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Castle Harbour hires Eric Daniel to co-manage new convertible bond fund

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 20:00

Castle Harbour Securities has appointed Eric Daniel, the former Head of Equity Derivatives and Convertible Bond Sales at Citigroup in Paris, to co-manage its new global convertible bond fund. »

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LaSalle Investment Management advises Italian pension fund on first overseas real estate investments

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 19:00

LaSalle Investment Management has successfully completed its first investments from an EUR85 million mandate awarded by Inarcassa, the Italian pension fund for self-employed architects and engineers. »

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UBS Global Asset Management launches emerging market passive equity fund

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 18:00

UBS Global Asset Management has launched the UBS Life Global Emerging Markets Equity Tracker Fund, an institutional passive life fund which aims to track the performance of the FTSE All-World Emerging Index. »

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Guernsey funds sector demonstrates stability over third quarter

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 17:00

Guernsey’s financial services regulator has approved 42 new investment funds for the second quarter in succession, resulting in a total of 140 additions during the 12 months to the end of September. »

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Palmer Square Capital Management launches Long/Short Credit Fund

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 15:00

Credit and alternatives investment manager Palmer Square Capital Management has launched its sixth mutual fund, the Palmer Square Long/Short Credit Fund (PCHIX, PCHAX). »

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A fresh solution for open-ended funds

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 13:03

By Dominic Wheatley, Guernsey Finance – Guernsey’s 50 years as a funds centre makes it an ideal jurisdiction in which to nurture innovative open-ended funds, argues Dominic Wheatley from Guernsey Finance. »

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Ongoing market trends favour largest firms in asset management industry, says Moody’s

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 12:47

Market conditions in the global asset management industry will continue to promote growth of the largest managers in 2015, boosting industry concentration, according to a new report from Moody's Investors Service. »

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Private real estate assets reach all-time high of USD740bn

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 11:31

Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. »

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US fixed income market structure struggling to maintain balance, says TABB Group

Wed, 10/12/2014 - 18:30

New research from Tabb Group “US Fixed Income Market: Industry Trends & Drivers 2014,” examines trends that have been developing throughout the US fixed income ecosystem, struggling to maintain its balance as the principal-based risk model that has been the norm is slowly deteriorating under the sheer size of the market it has been supporting.  »

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Yezdi Chinoy appointed CEO of Generali Investments Asia

Wed, 10/12/2014 - 17:30

Yezdi Chinoy has been appointed CEO of Generali Investments Asia Limited, the Generali Group’s Asian asset management arm, based in Hong Kong.  »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Andrew Milligan, Standard Life Investments

2015 a pivotal year for global markets

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 09:57

Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, believes that 2015 has all the hallmarks of a pivotal year for global financial markets. Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy, Standard Life Investments, comments… ... »

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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Stack of US dollar bills

Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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S&P Capital IQ Special Report

In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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