Laksmi Mittal's family trusts are exercising an option to acquire 10 million RAB Capital plc shares, taking their holdings in the quoted hedge funds company to just under 10 »

Eurex and ISE to create largest transatlantic derivatives marketplace

Eurex and ISE to create largest transatlantic derivatives marketplace

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 09:57

Eurex and International Securities Exchange (ISE) have signed a definitive agreement under which Eurex will acquire ISE for approximately USD 2.8 billion in cash, or USD 67.50 per share. »

ABN AMRO expands commodity ETF offering on Xetra

ABN AMRO expands commodity ETF offering on Xetra

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 07:00

Deutsche Börse is further expanding its XTF segment for exchange-traded index funds (ETFs) on the pan-European Xetra trading platform with the inclusion of three new funds issued by M »

New investment scheme rules aim to boost Bahrain fund business

New investment scheme rules aim to boost Bahrain fund business

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 07:00

New collective investment scheme rules introduced by the Central Bank of Bahrain are set to give a major boost to the Gulf emirate's leading role in the regional funds industry, according »

CACEIS Fastnet is certified SAS 70

CACEIS Fastnet is certified SAS 70

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 06:59

CACEIS Fastnet has performed a SAS 70 certification Type I for its fund administration services in Paris. »

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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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