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Hedge fund start-ups higher calibre

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

Posted on: 10 Jul, 2012

UBP's Auriemma joins HighWater

Matt Auriemma, head of operational due diligence at UBP Asset Management, has left to join HighWater, a professional director services firm based in the Cayman Islands.

Posted on: 09 Jul, 2012
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HSBC makes senior prime services hires

HSBC has appointed Paul Busby as head of prime services sales for the Americas.

Posted on: 06 Jul, 2012

Hedge funds warned against moving to less regulated markets as extraterritoriality starts to bite

Increased extraterritoriality is closing the ability for alternative managers to decamp to less regulated jurisdictions to escape EU and US rules, The IMS Group has said.

Posted on: 05 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

Interest jumps in CTA and macro managers, according to Citi Prime Finance survey

Investor interest in liquid commodity trading advisors (CTAs) and currency-focused macro hedge funds has accelerated since 2008, according to a survey by Citi Prime Finance.

Posted on: 06 Jun, 2012

M&A at funds of funds likely to decelerate, according to industry source

M&A activity among funds of funds (FoHF) could potentially decelerate, according to an industry source.

Posted on: 01 Jun, 2012

What Sam Hocking did next

Whenever an Anglo-Saxon leaves a French bank unexpectedly, the journalist is apt to reach into his bag of cultural clichés as readily as the competitor assumes that he or she is being poached by another firm on an enormous package of pay and perks

Posted on: 28 May, 2012

Institutionalisation of investors and regulation taking toll on hedge funds, according to AIMA/KPMG report

Approximately 98% of hedge funds have increased investment in regulatory compliance since 2008 as new rules continue to take their toll and the industry becomes ever more institutionalised, according to a joint report by KPMG and AIMA.

Posted on: 21 May, 2012

Man aquires FRM

Man Group, the $59 billion asset management firm, is to acquire Financial Risk Management (FRM), the $9 billion funds of funds.

Posted on: 21 May, 2012
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