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HedgeOp launches registration services for hedge and private equity funds

HedgeOp Compliance has introduced two new tiers of its ADVassist adviser registration service, providing enhanced customisation for advisers registering as investment advisers with the Securities and Exchange Commission. »


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Geraldine Sundstrom of Brevan Howard to receive leadership award

100 Women in Hedge Funds, a non-profit organisation for professionals in the alternative investments industry, will award Geraldine Sundstrom the 100 Women in Hedge Funds 2010 European Industry Leadership Award at its London Gala on 30 September. »


Research

Bulge bracket ceding research share to smaller providers

The loss of Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch from the ranks of independent competitors in US equity research gave a boost to smaller providers, including mid-sized and regional brokers, sector specialists and independent research providers.  »


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BNY Mellon to provide prime brokerage custody for Goldman Sachs

BNY Mellon has been chosen by Goldman Sachs International to provide a segregated sub-custody service to its prime brokerage clients through Montague Place Custody Services.  »


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Hedge funds drop 247 per cent as net outflows reach USD11.05bn

Despite hedge funds successfully navigating a gloomy macro scenario and concerns over Greece’s fiscal position, the industry recorded negative net flows for first quarter 2010, research by Lipper Tass shows. »


Guernsey 2010

Guernsey 2010

Hedgeweek Special Report on Guernsey Hedge Fund Services 2010 front cover

 Having recovered from the 2008 downturn, Guernsey is seeing business flow back into the service provider sector, c

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ClearBridge Energy MLP Fund raises USD1.268bn

ClearBridge Energy MLP Fund has raised approximately USD1.268bn in its common stock offering, assuming full exercise of the underwriters' overallotment option. »


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IFA consultation into life settlement industry launched

The European Life Settlement Association has launched a retail market consultation into the practices and issues surrounding life settlements. »


Confusion

Investor opinion about hedge funds and leveraged investing is mixed

Institutional investors are reasonably comfortable with leveraged investing today, though investor opinion about hedge funds and leveraged investing remains mixed, according to a study by Pershing, a BNY Mellon company. »


John Cridland, CBI deputy director-general

Modest pick-up in UK financial services activity

Activity in UK financial services grew in the last three months at the fastest rate since September 2007. »


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