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Activist activity drives hedge fund buying spree in healthcare, says S&P Capital IQ

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 09:44

Hedge funds moved into health care stocks and shifted out of info tech stocks in Q2, according to S&P Capital IQ’s latest quarterly hedge fund tracker.  »

Liquidnet launches global suite of Next Gen Algos

Liquidnet launches global suite of Next Gen Algos

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 07:39

Liquidnet has launched its Next Gen Algo suite, designed to enhance the trading performance of its asset manager Member community around the world with precision tools built to address the complexities of institutional trading. »

RJ O'Brien live on LME

RJ O'Brien live on LME

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 07:37

Chicago-based futures brokerage and clearing firm RJ O'Brien & Associates’ (RJO) London affiliate RJ O'Brien Limited is now live on the London Metal Exchange (LME) following its July 23 approval as a Category 2 clearing member. »

Nasdaq and Visible Alpha partner to provide IR Insight forecast data

Nasdaq and Visible Alpha partner to provide IR Insight forecast data

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 07:32

The Corporate Solutions business of Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and Visible Alpha are teaming up to provide detailed analyst forecast data and models on the Nasdaq IR Insight platform.  »

Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 0.87 per cent in July

Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 0.87 per cent in July

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 15:15

The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 0.87 per in July with eight of the ten sub-strategies recording positive performance for the month. »

CFTC issues Order of Exemption from Registration as a Derivatives Clearing Organisation to ASX

CFTC issues Order of Exemption from Registration as a Derivatives Clearing Organisation to ASX

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 15:13

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) has issued an order of exemption from registration as a derivatives clearing organisation (DCO) to ASX Clear (Futures) Pty Limited (ASX).  »

Real estate finance

Raising real estate capital in Boston

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 15:04

Preqin’s Real Estate Online provides comprehensive profiles for the 49 institutional investors based in Boston that actively invest in the real estate asset class, collectively representing over USD1.1 trillion in assets under management. The largest proportion of institutional investors are foundations, representing a quarter of investors located in the city. Boston has a strong private wealth industry; a fifth of real estate investors based in Boston are wealth managers and a further 14 per cent are family offices. »

Peter Zuleba

Peter Zuleba appointed President of Glenmede Investment Management

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 14:55

Glenmede, a privately-held and independently owned investment and wealth management firm, has appointed Peter J Zuleba (pictured), III, CFA, as President of the company's institutional strategies business, Glenmede Investment Management LP (GIM). »

GMEX Group subsidiary GDI announces Index Oversight Committee

GMEX Group subsidiary GDI announces Index Oversight Committee

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 14:51

The Board of Global Derivatives Indices Limited (GDI), the index and product development arm of GMEX Group, has established an Index Oversight Committee in order to oversee the compilation methodology and production of indices published by GDI. »

Cayman Islands confident of securing AIFMD passport, says AIMA

Cayman Islands confident of securing AIFMD passport, says AIMA

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 14:21

The Cayman Islands is confident that the pan-European marketing ‘passport’ will be extended to alternative investment funds (AIFs) set up in the jurisdiction, according to the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). »

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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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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. ... »

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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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