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CF Partners appoints Vu Nguyen as Senior Research Analyst

Tue, 09/06/2015 - 16:30

CF Partners has appointed Vu Nguyen as a Senior Research Analyst joining the asset management investment team. »

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First Names Group appoints Pete Emery as Group COO

Tue, 09/06/2015 - 14:30

First Names Group, a provider of trust, funds and corporate services, has appointed Pete Emery as Group Chief Operating Officer (COO). The appointment is effective immediately. »

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Niche property fundraising

Tue, 09/06/2015 - 13:16

In this extract from the Preqin Real Estate Spotlight | June 2015, Abbie Smith examines the recent fundraising successes of private real estate funds focused on non-traditional property types, such as medical/healthcare facilities, senior homes, student housing and self-storage. »

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Cordium adds Electra Data to compliance platform

Tue, 09/06/2015 - 13:00

Cordium, a provider of compliance consulting, accounting, tax and software to the financial services industry, has implemented Electra Data into its Compliance Employee Level Filing (ELF) platform. »

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Sky Fund launches investable index of alternative UCIT funds

Tue, 09/06/2015 - 09:00

Sky Fund LLC (Sky Fund), a regulated US asset management firm, has entered into an index advisory agreement with a European ‘A’ Rated bank by S&P and Fitch Ratings.   »

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Aviva investors hires senior multi-strategy investment specialist

Tue, 09/06/2015 - 09:00

Aviva Investors has appointed Rahul Khasgiwale as a senior investment specialist based in the firm’s Toronto office.  »

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BCS Financial Group expands in Europe with Eurex membership

Tue, 09/06/2015 - 06:00

BCS Prime Brokerage Ltd has been granted membership on Eurex, Europe’s largest derivatives exchange and the second largest globally. »

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Morningstar makes leadership appointments to investment management group for the EMEA region

Mon, 08/06/2015 - 21:00

Morningstar has made leadership appointments to the Morningstar Investment Management group for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. »

Weekly Brief: Higher rates boost performance, but stronger euro detracts

Weekly Brief: Higher rates boost performance, but stronger euro detracts

Mon, 08/06/2015 - 17:44

Last week US Treasury bond and German bund yields spiked, both hitting a new 2015 high. On Thursday, 10-year German rates reached 1.0% before losing ground later in the day. Intraday volatility reached record highs and according to hedge fund managers, the main driver behind the moves in the fixed income markets is the lack of liquidity. Brokers and dealers hold a small and shrinking percentage of the Treasury market. »

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Pioneer launches new Zero Capital AIFMD policy

Mon, 08/06/2015 - 16:00

Pioneer Underwriting Limited has launched its Zero Capital AIFMD Investment Management Insurance Policy enabling full capital relief from the 'other funds' provision of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). »

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Article
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. ... »

Special report
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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