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A muted start for FTSE this morning

A muted start for FTSE this morning

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 13:02

At the time of publication the Index was trading lower at one point versus the opening call of up 15  We have made up some ground however and as we write this report we are u »

Awareness grows among fund gatekeepers

Awareness grows among fund gatekeepers

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 09:29

The Isle of Man's experience in servicing what are today known as alternative funds goes back at least two decades, to the late 1980s, when the island was already carving out a niche including hedg »

Building on cross-border expertise

Building on cross-border expertise

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 08:07

The financial environment continues to change rapidly as asset managers and investment banks devise new products and techniques to meet the evolving market demand. »

A sector tantalisingly out of reach

A sector tantalisingly out of reach

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 07:31

Like a number of other centres for hedge fund administration, including Guernsey, Jersey and Luxembourg, Dublin has aspirations to move beyond the servicing of funds and become known as a focal poi »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Steven Solmonson, President, Park Place Capital Limited: "We are not market timers and we are not punters"

The Hedgeweek Interview: Steven Solmonson, President, Park Place Capital Limited: "We are not market timers and we are not punters"

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 07:00

Steven Solmonson explains how Park Place delivers through its strategy of remaining long-biased, moderating exposures and ongoing diversification. »

Positive earnings news and a round of M&A activity drove equity markets higher yesterday

Positive earnings news and a round of M&A activity drove equity markets higher yesterday

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 06:58

The NASDAQ was also able to rally with the broader composite index up over 2%.  The buoyant mood carried over into Asia  where the Nikkei is up 210 points.  Aussie markets have finis »

Dow Jones Indexes and AIG launch commodity forward indexes

Dow Jones Indexes and AIG launch commodity forward indexes

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 06:58

Dow Jones Indexes, and AIG Financial Products Corp. have launched three new commodity forwards versions of the Dow Jones - AIG Commodity Index. »

CACEIS is awarded AA-/stable/A-1+ rating from Standard & Poor's

CACEIS is awarded AA-/stable/A-1+ rating from Standard & Poor's

Mon, 24/07/2006 - 07:00

Standard & Poor's has attributed AA- (long term), stable outlook, and A-1+ (short term) ratings to CACEIS SAS. »

Comment: Will Landers, Fund Manager MLIIF Latin American Fund: Mexico and Brazil elections: Implications for markets

Comment: Will Landers, Fund Manager MLIIF Latin American Fund: Mexico and Brazil elections: Implications for markets

Mon, 24/07/2006 - 06:59

Will Flanders at Merrill Lynch examines the implications for investors of the recent presidential election in Mexico and the forthcoming election in Brazil. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Nick Mann, founder, Oberon Asset Management: Taking an ethical approach to capacity

The Hedgeweek Interview: Nick Mann, founder, Oberon Asset Management: Taking an ethical approach to capacity

Mon, 24/07/2006 - 06:59

Nick Mann discusses Oberon Asset Management's strategies in its area of key competence, the Japanese markets. »

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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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North America

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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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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