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OppenheimerFunds and Macquarie to launch Global Infrastructure Fund

OppenheimerFunds and Macquarie to launch Global Infrastructure Fund

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 22:55

OppenheimerFunds has formed a strategic partnership with Macquarie Investment Management, a division of Macquarie Group Limited (MQG), to launch the Oppenheimer Macquarie Global Infrastructure Fund. »

Bloomberg revamps counterparty onboarding process with Entity Exchange

Bloomberg revamps counterparty onboarding process with Entity Exchange

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 10:06

Bloomberg has launched the Entity Exchange platform, a web-based, centralised and secure solution that enables buy-side firms to provide entity data and documentation to their trading counterparties. Entity Exchange eases the process of opening new trade accounts for the buy-side, while also helping brokers satisfy Know-Your-Customer (KYC) compliance requirements. »

Lyxor and SEB launch multi-manager UCITS

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 10:18

Lyxor Asset Management and Nordic financial services group, SEB are to launch a multi-manager strategy in the form of a dedicated Multi-Manager UCITS vehicle, offering daily liquidity. »

EEX to launch further maturities on Power Derivatives Market

EEX to launch further maturities on Power Derivatives Market

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 07:14

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is to expand its offering on the Power Derivatives Market with further short-term maturities. From 16 June 2016, day and weekend contracts for peak-load deliveries of power can be traded in the French and Italian market areas.  »

Olle Rollag

Murano Systems: lending an ear to improve private equity fund raising

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 08:38

A recent report produced by BNY Mellon in collaboration with Preqin shines a light on how much demand there is among institutional investors for private equity and real estate funds. The report found that 44 per cent of real estate managers and 39 per cent of private equity managers expect their assets under management to grow by at least 50 per cent in the next five years.  »

Alger launches Small Cap Focus Fund for non-US investors

Alger launches Small Cap Focus Fund for non-US investors

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 09:46

Fred Alger Management has launched the Alger Small Cap Focus Fund, a new Alger SICAV sub-fund, to its product line-up.  »

Jon Van Verre

HSBC launches OTC Clearing Collateral Service

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 15:12

HSBC Securities Services, part of HSBC’s Global Banking and Markets business, has launched its Over-the-Counter (OTC) Clearing Collateral Service.  »

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Tages Capital launches 1st single strategy UCITS Alternative Fund

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 15:05

Tages Capital, in partnership with Fore Research & Management, has launched the Tages Fore UCITS Fund, a global credit long/short fund which will form the first sub-fund of Tages International Funds SICAV. »

Guy Wolf

Marex Spectron establishes alternatives business

Fri, 13/05/2016 - 10:52

Marex Spectron, the global commodities broker, has launched Nanolytics Capital Advisors, a business focused on developing alternative investment products based on Marex Spectron’s Nanolytics models. »

XMS Capital Partners launches XA Investments

Thu, 12/05/2016 - 09:51

Midwest boutique investment bank XMS Capital Partners (XMS) has launched XA Investments LLC (XAI) to provide a platform in the registered funds space for alternative investments. »

Man AHL and the University of Oxford launch centre for machine learning

Man AHL and the University of Oxford launch centre for machine learning

Wed, 11/05/2016 - 09:18

The Oxford-Man Institute (OMI), an academic institute for research into quantitative finance formed by the University of Oxford and Man Group in 2007, is to expand its focus on machine learning and data analytics. »

Everest Insurance launches Alternative Solution Group

Tue, 10/05/2016 - 16:42

Everest Re Group has launched the Alternative Solution Group at Everest Specialty Underwriters, offering transactional risk insurance as well as professional and management liability insurance on both a primary and excess basis to private equity firms and hedge funds. »

Absolute Return Partners launches multi-strategy energy trading fund

Absolute Return Partners launches multi-strategy energy trading fund

Tue, 10/05/2016 - 16:28

London based Institutional investment consultant, Absolute Return Partners (ARP) has launched the ARP Energy Fund, a multi-manager solution for investors wishing to gain exposure to energy markets without taking on additional equity exposure. »

SR Labs launches new SuperFeed Compressed Data Feed

SR Labs launches new SuperFeed Compressed Data Feed

Tue, 10/05/2016 - 09:13

SR Labs, a specialist in trading and market data technology, has launched the SuperFeed Compressed Data Feed which is designed to support direct feed based, electronic trading applications. »

Euronext launches first nitrogen fertiliser futures contract

Euronext launches first nitrogen fertiliser futures contract

Tue, 10/05/2016 - 09:05

Euronext is to launch the first physically-deliverable futures contract for nitrogen solution in Autumn 2016. Aimed at the European market, this new contract will complement the Group’s commodity futures offering.  »

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Rhenman & Partners launches new Global Opportunities Long/Short fund

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 11:17

Rhenman & Partners Asset Management is to launch a new global equity long/short fund, the  Rhenman Global Opportunities L/S, on  31 May, 2016. The fund will be managed by Stefan Knafve who has almost 30 years experience as an analyst and manager. »

Kumar Palghat

Janus Capital International launches absolute return income fund

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 11:16

Janus Capital International’s Janus Absolute Return Income Fund is now open to subscription from investors via the Janus Capital Funds range in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the UK. »

Liquidnet’s Targeted Invitations help buy-side unlock latent market liquidity

Liquidnet’s Targeted Invitations help buy-side unlock latent market liquidity

Fri, 06/05/2016 - 09:00

Liquidnet has launched Targeted Invitations, the latest development in the firm’s strategy to help the buy side source deeply hidden institutional liquidity. »

InvestCloud launches BB8 digital platform

InvestCloud launches BB8 digital platform

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 15:27

InvestCloud, a digital applet platform for the financial services industry, supporting 660+ advisors and institutions with USD1.5 trillion on platform, has launched BB8, a new group of advanced applets. »

Sapient Global Markets enhances matching, reconciliation and resolution for regulatory reporting with RegRecon launch

Sapient Global Markets enhances matching, reconciliation and resolution for regulatory reporting with RegRecon launch

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 15:21

Sapient Global Markets, a provider of business technology and consulting services for the financial and commodity markets, has launched RegRecon, which is designed to solve industry issues surrounding low match rates and regulatory reporting accuracy. »

Bernie Nelson

Style Research launches style-driven funds comparison tool

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:35

Style Research, an independent, global provider of portfolio style, risk and performance analytics, is launching a product to enable investment professionals to directly compare fund portfolios based on style factors.  »

SDiX launches world’s first commodity exchange trading physically settled diamonds

SDiX launches world’s first commodity exchange trading physically settled diamonds

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:21

The Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange (SDiX) has launched the world’s first commodity exchange for physically settled diamonds. The SDiX platform aims to standardsze global trading in diamonds as an asset class. »

SaxoTraderGO growth exceeds expectations one year after launch

SaxoTraderGO growth exceeds expectations one year after launch

Wed, 04/05/2016 - 15:11

More than 55 per cent of total revenue from Saxo Bank’s private clients is now generated from trades on SaxoTraderGO, just a year after the launch of the the platform.   »

Philippe Jabre

Jabre Capital launches European Credit Opportunities Fund

Wed, 04/05/2016 - 09:39

Jabre Capital Partners has launched the European Credit Opportunities Fund on its JABCAP (LUX) UCITS Platform. The fund will apply long, short and paired trading strategies to an unconstrained portfolio of absolute return opportunities in European corporate credit.  »

CME Group and Crypto Facilities launch Bitcoin Reference Rate and Real-Time Index

CME Group and Crypto Facilities launch Bitcoin Reference Rate and Real-Time Index

Tue, 03/05/2016 - 09:42

CME Group is to collaborate with Crypto Facilities Ltd, a digital assets trading platform, to develop the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR), which will provide a final settlement price in US dollars at 4 pm London time on each trading day, and CME CF Bitcoin Real Time Index (RTI), which will allow users real-time access to bitcoin prices. »

Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services launches Cash Projection Service

Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services launches Cash Projection Service

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 10:53

To help alternative investment managers better manage their liquidity and cash flow, Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services has enhanced its suite of treasury services with the addition of a proprietary Cash Projection service.  »

LME launches LMEshield

LME launches LMEshield

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 10:51

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has launched LMEshield, a new electronic warehouse receipt system for the global commodities market. The first receipt was issued by Henry Bath & Son Ltd on behalf of BNP Paribas Arbitrage SNC. »

Tradition to launch Elixium trading platform

Tradition to launch Elixium trading platform

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 16:13

Tradition Group is planning to launch Elixium, a new EU-regulated Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) for collateral and secured deposits, in May 2016.  »

Broadridge launches global Solutions Partner Program

Broadridge launches global Solutions Partner Program

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 09:43

Broadridge Financial Solutions has launched its new Solutions Partner Program, a global channel sales initiative that enables leading consulting, technology and servicing firms to offer expanded technology solutions that leverage the company’s suite of products and services as well as resell its solutions into select customer accounts.  »

Schroders launches total return commodity fund

Schroders launches total return commodity fund

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 09:31

Schroders has launches the Schroder Alternative Solutions Commodity Total Return, a new fund offering commodities exposure with a flexible approach, allowing it to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities, as well as limit downside risk. »

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