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HFR reports hedge funds up in November on back of Trump win

Ken Heinz, HFR

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 07:48

Hedge fund data provider HFR reports that hedge funds advanced in November, as the surprising victory of Donald Trump in the US Presidential election drove expectations for renewed growth, infrastructure spending and reduced regulation. ...Read more

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Cybersecurity a key priority for PE firms’ IT spend

Cybersecurity a key priority for PE firms’ IT spend

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 09:23

Increased protection against growing cybersecurity threats will be a top driver impact private equity firms’ IT spend in the next 12 months, according to a survey by Eze Castle Integration. »

Mark Yallop, FMSB

FMSB issues guidelines on surveillance and training in wholesale markets

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 09:13

Using automated voice surveillance systems and surveillance techniques involving Natural Language Processing are among the emerging practices being used to combat the risk of insider dealing and market manipulation, according to new guidelines from the FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB). »

Damian Handzy, StatPro

StatPro Investor Analytics re-named StatPro Revolution Alpha

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 09:10

StatPro Group’s recently acquired cloud-based risk analytics system Investor Analytics has been re-named StatPro Revolution Alpha, as the integration within the Revolution platform takes shape. »

Daniel Melley, Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments appoints head of EMEA institutional sales

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 09:07

Daniel Melley has joined Putnam Investments in a newly created senior position responsible for the firm's efforts serving institutional clients and investors in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). »

Jeff Davis, Eaton Partners

Eaton Partners formalises fundraising platform for private credit funds

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 08:58

Eaton Partners, a placement agents and advisory firm for private fund sponsors, has formed a distinct team that will work with and raise capital for unique private credit strategies globally.  »

US prime money fund assets consolidate post-reform, says Fitch

US prime money fund assets consolidate post-reform, says Fitch

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 07:32

Vanguard and Charles Schwab are set to exert greater influence as prime money fund investors after significant market share gains following the introduction of money market fund reforms, says Fitch Ratings. »

Matthew Appelstein, RBC GAM

RBC GAM strengthens advisory solutions team across the US

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 07:30

RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) has appointed four new hires to the firm’s advisory solutions group. »

Donnacha Loughrey, Crossroads Capital Management

Crossroads Capital Management and AlphaDesk form partnership

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 07:27

Irish independent investment management service provider Crossroads Capital Management (CCM) has licensed AlphaDesk, the cloud-based software provider to hedge funds and other investment managers. »

Kevin McPartland, Greenwich Associates

Trump win raises questions about new swaps market regulations

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 07:24

The election of Donald Trump has injected a new element of uncertainty into a US swaps market that was finally finding its footing under its new regulatory framework. »

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