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Old Mutual Asset Managers hires John Mattimore as head of equity alpha

Old Mutual Asset Managers hires John Mattimore as head of equity alpha

Thu, 29/03/2007 - 07:00

John Mattimore has left Gartmore Group, where he was head of risk management with responsibility for managing, developing and delivering risk trading capabilities for investment managers a »

LaSalle Global Fund Services launches Dublin operation

LaSalle Global Fund Services launches Dublin operation

Thu, 29/03/2007 - 06:59

LaSalle Global Fund Services, a Chicago-based member of the ABN Amro group, has established a subsidiary in Dublin's International Financial Services Centre to provide fund administration, »

Thierry Serero joins New Star to launch European Opportunities Hedge Fund

Thierry Serero joins New Star to launch European Opportunities Hedge Fund

Thu, 29/03/2007 - 06:58

Thierry Serero, a top-performing manager formerly at C60 Capital and Fidelity Investments, has joined New Star Asset Management to manage the New Star European Opportunities Hedge Fund, a »

B&G Holding plans secondary offering for Europe-focused multi-strategy fund

B&G Holding plans secondary offering for Europe-focused multi-strategy fund

Thu, 29/03/2007 - 06:57

Absolute return investment manager Boussard & Gavaudan Asset Management has announced a secondary offering of shares in its closed-ended investment vehicle Boussard & Gavaudan Hold »

Commodity market players must address risks, says FSA

Commodity market players must address risks, says FSA

Wed, 28/03/2007 - 07:01

The growth in investment in the commodity markets, the emergence of new products and the entry of new participants have given rise to various risks and challenges that need to be addressed »

Kleinwort Benson appoints head of fund administration in Guernsey

Kleinwort Benson appoints head of fund administration in Guernsey

Wed, 28/03/2007 - 07:00

Kleinwort Benson, a provider of banking and financial services to corporate and private clients in the UK and Channel Islands, has announced two senior appointments in the Channel Islands, »

Emerging hedge funds perform better than older, larger funds, says PerTrac

Emerging hedge funds perform better than older, larger funds, says PerTrac

Wed, 28/03/2007 - 06:58

The widely-held belief that emerging hedge funds perform better than older and larger funds has been reinforced by research from PerTrac Financial Solutions, creators of the PerTrac Analyt »

New Star raises USD95.2m for second Hedge ETS tranche

New Star raises USD95.2m for second Hedge ETS tranche

Wed, 28/03/2007 - 06:57

New Star Asset Management has raised an additional USD95.2m for a second tranche of Hedge ETS, a London-listed daily tradable security that provides access to performance representative of »

Vision Asia Opportunities Fund to list on the Irish Stock Exchange

Vision Asia Opportunities Fund to list on the Irish Stock Exchange

Wed, 28/03/2007 - 06:29

Vision Asia Opportunities Fund, a Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended investment company established to invest in a portfolio of Asian hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, has announced plans »

Asset managers applaud FSA plans for retail access to alternative investments

Asset managers applaud FSA plans for retail access to alternative investments

Tue, 27/03/2007 - 22:49

UK asset management firms and hedge fund industry representatives have expressed their satisfaction with the long-awaited proposals unveiled by the Financial Services Authority that would »

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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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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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