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Ryan Hart joins Coquest as Director of Research, Portfolio Manager

Ryan Hart joins Coquest as Director of Research, Portfolio Manager

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 13:55

Ryan Hart has joined Coquest Inc as Director of Research and portfolio manager. Formerly with Altegris Advisors, Hart will find and perform due diligence on new managers to add to Coquest client portfolios. »

CFTC issues letter exempting CTAs from CTA-PR form filing

CFTC issues letter exempting CTAs from CTA-PR form filing

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 13:53

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) has issued a letter that exempts commodity trading advisors (CTAs) that are registered but do not direct any client commodity interest accounts from filing Commission Form CTA-PR. »

Ares Management & Kayne Anderson to merge

Ares Management & Kayne Anderson to merge

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 13:44

Ares Management and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors are to merge to form Ares Kayne Management, a diversified alternative asset manager with a combined USD113 billion of assets under management as of 31 March, 2015.  »

Beverly Chandler

Index provider challenges hedge fund performance

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 10:23

Tim Edwards, Senior Director, Index Investment Strategy at S&P Dow Jones Indices has investigated the news this week from ETFGI that ETF assets have overtaken hedge fund assets. »

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Investor research: Have your say!

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 07:50

The current economic climate may be difficult to read but it does present investment opportunities. Identifying these opportunities and the systems to support them is becoming an increasing challenge. »

ESMA consults on UCITS remuneration guidelines

ESMA consults on UCITS remuneration guidelines

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 07:27

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has launched a consultation on proposed Guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the UCITS V Directive and AIFMD.  »

Convergex introduces new Buy-Write algorithm

Convergex introduces new Buy-Write algorithm

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 07:22

Convergex has launched a new Buy-Write Algorithm, which leverages its advanced VWAP equity algorithm and Pulse options algorithm to allow clients to electronically employ a buy-write trading strategy. »

Kate Storey, Appleby

Guernsey’s choice of fund structures

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 15:31

Guernsey offers a flexible choice of business vehicles for structuring funds and associated management and special purpose vehicles. Appleby’s Kate Storey (pictured) takes a closer look at the options. »

Mischler Financial expands structured-products team

Mischler Financial expands structured-products team

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 13:43

Patrick Beranek, a 20-year industry veteran and most recently the head of Asset-Backed trading for Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has joined Mischler Financial’s capital markets division as Managing Director, Structured Products. »

Backstop integrates with Preqin

Backstop integrates with Preqin

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 07:42

Backstop Solutions Group – a provider of cloud-based solutions designed to help the institutional investment industry save time, increase productivity and make better investment decisions – has partnered with Preqin Ltd.  »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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North America

Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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