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Dart Enterprises is the holding company for a group of portfolio companies across several industries. The company is based in the Cayman Islands but has a global reach with investments around the world. Holdings include real estate development, retail, finance and technology.

KPMG is the largest professional services firm in the Cayman Islands providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. Our alternative investment specialists apply deep market knowledge and years of industry experience to distinguish the relevant and important from the complex and the unnecessary for our clients, whatever their investment activity.

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Hedgeweek is the hedge fund industry’s leading portal on news and topical features = including updates on new fund launches, investment trends, regulatory news and distribution strategies, and a regular series of market surveys and fund manager interviews. Hedgeweek produces a free weekly and a daily newsletter covering essential news and features within the Hedge Fund industry.

Institutional Asset Manager is a news and information and fund data service for institutional investors and institutional asset managers focusing on the traditional asset management sector worldwide. Institutional Asset Manager offers a daily newsletter service and a full web site.

Private Equity Wire is the private equity industry’s leading portal on news and topical features, including updates on new fund launches, investment trends, regulatory news and distribution strategies, and a regular series of market surveys and product profiles. Private Equity Wire produces a free daily newsletter covering essential news and features within the private equity industry and a series of special reports

Wealth Adviser offers investment fund news and information, research and fund data for wealth advisers and private banks working in the advisory industry around the world. Wealth Adviser offers a daily newsletter service and a full web site with fund data designed to help wealth advisers.

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Every week, Hedge Fund Alert delivers the early intelligence you need to anticipate money-making openings in the fund-management arena. The newsletter tells you what tight-lipped fund managers don’t want you to know. It also uncovers the secret moves of investors and other industry players. See for yourself — sign up for a 3-week FREE trial subscription to Hedge Fund Alert. Start your free trial at HFAlert.com, or call 201-659-1700.

Institutional Investor’s Alpha, a thought leader for the hedge fund industry, delivers the most insightful, entertaining and authoritative published content online about the fast-paced and rapidly evolving world of hedge funds.
Institutional Investor’s Alpha is a must-read for anyone hoping to keep ahead of the curve, bringing transparency and accountability to a secretive industry that is playing a growing role in the financial markets. Institutional Investor’s Alpha concentrates on the global hedge fund industry, including coverage not only of the hedge fund firms and managers themselves, but also of the investors who back them and the prime brokers, administrators, auditors and law firms that service them.

Our coverage includes profiles of iconic hedge fund managers, interviews with institutional investors and the influential consultants who shape their decisions, in-depth analysis of trends shaping the industry, a daily hedge fund blog covering the latest hedge fund news, and benchmark rankings and surveys.

Funds Europe is the leading monthly publication for the European cross-border fund management industry. Our readers are senior institutional investors, fund managers, asset servicing professionals and fund distributors who access our content via print, online & iPad editions. Published ten times per year and circulated in more than 40 European countries, each issue offers news & analysis, features and interviews providing a complete view of the European funds business, from investment strategy through to regulation and administration. Funds Europe also publish Funds Global editions for Asia, MENA and Latin America. To request free copies, please contact Michael Fennessy at [email protected]

BarclayHedge is a leading independent, research based provider of information services to the alternative investment industry. Founded in 1985, no other firm has been in the alternative investment database business for as long as we have. Barclay began publishing fund data for CTAs and hedge funds in 1989 and currently maintains data on more than 33,500+ alternative investment vehicles. BarclayHedge provides access to its hedge fund, fund of funds, and managed futures databases to thousands of investors worldwide in Excel, Access, and formats compatible with most third party analysis packages. Barclay’s 17 hedge fund indices, 8 managed futures indices, and 7 UCITS indices are universally recognized as alternative investment performance benchmarks and are utilized by investment professionals around the globe.

The Cayman Islands has long been the first choice for locating, managing and servicing hedge funds. Despite the global economic crisis and attempts to discredit it from abroad, Cayman remains emphatically open for business. Efforts continue to bring the Islands further in line with international standards, and the various tax agreements and international treaties that Cayman is signatory to bear that out.

Cayman Funds magazine aims to promote this message to the international funds community.

Cayman Funds fills three roles: Educating the local industry on best practice; Updating and educating the wider funds and investment community on regulatory and legislative changes; Promoting Cayman as a centre of excellence for fund domicile and administration. The success of the Cayman funds industry is reflected in Cayman Funds magazine

Media and research firm Opalesque (www.opalesque.com) was the first media firm to use email and the internet to write about hedge funds and alternative investments. Today, Opalesque produces 12 electronic publications with essential news, updates and research on alternative investments. Each week, over 350,000 digital issues of Opalesque’s publications are distributed to a global readership of over 50,000.

 

The firm also produces the popular Opalesque.TV video series (www.opalesque.tv) with leading hedge fund personalities like Julian Robertson, Izzy Englander and offers unique data products like the Family Office and Investor Database (http://familyofficedatabase.info/) or the Hedge Professionals Database (www.hedge-professionals.com).

Launched in 2001, Eurekahedge has a proven track record spanning over 16 years as the world’s largest independent data provider and alternative research firm specialising in global hedge fund databases and research. Headquartered in Singapore with offices in New York and Philippines, the global expertise of our research team constantly adapts to industry changes and needs, allowing Eurekahedge to develop and offer a wide array of products and services coveted by institutional investors, family offices, accredited investors, qualified purchasers, financial institutions and media sources. In addition to market-leading hedge fund databases, Eurekahedge’s other business functions include hedge fund research publications, due diligence services, investor services, analytical platforms and risk management tools. For more information, please visit www.eurekahedge.com or [email protected]

The Hedge Fund Law Report is the definitive source of actionable intelligence on hedge fund law and regulation. Each week, the Report brings you incisive analysis of key developments on topics including rulemaking, compliance, case law, regulation, enforcement, taxation, derivatives, marketing, best practices and more. Proprietary content is created by a team with backgrounds in hedge fund law, compliance, accounting and operations, financial journalism, regulation and academia. Content is presented accurately and efficiently in analytic articles and summary charts. We also publish articles contributed by leading lawyers, compliance professionals, regulators and thought leaders in relevant fields. In addition, our team routinely talks to key industry decision makers, policy makers and practitioners, and from that grass-roots research creates original features that are not available anywhere else.

Family Office Magazine is a widely distributed and visually stunning magazine that is a premier gateway to the ultra-wealthy Family Office and HNWI Community.
This is the only Family Office” Magazine in the world that reaches the super rich Family Offices and High Net Worth Individuals – Some sample issues on their website
www.familyofficemag.com – Their media Kit is here – www.ourmediakit.co.uk – Email them [email protected]

AIMA, the Alternative Investment Management Association, is the global representative of the alternative investment industry, with more than 1,800 corporate members in over 50 countries. AIMA’s fund manager members collectively manage more than $1.8 trillion in assets. AIMA draws upon the expertise and diversity of its membership to provide leadership in industry initiatives such as advocacy, policy and regulatory engagement, educational programmes and sound practice guides. AIMA works to raise media and public awareness of the value of the industry. AIMA set up the Alternative Credit Council (ACC) to help firms focused in the private credit and direct lending space. The ACC currently represents over 80 members that manage $300 billion of private credit assets globally. AIMA is committed to developing skills and education standards and is a co-founder of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation (CAIA) – the first and only specialised educational standard for alternative investment specialists. AIMA is governed by its Council (Board of Directors). For further information, please visit AIMA’s website, www.aima.org.

The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association is the world leader in alternative investment education. Earning the CAIA Charter designation is the gateway to becoming a member of the Association, a global network of more than 9,000 AI leaders. CAIA also offers the Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate Program®.

Our society is an association of local investment professionals. Consisting of portfolio managers, security analysts, investment advisors, and other financial professionals, we promote:

  • ethical and professional standards within the investment industry,
  • encourage professional development through the CFA Program and continuing education,
  • facilitate the exchange of information and opinions among people within the local investment community and beyond, and;
  • work to further the public’s understanding of the CFA designation and investment industry.

As one of CFA Institute member societies, our society connects members to a global network of investment professionals.

CFA Society Cayman Islands’ mission statement: To be the forum for investment professionals in the Cayman Islands and enhance the financial services industry by promoting high ethical behavior, professional excellence and educational development.