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Advisors Asset Management expands strategic partnership with Rothschild Asset Management

Advisors Asset Management expands strategic partnership with Rothschild Asset Management

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 09:46

Advisors Asset Management (AAM) is to become the distributor for several Rothschild Asset Management separately managed accounts (SMAs), including Rothschild's US Large-Cap Core, US Large-Cap Value and US Balanced strategies. »

Thomson Reuters enhances SRI solutions in Eikon

Thomson Reuters enhances SRI solutions in Eikon

Thu, 23/06/2016 - 07:31

Thomson Reuters has enhanced its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) offering on Thomson Reuters Eikon with a new application that enables buy-side professionals to analyse real-time ESG data and incorporate it into socially responsible investment (SRI) decisions.  »

AlphaCore Capital sees increased demand for alternative strategies from independent advisors

AlphaCore Capital sees increased demand for alternative strategies from independent advisors

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 09:37

AlphaCore Capital, a La Jolla, CA based investment advisor has seen increased demand for alternative allocations from independent advisors.  »

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Exane selects SimCorp Dimension

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 09:14

Hedge fund manager Exane has selected SimCorp Dimension to support its middle and back-office operations for listed and OTC derivatives.  »

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator up to 4.88 per cent in June

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator up to 4.88 per cent in June

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 09:26

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for June 2016 measured 4.88 per cent, up from 4.38 per cent in May. »

SR Labs rebrands as Vela Trading Technologies

SR Labs rebrands as Vela Trading Technologies

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 09:15

SR Labs, a specialist in trading and market data technology, is tol operate under the new name of Vela Trading Technologies (Vela). »

Project Sentinel looks to ‘mutualise’ cost of MiFID II implementation

Project Sentinel looks to ‘mutualise’ cost of MiFID II implementation

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 09:13

Project Sentinel, a collaborative initiative by a group of banks to mutualise the cost of MiFID II implementation in the OTC front office, has created a normalised regulatory data model designed to help firms meet their MiFID II OTC sales and trading requirements.  »

EFAMA believes final MMFR agreement should find right balance between financial stability and economic growth

EFAMA believes final MMFR agreement should find right balance between financial stability and economic growth

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 10:34

The Economic and Monetary Affairs Council of the EU has approved the General Approach reached on Money Market Fund Reform (MMFR) at Council Working Party level. This General Approach followed an original proposal by the European Commission in September 2013. »

AIMA Australia celebrates 15th anniversary

AIMA Australia celebrates 15th anniversary

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 10:29

The Australian branch of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) is celebrating its 15th anniversary this month with EY-sponsored member events in Sydney and Melbourne, bringing together many of the leading figures in Australia’s growing hedge fund sector. »

TFG Financial Systems adds on-demand risk capability to its portfolio management platform TFG Complete

TFG Financial Systems adds on-demand risk capability to its portfolio management platform TFG Complete

Fri, 17/06/2016 - 09:31

TFG Financial Systems, the financial software company specialising in portfolio management systems for hedge funds and banks, has enhanced its flagship TFG Complete product with an “on demand risk” capability.  »

ThinkForex to raise margin requirements amid Brexit volatility

ThinkForex to raise margin requirements amid Brexit volatility

Thu, 16/06/2016 - 16:06

ThinkForex, a leading multi-asset provider of global derivatives trading will be increasing its margin requirements for sterling denominated currency contracts in anticipation of increased volatility during the UK’s vote on its relationship with the European Union. »

AIMA publishes guide for investor relations professionals

AIMA publishes guide for investor relations professionals

Thu, 16/06/2016 - 09:47

Changes in the way that client relationships are managed, investment management brands are built and assets are raised and retained are reflected in a new guide for investor relations professionals by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). »

Palmer Square Capital Management closes second static CLO transaction in 2016

Thu, 16/06/2016 - 09:20

Palmer Square Capital Management, an investment management firm that provides structured credit, corporate credit and hedge fund strategies such as long/short credit to a wide range of investors, has closed on its seventh Collateralised Loan Obligation (CLO). »

Linedata integrates Global Hedge Portfolio Manager with Electra Reconciliation

Linedata integrates Global Hedge Portfolio Manager with Electra Reconciliation

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 09:37

Linedata has integrated its Global Hedge Portfolio Manager with Electra Information Systems’ (Electra) Electra Reconciliation.  »

Fallout from FX ‘fixing scandal’ fuels increase in algo trading

Fallout from FX ‘fixing scandal’ fuels increase in algo trading

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 09:35

Algorithmic trading is taking hold in foreign exchange – in part due to fallout from the 2013 FX “fixing scandal.” »

FIX Trading Community develops standards for MiFID II transaction and trade reporting

FIX Trading Community develops standards for MiFID II transaction and trade reporting

Mon, 13/06/2016 - 09:16

FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading, has developed the FIXProtocol for use for transmitting MiFID II Transaction Reports to Approved Reporting Mechanisms (ARMs). »

Newfleet Asset Management completes offering of USD356m CLO

Newfleet Asset Management completes offering of USD356m CLO

Fri, 10/06/2016 - 09:26

Newfleet Asset Management, an affiliate of Virtus Investment Partners, has closed a USD356.3 million collateralised loan obligation (CLO). »

NetOTC puts initiative for margining non-cleared OTC derivatives on hold

NetOTC puts initiative for margining non-cleared OTC derivatives on hold

Thu, 09/06/2016 - 16:38

NetOTC, the risk solutions firm that has been designing and building a full end-to-end market infrastructure for non-cleared OTC derivatives in close collaboration with regulatory and industry bodies, banks and their end customers, has put its initiative on hold.  »

Alpha Centauri chooses S&P Global Market Intelligence Point-in-Time data for alpha identification

Alpha Centauri chooses S&P Global Market Intelligence Point-in-Time data for alpha identification

Thu, 09/06/2016 - 09:15

Hamburg-based investment house Alpha Centauri, which specialises in risk premia and equity multi-factor investing strategies, is to use S&P Global Market Intelligence’s Point-in-Time fundamental data and consensus estimates to support their quantitative research, modelling efforts and portfolio risk management. »

PhillipCapital UK to raise margins ahead of EU referendum

PhillipCapital UK to raise margins ahead of EU referendum

Thu, 09/06/2016 - 09:14

In a move to help protect clients ahead of the EU referendum on 23 June, PhillipCapital UK will be increasing its margin requirements. This will take place in two stages, with the first increase occurring on the 12th June and the second on the 19 June.  »

CBOE Holdings to open London office in July

CBOE Holdings to open London office in July

Tue, 07/06/2016 - 09:29

CBOE Holdings plans to open its first international business development office in London in July.  The new office – headed by Matthew McFarland, director of global client services – will enable CBOE to increase its presence in the region and allow its business development team to more directly engage with European-based clients and potential new customers, as well as the exchange's strategic partners.  »

Cleartrade Exchange gains approval from CFTC as registered Foreign Board of Trade

Cleartrade Exchange gains approval from CFTC as registered Foreign Board of Trade

Tue, 07/06/2016 - 09:25

Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX) has been officially approved as a registered Foreign Board of Trade (FBOT).  »

CFTC signs MOU with the ESMA for Recognised Central Counterparties

CFTC signs MOU with the ESMA for Recognised Central Counterparties

Tue, 07/06/2016 - 09:04

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Timothy Massad has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) regarding cooperation with respect to derivatives clearing organisations (DCOs) established in the United States that have applied or that may apply to ESMA for recognition as central counterparties (Recognised CCPs).   »

Lyxor signs distribution agreement with Intesa Sanpaolo Private Banking for Alternative UCITS range

Lyxor signs distribution agreement with Intesa Sanpaolo Private Banking for Alternative UCITS range

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 16:45

Lyxor Asset Management (Lyxor) has signed a distribution agreement with Intesa Sanpaolo Private Banking, the wealth management arm of the Intesa Sanpaolo banking group, making Lyxor’s range of Alternative UCITS and Multi-Asset funds now available to private banking investors in Italy.  »

GRM Law expands alternative funds practice with Laven Legal Services deal

GRM Law expands alternative funds practice with Laven Legal Services deal

Fri, 03/06/2016 - 15:47

Laven Legal Services to continue alternative funds expansion »

OTAS partners with Wall Street Horizon to provide corporate event intelligence to investors and traders

OTAS partners with Wall Street Horizon to provide corporate event intelligence to investors and traders

Thu, 02/06/2016 - 09:40

OTAS Technologies (OTAS), a provider of market analytics and trader intelligence, has partnered with Wall Street Horizon to provide its institutional investment and trading clients with highly accurate and timely corporate event dates and information.   »

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Quaesta AG rebrands as QCAM

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 15:54

After more than ten successful years the Swiss currency specialist Quaesta Capital is rebranding as QCAM Currency Asset Management AG.  »

EJF Capital joins Arcesium technology and services platform

EJF Capital joins Arcesium technology and services platform

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 09:18

EJF Capital (EJF), an alternative investment firm that currently manages approximately USD4.9 billion in assets, has chosen Arcesium’s full service platform for its middle- and back-office needs. »

BNY Mellon’s HedgeMark Implements Axioma Risk

BNY Mellon’s HedgeMark Implements Axioma Risk

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 09:17

HedgeMark International, a BNY Mellon company that provides hedge fund dedicated managed account and risk analytic services, has completed the implementation of Axioma Risk. »

Deutsche Börse to act as licensor of TAIFEX market data to international clients

Deutsche Börse to act as licensor of TAIFEX market data to international clients

Tue, 31/05/2016 - 16:37

Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) and Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services have signed a partnership agreement whereby Deutsche Börse will act as the licensor of TAIFEX market data and information products to all international clients.  »

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