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Aquis Exchange to add Spanish blue-chips

Aquis Exchange to add Spanish blue-chips

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 13:57

Aquis Exchange, the subscription-based European equities exchange, is to begin trading Spanish blue-chip stocks.  »

Barclay CTA Index gains 0.87 per cent in July

Barclay CTA Index gains 0.87 per cent in July

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 13:54

Managed futures traders gained 0.87 per cent in July according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is up 0.48 per cent year to date. »

Raboert Zable to takeover as lead portfolio manager of three Blackstone/GSO closed-end funds

Raboert Zable to takeover as lead portfolio manager of three Blackstone/GSO closed-end funds

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 13:44

Robert Zable is to become the lead portfolio manager of the Blackstone/GSO Senior Floating Rate Term Fund (NYSE: BSL), the Blackstone/GSO Long-Short Credit Income Fund (NYSE: BGX) and the Blackstone/GSO Strategic Credit Fund (NYSE: BGBeach Fund). »

Instinet Europe receives FCA authorisation as a Payment Institution

Instinet Europe receives FCA authorisation as a Payment Institution

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 13:41

Instinet Europe has received FCA authorisation as a Payment Institution, allowing the firm to offer a safeguarded cash management and payment service solution to clients looking to purchase investment research through ‘hard dollar’ research payments. »

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Private equity in the Midwest US

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 12:52

With its rich industrial heritage, large urban centres and sizeable working population, the Midwest region is a major contributor to US GDP. Preqin presents an overview of the private equity industry in this business hub, which you can download for free. »

Kate Storey, Appleby

Guernsey’s choice of fund structures

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 10:13

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. »

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The private real estate industry in France

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 10:05

Fundraising – Preqin’s Real Estate Online features in-depth information on 21 »

Imagineer Technology Group hires AJ Herold

Imagineer Technology Group hires AJ Herold

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 09:37

Imagineer Technology Group has added AJ Herold (pictured) as a Senior Business Development Consultant to the firm’s team. »

Odeon Capital Group LLC Announces Product and Research Expansion

Odeon Capital Group LLC Announces Product and Research Expansion

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 09:23

Odeon Capital Group, a New York-based independent Broker-Dealer with trading, investment banking and research services, has expanded into US Fixed Income Rates Trading with the hiring of a team of five individuals and the addition of veteran retail-focused analyst, Rick Snyder. »

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Citigroup affiliates to pay USD180m to settle hedge fund fraud charges

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 08:06

Two Citigroup affiliates have agreed to pay nearly USD180 million to settle SEC charges that they defrauded investors in two hedge funds by claiming they were safe, low-risk, and suitable for traditional bond investors.   »

features
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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. ... »

Special report
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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