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Eurex offers hedging of the German market with DAX Futures

Eurex offers hedging of the German market with DAX Futures

Wed, 01/06/2005 - 07:17

Eurex is offering customers highly liquid instruments for directional trading and hedging of the German market with DAX Futures. They are particularly suited to in »

EDHEC report reveals one positive strategy in April

EDHEC report reveals one positive strategy in April

Wed, 01/06/2005 - 07:13

The latest data from EDHEC suggests that the only hedge fund strategy that yielded positive returns in April was short selling. The month was characterised by poor »

New GIB UK launch sees assets under management top USD 15 billion

New GIB UK launch sees assets under management top USD 15 billion

Wed, 01/06/2005 - 07:03

Assets under management at Gulf International Bank (UK) Ltd have topped USD 15 billion with the launch of its FAB CBO 2005-1. The transaction, the latest in GIB's »

EBS paves way for PTC FX community in Asia and Australasia, opens for business in Korea

EBS paves way for PTC FX community in Asia and Australasia, opens for business in Korea

Tue, 31/05/2005 - 07:17

The EBS Prime offering for non-bank FX traders, including hedge funds, is to be extended to Asia following significant take-up in Europe and the US. The service has »

Tech Update: AlternativeSoft updates fund of funds construction platform

Tech Update: AlternativeSoft updates fund of funds construction platform

Tue, 31/05/2005 - 07:13

AltenativeSoft has released a new version of its HFOptimizer fund of funds construction platform allowing users to rate funds both quantitatively and qualitatively. »

Simon Gray looks at how Dublin's hedge fund administrators are coping with the challenges of rapid growth

Simon Gray looks at how Dublin's hedge fund administrators are coping with the challenges of rapid growth

Tue, 31/05/2005 - 07:05

Is Dublin's financial services industry in danger of losing its momentum? At first sight, it's hard to credit. »

Private equity firms face increasing competition from hedge funds

Private equity firms face increasing competition from hedge funds

Mon, 30/05/2005 - 07:15

Berwin Leighton Paisner's Timothy Spangler and Daljit Singh examine the implications of the entry of hedge funds into the realm of private equity. Recently, much at »

UBS pension funds report examines impact of hedge funds

UBS pension funds report examines impact of hedge funds

Mon, 30/05/2005 - 07:13

UK pension funds and other institutions are increasingly awakening to the diversification benefits of hedge funds, according to a new report by UBS. The detailed re »

Nomura launches Altrus equity derivatives platform

Nomura launches Altrus equity derivatives platform

Mon, 30/05/2005 - 07:07

Nomura has launched a new equity derivatives service platform aiming to combine trading speed and innovation with asset management service focus. Nomura aims to off »

Comment: Commodities: They're not boring anymore

Comment: Commodities: They're not boring anymore

Fri, 27/05/2005 - 07:13

Kathy Graham outlines a number of key issues that are being driven by the steady rise of global demand for commodities. A first has occurred - all commodity prices »

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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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Lyxor Asset Management - Why trend-following strategies are back on track

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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