Tag Archives: Hedge Funds

Hedge Fund and Private Equity Forum in NYC

16 Sep
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Emerging Threats and Trends Facing Fund Managers What’s on the Horizon for Alternative Assets? This hedge fund and private equity forum will take a closer look at the emerging trends facing this industry in the near future. Leaders from the alternative asset space will discuss challenges and trends they are beginning to see, along with […]

Luxembourg an On-shore IFC for Offshore Investment

03 Mar
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Luxembourg is not a tax haven. It is not a country where you can hide assets in case of criminal investigations or amidst money laundering operations. Luxembourg has implemented all of the international standards in terms of the exchange of information for tax purposes. It has also implemented the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development […]

Wealthy Moving to Hedge Funds

24 Oct
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The world’s wealthiest private investors are planning to put more money into alternative investments over the next three years, a report says. The study said the global rich are increasingly attracted by private equity schemes and hedge funds as they offer more stable returns than shares. Here’s a recent news release to show that September […]

2006 Was a Banner Year for Offshore Finance

04 Jan
Huge tails... Stingray sandbar, Grand Cayman - offshore finance

New Uses for Hedge Funds and Record Levels of Private Equity Buyouts Drove Market GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ — As we begin 2007, 2006 can be summed up in a single word, “more,” according to Walkers, the global offshore law firm of choice for fund managers, corporations, financial institutions, and international law […]

Hedge Fund Administration

10 Oct
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Price Meadows Incorporated, a boutique hedge fund administrator serving approximately 200 domestic and offshore funds, has been ranked by Institutional Investor’s Alpha magazine as one of the industry’s top fund administrators. The firm was ranked #3 in the category of client service, #4 in fund accounting, and #5 in overall excellence. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) October […]

The fall of Amaranth

25 Sep
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Just a few weeks ago, the Amaranth hedge fund flew investors in to gloat about its incredible year to date performance. Their 30% gain since January had beaten the stock market hands down and energy trader Brian Hunter was being hailed as a market guru. With natural gas prices reaching two year lows, Mr. Hunter […]

Record number of new Hedge Funds launched in Cayman Islands

22 Aug
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WEST PALM BEACH, FL (www.hedgeco.net) – A record number of new hedge funds were created during the first half of 2005, according to Busnesswire reports. Despite the global slowdown in hedge fund returns during the first half of 2005, there was a 13 percent increase in the number of new hedge fund launches compared to […]

Hedge funds in the crosshairs

30 May
Hedge funds in the crosshairs

Hedge funds have long been viewed as one of the more untouchable areas of the financial markets, and now 30,000 Canadian investors, along with a handful of pension funds, know why: Quite literally, they can’t touch their money. More than $1.2-billion they invested in two domestic hedge fund companies has been frozen by securities regulators […]