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Hedge Funds Care gala dinner raises £300,000

Hedge Funds Care UK (HFC) raised more than £300,000 for a number of children’s charities at its 8th Annual London Benefit at The Dorchester Hotel in Mayfair earlier this month.

Posted on: 19 Dec, 2013
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IMQ confirms shift into acceleration deals

Imqubator (IMQ), the $250 million Amsterdam-based seeding platform backed by Dutch pension giant APG, has confirmed it will focus increasingly on acceleration deals as opposed to seeding, and is seeking to collaborate with large asset managers in

Posted on: 18 Dec, 2013
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COOConnect Summary of 2013: Part 4

Here is the fourth and penultimate instalment of COOConnect’s five part series summarising the key events to impact the hedge fund industry in 2013.

FCA gets tough on fees

Posted on: 18 Dec, 2013
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COOConnect Summary of 2013: Part 3

Here is the third instalment of COOConnect’s five part series summarising the key events to impact the hedge fund industry in 2013.

Posted on: 17 Dec, 2013
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Open Protocol sign-ups expected to double by end of 2014

Albourne Partners is expecting the number of hedge fund managers reporting under the Open Protocol Enabling Risk Aggregation (‘Open Protocol’), its risk reporting initiative, to double by Assets under Management (AuM) to around $1.5 trillion by th

Posted on: 17 Dec, 2013
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COOConnect Summary of 2013: Part 2

Here is the second instalment of COOConnect’s five part series summarising the key events to impact hedge funds in 2013.

Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)

Posted on: 16 Dec, 2013
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COOConnect Summary of 2013: Part 1

In the run up to Christmas, COOConnect will be publishing a five-part series summarising the key trends and events to impact the global hedge fund industry in 2013.

Posted on: 13 Dec, 2013
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Limited manager interest in JOBS Act and regulated funds, according to Aksia study

Only 1% of hedge fund managers intend to advertise their vehicles because of the JOBS Act, while more than 70% of firms have no intention of launching ’40 Act products, according to a survey by Aksia, the consultancy.

Posted on: 11 Dec, 2013
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Exploring the Dutch hedge fund industry: COOConnect in Amsterdam

My fly-over visit to Amsterdam, with the stated objective of better understanding the Dutch hedge fund and institutional investor landscape, discovered an industry unsure of its future.

Posted on: 11 Dec, 2013
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Funds of funds need at least $1.5 billion to survive, says Towers Watson

Funds of hedge funds will need at least $1.5 billion in Assets under Management (AuM) for their businesses to survive, and around $7 billion to thrive.

Posted on: 11 Dec, 2013
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