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Derivatives take larger role with hedge funds

Derivatives take larger role with hedge funds

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 10:09

Surging flows of capital into hedge funds over the past few years have aroused fears that overcrowding in popular strategies will drive returns down and reduce the appeal of alternative investment »

Hedge Funds Liberalisation Starts to Bear Fruit

Hedge Funds Liberalisation Starts to Bear Fruit

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 10:03

When Germany liberalised its rules governing hedge funds and taxation of their income at the beginning of 2004 the initiative was hailed in some quarters as a new dawn for the sector. »

KGR Capital's European office gains authorisation from the FSA in London

KGR Capital's European office gains authorisation from the FSA in London

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 07:00

KGR Capital has gained authorisation for KGR Capital (Europe) Ltd from the UK Financial Services Authority. »

UK funds under management up 7% in 2005 to record USD 3.5 trillion

UK funds under management up 7% in 2005 to record USD 3.5 trillion

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 07:00

Assets under management of the UK fund management industry increased for the third year running in 2005 to USD 3,450 billion. »

Torrey appoints Shu Nung Lee as Vice President of research

Torrey appoints Shu Nung Lee as Vice President of research

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 06:59

Shu Nung Lee, CFA, has joined SEC-registered investment adviser Torrey Associates Vice President of Research.  »

IoM publishes comments on corporate tax liability capping proposals

IoM publishes comments on corporate tax liability capping proposals

Tue, 08/08/2006 - 07:00

The Isle of Man Treasury has published details the comments received to its proposals on capping corporate tax liabilities. »

Ex-Baring team launch first fund for Resolution joint venture

Ex-Baring team launch first fund for Resolution joint venture

Tue, 08/08/2006 - 06:59

The Joint venture between Resolution Asset Management and Hexam Capital, formed by an ex-Baring team, has launched its first fund. »

Comment: Will investable indices survive?

Comment: Will investable indices survive?

Tue, 08/08/2006 - 06:58

Primores Absolute Return Investing asks whether it's worth paying for the 'advantages' investable indices provide… »

Steven Bloom Joins NASDAQ as Senior Vice President of Financial Products

Steven Bloom Joins NASDAQ as Senior Vice President of Financial Products

Tue, 08/08/2006 - 06:57

Steven Bloom has joined the NASDAQ Stock Market as Senior Vice President of NASDAQ Financial Products. »

ABN AMRO launches Japan-focused long/short fund

ABN AMRO launches Japan-focused long/short fund

Mon, 07/08/2006 - 07:00

ABN AMRO Asset Management has launched the Japan Equity Long/Short Fund, a single strategy hedge fund. »

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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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