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Hedgeweek Awards 2015

Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 15:00

The sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented today in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014. »

London Stock Exchange

CBOE signs licensing agreement to list options on FTSE and Russell indices

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 06:00

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has entered into a licensing agreement with CBOE Holdings, to develop and list options based on more than two dozen FTSE and Russell indices.  »

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Alternative asset fund management fees need to improve, say institutional investors

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 06:00

Over half of investors in each alternative asset class feel improvements in the alignment of interests between investors and fund managers can be made by focusing on management fees. »

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Hedge fund industry trend forecast for 2015

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 21:45

At the end of 2014, Preqin conducted surveys with hedge fund managers, investors and alternatives investment consultants around the world to ascertain their views on the hedge fund industry over the past year and their outlook for the year ahead. Selina Sy looks at the upcoming trends and developments these industry professionals have identified for hedge funds in 2015. »

London

Tournant joins Advisors & Partners as managing partner

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:30

Former Amstrong Investment Managers COO and Newedge top executive, Vincent TOURNANT, has joined Advisors & Partners LLP in London as managing partner. »

Joe Truelove, Carey Group

Protected cell companies for fund and non-fund structures

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:00

PCCs can be used for a wide variety of fund and non-fund structures within the investment world, writes Joe Truelove (pictured), Head of Fund Services at Carey Group. »

UCITS package

Advent expands UCITS offering with Global Absolute Return Strategy

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:00

Advent Capital Management is to launch a new UCITS regulated umbrella fund domiciled in Ireland, which will include the Advent Global Absolute Return Strategy, during the second quarter of 2015.  »

Steve Nadal

Hedge fund managers addressing investor concerns, says study

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 09:00

A growing number of new hedge funds offered by US-based managers implemented management fee structures that decrease as fund assets grow, according to a new study by Seward & Kissel. »

law books

FCA fines Aviva Investors GBP17.6m for systems and controls failings

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 09:00

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Aviva Investors Global Services (Aviva Investors) GBP17,607,000 for systems and controls failings that meant it failed to manage conflicts of interest fairly.  »

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Man Group FUM up 35% in 2014

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 06:00

Man Group has reported an increase in funds under management (FUM) of 35% to USD72.9 billion for the year ended 31 December 2014. »

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Special report
Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

Article
Target

In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

Special report
State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

Article
fees

Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

Article

Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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