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Fortune launches South African hedge fund of funds for international investors

Fortune launches South African hedge fund of funds for international investors

Wed, 22/02/2006 - 06:59

Fortune is making the Mayibentsha Opportunities Fund available to overseas investors through a Cayman Islands-registered entity, Fortune Fu »

Russell's Amsterdam office announces new hires and multiple mandate wins

Russell's Amsterdam office announces new hires and multiple mandate wins

Wed, 22/02/2006 - 06:58

Russell Investment Group (Russell) has appointed two new associates to its Amsterdam office, directors Michiel Faber and Henk Radder. »

The case for the Omega function

The case for the Omega function

Wed, 22/02/2006 - 06:29

The Omega function and associated metrics offer a solution to the limitations of parametric approaches to investment performance app »

Volatility Futures: Developments in the EU regulatory environment and adjustment to Eurex product parameters

Volatility Futures: Developments in the EU regulatory environment and adjustment to Eurex product parameters

Tue, 21/02/2006 - 07:00

Eurex has revised its trading parameters for volatility futures in response to the CESR's final advice on the inclusion of index-based deri »

Baring EMEA Absolute Return Fund on track for 20%+ returns

Baring EMEA Absolute Return Fund on track for 20%+ returns

Tue, 21/02/2006 - 06:59

The Baring EMEA Absolute Return Fund is on track towards delivering target net returns in the region of 20%+ per year, with annualised v »

MAREX joins forces with FXall for FX trading services

MAREX joins forces with FXall for FX trading services

Tue, 21/02/2006 - 06:58

Independent brokerage company MAREX Financial has selected Fxall to provide foreign exchange liquidity and trading ser »

Guernsey funds under management reach GBP 100 billion

Guernsey funds under management reach GBP 100 billion

Tue, 21/02/2006 - 06:57

Funds under management and administration in Guernsey grew by GBP 8.3 billion (9.1%) over the quarter ended 31 December 2005 to reach a »

Sharper Risk Adjusted Performance Measures (RAPMs): From Omega to AIRAP

Sharper Risk Adjusted Performance Measures (RAPMs): From Omega to AIRAP

Tue, 21/02/2006 - 06:17

Two measures that address weaknesses of the Sharpe ratio are the Omega measure and Alternative Investments Risk Adjusted Performance »

Home mortgage market tops agenda at annual ABS West

Home mortgage market tops agenda at annual ABS West

Mon, 20/02/2006 - 07:00

Could a potential softening of US home price appreciation affect the issuance and performance of the huge asset-backed credit sector? »

Merriman Curhan Ford & Co appoints heads of new Capital Access Group

Merriman Curhan Ford & Co appoints heads of new Capital Access Group

Mon, 20/02/2006 - 06:59

Securities broker-dealer and investment bank Merriman Curhan Ford has hired Michael Fitzsimmons and David Schane to lead its new Capital »

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In an excerpt from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, exclusive Preqin survey results reveal that while industry performance has been poor, investors remain committed to the asset class. ... »

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Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

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In an excerpt from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, the spotlight is on investors’ attitudes towards alternative private real estate exposure.  ... »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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