James Williams, Hedgeweek

Deutsche Bank survey shows that investor allocations to alternative UCITS have doubled year-on-year… ETF provider Source to launch first product in the US…

London-based Source, one of Europe’s leading ETF providers, this week announced that it was launching its first product in the US. Source’s first investment product to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange is the Source EURO STOXX 50 ETF, which offers highly liquid exposure to the largest blue chip stocks in the Eurozone.  »


Special Report: Asian Private Equity

Special Report: Asian Private Equity

Preqin takes a detailed look at the private equity industry in Asia and how it has changed in recent years, including fundraising, investor preferences and deal activity. Plus, performance benchmarks for Asia-focused private equity funds by vintage year and key statistics in detail for Greater China, ASEAN, Northeast Asia and South Asia. »


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IDB launches USD500m education, youth and employment bond

Citi has priced a USD500 million four-year education, youth and employment (EYE) bond on behalf of The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which was created with the support of Citi Microfinance. »


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Carmignac Group will soon have access to Chinese domestic market

Carmignac and BNP Paribas IP are the only two companies in France, and in the eurozone, to have been granted a Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) licence. »


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Long-term MFs and ETFs attracted USD32.6bn new flows in August, says Morningstar

Long-term mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) attracted USD32.6 billion of new investor cash in August driven by strong flows to international-stock funds and demand for fixed income, according to figures released by Morningstar. »


Special Report: Real Estate Fund Manager Outlook

Special Report: Real Estate Fund Manager Outlook

Based on Preqin's survey of over 100 real estate fund managers, Preqin provides insight into the future investment activity of private real estate fund managers and their views on the current market, including how much capital they plan to invest, the number of opportunities they review, which sectors they view as the most attractive and much more. Click here to download the pdf »


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Citi launches Total Touch equities trading offering in Europe

Citi is launching Total Touch, its block equities offering designed to make it more efficient for institutional investors to execute block trades in the European market. »


Tax

PwC appoints asset management tax director

PwC has appointed Bradley Phillips as an asset management tax director. »


Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek

Long/short equity and macro hedge funds offer best Asian investment opportunities… Hedge fund AUM hits another record…

Institutional investors performing due diligence on Asia-Pacific focused hedge funds may be best served homing in on long/short equity and macro strategies. »


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Unigestion launches Private Asset Allocator tool

Unigestion has launched a tool which provides a framework for allocating between private assets on a systematic and quantifiable basis. »


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