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Emerging markets funds battered by Chinese policy shifts

Emerging markets funds battered by Chinese policy shifts

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 09:29

Fears that China's devaluation of the renminbi, which slid over 3 per cent versus the US dollar between August 11 and August 14, is evidence of greater than feared weakness in the world's second largest economy and could trigger a global 'currency' war hit Emerging Markets Equity and Bond Funds hard during the third week of August. »

Howard Kennedy advises Jelf Group on acquisition and long term growth

Howard Kennedy advises Jelf Group on acquisition and long term growth

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 09:23

Law firm Howard Kennedy has advised AIM listed insurance broker and financial consultancy Jelf Group Plc on another acquisition.  »

 79 per cent of institutional investors globally invest in at least one alternative asset class

79 per cent of institutional investors globally invest in at least one alternative asset class

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 09:17

Research for Preqin’s latest Investor Outlook has found that four out of five institutional investors invest in at least one alternative asset class. »

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Brookwood promotes Miles B Janich

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 15:45

Brookwood Financial Partners has promoted Miles B Janich to Senior Vice President of Brookwood Securities Partners, the comany’s registered broker-dealer. »

Sterling Capital Management crosses USD50bn in client assets

Sterling Capital Management crosses USD50bn in client assets

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 15:28

Sterling Capital Management, an investment manager offering equity, fixed income, and asset allocation investment solutions, has surpassed USD50 billion in assets under management.   »

Wedgewood Partners names Bill Thomas Chief Compliance and Chief Administrative Officer

Wedgewood Partners names Bill Thomas Chief Compliance and Chief Administrative Officer

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 15:19

Wedgewood Partners, a large cap growth equity asset manager, has appointed William “Bill” Thomas as Chief Compliance and Chief Administrative Officer. »

Lebenthal Asset Management expands portfolio management team

Lebenthal Asset Management expands portfolio management team

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 15:16

Lebenthal Asset Management (LAM), the asset management division of Lebenthal Holdings, has appointed Barbara Doran as a portfolio manager. »

London Pensions Fund Authority names acting Chairman

London Pensions Fund Authority names acting Chairman

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 15:15

Sir Merrick Cockell is to take over as acting Chairman of the London Pensions Fund Authority. »

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Real estate funds taking longer to get to final close as competition heats up

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 14:05

The real estate funds industry is alive and well from an asset raising perspective. In 2012, private RE funds closed with USD72 billion in committed institutional assets. By 2014, that number had increased by 45 per cent, according to leading alternative asset data provider, Preqin.  »

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Infrastructure asset valuations: An ongoing concern

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 14:00

With concerns regarding infrastructure asset pricing ranking highest among institutional investors surveyed by Preqin, this extract from Preqin Infrastructure Spotlight – August 2015 examines the rise in average infrastructure deal sizes by geography, industry and project stage. »

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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... »

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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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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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