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New product: Futures on an emerging markets benchmark index

New product: Futures on an emerging markets benchmark index

Thu, 10/05/2007 - 06:58

Eurex has begun launching products on emerging markets, starting with derivatives on Russian underlying. »

Chicago's financial organisations discuss MidWest hedge fund industry

Chicago's financial organisations discuss MidWest hedge fund industry

Thu, 10/05/2007 - 06:56

The Association for Corporate Growth Chicago (ACG Chicago) and the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, in conjunction with the Hedge Funds Association (HFA), »

VCM FM and Robeco form London emerging hedge fund platform

VCM FM and Robeco form London emerging hedge fund platform

Thu, 10/05/2007 - 06:56

Robeco Group NV and VCM Fund Management LLP have formed a new London-based emerging hedge fund platform. »

Former Bank of America CIO to launch alternative investment company

Former Bank of America CIO to launch alternative investment company

Wed, 09/05/2007 - 07:01

Former Bank of America chief investment officer Ian G Banwell has announced his intention to form Round Table Investment Management, an alternative investment management company. »

royalblue changes name to Fidessa

royalblue changes name to Fidessa

Wed, 09/05/2007 - 07:00

royalblue group plc, provider of the Fidessa and LatentZero product suites, has changed its name to Fidessa group plc (LSE:FDSA). »

Chris Mulhern to head Fulcrum's Canada operations

Chris Mulhern to head Fulcrum's Canada operations

Wed, 09/05/2007 - 06:59

Fulcrum Limited, a global administrator for the hedge fund and alternative asset management industry, has appointed Chris Mulhern as Managing Director, Canada. »

3A launches natural resources fund

3A launches natural resources fund

Wed, 09/05/2007 - 06:57

3A SA, the SYZ & CO Group's hedge fund management division, has formally launched the ACE Natural Resources Fund, a new sub-fund focused on raw materials and natural resources within A »

CME to offer futures and options on Lehman Brothers' US Aggregate Index

CME to offer futures and options on Lehman Brothers' US Aggregate Index

Tue, 08/05/2007 - 07:00

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and Lehman Brothers, the global investment bank and provider of fixed income benchmarks, have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement to create »

Deutsche Bank to launch three ETFs based on iTraxx indices

Deutsche Bank to launch three ETFs based on iTraxx indices

Tue, 08/05/2007 - 06:59

Following its recent receipt of a licence from iTraxx, Deutsche Bank plans to launch exchange-funds based on three iTraxx indices as part of its db x-trackers ETF platform, iTraxx Europe, »

UK pension fund allocates GBP 373 million to FoHFs

UK pension fund allocates GBP 373 million to FoHFs

Tue, 08/05/2007 - 06:59

The Avon Pension Fund has allocated GBP 373 million to five fund of hedge fund managers, including Stenham Asset Management, in the largest UK local authority mandate since West Yorkshire. »

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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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