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MAXAM and Eurekahedge launch three investable hedge fund indices

MAXAM and Eurekahedge launch three investable hedge fund indices

Tue, 22/11/2005 - 06:07

US investment advisor MAXAM Capital Management is to launch three investable hedge fund indices in conjunction with research firm Eurekahedge. MaxEureka Asia, MaxEu »

Putting right the misconceptions about Jersey

Putting right the misconceptions about Jersey

Tue, 22/11/2005 - 06:07

Ernst & Young's Andrew Dann examines the factors that make Jersey an attractive relocation prospect for UK-based hedge fund managers. The launch last year of th »

Volatility as a separate asset class

Volatility as a separate asset class

Mon, 21/11/2005 - 06:17

Three new volatility futures launched by Eurex on 19 September 2005 make volatility tradable as a separate asset class. »

Barclays and Fortune offer retail hedge fund product

Barclays and Fortune offer retail hedge fund product

Mon, 21/11/2005 - 06:13

London-based Fortune Asset Management is to offer a GBP 7,000 minimum investment Barclays Bank hedge fund plan aimed at UK retail investors. The Barclays Market Wiz »

Fortis to acquire O'Connor & Co

Fortis to acquire O'Connor & Co

Mon, 21/11/2005 - 06:11

Fortis is to acquire Chicago-based O'Connor & Company, a specialist in clearing services on US equity, futures and options markets. Fortis will combine its existing »

Latin American hedge fund managers spread their wings

Latin American hedge fund managers spread their wings

Mon, 21/11/2005 - 06:11

A new focus on Latin American alternative assets among foreign investors starved of substantial returns at home is coinciding with the emergence of a new breed of managers in the region whose skill »

Spain relaxes new rules for alternative investments

Spain relaxes new rules for alternative investments

Fri, 18/11/2005 - 06:17

Jesus Mardomingo and Jorge Canta of Madrid-based law firm Cuatrecasas outline Spain's new legal framework for collective investments. Following a process taking mor »

Second hedge fund joins SEB's Master Hedge KAG

Second hedge fund joins SEB's Master Hedge KAG

Fri, 18/11/2005 - 06:13

SEB AG has added a second single hedge fund to its Master Hedge KAG platform in Germany. The TOMAC Global Hedge MH from investment manager Heyden & Steindl GmbH jo »

EDHEC and EuroPerformance publish Alpha League Table

EDHEC and EuroPerformance publish Alpha League Table

Fri, 18/11/2005 - 06:11

EDHEC and EuroPerformance have published the Alpha League Table -- the first rankings of European asset management firms' capacity to deliver alpha. The rankings pr »

Panel to discuss Chicago's money management industry in December

Panel to discuss Chicago's money management industry in December

Fri, 18/11/2005 - 06:03

A panel of financial experts will showcase Chicago-based experts on equities, fixed income, hedge funds, credit derivatives, commodities, and the job market. The 32 »

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Read how prime brokers of all shapes and sizes are becoming both operational and balance sheet-efficient, and broadening out their product suites for hedge fund managers... »

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Lyxor Asset Management - Why trend-following strategies are back on track

This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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