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Private banks must return to hedge funds

Private banks have little option but to return to hedge fund investing although they need to work harder at convincing their high-net-worth clients about the benefits of alternatives, it has been said.

Posted on: 09 Dec, 2013
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AIFMD offers opportunities to European funds of funds

European funds of hedge funds could be revitalised by offering underlying investors access to managers electing not to market or pulling out of the EU because of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Posted on: 03 Dec, 2013
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First-time hedge fund launches outperform but investor interest is muted

Hedge funds launched by first time managers offer the best return prospects in comparison to funds launched by established firms, although institutional investor interest in emerging managers continues to decline, according to research by Preqin.

Posted on: 27 Nov, 2013
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Funds of funds' performance should be taken in context of equity market rally

The perceived revival of funds of hedge funds should be viewed in the context of the soaring equity markets although the asset class is continuing to evolve, it has been said.

Posted on: 27 Nov, 2013
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BNY Mellon loses a securities lending case but provides lessons about cash and collateral

The $31 billion Swedish pension fund AP1 is celebrating a London courtroom victory over BNY Mellon.

Posted on: 25 Nov, 2013
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GAIM Ops Paris 2013: A Summary

Last year, the mood at GAIM Ops International in Paris was apocalyptic.

Posted on: 15 Nov, 2013
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GAIM Ops Paris 2013: Investors demand more information on terms given to seeders

Institutional allocators are increasingly asking launch managers or early-stage hedge funds to supply them with information about the terms and conditions afforded to their seed investors, it has been said at GAIM Ops in Paris. 

Posted on: 12 Nov, 2013
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GAIM Ops Paris 2013: Investors putting greater focus on fund expenses

Investors should be increasingly diligent when reviewing hedge fund expenses to prevent inappropriate charges being borne by the fund, it has been said.

Posted on: 12 Nov, 2013
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Hedge Funds Care to host London benefit gala dinner

Help for Children UK (HFC UK), formerly known as Hedge Funds Care, will host its flagship event – the annual London Benefit gala dinner – at The Dorchester on December 5.

Posted on: 06 Nov, 2013
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The logic and illogic of macro-prudential policy

Central bankers are different from us. In the last ten days I have had the privilege of listening to two of them talk about how we can escape our present difficulties.

Posted on: 04 Nov, 2013
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