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Ultimus Advisor Solutions to provide middle office services for 300 North Capital’s hedge funds

Ultimus Advisor Solutions to provide middle office services for 300 North Capital’s hedge funds

Wed, 16/09/2015 - 09:17

Ultimus Fund Solutions’ Advisor Solutions group has been selected by 300 North Capital to provide shadow accounting and other middle office services for the firm’s three hedge funds and its separate accounts. »

Australia

$1.1bn: Average size of deals including Australian infrastructure assets in 2015 so far, a record high.

Mon, 14/09/2015 - 17:10

Here, we take a detailed look at the infrastructure industry in Australia, including a breakdown of Australia-based investors’ by preferred route to market, source of infrastructure allocation and assets under management.  »

Ernst & Young affirms LME meets IOSCO benchmark principles

Ernst & Young affirms LME meets IOSCO benchmark principles

Fri, 11/09/2015 - 14:35

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has received independent confirmation that the LBMA Platinum and LBMA Palladium Prices it administers comply with the Principles for Financial Benchmarks published by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). »

McQuilling joins forces with JonesTrading

McQuilling joins forces with JonesTrading

Thu, 10/09/2015 - 15:38

McQuilling has formed a strategic alliance between McQ Holdings and JonesTrading Capital Markets Group. This relationship will provide a broad capital markets platform to the transportation industry. »

BATS Options announces new advisory board

BATS Options announces new advisory board

Thu, 10/09/2015 - 10:29

BATS Options has announced the BATS Options Advisory Board, comprised of options industry thought leaders designed to advise the BATS Options leadership team on key industry issues. »

ISS partners with RepRisk to offer ESG solutions

ISS partners with RepRisk to offer ESG solutions

Tue, 08/09/2015 - 14:02

Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and RepRisk have formed a strategic partnership allowing ISS to offer environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) solutions from RepRisk. »

Elian to buy SFM Europe

Elian to buy SFM Europe

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 09:08

Elian has agreed terms to buy SFM Europe, a provider of corporate services with more than EUR1 trillion of assets under administration. »

Ullink is first vendor to offer global FIX connectivity to German Tradegate Exchange

Ullink is first vendor to offer global FIX connectivity to German Tradegate Exchange

Thu, 03/09/2015 - 13:14

Ullink, a provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the global financial community, has partnered with Tradegate Exchange to provide all members of Ullink’s global NYFIX community with access to Tradegate Exchange’s services and liquidity. »

M Financial Group selects Philadelphia Financial for private placement insurance solutions

M Financial Group selects Philadelphia Financial for private placement insurance solutions

Thu, 03/09/2015 - 09:32

Philadelphia Financial is to serve as a specialty carrier for M Financial providing the company’s member firms with access to private placement insurance product »

Euronext expands global reach to Israel

Euronext expands global reach to Israel

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 14:07

Euronext has received approval from the Israeli Securities Authority (ISA) to allow Israeli based qualified trading firms to have direct access to Euronext’s cash and derivatives markets.  »

TPG Software adds fixed income data from S&P Capital IQ

TPG Software adds fixed income data from S&P Capital IQ

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 07:42

TPG Software, the portfolio accounting, performance management, and analytics software provider, has added S&P Capital IQ’s enterprise data solutions to its client service offering. »

HSBC France connected as direct clearing member of EurexOTC Clear

HSBC France connected as direct clearing member of EurexOTC Clear

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 14:59

HSBC France is a new user of Eurex Clearing’s EurexOTC Clear for Interest Rate Swaps (IRS). The company has been connected as direct clearing member and has already cleared first transactions via EurexOTC Clear. »

CIT and TPG Special Situations Partners form strategic relationship

CIT and TPG Special Situations Partners form strategic relationship

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:03

CIT Group a provider of commercial lending and leasing services has formed a joint venture with funds managed by TPG Special Situations Partners (TSSP), a dedicated special situations and credit platform with over USD12 billion in AUM. »

FinTech Sandbox partners with Quandl

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 13:43

FinTech Sandbox has partnered with Quandl, a web-based platform for financial and economic data. Quandl will offer startups participating in the Sandbox program access to both free and premium data from hundreds of publishers, via its simple and flexible platform.  »

Franklin Square provides senior secured financing for iSqFt's merger with CMD Group

Franklin Square provides senior secured financing for iSqFt's merger with CMD Group

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 07:43

Franklin Square Capital Partners its senior secured investment in Blueprint Sub (doing business as iSqFt), a provider of software and bid information to the commercial construction industry.  »

Nasdaq and Visible Alpha partner to provide IR Insight forecast data

Nasdaq and Visible Alpha partner to provide IR Insight forecast data

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 07:32

The Corporate Solutions business of Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and Visible Alpha are teaming up to provide detailed analyst forecast data and models on the Nasdaq IR Insight platform.  »

CME Group and FTSE Russell to offer leading index derivatives

CME Group and FTSE Russell to offer leading index derivatives

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 07:24

CME Group and FTSE Russell have entered into a licensing agreement establishing CME Group as a global partner for futures, options on futures and OTC cleared products on FTSE Russell. »

100th buy-side firm signs on to Algomi’s Honeycomb Network

100th buy-side firm signs on to Algomi’s Honeycomb Network

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:10

Algomi, the network company providing information-matching solutions for the optimisation of fixed income liquidity, has signed the 100th buy-side firm to its Honeycomb network globally. »

Lyxor launches credit specialist Chenavari on alternative UCITS platform

Lyxor launches credit specialist Chenavari on alternative UCITS platform

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 14:07

Lyxor Asset Management has partnered with Chenavari Investment Managers to launch the Lyxor/Chenavari Credit Fund, a new European focused long/short credit strategy on Lyxor’’s alternative UCITS platform. »

DTCC urges legislation to help deliver G20 goals

DTCC urges legislation to help deliver G20 goals

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 13:52

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has urged legislative and industry action to address three key obstacles that are hindering achievement of the G20 transparency goals set forth by policymakers in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.  »

Global hedge fund CQS selects Quantifi for analytics

Global hedge fund CQS selects Quantifi for analytics

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 07:19

Quantifi, a provider of Analytics, trading and Risk Management solutions, has been selected by CQS, a global multi-strategy asset management firm to provide enhanced pricing and risk management analytics. »

EBS BrokerTec combines MyTreasury into product portfolio

EBS BrokerTec combines MyTreasury into product portfolio

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:33

EBS BrokerTec, ICAP’s electronic foreign exchange and fixed income business, has combined MyTreasury – an ICAP owned, established Money Market Fund (MMF) platform for the corporate treasury community – into its product portfolio.  »

Handshake

Dinsmore Capital Management and Gabelli Funds form alliance to manage convertible portfolios

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 07:43

Dinsmore Capital Management and Gabelli Funds announced have signing a strategic relationship. Subject to shareholder approval, the Dinsmore Group of Gabelli Funds will continue to manage the Bancroft Fund and the Ellsworth Growth and Income Fund. In addition, the Dinsmore portfolio management team will contribute to the management of The Gabelli Convertible and Income Securities Fund. »

Backstop integrates with Preqin

Backstop integrates with Preqin

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 07:42

Backstop Solutions Group – a provider of cloud-based solutions designed to help the institutional investment industry save time, increase productivity and make better investment decisions – has partnered with Preqin Ltd.  »

Murex Partners with DTCC’s Omgeo to enhance post-trade operations offering

Murex Partners with DTCC’s Omgeo to enhance post-trade operations offering

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 07:35

Murex, a provider of integrated trading, risk, collateral and processing solutions, has partnered with Omgeo, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC).  »

announcement

NFA bars Wealth Creation Investments Fox Financial Group from membership

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 12:26

The National Futures Association (NFA) has barred Wealth Creation Investments, an NFA Member introducing broker, and Fox Financial Group, an NFA Member commodity trading advisor, from NFA membership. »

Jess Ravich

TCW offers first alternative mutual fund

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 07:30

The TCW Group has partnered with Gargoyle Investment Advisor to offer its first alternative mutual fund, the TCW | Gargoyle Hedged Value Fund (TFHIX / TFHVX).  »

Andrew Hausman

Interactive Data to provide evaluated pricing data to Algomi’s Honeycomb network

Wed, 08/07/2015 - 10:44

Interactive Data, a provider of fixed-income evaluated pricing, is to provide hourly snaps from its continuous evaluated pricing feed to Algomi Honeycomb (Algomi). »

Chris Walsh

Global banks, service providers and market infrastructures create new hub for end-to-end margin processing

Wed, 08/07/2015 - 07:30

Thirteen global banks, ICAP plc and market infrastructures The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) and Euroclear have joined forces with AcadiaSoft, to solve an industry problem involving margin flows.  »

Damien georges

Taliance names Hipercept as channel partner for North & South America

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 06:00

Taliance, an analytics software provider in the alternative investment marketplace, has selected Hipercept, to serve as its channel partner for North and South America. »

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