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The fund industry that came in from the cold

The fund industry that came in from the cold

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 09:36

Long overshadowed by the sheer scale of the islands' corporate domicile and administration business, the funds industry in the British Virgin Islands -  mostly consisting of hedge funds, along »

The BVI raises its international profile

The BVI raises its international profile

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 08:57

The success of the British Virgin Islands hedge fund industry in recent years can be measured by the fact that it has now overtaken Bermuda to become the world's second largest offshore domicile fo »

Surging fund business brings new opportunities for administrators

Surging fund business brings new opportunities for administrators

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 08:53

The decision of Citco to shift its hedge fund administration work from the British Virgin Islands to Curaçao around the turn of the millennium seemed to mark the death knell of the BVI's adm »

Service providers take on growth challenge

Service providers take on growth challenge

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 08:51

The fund administration industry in the British Virgin Islands has recently experienced considerable growth. »

Developing the right fund environment

Developing the right fund environment

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 08:47

The BVI International Financial Centre was created as a department of the British Virgin Islands government to market and promote the financial services sector internationally. »

GlobeOp launches standalone solution for derivatives and Ucits III markets

GlobeOp launches standalone solution for derivatives and Ucits III markets

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 07:54

GlobeOp Financial Services is launching its GoOTC package, previously only available as part of the fund services group's integrated middle- and back-office service, as a standalone outsou »

Pioneer Diversified High Income Trust launches common shares on Amex

Pioneer Diversified High Income Trust launches common shares on Amex

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 07:52

Shares of the Pioneer Diversified High Income Trust, a diversified, closed-ended investment company that aims primarily to provide its common shareholders with a high level of current inco »

Democrat candidates take lion's share of hedge fund campaign contributions

Democrat candidates take lion's share of hedge fund campaign contributions

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 07:51

Candidates vying for the Democratic Party nomination for next year's US presidential election have taken around three-quarters of the campaign contributions made by hedge fund managers, ac »

Eurex reduces minimum price change for Euro-Bobl futures and options

Eurex reduces minimum price change for Euro-Bobl futures and options

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 07:49

Eurex will reduce the minimum price change for Euro-Bobl futures and options on Euro-Bobl futures as of June 8, reducing the costs incurred by market participants in hedging or rolling ove »

RAB Capital names Osman Shafi as head of fixed income sales

RAB Capital names Osman Shafi as head of fixed income sales

Mon, 04/06/2007 - 07:47

London-based absolute return investment manager RAB Capital has appointed Osman Shafi, who was previously was instrumental in the development of the investor relations process at Brevan Ho »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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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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