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Baring increases absolute return focus

Baring increases absolute return focus

Wed, 04/10/2006 - 07:00

The new manager of the USD 263m Baring Global Resources Fund, Jonathan Blake, is making changes to the way the fund is run by giving it an increased focus on absolute return. »

RMF launches first collateralized CFO

RMF launches first collateralized CFO

Wed, 04/10/2006 - 07:00

RMF Investment Management has completed a EUR 235 million collateralized fund obligation (CFO) that offers efficient leveraged access to the RMF Four Seasons fund of hedge funds portfolio. »

Devitt launches Clontarf Capital in London

Devitt launches Clontarf Capital in London

Wed, 04/10/2006 - 06:59

Aoifinn Devitt, who spent four years heading up the European hedge fund practice at Cambridge Associates, has left to establish Clontarf Capital. »

Fulcrum Limited opens Cayman office

Fulcrum Limited opens Cayman office

Wed, 04/10/2006 - 06:59

Alternative asset administrator Fulcrum Limited opened a Cayman Island branch this month headed by Steven Slessor, CA.  »

Pamplona Capital Management launches emerging market FoHF

Pamplona Capital Management launches emerging market FoHF

Wed, 04/10/2006 - 06:58

London-based Pamplona Capital Management LLP has launched an emerging market fund of hedge funds. »

Eurostoxx Index fails to hold above spring highs

Eurostoxx Index fails to hold above spring highs

Tue, 03/10/2006 - 20:25

EuroStoxx 50 continues to unwind for a second day, after failing to hold above its spring resistance level, near 3900. »

Mercer expands research into alternative investments

Mercer expands research into alternative investments

Tue, 03/10/2006 - 07:00

Mercer Investment Consulting is to expand its research to give clients access to in-depth analysis of a broader and more diverse range of alternative products. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Kevin Shames, Director, Alpha Asset Management (South Africa) and Fund Manager, Alpha Opportunistic Fund

The Hedgeweek Interview: Kevin Shames, Director, Alpha Asset Management (South Africa) and Fund Manager, Alpha Opportunistic Fund

Tue, 03/10/2006 - 06:59

Kevin Shames highlights the investment process and thinking that differentiates the Alpha Opportunistic Fund, which provides investors with a full currency hedged entry into South African »

APFC Board hires absolute return managers, adopts allocation

APFC Board hires absolute return managers, adopts allocation

Tue, 03/10/2006 - 06:58

The Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Board of Trustees has hired two new absolute return managers, updating the fund's real estate investment policy and adding a global allocation to its »

Comment: The long and short of hedge funds: By Philip Saunders, Max King and Dr. Terence Moll at Investec Asset Management

Comment: The long and short of hedge funds: By Philip Saunders, Max King and Dr. Terence Moll at Investec Asset Management

Tue, 03/10/2006 - 06:57

Following the Amaranth debacle, the Global Multi-Asset team at Investec Asset Management examine the pros and cons of investing in hedge funds. »

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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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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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