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FTSE Russell launches new ex Coal Index Series

FTSE Russell launches new ex Coal Index Series

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:24

FTSE has launched the FTSE All-World ex Coal Index Series, a suite of benchmarks that will omit companies that have certain exposure to coal or general mining companies with proved and probable coal reserves.  »

VAM Funds launches long-short global best ideas fund 

VAM Funds launches long-short global best ideas fund 

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:20

VAM Funds has launched the Focused Global Equity Fund, a best ideas strategy incorporating portfolio hedging to reduce volatility and downside risk.  »

Hedge Connection awarded second US Patent for business methodology of matching hedge funds and investors online

Hedge Connection awarded second US Patent for business methodology of matching hedge funds and investors online

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 07:30

Hedge Connection has secured a United States Patent (No 9,070,165) for the firm’s business methodology utilising dual online search engines and detailed databases accessible by qualified investors and hedge funds.   »

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds weather the European storm

Weekly Brief: CTAs outperform as commodities slump

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 18:28

Hedge funds are on track to deliver solid returns in July, up 1.4 per cent month to date (0.4 per cent last week). In line with our overweight recommendation, CTAs and Global Macro managers outperformed other hedge fund strategies. Meanwhile, Event-Driven managers underperformed both last week and on a month-to-date basis, in line with our downgrade of the strategy from overweight to neutral early June.  »

Seeking income from technology companies? Tread carefully, says Kames Capital

Seeking income from technology companies? Tread carefully, says Kames Capital

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 14:16

Income investors have become increasingly interested in technology companies as their cash levels continue to climb, but investors need to be wary as the sector remains predominantly focused on growth, Kames Capital has warned.  »

Compliance costs for asset managers on the rise as regulation continues to challenge industry, says Alpha FMC report 

Compliance costs for asset managers on the rise as regulation continues to challenge industry, says Alpha FMC report 

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 14:01

The evolving regulatory landscape and increasing compliance costs will continue to be a major challenge for the asset management industry, according to a new report from Alpha FMC.   »

Accudelta appoints new Senior VP Business Development Europe

Accudelta appoints new Senior VP Business Development Europe

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 13:59

Data management platform provider Accudelta has appointed Oonagh O’Mahoney (pictured) as the firm’s new Senior Vice President Business Development Europe.  »

Charles River expands Asia-Pacific operations with new Tokyo office

Charles River expands Asia-Pacific operations with new Tokyo office

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 13:55

Charles River has relocated to a new office in Tokyo to support continued growth in the Japanese market and meet increased client demand for the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS) delivered as a hosted service. »

Analysis

Hedge fund launches in Q2 2015

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 09:57

The latest hedge fund launch data is analysed in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Hedge Funds, Q2 2015, which looks at the structure, location, investment focus and strategy of hedge funds launched in the second quarter. »

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Dinsmore Capital Management and Gabelli Funds form alliance to manage convertible portfolios

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 07:43

Dinsmore Capital Management and Gabelli Funds announced have signing a strategic relationship. Subject to shareholder approval, the Dinsmore Group of Gabelli Funds will continue to manage the Bancroft Fund and the Ellsworth Growth and Income Fund. In addition, the Dinsmore portfolio management team will contribute to the management of The Gabelli Convertible and Income Securities Fund. »

features
Article
Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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survey

The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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. ... »

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.  ... »

Article
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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