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IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF tops USD1bn in assets

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 10:00

The IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF (QAI), the first liquid alternative exchange-traded fund (ETF), has topped USD1 billion in assets.  »

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Elston and Solactive launch multi-asset smart beta indices launched for institutional investors

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 09:00

Elston Consulting has launched the Elston Strategic Beta indices – a range of multi-asset smart beta indices launched for institutional investors – in conjunction with index provider Solactive. »

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Gottex’s Asian and multi-asset funds maintain positive performance in 2014

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 06:00

Gottex Fund Management has reported good performance from its UCITS Multi-Asset Balanced Fund in 2014, up 6.0% for the year. »

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Hedge funds optimistic about future, says State Street

Tue, 27/01/2015 - 17:00

A new global survey commissioned by State Street, which polled the views of 235 hedge fund professionals, reveals strong optimism within the industry.  »

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Jersey launch for new ICSA offshore finance qualifications

Tue, 27/01/2015 - 16:30

ICSA, the Institute for professionals working in governance and compliance, is holding an introduction to their new Level 4 International Finance and Administration (IFA) qualifications on 29 January n Jersey. »

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Regulators to focus on market abuse, says survey

Tue, 27/01/2015 - 16:00

Market abuse is expected to be one of the primary focuses of regulators in the coming year, according to a global survey of nearly 300 finance professionals conducted by Kinetic Partners.  »

Preqin Global Infrastructure 2015

Infrastructure – Increasing sophistication of investors

Tue, 27/01/2015 - 12:49

Preqin has launched its 2015 Preqin Global Alternatives Reports, revealing significant growth in assets held by private equity, hedge fund, private debt, real estate and infrastructure fund managers. Total industry assets now stand at USD6.91tn*, up from USD6.22tn as of this point last year. »

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ALTIN appoints Cantor Fitzgerald as financial advisor and corporate broker

Tue, 27/01/2015 - 09:00

ALTIN, the USD250 million multi-strategy fund of hedge funds listed on the London and Swiss stock exchanges, has appointed Cantor Fitzgerald as the company’s sole financial adviser and corporate broker in the UK. »

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Hedge fund assets down 0.61% in December, says eVestment

Tue, 27/01/2015 - 06:00

Total hedge fund assets fell 0.61% in December to end 2014 with total assets of USD3.041 trillion, according to eVestment’s latest hedge fund asset flows monthly report. »

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OYSTER Funds institutional absolute return strategy now available to all investors in GBP

Mon, 26/01/2015 - 21:00

SYZ Asset Management has merged its SYZ AM (Lux) Absolute Return Institutional funds with its UCITS UK-registered OYSTER Absolute Return funds.  »

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Special report
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... »

Special report
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... »

Article
Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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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... »

Article
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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