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Staffordshire Housing Association agrees GBP22m funding deal with M&G Investments

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Mon, 06/07/2015 - 14:44

Staffordshire Housing Association has borrowed GBP22 million in a long term financing deal from M&G Investments (M&G), a leading international investment manager. ...Read more

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Weekly Brief: Hedge funds have limited direct exposure to Greece

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds helped protect portfolios in June

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 16:34

Hedge funds suffered a blow in June, with the Lyxor Hedge Fund Index down 2 per cent. The industry is nonetheless outperforming traditional asset classes in a context in which the correlation between equities and bonds is positive. In June, the MSCI World was down 2.6 per cent and sovereign benchmarks were down on both sides of the Atlantic (the 10-year Bund price is down 2 per cent; 10-year Treasury price down 1.7 per cent). »

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Tullett Prebon Alternatives hires Michael McKell as Head of Real Estate Secondaries

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 15:10

Tullett Prebon Alternative Investments (TPAI), the alternative investments arm of Tullett Prebon, has appointed Michael McKell as Head of Real Estate Secondaries to trade open-ended and specialist real estate funds. »

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Rexford Industrial acquires Industrial Property for USD14.5m

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 15:08

Rexford Industrial Realty has acquired a 78,280 square foot industrial building in Huntington Park, California, for USD14.5 million, or approximately USD185 per square foot. »

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Howard Kennedy advise PEP&CO on 50 new stores in 50 days

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 15:07

Law firm Howard Kennedy is advising retailer PEP&CO on its ambitious plans to open 50 new stores over the next 50 days. »

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Fried Frank adds asset management regulatory attorney Gregg Beechey in London

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 15:03

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson has appointed Gregg Beechey (pictured) as a partner in the firm’s Asset Management Practice in London. »

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GE Capital Franchise Finance provides CAD11m term loan for Holiday Inn at Winnipeg Airport

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 14:42

GE Capital, Canada has provided a CAD11 million term loan to AP2 Developments, the owner of the Holiday Inn at the Winnipeg Airport. The majority of the funds will to be used to refinance existing debt; the remainder will be used for working capital. »

Lyxor: A New Era for Hedge Funds?

A new era for hedge funds?

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 13:51

The lack of hedge funds’ excess returns since the financial crisis put the industry under rising pressure. In this 12th edition of the White Paper, we review the causes and identify the key hedge fund performance drivers. We put to test these drivers under three long-term macro-economic scenarios. It is reasonable, in our view, to expect hedge funds to deliver an annual excess returns in the 5-6 per cent range above the Libor 3M, with low volatility.  »

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Investor research: Have your say!

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 08:40

The current economic climate may be difficult to read but it does present investment opportunities. Identifying these opportunities and the systems to support them is becoming an increasing challenge. »

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Download Intralinks' guidelines on assessing vendor security

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 08:38

Curious about a vendor’s security? Download Intralink's guidelines on how to get a more in-depth look at privacy and data security controls when considering a cloud SaaS provider. »

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Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Private equity fundraising through the first quarter is examined in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Private Equity, Q1 2015. ... »

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Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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SIze of ‘No’ vote adds new dimension to Greek situation

Salman Ahmed, Lombard Odier

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 10:37

Salman Ahmed (pictured), Global Strategist...»

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Mon, 29/06/2015 - 12:12

Sean Yakota, head of Asia strategy at SEB,...»

Developments in the reform of China’s state-owned enterprises

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Mon, 15/06/2015 - 12:38

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Turkish equities could now offer an attractive entry point

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