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ACT Currency Partner launches currency hedge fund

ACT Currency Partner launches currency hedge fund

Mon, 07/11/2005 - 06:13

Zurich-based ACT Currency Partner AG has launched a currency hedge fund focusing on the five most-traded currency pairs. ACT Currency Partner was founded by Felix A »

Baring Asset Management launches third long/short equity hedge fund

Baring Asset Management launches third long/short equity hedge fund

Mon, 07/11/2005 - 06:11

Baring Asset Management (BAM) has launched the Baring EMEA Absolute Return Fund, its third long/short equity hedge fund. The fund, managed by Marina Akopian, is sp »

KGR Capital to launch first UK-listed fund of Asian hedge funds

KGR Capital to launch first UK-listed fund of Asian hedge funds

Mon, 07/11/2005 - 06:03

KGR Capital is to launch the first UK-listed Asian fund of hedge funds, the KGR Absolute Return PCC Limited. »

Nationwide begins strategic review of Gartmore

Nationwide begins strategic review of Gartmore

Fri, 04/11/2005 - 06:17

US mutual insurer Nationwide has asked Morgan Stanley to conduct a strategic review of Gartmore following weeks of speculation that the latter may be put up for sale. »

Hardt Group sets up new Luxembourg alternative investments platform

Hardt Group sets up new Luxembourg alternative investments platform

Fri, 04/11/2005 - 06:11

Hardt Group has launched Hardt Group Securities SA, an innovative Luxembourg-based, alternative investment securitisation vehicle. Set-up and sponsored by Hardt Gro »

AcenciA plans Irish stock exchange float

AcenciA plans Irish stock exchange float

Fri, 04/11/2005 - 06:07

AcenciA, which specialises in debt strategies, plans to float on the Irish stock exchange and raise up to GBP 60 million through a shares placing. Application will »

Clarksons eyes USD 300m ship hedge fund

Clarksons eyes USD 300m ship hedge fund

Fri, 04/11/2005 - 06:07

Shipbroker Clarksons is moving ahead with plans to launch a Cayman Islands-registered, shipping-only hedge fund with seed capital of USD 20-30 million. The aim is t »

BNP Paribas and Sundaram in Indian asset management joint-venture

BNP Paribas and Sundaram in Indian asset management joint-venture

Thu, 03/11/2005 - 06:17

BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNP PAM) and Sundaram Finance Ltd (SFL) have formed a strategic partnership in asset management in India. BNP PAM will buy a 49.9 per »

George Weiss appoints new senior vice president

George Weiss appoints new senior vice president

Thu, 03/11/2005 - 06:11

George Weiss Associates Inc, has hired John Gallagher as senior vice president and head of marketing and client service. Weiss joins the Hartford and New York domic »

Tech Update: Beauchamp Financial Technology launches API

Tech Update: Beauchamp Financial Technology launches API

Thu, 03/11/2005 - 06:06

Beauchamp Financial Technology (BFT) has extended its product suite with the launch of a new Application Programming Interface (API).  Beauchamp's API is two-way, »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Prime Brokerage 2015

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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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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