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New RMF European collateralised debt obligation raises EUR 444 million

New RMF European collateralised debt obligation raises EUR 444 million

Thu, 25/05/2006 - 07:00

RMF, a core investment manager of Man Investments, has closed its fourth collateralised debt obligation ('CDO') fund at EUR 444 million. »

Major FX banks join Reuters platform

Major FX banks join Reuters platform

Thu, 25/05/2006 - 06:59

Deutsche Bank, Dexia, HSBC and Société Générale are the latest banks to go live on Reuters Trading for Foreign Exchange »

Global cross-border investment losses hit USD 10.5 billion

Global cross-border investment losses hit USD 10.5 billion

Thu, 25/05/2006 - 06:58

Some USD 10.5 billion  (EUR 8.5bn) of global investors' rightful returns from foreign shares and bonds were wasted in the latest financial yea »

Comment: US stocks have a tough time on the back of inflation fears

Comment: US stocks have a tough time on the back of inflation fears

Thu, 25/05/2006 - 06:57

As a result of re-emerging fears about inflation, and what that would mean for Federal Reserve policy, last week was another tough one for US stock »

Mercer European Survey: Alternative investments will continue to increase, focus on 'alpha' strategies like hedge funds rather than private equity

Mercer European Survey: Alternative investments will continue to increase, focus on 'alpha' strategies like hedge funds rather than private equity

Wed, 24/05/2006 - 07:00

European pension funds are managing risk in their portfolios by diversifying and placing more money in alternative assets, according to a Mercer su »

CFTC and CESR publish online guides for transatlantic derivatives business

CFTC and CESR publish online guides for transatlantic derivatives business

Wed, 24/05/2006 - 06:59

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) have published online guides for conducting derivatives b »

Business expansion prompts CAAM London relocation

Business expansion prompts CAAM London relocation

Wed, 24/05/2006 - 06:58

The London branch of Crédit Agricole Asset Management (CAAM) has moved to new, larger offices in the City of London at 41 Lothbury, EC2. »

Baring Asia Hedge Select Fund celebrates three year anniversary

Baring Asia Hedge Select Fund celebrates three year anniversary

Wed, 24/05/2006 - 06:57

The Baring Asia Hedge Select Fund, launched in May 2003, has completed a three-year track record, returning 13.9% (annualised) since launch. »

CAI appoints new MD, Global Business Manager Liquid Alternative Investments and Chief Administrative Officer for Europe

CAI appoints new MD, Global Business Manager Liquid Alternative Investments and Chief Administrative Officer for Europe

Wed, 24/05/2006 - 06:56

Simon Kempton has joined Citigroup Alternative Investments (CAI) as Managing Director, Global Business Manager for Liquid Alternative Investments and Chief Administrative Officer for Europe. »

Apollo Management names new managing partner for capital markets

Apollo Management names new managing partner for capital markets

Tue, 23/05/2006 - 07:00

James C Zelter has agreed to join Apollo Management firm as the managing partner of the firm's capital markets business. »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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