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Top Singapore Hedge Funds

  Singapore has always been something of an oddity. One of the world's few remaining city-states, the country is far more developed than its neighbours...

2015 Outlook: Private Debt as Alternative Investment

After the financial crisis in 2008, the traditional lenders such as banks had to struggle hard to comply with new guidance from regulators on...

Real Estate Private Equity Industry Outlook 2015

The Real Estate Private Equity Industry has shown an impressive performance with 16.7 % annualised annual return over the last three years. The Industry...

Why Institutional Investors Should Act Like Owners

During and after the recession, most of the blame was placed on bankers and brokers. But one community escaped the blame. It is true...

Top 4 Hedge Fund Administrators

Hedge funds are one of the most profitable investments that can be made, provided the investor has the capital for it. While there is...

Funds of Hedge Funds Defined

So far, we have discussed the various strategies that Hedge Funds use to earn profits and operate in a financial market. The main purpose...

Broken Engagement? SEC uses data against advisers

Much hype has surrounded the outreach efforts of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to “engage” the private fund industry. The campaign supposedly is...

FICC To Expand Tri-Party Regulation

In 2003, the U.S. government founded the Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (FICC) to oversee confirmation, settlement and delivery of fixed-income assets in the United...

Financial and Fund Industry Viewpoint: Interview with Michelle Carroll, Partner, Financial...

In today's still fragile environment of recovering economies and financial markets, it is extremely important for a business world to have a reliable and...

Impact Investing

“Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.”    ...

SEC Probes Hedge Fund Research Firm

Did a Washington securities research firm illegally obtain information about an imminent government health care policy change? Did hedge funds knowingly trade on such...

Frontier Funds – Not Just Another Emerging Market

Returns versus risk is a dichotomous relationship that we just can’t seem to get away from. While it is true that the relationship exists...

Basel III and Hedge Fund Funding

In 2010, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), one of the primary global financial regulatory bodies, developed the Basel III regulatory regime as...

Roadmap to Hedge Funds – Part 1

What exactly is a Hedge Fund? A hedge fund is essentially an investment program. In this program, the first aim of the partners is...

Hedge Fund Due Diligence

What are today’s investors demanding of their hedge funds? Aside from exceptional financial returns, there is an increasing tendency to hold fund management accountable...
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Guide to Hedge Funds and Branding – Part 1 What is...

What is a Hedge Fund?  A hedge fund is an aggressively managed investment fund that is maintained by a professional management firm. Hedge funds are...
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The History of funds and Hedge Funds – Part 5: Expansion...

Even after the success of Jones’ experiment, it would not exactly be correct to say that an industry had risen. For hedge funds to...

The history of Funds and Hedge Funds – Part 3 Expansion...

Until now, we have seen how earlier versions of mutual funds came into being but we have barely even scratched the surface so far;...

The History of Funds and Hedge Funds – Part 2

The beginning of Mutual Funds There happens to be some confusion between two different schools of thought, each of which has their own version of...

Hedge Fund Inflows Boosted By Innovation

The passing of the JOBS Act by US Congress in 2012 brought all but the smallest US hedge funds under the regulation of the...

Big Data and Persistent Automation for Fund management – The New...

Big data has been on the business radar for a few years now, but in 2014 there has been a marked upswing in the...

Fundingpost announces upcoming Angel & Venture Capital Events in the US

With a growing number of HNW investors turning towards private placements in startup and growth companies as a means of attaining rapid capital growth,...

7 Years From Now: The Hedge Fund Industry

The hedge fund is going through a period of unparalleled growth, with new money flowing into the industry from a new wave of tech...
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Interview with Peter Kristensen CEO of JP Fund Services and Co-Founder...

Funds DNA - Interview with Peter Kristensen CEO of JP Fund Services and Co-Founder of JP Funds Group Part 1 Peter Kristensen is the CEO...

The Future of Funds – Part 2

In the first part of our The Future of Funds - Part 1 we gave an overview of the issues that are affecting the...

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