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South Korean regulators won't ease hedge fund restrictions anytime soon, says expert

South Korean regulators are unlikely to liberalise the country’s restrictive rules facing hedge fund managers anytime soon, a regional expert has said.

Posted on: 23 Jul, 2012

Ucits hedge funds see AuM growth

Ucits hedge funds’ Assets under Management (AuM) increased by 7.5% during the second quarter bringing total AuM to €129 billion, according to a report published by Alix Capital, a Geneva-based alternative investment specialist.

Posted on: 18 Jul, 2012
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Towers Watson says institutions will stick to hedge funds despite underperformance

Investors are unlikely to jump into bed with other asset classes en masse if hedge funds do not deliver absolute returns by year-end 2012, Towers Watson has said.

Posted on: 17 Jul, 2012
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GLG makes APAC hires

GLG Partners has made a series of appointments in Asia to form a long/short equities team focused on fundamental stock-picking.

Posted on: 16 Jul, 2012

Hedge fund start-ups higher calibre

Hedge fund start-ups higher calibre but challenges remain, warns Deutsche Bank exec

Posted on: 10 Jul, 2012

Funds of Ucits funds popular although sceptics remain

The funds of Ucits hedge funds model is still valid, according to 70% of respondents to a survey by Alix Capital, the Geneva based alternative investment specialist.

Posted on: 02 Jul, 2012

Asia no light touch

Asia no light touch regulatory regime, KPMG warns managers
Managers have been warned against viewing Asia as a light touch regulatory regime in a new report by KPMG.

Posted on: 25 Jun, 2012

GAIM Monaco 2012: The Highlights

Despite the decent weather in Monte Carlo, the content of the panels at GAIM 2012 was overwhelmingly gloomy.

Posted on: 21 Jun, 2012

GAIM Monaco 2012: Outlook pretty dreadful, according to GLG's Jamil Baz and historian Niall Ferguson

“The crisis has not even started,” warned Jamil Baz, chief investment strategiest at GLG Partners, in what must rank as one of the most depressing panel sessions ever held.

Posted on: 19 Jun, 2012
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Man Group's finance director leaves

Kevin Hayes, finance director at Man Group since 2007, is to leave to pursue other interests, the firm said in a statement this morning.

Posted on: 18 Jun, 2012
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