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EDHEC RESEARCH: Non-linear risk

In the fourth of a series of articles on risk management techniques in asset management, we look at the benefits of hedging risks through...

BACK OFFICE VIEW: Hidden inefficiency

"Back office investment can be justified on its own merits" - Gary Koche, Openlink In an ideal world, the front office of a trading organisation...

COMPANY PROFILE: Watching very closely

Dexion Capital, a fund of hedge funds manager, has made its mark evaluating hedge funds. CEO Robin Bowie tells Fionnuala Synnott where he believes...

FUND SUPERMARKETS: It’s no ebay

A pan-European fund supermarket should be easier to set up than eBay's global shopping centre. But platforms still lack the depth of coverage, finds...

TRANSFER AGENCY: Breaking language barriers

With Asia an ever more important buyer of European Ucits 3 funds, administrators are increasingly using transfer agency platforms to meet the challenges of...

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: The right price

Peter Preisler, head of EMEA at T. Rowe Price, is a contrarian. He dislikes ‘hyped’ products, such as 130/30 funds, and he prefers Africa...

BUYSIDE DEALING: 10 ways of being fooled

Hans-Olov Bornemann believes there needs to be a debate about how broker-dealers serve fund managers. The issues go beyond unbundling, though, and into the...

BACK OFFICE VIEW: Spoilt for choice?

"For a start-up hedge fund, deciding what type of IT systems to invest in can involve difficult choices" - Tony Swei / Tradar While...

RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION: Star players

Just like the world’s top footballers these days, loyalty is a forgotten word in the investment industry, as finance hotshots go to where the...

EXCHANGES: MIFID: Unmanageable liquidity

As the Mifid deadline approaches and the competition hots up between the traditional exchanges and the new entrants, Nicholas Pratt asks what fund managers...

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