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Hedge fund assets to surpass USD3bn by year end, says Deutsche Bank survey

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 06:00

Hedge funds assets are expected to surpass USD3 trillion by year end 2015, growing a further 7%, according to Deutsche Bank’s 13th annual Alternative Investment Survey. »

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CBOE ADV down 13% in Feb

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 21:00

Average daily volume (ADV) during February for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) was 4.7 million contracts, a decrease of 22 per cent from February 2014 and a decline of 13 per cent from January 2015.  »

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Opus Fund Services voted “Best North American Hedge Fund Administrator”

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 16:30

Opus Fund Services has been voted the Best North American Hedge Fund Administrator by readers of Hedgeweek, one of the hedge fund industry’s leading publications.  »

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Apex acquires Pinnacle Fund Administration

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 16:00

Apex Fund Services has acquired Pinnacle Fund Administration. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Pinnacle operates additional offices in New York and Vancouver. »

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All six MVIS long/short equity indices positive in February

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 15:00

All six of Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) investable Long/Short Equity Indices recorded positive performance in February.  »

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Substance drives up interest in Guernsey

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 14:53

Dominic Wheatley (pictured), Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, explains why issues of substance are driving up interest among fund managers in the potential upside of relocating to Guernsey. »

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RS Investments launches two new long/short alt mutual funds

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 12:00

RS Investments has launched two new long/short alternative mutual funds: the RS Focused Opportunity Fund (RSFOX) and the RS Focused Growth Opportunity Fund (RSFGX). »

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Brown launches trading platform for US corporate bonds

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 11:00

Automated trading specialist Alistair Brown – co-founder of Lime Brokerage – is turning his attention to  fixed income with the launch of OpenBondX, an electronic “all-to-all” trading platform for US corporate bonds.   »

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Prosek Partners named No1 US PR Firm for the hedge fund industry in Hedgeweek Awards

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 10:00

Prosek has been named Best North American Public Relations Company in the annual Hedgeweek Global Awards.  »

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Achieving operational alpha through the investment process

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:00

Innovative technology is all around us, and hedge funds might well question its value as a differentiator in today’s highly competitive market. But that does not mean there is nothing to be gained from keeping pace with change – to the contrary, rather than relying on new developments to make themselves stand out from the crowd, funds could instead use them to develop and refine their infrastructure, thereby adding real value to the investment process. »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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