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Market turmoil chases over USD10bn out of EM equity funds

Market turmoil chases over USD10bn out of EM equity funds

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 13:33

Going into the final days of August EPFR Global-tracked Emerging Markets Equity Funds look set to record their biggest weekly outflow in over seven years as pessimism about the health of the Chinese economy hammered global equity markets. »

Aberdeen launches USD500m liquid alternative strategies fund

Aberdeen launches USD500m liquid alternative strategies fund

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 13:18

Aberdeen Asset Management has launched the Aberdeen Alternative Strategies Fund (AASF) offering access to a portfolio of alternative strategies intended to provide diversifying returns against traditional asset classes. »

OppenheimerFunds launches Global Multi-Asset Growth Fund

OppenheimerFunds launches Global Multi-Asset Growth Fund

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 13:16

OppenheimerFunds has launched the Oppenheimer Global Multi-Asset Growth Fund, underscoring the continuing expansion of the firm's multi-asset, client-focused approach. »

Sabrina Bailey named Global Head of Defined Contribution at Northern Trust Asset Management

Sabrina Bailey named Global Head of Defined Contribution at Northern Trust Asset Management

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 07:52

Sabrina Bailey (pictured) has joined Northern Trust Asset Management as Global Head of Defined Contribution, a new position created to strengthen Northern Trust’s strategic focus on its growing retirement solutions business.  »

Bill Peressini named CEO of Hancock Natural Resource Group

Bill Peressini named CEO of Hancock Natural Resource Group

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 07:50

Bill Peressini (pictured) has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Hancock Natural Resource Group (HNRG). »

RBC GAM signs UN PRI

RBC GAM signs UN PRI

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 07:37

RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) has become a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI). »

IoM government seeks private investment managers for GBP50m Enterprise Development Fund

IoM government seeks private investment managers for GBP50m Enterprise Development Fund

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 15:30

The Isle of Man Government Treasury is seeking private investment managers for the island’s proposed Enterprise Development Fund. The closing date for Expressions of Interest will be 12pm Thursday 3 September. »

UBS Global Asset Management launches two new alternative beta passive OEICs

UBS Global Asset Management launches two new alternative beta passive OEICs

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 15:01

UBS Global Asset Management has launched two alternative beta passive OEIC funds, the UBS FTSE RAFI Developed 1000 Index Fund and the UBS MSCI World Minimum Volatility Index Fund. »

HSBC France connected as direct clearing member of EurexOTC Clear

HSBC France connected as direct clearing member of EurexOTC Clear

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 14:59

HSBC France is a new user of Eurex Clearing’s EurexOTC Clear for Interest Rate Swaps (IRS). The company has been connected as direct clearing member and has already cleared first transactions via EurexOTC Clear. »

CIT and TPG Special Situations Partners form strategic relationship

CIT and TPG Special Situations Partners form strategic relationship

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:03

CIT Group a provider of commercial lending and leasing services has formed a joint venture with funds managed by TPG Special Situations Partners (TSSP), a dedicated special situations and credit platform with over USD12 billion in AUM. »

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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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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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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

Special report
AlphaQ – April 2015

AlphaQ – April 2015

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 10:00

The hunt for diverse streams of alpha is intensifying, and skill-based risk-adjusted returns are the Holy Grail for all investment managers. Global Fund Media (GFM) brings you AlphaQ, a bi-monthly compendium of investment ideas, skill and talent across all asset classes, and a network of the best asset management talent... »

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AlphaQ - June 2015

AlphaQ – June 2015

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:00

AlphaQ, a bi-monthly compendium of investment ideas, skill and talent across all asset classes, and a network of the best asset management talent... »

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