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CME Group sees record volume agricultural products

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Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:07

CME Group saw agricultural products reached a record of 2,873,291 in trading volume on 30 June, 2015, surpassing the previous record of 2,856,869 set on 26 June, 2015. ...Read more

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Download Intralinks' guidelines on assessing vendor security

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 17:20

Curious about a vendor’s security? Download Intralink's guidelines on how to get a more in-depth look at privacy and data security controls when considering a cloud SaaS provider. »

Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

What hedge fund CISOs need to consider when appointing a SaaS provider

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:51

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  »

Eduoard Carmignac

Carmignac adds US-oriented global expertise in communications, media, internet and IT

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:12

As part of the ongoing recruitment drive, Carmignac Gestion has boosted its fund management team with the arrival of a senior fund manager, David Older. »

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ICAP appoints Jenny Knott as CEO Post Trade Risk and Information Services

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:09

ICAP, a markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services, has appointed Jenny Knott (pictured) as CEO Post Trade Risk and Information Services. »

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SGSS launches Irish UCITS platform Gateway

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 13:00

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has launched “Gateway”, its Irish UCITS platform solution which is designed to support asset managers seeking to establish and market UCITS in Europe. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

SWFs in Latin America and Middle East consider their first hedge fund allocations

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 12:49

For any hedge fund manager, winning a mandate from a sovereign wealth fund (SWF) is the Holy Grail. These are the biggest institutional investors on the planet and also offer, potentially, the stickiest capital given their multi-year investment horizons.  »

Nigel Watson

VAM Funds partners with Close Brothers to offer DFM services to international investors

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 07:36

VAM Funds (VAM) and Close Brothers Asset Management (CBAM) have teamed up to offer discretionary fund management (DFM) services to non-UK-based advisers and their clients.  »

Michel Danechi

Duet adds to EM range with launch of Duet Emerging European UCITS Fund

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 07:29

Alternative asset manager Duet Group has recruited Michel Danechi and Kalim Aziz as fund manager and research analyst respectively, from Armajaro. The pair will launch the Duet Emerging European UCITS Fund in July with approximately USD100 million. »

Robert Eccles

Harvard Business School Professor Robert Eccles is first Chairman of Arabesque Partners

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 21:00

Arabesque Partners, the London and Frankfurt-based asset management firm, has appointed Dr Robert G Eccles (pictured) as the company’s first Chairman with immediate effect. »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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China is clear leader in Asia

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Mon, 29/06/2015 - 12:12

Sean Yakota, head of Asia strategy at SEB,...»

Greece, in need of catharsis

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Fri, 26/06/2015 - 08:43

The Greek debt issue has become a never-...»

Developments in the reform of China’s state-owned enterprises

Mark Mobius, Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 12:38

Dr Mark Mobius (pictured), Templeton...»

ACI Financial Markets Association welcomes FEMR review…

Marshall Bailey, president of ACI Financial Markets Association

Thu, 11/06/2015 - 17:28

Marshall Bailey (pictured), president of ACI...»

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