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Brett Williams, SEI

SEI AUA rises by 25 per cent

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 08:42

SEI increased its assets under administration (AUA) by 25 per cent in 2016, with year-over-year net flows in its UK private banking business rising by 21 per cent. »

Linda Gorman, Quintillion

Quintillion recognised as Best UCITS Liquid Alternative Fund Administration by Hedgeweek

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 08:55

Quintillion Limited, the European-based affiliate of US Bancorp Fund Services, has been awarded Best UCITS Liquid Alternative Fund Administrator at the 2017 Hedgeweek Global Awards in London. »

Antony Dunkels, Bell Pottinger

Bell Pottinger and Michelmores launch crisis management service

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 14:01

Law firm Michelmores and communications agency Bell Pottinger have combined to provide a new crisis management service to help mitigate reputation risk for the alternative investment and finance market. »

Mark Coriaty, Eze Castle Integration

Eze Castle Integration named Best Cloud Provider in Hedgeweek Global Awards 2017

Fri, 10/03/2017 - 09:11

Eze Castle Integration, a provider of strategic IT solutions and cloud services to the alternative investment industry, has been named Best Cloud Provider in the 2017 Hedgeweek Global Awards 2017. »

Gavin White, Invast Global

Invast wins Best Specialist Prime Broker

Thu, 09/03/2017 - 12:32

Invast Global, a Sydney-based prime services provider, has been named Best Specialist Prime Broker at the 2017 HedgeWeek Global Awards. »

Hathersage Capital Management wins 2017 Best Foreign Exchange Fund Award from Hedgeweek

Hathersage Capital Management wins 2017 Best Foreign Exchange Fund Award from Hedgeweek

Thu, 09/03/2017 - 08:48

Hathersage Capital Management, a global macro investment manager specialising in G10 currencies and absolute returns, has won the Best Foreign Exchange Hedge Fund award at the Hedgeweek Global Awards 2017 ceremony in London. »

Jack D Seibald, Cowen

Cowen Prime Services named Best Global Prime Broker at the 2017 Hedgeweek Awards

Thu, 09/03/2017 - 08:47

Cowen Prime Services, the prime services division of Cowen Group, has been named Best Global Prime Broker at the 2017 Hedgeweek Global Awards. »

Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft

Agecroft wins 2017 Best Hedge Fund Marketing Firm award

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 10:23

Agecroft Partners has been named as Best Third Party Marketer Firm at the Hedgeweek Global Awards 2017 – the sixth time in seven years that the company has won the award. »

Luke Ellis, Man Group

Profits down but assets up at Man Group

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 10:15

Man Group’s results for the financial year ended 31 December 2016 show funds under management went up 3 per cent over the year to USD80.9 billion, from USD78.7 billion at 31 December 2015. »

Robert Shand, Blue Sky

Alternative asset growth supports 130 per cent Blue Sky profit surge

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 09:10

Blue Sky Alternative Investments has reported a significant rise in revenue, profitability, cash flow, margins and fee-earning assets under management for the half-year period ending 31 December 2016, driven by growth in alternative assets. »

CME Group increases dividend by 10 per cent

CME Group increases dividend by 10 per cent

Thu, 09/02/2017 - 08:51

CME Group has declared a first-quarter dividend of USD0.66 per share, a 10 per cent increase from the prior rate of USD0.60 per share.  »

Terry Duffy, CME Group

CME Group reports USD913m revenue in Q4

Fri, 03/02/2017 - 08:44

CME Group has reported revenue of USD913 million and operating income of USD540 million for the fourth quarter of 2016. »

Euronext and Biotech Bourse launch first quarterly biotech sector barometer

Euronext and Biotech Bourse launch first quarterly biotech sector barometer

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 13:14

Euronext has published its first Biotech Barometer, a quarterly tool that offers an insight into major trends in biotechnology companies, which includes only companies offering diagnostics and therapies listed on Euronext markets. »

Adena Friedman, Nasdaq

Nasdaq reports record revenues in Q4 2016

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 14:14

Nasdaq has reported record fourth quarter 2016 net revenues of USD599 million, up USD63 million or 12 per cent from USD536 million in the prior year period, driven primarily by a USD54 million positive impact from acquisitions.  »

Doug Nelson (pictured), Convergex

Convergex Prime Brokerage adds clients with over USD1bn in assets

Wed, 18/01/2017 - 13:02

Convergex’s Prime Brokerage business added new clients with a collective total of over USD1 billion in assets during 2016 and continues to see a steady increase in its international client base. »

Bob Dorsey, Ultimus

Ultimus Fund Solutions surpasses USD50bn in assets

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 07:01

Ultimus Fund Solutions has surpassed USD50 billion in client assets serviced. »

Luke Ellis, Man Group

Man Group marks 25th anniversary of Man FRM

Fri, 16/12/2016 - 13:07

Man Group is marking the 25th anniversary of Man FRM, a global alternatives investment specialist with USD12.8 billion of funds under management. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Pay disparity at hedge funds increases as performance range widens

Tue, 22/11/2016 - 09:26

2016 will be the year of haves and have-nots for hedge fund investment professionals, according to compensation data from CompIQ and performance data from HFR. »

Ben Robins, Mourant Ozannes

Mourant Ozannes advises 836 funds in Jersey

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 13:41

Law firm Mourant Ozannes has advised 836 funds in Jersey with an overall value of USD302 billion, nearly triple the value of funds advised by its nearest competitor, according to independent annual research by Monterey Insight. »

Matthew Bernard, ENSO

EY CertifyPoint awards ENSO security certification

Mon, 14/11/2016 - 10:56

ENSO Financial Analytics, a portfolio finance and treasury solution for hedge funds and prime brokers, has received the ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) 27001:2013 Certification from EY CertifyPoint. »

Bruce Fador, Wall Street Horizon

Wall Street Horizon earnings event data offered via Virtua platform

Wed, 09/11/2016 - 07:59

Wall Street Horizon’s earnings-related corporate event data is now available to the corporate "C-suite" and investor relations (IR) professionals for the first time through the Virtua platform.  »

Peter Cruddas, CMC Markets

CMC Markets increases UK market share

Fri, 04/11/2016 - 13:42

Online trading provider CMC Markets has increased its market share in the UK across all three product segments of financial spread betting (FSB), contracts for difference (CFDs) and foreign exchange (FX). »

Steve Knabl, Swiss-Asia Financial Services

Rising alternative funds sustain Swiss-Asia growth despite global economic slowdown

Wed, 02/11/2016 - 12:27

Swiss-Asia Financial Services, a provider of dedicated incubation services to hedge funds, reports that rising alternative funds incubated on the platform have sustained growth despite global economic slowdown. »

John Kelleher, Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen retains tier one status in Guernsey and Jersey

Tue, 01/11/2016 - 14:16

Offshore global law firm Carey Olsen has retained its tier one position in Guernsey and Jersey for both its financial and corporate and investment funds advice in International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR1000). »

Edward T Tilly, CBOE

CBOE reports net income of USD40.3 million in Q3

Mon, 31/10/2016 - 09:56

CBOE Holdings has reported net income allocated to common stockholders of USD40.3 million, or USD0.50 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2016, compared with USD67.2 million, or USD0.81 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2015.   »

Marina Cremonese, Moody’s

Sustainable investing an opportunity for asset managers to generate value, says Moody’s

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 10:03

Global assets under management (AUM) linked to firms that have become signatories to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) rose 195 per cent to USD62 trillion in April 2016 from USD21 trillion in 2010. »

Chris Grandi, Abacus

Abacus Group growth exceeds 30 per cent

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 09:37

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted cloud IT solutions for alternative asset funds, has reported year-on-year growth of over 30 per cent up to the end of the third quarter of 2016. »

Frank Freitas, Pluribus Labs

Plurius and Huq to provide retailer performance data to institutional investors

Fri, 30/09/2016 - 09:58

Pluribus Labs and Huq Industries have formed a partnership which aims to bring real-time “bricks-and-mortar” retailer performance data to the institutional investor community. »

Hathersage Capital Management wins 2016 Best Macro CTA Fund Award from Hedgeweek

Hathersage Capital Management wins 2016 Best Macro CTA Fund Award from Hedgeweek

Thu, 29/09/2016 - 08:50

Global macro investment manager Hathersage Capital Management, a specialist in G10 currencies and absolute returns, has been named Best Macro CTA Fund at Hedgeweek’s USA Awards 2016 ceremony in New York. »

Sandy Crystal, Crystal & Company

Crystal & Company’s financial institutions group recognised for excellence

Wed, 28/09/2016 - 09:33

Crystal & Company, a strategic risk and insurance adviser, has been named Best North American Insurance Provider by Hedgeweek for the third consecutive year. »

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