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The German asset management market is huge, amounting to e947 billion. But it has been a laggard when it comes to hedge funds. German investors hold between €10 billion and €20 billion in mainly retail hedge fund index certificates and a few institutional private placements – for the time being, the only tax-efficient hedge fund investing vehicles for them. In comparison, global hedge fund assets total some $700 billion (€595 billion), including €100 billion sourced from Europe, mainly the UK

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At a webinar in association with capital markets technology provider Numerix, panellists discuss the potential for increased adoption of the public cloud to boost investment performance, its impact on risk management and overcoming barriers to…

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