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ERI Scientific Beta adds High Profitability and Low Investment smart factor “quality” indices to range

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 18:00

ERI Scientific Beta has launched two new families of smart "quality-type" factor indices – High Profitability and Low Investment, allowing investors to benefit from well-documented additional risk premia.  »

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Speakers added to line up for Guernsey Funds Forum 2015

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 15:45

Representatives from PwC, Coller Capital, Dexion Capital, Baring Vostok, Hermes GPE and Metric Capital have been added to the roster of speakers for the Guernsey Funds Forum 2015. »

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Private equity-backed buyout deals see highest quarterly total value since Q3 2007

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 12:51

This extract from Preqin’s Quarterly Update: Private Equity, Q1 2015 focuses on global private equity-backed buyout deals, featuring the latest available data. »

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Trend following quant hedge funds lead gains in March

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 09:00

Hedge funds posted gains in March, with performance driven by strong macro trends in Currency and Commodity markets, complemented by broad-based gains and positioning in Event Driven, Equity Hedge and fixed income-based Relative Value Arbitrage strategies. »

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Henley Business School launches executive hedge fund program in Hong Kong

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 06:00

The Henley Business School has launched its Executive Hedge Fund Program in Hong Kong, a unique concept developed with Steve Bernstein, CEO of SinoPac Solutions and Services, a veteran of the Hedge Fund industry.  »

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Neonet to provide access to Oslo Børs new North Sea dark pool at launch

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 16:00

Neonet is to provide its clients with access to North Sea, the re-launched dark pool functionality from Oslo Børs. This includes fully integrated DMA, Smart Order Router and algorithm support.  »

Weekly Brief: Asian L/S continue their meteoric rise

Weekly Brief: Asian L/S continue their meteoric rise

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 15:22

Fears of an imminent rate hike in the US have faded as a result of data releases being below expectations. A number of Fed speakers also made the case for holding off on the first rate hike. As a result, the US dollar is down almost 3% against major currencies since the recent peak in mid-March, i.e. before the latest FOMC meeting. US equities have regained some colour and 10y Treasury yields have fallen by more than 20bp since mid-March. »

Financial analysis

Funds of hedge funds among Q1 2015’s winners

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 15:14

Preqin’s Quarterly Update: Hedge Funds, Q1 2015 analyses the latest industry data and identifies which groups found success over the last three months.  »

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Ares Management Fund to acquire loan portfolio from First Capital Holdings

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 14:00

A fund managed by Ares Management’s commercial finance platform is to acquire the asset-based lending portfolio of First Capital Holdings, a commercial finance company that provides asset-based loans and factoring to small and middle-market companies.  »

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Futures are more cost-efficient than ETFs, finds new CME white paper

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 11:35

With capital efficiencies being such a hot ticket issue for hedge funders today, any opportunities to trade with a greater level of efficiency are surely welcome.  »

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Special report
Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Survey

Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which 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... »

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