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Hedge funds grow amid volatility as funds of funds continue downward trajectory, PerTrac data shows

Single manager hedge funds saw AuM increase by 5.23% to $1.9 trillion during the first half of 2012 although funds of funds’ woes continued, according to a study by PerTrac, a data provider.

Posted on: 29 Aug, 2012
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Korean Transaction Tax will dent country's hedge fund ambitions

Proposals in South Korea to implement a transaction tax on futures and options would seriously dent the jurisdiction’s ambitions to build a viable hedge fund industry, it has been warned.

Posted on: 23 Aug, 2012

SS&C GlobeOp confirm they will launch CFTC reporting system for hedge funds

SS&C GlobeOp, the $400 billion AuA fund administrator, has confirmed it will create an electronic web-based system to help hedge fund managers report to the CFTC.

Posted on: 13 Aug, 2012

AuM will grow while investors will display patience with long/short equity, according to Credit Suisse cap intro head

Hedge fund Assets under Management (AuM) will continue to grow while many investors are still exhibiting patience with long/short equity, the global head of capital intro at Credit Suisse has said.

Posted on: 06 Aug, 2012

Alternatives' AuM to rise as more firms seek retail investment

Allocations into alternatives reached $6.5 trillion and is expected to grow further as various asset classes, including hedge funds, branch into retail, according to a report by McKinsey & Co.

Posted on: 02 Aug, 2012
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Private sector pension plans increasingly shunning hedge funds, says Preqin

Private sector pension plans appear to be cutting their hedge fund exposures, according to data provider Preqin.

Posted on: 31 Jul, 2012
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Israeli hedge fund industry enjoys massive growth

The once non-existent Israeli hedge fund industry has grown by almost 162% since 2007 following deregulation and amendments to the country’s stringent securities and tax laws, a new survey shows.

Posted on: 26 Jul, 2012

Hedge Funds Care to host golf day

Hedge Funds Care UK will hold its annual London Golf Day at the Grove Golf Course in Hertfordshire on Wednesday, October 3 in what is likely to be a record fundraising year for the charity.

Posted on: 24 Jul, 2012
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State Street AIS exec does not rule out further expansion

The head of State Street’s Alternative Investment Solutions (AIS) business has not ruled out any further acquisitions and said its takeover of Goldman Sachs’ administration unit will not impact client service.

Posted on: 23 Jul, 2012

Inflows continue albeit it to largest managers, Hedge Fund Research data indicates

Investors continued to allocate new capital to hedge funds in the second quarter of 2012 albeit to the largest managers and strategies with low exposures to global equity markets, according to Hedge Fund Research data.

Posted on: 23 Jul, 2012
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