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Greater reliance on algorithmic trading seen in the hedge fund industry

By   /  March 24, 2014  /  News, Markets, Hedge Funds  /  No Comments

Hedge fund brokers are increasingly relying more heavily on equity trades made in through computer-driven strategies. Rather than spending large amounts of time with individuals making trades, asset managers from smaller hedge funds are increasingly using computer algorithms to make assessed trades for them. The use of these computing algorithm-based strategies is, experts have said, […]

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India-centric hedge fund to launch

By   /  March 11, 2014  /  News, Markets, Hedge Funds  /  No Comments

The former Asian specialist head of 3i Group PLC, the private equity firm, is setting in motion the wheels to open his own Indian-centric hedge fund. Adding to his IPEplus Fund 1, Anil Ahuja is seeking institutional investors to raise a further $100 million starting capital to aid his hedge fund. The aim of the […]

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Profile: The Blackstone Group

By   /  March 6, 2014  /  Features, Profiles  /  No Comments

This giant is renowned throughout the financial world as a leading institution in the private equity, investment banking, financial services and alternative asset management firm. Founded in 1985 by Stephen A. Schwarzman and Peter G. Peterson with a seed capital amount of $400,000, the company is presently worth over $3.623 billion. The two founders were […]

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Cybercrime: an increasing danger for funds

By   /  March 5, 2014  /  Features, Comment, Markets, Analysis, Hedge Funds, Private Equity  /  No Comments

Financial firms have reported that fraudulent activity is becoming more and more prevalent from a cyber attack perspective. It now ranks second in terms of crime against the financial sector, according to a new report. PricewaterhouseCoopers have recently published a study confirming that cybercrime is still a pertinent problem in the financial market. According to […]

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Profile: Ken Griffin

By   /  March 5, 2014  /  Features, Profiles, Hedge Funds  /  No Comments

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Kenneth (Ken) Griffin is the founder and CEO of one of the world’s most successful hedge fund and investment firms, Citadel LLC. Citadel’s group of funds has had unprecedented success, earning Griffin a reported $5.2 billion net worth. As with most hedge fund managers and the industry in general, Griffin has often shunned publicity and […]

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