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December 2008

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November 2008 Hedge Fund Performance Commentary







Mesh Tandon, Simran Capital
Christopher Miller, Allenbridge HedgeInfo
Australian Securities & Investments Commission
Asia: Lessons to be Learned

Rachel Alembakis, emerging Private Equity

Mapping the Recovery – New Strategies for Private Equity Markets

Economist Intelligence Unit

Venture Capital Investment Holds in US$7 Billion Range in 3Q2008 despite Turmoil in the Financial Markets According to the MoneyTree Report

PricewaterhouseCoopers, National Venture Capital Association and Thomson Reuters

Equitable Terms – A Principle worth Defending as Funds Proliferate

Steve Hays, Bellier Financial

Being Ethical is a Tough Business

Bindesh Shah, Amiri Capital

Socially Responsible Investing in Canada

Eugene Ellmen, Social Investment Organization


November 2008

The Eurekahedge Report
October 2008 Hedge Fund Performance Commentary
October 2008 Asset Flows Update
2008 Key Trends in Latin American Hedge Funds
Hedge Funds: Quality Returns in Bear Markets
Interview with Karim Salamatian, CFA, Partner & CIO of Viresco International Capital Management
A Year of Crisis: Have Hedge Funds Kept Their Absolute Return Promises?
Philippe Malaise, EDHEC Business School
Hedge Fund Investing in a New World
Castle Hall Alternatives
Today's Distressed Buyer Could be Tomorrow's Forced Seller
Shamillia Sivathambu, Argo Capital Management
Pension Funds Pull Back from Hedge Funds
Investors Keener on Structuring Alternatives
Nick Ferguson, FinanceAsia
Determinants of Distressed Hedge Fund Survival
Vladimir V Zdorovenin, ICMA Centre
AIMA’s Roadmap to Hedge Funds
For Real This Time – Transactions in the Real Estate Secondary Market Set to Grow
Loretta Clodfelter, The Institutional Real Estate Letter
Venture Capital Performance Declines Slightly as of 2Q2008
Thomson Reuters and National Venture Capital Association
Islamic Shorting: Trend or Hype?
Michael Mahlknecht, Delta Hedge
Malaysia Vies to Maintain Leadership in Islamic Finance
Jennifer Chang and Charlini Yogeswaran Thambaiya, PricewaterhouseCoopers (Malaysia)
Far Eastern Promise: Can Hong Kong Become an Islamic Finance Hub?
Christopher F Richardson, Vinson & Elkins LLP


October 2008

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September 2008 Hedge Fund Performance Commentary
September 2008 Asset Flows Update
2008 Key Trends in European Hedge Funds
Interview with Kai Jiang, Portfolio Manager and Director of ChinaFund Cayman Ltd
Operational Risk: An Alternative Challenge
Prime Brokers Benefit From Market Turmoil
Why Emerging Markets Still Make Attractive Investments
Shamillia Sivathambu, Argo Capital Management
Change in the Air for Fund of Funds Fee Structures
Brad Balter, Balter Capital Management
Funds of Funds: the Elderly are Vibrant – as Long as They Grow up First
Christopher Holt,
Nothing But Net –Maximising the Impact of Private Equity Real Estate Fund Negotiations
Martin Rosenberg, The Townsend Group
Emerging Markets Private Equity Fundraising on Course to Beat 2007 Totals: US$35 Billion Raised through June 2008
Emerging Markets Private Equity Association
Falling Markets Delay Private Equity Deals
Sanat Vallikappen,
Scope of Islamic Investments in India
Taher Badshah, Kotak Mahindra Offshore Funds
US Cleantech Investment Climbs 41% in 2Q2008 to Nearly US$1 Billion – the Highest Quarter on Record
Ernst & Young LLP


September 2008

August 2008 Hedge Fund Performance Commentary
August 2008 Asset Flows Update
2008 Key Trends in Asian Hedge Funds
Hedge Fund Launches at a 9-year Low
Considering Hedge Funds in a LDI Perspective
Dr Gabriele Susinno, Unigestion
Alternatives Investors Look for More than Returns
Justin Ong and Darren Lim, PricewaterhouseCoopers (Singapore)
The Good and The Great
Dr Ahmed Heikal, Citadel Capital
West Africa Gets Exciting
Vicky Meek, emerging Private Equity
Fundraisings, Investments, Exits All Down As Credit Crunch Bites
Asian Venture Capital Journal
Venture Capital's Islamic Principles
Dr Oussama Tabbara, Gulf Venture Capital Association


August 2008

July 2008 Hedge Fund Performance Commentary
July 2008 Asset Flows Update
H1 2008 Asset Flows Report
2008 Key Trends in Global Hedge Funds
Interview with Simon Sadler, CIO of Segantii Capital Management Ltd and Investment Advisor to the Segantii Asia-Pacific Equity Multi-Strategy Fund
PerTrac Research Confirms that Emerging Hedge Fund Managers Outperform Older, Larger Funds
PerTrac Financial Solutions
The Climate for Hedge Funds in the GCC
Antoine Massad, Man Investments Middle East
Venture Capital Investment Holds Steady at US$7.4 billion in 2Q2008
National Venture Capital Association, PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Equity & Venture Capital Practice, Thomson Reuters
Fund Administrators Open Doors on New Territories
Vicky Meek, emerging Private Equity
Interview with Chiew Y Chong, Director of Living Planet Fund Management Company SA
Shariah Screening and Islamic Equity Indices
Kamal M A Mian, Saudi Hollandi Bank


July 2008

June 2008 Hedge Fund Performance Commentary
June 2008 Asset Flows Update
Key Trends in North American Hedge Funds 2008
Interview with Philip J Matyi, CFA, Civic Capital Group LLC
The Dangers of Historical Hedge Fund Data
Andrew B Weisman and Jerome D Abernathy, Stonebrook Capital Management LLC
Capital Crunch Catches Up with Hedge Funds
Irene Aldridge, FINalternatives
Ten Trends in Private Equity
Imad Ghandour, Gulf Capital
Venture Capitalists Around the Globe Identify Pockets of Technology Innovation
Deloitte LLP, National Venture Capital Association
Secondary Prices Take a Tumble
emerging Private Equity
Emerging Markets Buck the Trend
Gerard Al-Fil
Sustainable Investing and Values
Joseph F Keefe, Pax World Funds


June 2008

The 5th Annual Asian Masters of Hedge AwardsWINNERS
May 2008 Hedge Fund Performance Commentary
May 2008 Asset Flows Update
Absolute Return: A Comparative Review of Recent Hedge Fund Performance
Eurekahedge and Riskdata partners to offer new version of FOFiX Active
Interview with Michael Hokenson, Co-founder and Managing Director of Minlam Asset Management LLC
Interview with Jeremy Charlesworth, CIO of Moonraker Fund Management
Hedge Fund Portfolio Pricing Best Practices
Paladyne Systems Inc, Thomson Reuters, NumeriX
Negotiating Early Stage Financing: Getting Your Piece of Pie
IVCJ’s PE Weekly Review
Key Trends in Islamic Funds 2008
SRI in Europe and the UK
Lisa Hayles and Stephanie Maier, Ethical Investment Research Services (EIRIS) Ltd
Asia-Pacific Issuance Outlook
Moody’s Investors Service


May 2008

The 5th Annual Asian Masters of Hedge Awards
Eurekahedge, Hedge Funds World
April 2008 Hedge Fund Performance Commentary
April 2008 Asset Flows Update
Interview with Stephen Ellis, Investment Manager, Agamemnon Equity Trading Fund of Tolhurst Ltd
Interview with Rushabh Sheth, Director, Antara Asset Management Company Ltd
Interview with Sid Klein, Japan Asia Investments Canada
The Cost of Exotic Pursuits
Cerulli Associates
Viva Volatility!
Simon Osborne, Asian Investor
The 2007 Report on Socially Responsible Investing Trends in the United States
Social Investment Forum, Lisa Woll
Derivatives in Islamic Finance
Islamic Finance News, Andreas A Jobst
Will Emerging Markets Decouple From New York, London?
John Taylor, FX Concepts


April 2008

March 2008 Hedge Fund Performance Commentary
March 2008 Asset Flows Update
Key Trends in Asian Hedge Funds
The 5th Annual Asian Masters of Hedge Awards
Hedge Fund Valuation Standards: Evolution, Not Revolution
Kinetic Partners, The Bank of New York Mellon
The Year of the Activist Hedge Fund
Damien Park, Hedge Fund Solutions
The Australian Securities Exchange Clarifies and Reinforces Existing Obligations in Relation to Short-Selling
Australian Securities Exchange
What 2008 Promises for Private Equity in Realty
Sourav Goswami, Walton Street Capital India
Overcoming Barriers to Liquidity
Jamal Abbas Zaidi, Islamic International Rating Agency
Top Five Socially Responsible Investing News Stories of 2007
Anne Moore Odell,
Singapore – A Growing Fund Management Centre
Anuj Kagalwala, PwC Singapore


March 2008

February 2008 Hedge Fund Performance
February 2008 Asset Flows Update
Key Trends in Funds of Hedge Funds
Interview with Rich Clifford, President of Magma Fund Advisors Ltd
The 5th Annual Asian Masters of Hedge
Eurekahedge, Hedge Funds World
Eurekahedge Adds Enhanced Equity (130/30) Fund Database to its Offerings to the Alternative Investment Industry


A New Paradigm in Quantitative Investing
Dimitri A Sogoloff, Horton Point
Next Generation Brand Management for Hedge Funds
Miroslaw Izienicki, Fifth Capital Ltd
M&A and Capital Markets Activity in Global Fund Management in 2007

Benjamin F Phillips, Jefferies Putnam Lovell

Key Trends in the Takaful Landscape


Interview with Jaime Hobbeheydar, Director of Marketing & Product Management, Thales Fund Management


Private Equity - Modern-Day Musharakah?

Omar Shaikh, Ernst & Young


February 2008

January 2008 Hedge Fund Performance Commentary


2007 Asset Flow Report


Key Trends in Latin American Hedge Funds
Interview with David Cambridge and Mike Munns, Director and Managing Director of Prodigal
Pre-Event Activism Is Key To Stress Debt Investing In 2008
Mesh Tandon, Simran Capital
Private Equity: Changing Markets, Changing Deals

John W Kaufmann, Matthew Hamm, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP

Interview with Khashe Ahmad Lodhi, Head of Islamic Funds at UBL Fund Managers
Islamic Funds and the Asset Allocation Gap
Dr Ken Baldwin, Venture Capital Bank
What is an Adequate Limit of Indemnity?

Martin Giggins, Cooper Gay


January 2008

2007 Hedge Fund Performance Commentary – Year in Review


Hedge Fund Honchos Look To 2008

Hung Tran, FINalternatives

Risk-managing Japanese Hedge Funds
Simon Osborne, Asian Investor
All Change as Middle East Gets Out With the Old, In With the New
Solomon Teague, Hedge Funds Review
Private Equity: Flexible Funds
Mark Davis and Eleanor West, Taylor Wessing
The Superb Performance of Islamic Equities

Research Team, Global Investment House

Specialisation will be PE Buzzword in 2008
Rana Rosen,
Lawsuit Lottery and Protecting Assets
Adam Chodos, Wealth Preservation Group LLC; Angelo J Robles, Hedge Fund Association



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