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Advent Capital appoints industry veteran Osbert Hood as COO

Thu, 14/06/2012 - 15:00

Advent Capital Management has appointed Osbert Hood, former chairman and chief executive officer of MacKay Shields, as chief operating officer (COO). »

Bernard Delbecque, Director of Economics and Research at EFAMA

Net sales of UCITS remained positive in April

Thu, 14/06/2012 - 14:22

Net sales of UCITS remained positive in April totalling EUR 18 billion, albeit down from net inflows of EUR47 billion in March, according to figures released by the European Fund and Asset management Association (EFAMA). »

Alastair Sewell, Director in Fitch's Fund & Asset Manager Rating Group, Fitch Ratings

SA money market fund portfolio maturity decreasing, says Fitch

Thu, 14/06/2012 - 14:19

The average portfolio maturity of South African money market funds (MMFs) has become shorter over the past year, according to a new report from Fitch Ratings. »

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Intertrust Group completes the acquisition of Walkers Management Services

Thu, 14/06/2012 - 14:10

Intertrust Group (Intertrust) has, after obtaining the necessary regulatory approvals, completed the acquisition of Walkers Management Services (WMS), a provider of corporate, company secretarial and fiduciary services. The financial details of the transaction are not being disclosed. »

Chris Conkey, Chief Investment Officer, Global Equities

Thomas Holman named senior portfolio manager for Manulife Asset Management

Thu, 14/06/2012 - 13:35

Thomas L Holman has been named managing director and senior portfolio manager on the Manulife Asset Management US Small/Mid Cap Growth team. »

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Olympia's merger with Kenmar addresses part of the company's challenges, says Fitch

Thu, 14/06/2012 - 13:15

Fitch Ratings says that the announced merger between Olympia Capital Management (M2) and Kenmar Group addresses part of the key challenges the agency has identified that Olympia is facing, notably enlarging operations to optimise operating profitability, diversifying its investor base and strengthening analytical research capabilities. »

Frank Waltman, executive vice president, product management, at Virtus.

Virtus Investment Partners registers five new mutual funds

Thu, 14/06/2012 - 12:04

Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ: VRTS) is expanding the diversity of its investment strategies by introducing five open-end mutual funds. »

Liz Murrall, Director of Corporate Governance, IMA

Investor engagement is increasing and leading to change, says IMA study

Thu, 14/06/2012 - 10:00

Institutional investors have increased their engagement with investee companies, leading to a positive influence over corporate behaviour according to the Investment Management Association’s (IMA) second survey on adherence to the FRC’s (Financial Reporting Council) Stewardship Code by asset owners, asset managers and service providers. »

 Tim Wildenberg, head of electronic trading, Citi EMEA.

Citi launches algorithmic platform in Turkey

Thu, 14/06/2012 - 10:00

Citi has launched a full suite of algorithmic and direct market access trading products providing clients electronic access to the Turkish equities markets. »

Alex Ohlsson,  managing partner, Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen to offer Cayman Islands and BVI legal services

Thu, 14/06/2012 - 06:00

Carey Olsen is extending its legal service offering to include the jurisdictions of the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands (BVI). »

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Hedgeweek USA Awards 2015

Hedgeweek USA Awards 2015

Tue, 13/10/2015 - 11:30

The managers and service providers who won this year's Hedgeweek USA Awards all demonstrated resilience and innovation in the toughest of markets, and, as our annual USA survey in this edition demonstrates, US hedge fund managers continue, in overall terms, to be more successful than their European counterparts, for reasons unravelled in the survey... »

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US Hedge Fund Services 2015

US Hedge Fund Services 2015

Wed, 30/09/2015 - 11:21

A rising tide of regulation is threatening to swamp US hedge funds with significant trading, distribution and reporting issues.This Hedgeweek Special Report unravels these issues, guides managers through the solutions currently available to them, and examines the challenges of running activist hedge funds, where assets have grown to USD120 billion over the past decade... »

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The TYVIX Index: Navigating through interest rate volatility

With interest rates set to rise, this Hedgeweek Special Report examines the the latest tools available to fixed income investors and traders in the form of the CBOE/CBOT 10-year US Treasury Note Volatility Index (The TYVIX Index) and TYVIX futures, which give traders an effective way to hedge, gain exposure to, or trade interest rate volatility.... »

Cybersecurity update

Thomas Deinet, HFSB

Cybersecurity has become a focus of the hedge fund industry lately and regulators are taking an increasing interest in assessing the resilience of firms to cyber attacks. The problem that hedge fund managers face, when starting to do such an assessment, is trying to find the right level of response; no easy task given the plethora of reports, commentaries on this subject. ... »

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In this excerpt from Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets, H2 2015, we take a closer look at how investors source and select new investment opportunities, based on the results of our interviews with over 100 investors in hedge funds. ... »

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