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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.  »


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).  »


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. »

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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).  »

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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). »

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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.  »

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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. »


Tricadia Capital makes equity investment in CV Holdings

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 17:30

CV Holdings has entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement and an Investor Rights Agreement with an affiliate of Tricadia Capital Management in connection with the sale in a private placement of shares of newly created Non-Convertible Senior Preferred Stock shares of Common Stock of the Company.  »


Best Credit Data Partners with Exchange Data International to distribute Municipal Bond Pricing Data

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 11:00

Best Credit Data (BCD), a provider of end of day bond pricing data, is partnering with Exchange Data International (EDI), to distribute BCD Municipal Bond End-of-Day Pricing data to EDI clients around the world. »


Deloitte partners with Recommind to launch new data analysis tool for OTC contracts

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 20:00

Deloitte has formed an alliance with Recommind to deliver a managed service to investment banks, transforming the way Over-the-Counter (OTC) International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) agreements are managed. »

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Funding UK agriculture’s renewable energy strategy

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 10:40

How investors are turning to non-traditional sectors for income streams – By Craig Reeves, Founder, Prestige Asset Management/Prestige Capital Management… »


MMF reforms will have different effects in the US and the EU

Thu, 18/06/2015 - 23:18

European policy makers have proposed money market fund (MMF) reforms relatively similar to the US changes slated to take effect next year, says Moody's Investors Service in a new report. »


DTCC issues proposals for global data harmonisation to CPMI IOSCO

Thu, 18/06/2015 - 09:00

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has issued its recommendations on global data harmonisation to the CPMI IOSCO Harmonisation working group, detailing a proposed path towards a global data harmonisation, with credit derivatives identified as the first step.  »

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Incapital and Nuveen Investments expand unit trust partnership

Thu, 11/06/2015 - 16:45

Incapital LLC and Nuveen Investments have expanded their joint-distribution and portfolio consultant unit trust partnership with the addition of new unit trusts and expanded sales resources at both firms. »


CQG to provide connectivity to CRYEX crypto currency trading platform

Thu, 11/06/2015 - 16:30

CRYEX, the new digital currency trading and clearing platform, is partnering with CQG, a trade routing, global market data and advanced technical analysis provider, to offer connectivity to its members and participants from launch. »


BT Makes it easy for investors to trade on Japan’s financial markets 

Thu, 11/06/2015 - 06:00

BT is making it easy for investors globally to trade on the equities and derivatives markets of the Japan Exchange Group (JPX), Asia's largest exchange group and the third largest in the world.   »

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Coherence Capital Partners and James Alpha Management team up to distribute Spectrum Fund

Wed, 10/06/2015 - 09:00

Coherence Capital Partners, a fixed income focused alternative investment firm, and James Alpha Management, a diversified alternative asset management firm, have entered into a strategic partnership to exclusively distribute Coherence’s flagship Spectrum Fund. »

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Sky Fund launches investable index of alternative UCIT funds

Tue, 09/06/2015 - 09:00

Sky Fund LLC (Sky Fund), a regulated US asset management firm, has entered into an index advisory agreement with a European ‘A’ Rated bank by S&P and Fitch Ratings.   »

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EDM Council releases first formal ontology standard

Mon, 08/06/2015 - 10:00

The Enterprise Data Management Council (EDM Council) has received approval for Financial Industry Building Ontology (FIBO) Foundations as the first of thirty data content standards for the financial industry.   »

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Natixis arranges largest power project refinancing on the French market for Exeltium

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 20:00

Natixis has acted as Financial Advisor, Rating Advisor, Mandated Lead Arranger and Co-Hedge Coordinator for the EUR1.4 billion senior debt refinancing of French virtual power plant Exeltium. »

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Lyxor launches Corsair, first daily fund on alternative UCITS platform

Thu, 04/06/2015 - 21:00

Lyxor Asset Management has partnered with Corsair Capital Management to launch the Lyxor/Corsair Capital Fund a new UCITS-compliant US long/short equity strategy, and the first fund with daily liquidity within Lyxor’s  Alternative UCITS offering.  »


US M&A deal pace is deliberate

Wed, 03/06/2015 - 10:37

David Shine, Partner – Corporate Department at international law firm Paul Hastings, comments on the news that US bound M&A deal activity in May surpassed the previous monthly record set in 2007… »


MKO rebrands as EisnerAmper Ireland

Mon, 01/06/2015 - 10:00

Irish accountancy firm MKO is joining with US accountancy firm, EisnerAmper, to form a new global network called EisnerAmper Global. MKO will now trade under the brand of EisnerAmper Ireland. »

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IKONIC partners with Nedelma to provide dynamic reporting for hedge fund clients.

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 17:30

IKONIC Fund Services has chosen Nedelma Portfolio Amalfi to provide enhanced, dynamic reporting to its hedge fund clients. »

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