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ASEAN CIS passport could arrive sooner than expected

An ASEAN passport for collective investment schemes (CIS), not too dissimilar to Ucits, could come into effect sooner than most experts had predicted.

Posted on: 24 Oct, 2012
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Prime custody growing in Asia, says HSBC

Uptake of prime custody by Asian hedge funds has been slow although attitudes are changing, according to the global head of sales for prime services at HSBC. 

Posted on: 23 Oct, 2012

GAIM Ops Paris 2012: A Summary

An industry conference veteran once joked he never failed to see the irony of hedge fund managers and investment bankers moaning about their ever-growing expense ratios from the confines of five star hotels.  It is perhaps for this reason GAIM Ops

Posted on: 21 Oct, 2012

Hedge Funds Care UK to hold Autumn event

Hedge Funds Care UK (HFC) will hold its Autumn Affair at the Rose Club in London on October 25 in aid of vulnerable children.

Posted on: 12 Oct, 2012
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Interest in emerging managers waning, new data shows

Appetite for spin-off hedge funds is waning, according to data from Preqin.

Less $$$ flowing into start-ups and emerging managers

Posted on: 04 Oct, 2012
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APAC suffers hedge fund decline

Asia-Pacific (APAC) suffered a slight slump as the number of individual managers running more than $1 billion out of the region fell raising questions about whether APAC has been oversold in recent years.

Posted on: 02 Oct, 2012

Ireland could benefit from German and French restrictions to private placement rules

Ireland’s funds industry could be a net beneficiary if French and German regulators impose restrictions to private placement rules.

Posted on: 26 Sep, 2012

Regulation boosts managed accounts uptake

Regulation could be a major driver in pushing hedge funds onto managed accounts. Experts have also said there has been a surge in interest in fund structures, which are in effect co-mingled managed accounts.

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2012

Hedge fund launches fall in Q2, according to Hedge Fund Research

Hedge fund launches declined in Q2 with 245 new funds entering the market, down from 304 in Q1, according to data from Hedge Fund Research, the Chicago-based data provider.

Posted on: 13 Sep, 2012
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Hedge funds breaching leverage limits must report to ESMA, AIFMD Level 2 rules state

AIFMD Level 2 rules will require hedge funds to report to ESMA if they breach leverage limits of three times their Net Asset Value (NAV), the head of the asset management unit at the European Commission has confirmed.

Posted on: 11 Sep, 2012

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