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MSCI Barra to Introduce High Dividend Yield Indices

MSCI Barra to Introduce High Dividend Yield Indices

Wed, 27/09/2006 - 06:59

MSCI Barra is to launch a global family of indices designed to reflect the performance of the high dividend yield opportunity set. »

LMEminis to launch on 20 November 2006

LMEminis to launch on 20 November 2006

Wed, 27/09/2006 - 06:58

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has confirmed that LMEmini contracts for copper, aluminium and zinc will launch on 20 November 2006. »

James Blair joins Barclays Global Investors as head of official institutions, Asia ex Japan

James Blair joins Barclays Global Investors as head of official institutions, Asia ex Japan

Wed, 27/09/2006 - 06:57

Barclays Global Investors (BGI) has appointed James Blair as Head of Official Institutions, Asia Ex Japan. »

Butterfield Bank opens subsidiary in Zurich, Switzerland

Butterfield Bank opens subsidiary in Zurich, Switzerland

Wed, 27/09/2006 - 06:56

Butterfield Bank is entering the Swiss private banking market with its establishment of a new wholly owned subsidiary in Switzerland. »

Dexion Absolute Ltd completes multi-currency share issue

Dexion Absolute Ltd completes multi-currency share issue

Tue, 26/09/2006 - 07:00

London Stock Exchange-listed fund of hedge funds Dexion Absolute Limited has raised an aggregate of GBP 229 million of new monies (before expenses) from its latest share placement. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Tony Zucker, Head of European Equities, Thames River Capital: Aiming to accurately assess price movement

The Hedgeweek Interview: Tony Zucker, Head of European Equities, Thames River Capital: Aiming to accurately assess price movement

Tue, 26/09/2006 - 06:59

Tony Zucker discusses the investment strategies that drive the performance of the Thames River Kingsway Fund. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Chris J. Clarke, Managing Partner, Westferry Capital Partners LLP: Expecting markets to trend and display volatility

The Hedgeweek Interview: Chris J. Clarke, Managing Partner, Westferry Capital Partners LLP: Expecting markets to trend and display volatility

Tue, 26/09/2006 - 06:58

Chris Clarke outlines the investment process of the Westferry Global Markets Fund, which opened to third-party accredited investors in September 2006. »

Welton Global Directional Portfolio selected for AlphaMetrix Mosaic Platform

Welton Global Directional Portfolio selected for AlphaMetrix Mosaic Platform

Tue, 26/09/2006 - 06:57

Welton Investment Corporation has announced the addition of its Global Directional Portfolio program (GDP) to the AlphaMetrix Mosaic Platform.   »

Ogier voted top offshore law firm

Ogier voted top offshore law firm

Tue, 26/09/2006 - 06:56

Ogier claimed the top spot at the 2006 Alpha magazine's second annual Hedge Funds Service Providers Awards held on 12 September 2006 in New York City.  »

Hedge funds derivatives boom will drive fresh IT spending

Hedge funds derivatives boom will drive fresh IT spending

Mon, 25/09/2006 - 07:00

US brokerage firms will generate USD 33.2 billion from derivatives related revenue in 2006 as the rapidly growing market catches up with the cash market. »

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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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