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Ogier appoints new partner to Cayman Islands dispute resolution team

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 16:45

Ogier has appointed a new partner to its Cayman Islands dispute resolution team. Ulrich Payne joins the firm from Kirkland & Ellis International in London, where he was a partner, and has previous experience at London firms Simmons & Simmons and Hogan Lovells. »

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Closed-end private real estate funds post positive changes in NAV for 18 consecutive quarters

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 14:36

In this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Real Estate, Q1 2015, we analyse fund performance and take a look at private real estate funds currently in market. »

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Investors Group announces fund merger

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 14:00

Investors Group has announced the proposed merger of iProfile Money Market Pool – Series I (merging fund) into Investors Canadian Money Market Class (currently known as Investors Managed Yield Class1) – Series I (continuing Class).  »

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Macro Risk Solutions expands portfolio strategy team

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 13:00

Macro Risk Solutions (MRS), a leading investment advisor providing innovative risk and hedging products and solutions to institutional investors, has expanded its analytics team with the hire of Linfeng Liu as a Portfolio Analyst.  »

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Monarch Financial reports 36% increase in profits and strong balance sheet growth

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 09:00

Monarch Financial Holdings, the bank holding company for Monarch Bank, has reported record first quarter net income and overall strong financial performance.  »

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GMEX Technologies and Avenir partner with Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 06:00

GMEX Technologies (GMEX TECH), part of the Global Markets Exchange Group International, and Avenir Technology Limited (Avenir), the UK based post-trade software firm, have partnered with the Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa (ACE). »

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Just four infrastructure funds reach a final close in Q1 2015

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 15:31

This extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Infrastructure, Q1 2015 reflects on the first quarter’s infrastructure fundraising activity. »

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Altana launches UCITS version of Directors’ Dealings Fund

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 15:00

Altana Wealth, the asset management group, has teamed up with Godot Huard, a behavioural computer scientist, who has developed a unique system based on the theory that ‘directors know best’. »

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Natixis Global Asset Management opens first office in South America

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 14:00

Natixis Global Asset Management has opened its first office in South America – and its second in Latin America – choosing Montevideo as its headquarters in the South American region. »

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SLI launches fourth EMD fund

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 10:00

Standard Life Investments has launched a fourth strategy in the suite of Emerging Market Debt (EMD) products it currently has available to retail and institutional investors.  »

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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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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"... »

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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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