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Hedge funds continue their positive run in April, says Lyxor

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:05

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up 0.8 per cent in April, bringing year-to-date performance to +3.2 per cent. »

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Conifer Funds Services opens fund admin office in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:01

San Francisco-based fund administrator Conifer Fund Services is to open a fund administration office in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as part of its strategy to grow in North America. »

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Japanese hedge funds lead Asian hedge fund capital to five-year high

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 06:01

Investors increased allocations to Asian hedge funds in 1Q13 as stimulus measures, quantitative easing and increased bond purchases by the Bank of Japan drove gains across both Japanese equities and the HFRX Japan Index. »

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BNP Paribas appoints Darren Banks as head of UK trustee and depositary business

Wed, 08/05/2013 - 16:01

BNP Paribas Securities Services has appointed Darren Banks to lead on the development of the UK trustee and depositary business. »

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Hedge funds positive for sixth consecutive month, says HFR

Wed, 08/05/2013 - 14:00

Hedge funds posted gains for the sixth consecutive month, as trend-following, quantitative macro strategies successfully navigated the dramatic sell-off in gold and other commodities, according to data released by HFR. »

Michael Sanders, chairman of the board, Alceda Fund Management

Alternative UCITS strategies deliver strong start to 2013

Wed, 08/05/2013 - 11:32

Alternative UCITS funds have delivered a good start to 2013 with the sector growing in terms of number of funds as well as assets under management, according to the Alceda Quarterly UCITS Review. »

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100WHF to honour Dame Amelia Fawcett DBE with 2013 European Industry Leadership Award

Wed, 08/05/2013 - 11:29

Dame Amelia Fawcett DBE is to be awarded 100 Women in Hedge Funds' (100WHF) 2013 European Industry Leadership Award at its London Gala on 23 October 2013. »

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Brandon Bradkin joins CVC Credit Partners

Wed, 08/05/2013 - 10:04

Brandon Bradkin has joined CVC Credit Partners as a partner.  »

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BNP Paribas and Clearstream’s collateral management collaboration goes live

Wed, 08/05/2013 - 06:03

A collateral management service developed for customers of both Clearstream and BNP Paribas Securities Services has now launched across multiple markets and for both fixed income and equities. »

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Six out of seven IndexIQ hedge fund replication indexes positive in April

Tue, 07/05/2013 - 16:00

Six out of seven of IndexIQ’s Investable Hedge Fund Replication Indexes recorded positive returns in April, according to data released by the company. »

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