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Kames Capital makes double absolute return bond fund launch

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 06:00

Kames Capital has launched two absolute return bond funds aimed at providing investors with positive returns whatever the market conditions.  »

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Jupiter recruits Jason Pidcock to build Asian Income strategy

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 21:30

Asian Income fund manager Jason Pidcock is to join Jupiter Asset Management later in the year. »

bitcoins

Elliptic and Gem partner on new enhancement to Gem’s multi-signature bitcoin wallet

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 20:30

Elliptic, a full-service bitcoin custodian for the capital markets, has partnered with developer API provider Gem to enhance Gem’s multi-signature bitcoin wallets. »

tax

Ogier launches global team providing offshore and legal advice relevant to tax

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 19:30

Ogier has launched a cross-jurisdictional Tax team in response to requirements from corporate clients, their advisers and trustees. »

dollars

CalPERS and QIC form USD764m (AUD1bn) Asia-Pacific infrastructure partnership

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 19:00

Alternative investments firm QIC has formed a USD764 million (AUD1 billion) Asia-Pacific infrastructure partnership with the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). »

mutual funds

SWIFT Institute research shows benefits of outsourcing by mutual funds

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 18:00

Mutual fund service outsourcing can bring benefits to investors; lower subscription fees and fund performance top the list, according to new research from the SWIFT Institute. »

Netherlands

OYSTER Absolute Return ranked No1 in the Netherlands over three years

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 17:00

OYSTER Absolute Return EUR EUR2, a sub-fund of the OYSTER SICAV registered in the Netherlands, has been ranked best fund in the Netherlands over three years by Lipper in the “Absolute Return EUR Low” category.  »

globe

AXA IM expands US offering with Global Emerging Markets Small Cap Strategy

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 14:00

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has launched its Global Emerging Markets (GEM) Small Cap strategy, providing US institutional investors with access to the alpha potential of emerging market companies with market caps between USD100 million and USD2.5 billion.  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Cybersecurity threat to hedge funds requires closer communication between legal and IT teams

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 12:18

By James Williams – Global law firms need to work closely with hedge funds to improve their cybersecurity risk management by identifying at-risk assets and coming up with a legal risk mitigation response.  »

Best Practices in Hedge Fund Security – a whitepaper on risk-based authentication

Best Practices in Hedge Fund Security – a whitepaper on risk-based authentication

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 09:02

The 2014 release of the SECs OCIE Cybersecurity Initiative, and recent updates in 2015, means that Alternative Investments firms can’t delay updating their security technology infrastructure. Furthermore, the topic of cyber-attacks has captured media attention as cloud environments introduce another avenue of attack over firms’ confidential data. How can fund managers continue to automate their practices while ensuring their valuable data is protected? »

features
Special report
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... »

Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

Special report
Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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