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Lock up the front door: cybersecurity perspectives of FoHF managers

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 10:43

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  »

announcement

Alternative investments diversify portfolios but some Advisors still wary, says Pershing study

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 09:00

The majority of advisors intend to continue recommending alternative investments over the next year, yet believe the asset class has underperformed since the economic crisis, according to a new survey from Pershing.  »

announcement

Global macro and event driven managers led the hedge fund pack in May, says GAM

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 06:00

May proved a choppy month across asset classes with investor attention focused on issues such as US growth concerns and the Greek solvency question.  »

liquidity

Balter Liquid Alternatives launches discretionary global macro offering

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 06:00

Balter Liquid Alternatives, a subsidiary of Balter Capital Management, has launched the Balter Discretionary Global Macro Fund, which is sub-advised by Willowbridge Associates Inc.   »

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Lyxor launches Corsair, first daily fund on alternative UCITS platform

Thu, 04/06/2015 - 21:00

Lyxor Asset Management has partnered with Corsair Capital Management to launch the Lyxor/Corsair Capital Fund a new UCITS-compliant US long/short equity strategy, and the first fund with daily liquidity within Lyxor’s  Alternative UCITS offering.  »

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Adrian Chopin to join Orchard Global Asset Management as portfolio advisor

Thu, 04/06/2015 - 17:30

Orchard Global Asset Management has appointed Adrian Chopin as a portfolio advisor with responsibility for building a new business line in law firm and litigation funding, while also assisting the development of OGAM's existing structured credit platforms.  »

announcement

Marco Polo New World launches direct FX markets access

Thu, 04/06/2015 - 16:00

Marco Polo New World has launched MPFX, a new platform providing access to FX liquidity from both bank and non-bank sources. »

Asia Pacific

ITG launches new hedge fund solution in Asia Pacific

Thu, 04/06/2015 - 14:00

Execution broker and research provider ITG has launched a new hedge fund platform for Asia Pacific providing integrated execution, order and position management tools designed to improve operational efficiency and costs for hedge funds.  »

Asset allocation

Alternative assets in an investor’s portfolio

Thu, 04/06/2015 - 13:04

In this extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Network Global Alternatives Report, we draw upon the latest data and investor interviews to explore the importance of alternative assets in an investor’s portfolio. »

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Gravitas strengthens executive team with two hires

Thu, 04/06/2015 - 13:00

Gravitas is strengthening its executive team by appointing Dante DeWitt as Managing Director, Global Technology, and Andrew Dinsmore as Chief Financial Officer.  »

features
Article
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.  ... »

Special report
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... »

Article
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. ... »

Special report
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... »

Special report
Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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