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CBOE Risk Conference coming to London area

Fri, 14/07/2017 - 17:38

Now in its 35th year in the US and 6th year in Europe, the CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) is due to be held at the Grove Hotel, resort and golf club, near London, from Monday, 11 September to Wednesday, 13 September.  

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Gavin White, Invast

Invast hosting FX Global Code of Conduct Executive Cocktail Evening

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 09:17

Multi-asset prime services firm, Invast Global, will be host to an exclusive event focused on promoting the FX Global Code of Conduct which was published in May 2017. »

Hedgeweek USA Awards

Hedgeweek USA Awards 2017 - last chance to vote

Fri, 30/06/2017 - 07:52

Voting for the for the 2017 edition of the annual Hedgeweek USA Awards closes on Friday 30 June. These prestigious awards recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers in the USA. »

Product innovation a hot topic at Guernsey Funds Forum 2017

Mon, 22/05/2017 - 09:23

Innovation, depth of talent and stability were the watchwords at the Carey Olsen sponsored Guernsey Funds Forum 2017, which took place on 11 May in London. »

Agecroft Partners pledges USD1m to charities that benefit children

Thu, 18/05/2017 - 08:53

Agecroft Partners has pledged to donate USD1 million from its Hedge Fund Leadership Summits to non-profit organisations that benefit children.   »

Lionel Martellini, Edhec

Asset Management is going through an industrial revolution

Wed, 17/05/2017 - 12:51

There is currently an industrial revolution taking place in the asset management industry, driven by the dual forces of mass production and mass customisation. Rather than merely create ‘one size fits all’ products, investment managers are increasingly required to develop investment solutions.  »

Anthony Cowell, KPMG

Conclusion

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 13:27

One of the clearest messages that came out of CAIS 2017 was that the world is changing in innumerable ways that have the capacity to shock and destabilise. One only has to refer recently, to Brexit and the outcome of the US presidential election, to appreciate that uncertainty is the only known certainty to contend with in an ever more complex, interconnected world.  »

Lord Michael Hastings, KPMG

Chapter 4 – Inspiring galaxies of greatness

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 13:22

The alternatives industry has a duty to not only defy gravity and deliver strong returns, but to do so in a way that can genuinely change the world for the better, inspiring the next generation of star managers and investors.  »

Betina Warburg, Animal Ventures

Chapter 3 – 3, 2, 1…Take off: How technology is shaping our world

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 13:18

One of the most significant forces of change in the global alternatives industry over the last five to ten years has been the plethora of technological advances. Never has Moore's Law, which argues that the processing power of computers doubles every two years, been more evident. This has come at a time when the gravitational pull of market regulation has stretched fund managers to breaking point, not just operationally but from a cost of compliance perspective. »

Raoul Pal, The Global Macro Investor

Chapter 2 – Seeking supernovae returns

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 13:13

There was no shortage of idea generation when it came to discussing the various ways alternative fund managers are trying to overcome the gravitational effects of market forces in a bid to boost returns. »

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