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Lanware to provide cloud-based, outsourced IT services to hedge fund Finisterre Capital

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Wed, 01/07/2015 - 06:00

Lanware has been awarded a three year contract to provide its cloud-based technology outsourcing services to hedge fund Finisterre Capital, part of Principal Global Investors (PGI) who took a majority stake in Finisterre in 2011. ...Read more

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Alternative lenders outscore banks on flexibility, service and speed, say small firms

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 21:00

As mainstream banks continue to face growing pressure from the alternative finance industry, a new study by Amicus Finance, a provider of short term lending solutions, has revealed the key factors driving small businesses towards alternative lenders. »

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Athena Capital mandates SGSS Luxembourg to provide alt investment fund services

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 20:00

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) in Luxembourg has been mandated by Athena Capital to provide a full suite of custody, administration, valuation and registrar services for its alternative investment fund range. »

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Preston Hollow Capital adds senior underwriter to credit team

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 19:00

Preston Hollow Capital has added Lynn Wheatley (pictured) as Senior Credit Underwriter. Wheatley’s corporate responsibilities include evaluation, analysis and underwriting of the real property components of the firm’s investments. »

Enrico Bruni

Tradeweb Axe functionality improves buy-side discovery of liquidity

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 17:00

Tradeweb Markets’ actionable axes have significantly improved institutional investors’ access to high quality liquidity for European government and corporate bonds.  »

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PCM receives full AIFMD licence for Malta SICAV

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 15:00

Prestige Capital Management Limited (PCM) has been granted an AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive) licence by the Maltese regulator, the Maltese Financial Services Authority (MFSA).  »

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Sir Hector Sants appointed new Chairman of Julius Baer International Limited London

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 13:36

Sir Hector Sants is to join Julius Baer International Limited as Chairman effective 1 July 2015.  »

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Simmons & Simmons helping to demystify the hedge fund start-up process

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 12:46

Quite aptly, its design logo could be a leaf or a drop of water. Simmons & Simmons, one of the hedge fund industry’s leading law firms, has developed a new product LaunchPlus which provides the water needed for new hedge funds to flourish and grow; aqua vitae as it were.  »

James Crowley

BTIG Prime Brokerage adds Pershing as global custodian and clearing broker

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 09:00

BTIG has added Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, as a global custodian and clearing broker for BTIG’s multi-custodial and clearing Prime Brokerage platform. »

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Artisan Partners launches Developing World Fund

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 07:39

Artisan Partners has launched the Artisan Developing World Fund. The Fund is managed by Lewis S Kaufman, founding portfolio manager of the Artisan Partners Developing World Team. »

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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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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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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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Fund namesort icon last 3 mths Net assets
1741 SIF Diversified Trends I USD Hdg -6.37% $30,440,027
1741 SIF Diversified Trends IXL EUR -6.11% €27,764,957
1837 Partners L.P. -2.54% $159,298,535
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1741 SIF Diversified Trends I USD Hdg 2011-03-31 $30,440,027
1741 SIF Diversified Trends IXL EUR 2012-03-23 €27,764,957
1837 Partners L.P. 2000-01-01 $159,298,535
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