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DTCC automates internal account transfers for alternative investments

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 10:00

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has launched a new capability within its Wealth Management Services (WMS) business to streamline the processing of internal account transfers for alternative investments. »

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CME Group launches eight new European power contracts on CME Europe

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 06:00

CME Group has launched eight new European Power futures contracts on CME Europe covering the German, French, Spanish and Italian markets. They are all base load and peak load contracts and cash settled against the leading power auctions for each market.  »

liquidity

Interactive Data set to launch liquidity indicators service

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 14:00

Interactive Data, a provider of fixed-income evaluated pricing, is to launch a new Indicators Service in July, leveraging the same fixed income evaluated pricing and reference data content that supports pricing and trading functions at buy-side and sell-side firms. »

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CME Group launches physically delivered zinc futures

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 09:00

CME Group has launched physically delivered Zinc futures contracts to begin trading on 29 June, 2015, pending all relevant regulatory review periods. »

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RBC GAM adds three new funds to SICAV range

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 18:00

RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) has added the RBC Funds (Lux) – Emerging Markets Value Equity Fund, RBC Funds (Lux) – Emerging Markets Small Cap Equity Fund and RBC Funds (Lux) – European Equity Focus Fund to its Luxembourg-domiciled SICAV range, RBC Funds (Lux). »

Cayman islands

Lawson Conner launches offshore investment management platform for Cayman Islands

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 17:00

Lawson Conner, a provider of investment management and compliance solutions to the alternative investment fund industry, has launched ‘Discovery’, an AIFM integrated offshore Investment Management Platform. »

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Candriam launches new Systematic Long Short Equity strategy

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 13:00

Candriam Investors Group, a European multi-specialist asset manager, has launched a new absolute return Systematic Long Short Equity strategy. »

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Visium launches long/short US equities UCITS fund 

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 10:00

Visium Asset Management, a multi-strategy alternative investment firm with USD6.9 billion in assets under management, has launched the Visium US Equity Alpha UCITS Fund, a diversified, US-focused long/short equity fund. »

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Fund Recs launches Velocity platform for fund administrators

Fri, 01/05/2015 - 17:00

Fund Recs has launched Velocity, platform designed to facilitate the streamlined collection and reconciliation of data on funds serviced by administrators. »

Dublin

Burren launches UCITS Fund in Dublin

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 15:00

Burren Capital Advisors has launched Global Arbitrage equities fund on the MontLake UCITS platform, an independent platform providing investors with access to a range of liquid, transparent and regulated investment products domiciled in Dublin.  »

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Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services launches PAC service

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 09:00

Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services has launched its Portfolio Analytics and Compliance (PAC) service, a guideline testing and portfolio metrics service for hedge fund managers, managed account platform sponsors. »

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Altegris launches Altegris KKR Commitments Fund

Tue, 28/04/2015 - 19:00

Altegris has launched the Altegris KKR Commitments Fund offering accredited investors an opportunity to gain diversified exposure to KKR by committing to three different forms of private equity – primaries, secondaries and co-investments. »

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Unigestion launches Private Debt Allocator tool

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 20:00

Unigestion has launched a Private Debt Allocator tool, which identifies private debt opportunities to exactly match clients’ investment objectives. »

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Castle Hall launches due diligence monitoring platform for global investors

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 09:00

Castle Hall Alternatives has launched OpsMonitor a due diligence platform featuring daily media monitoring, a comprehensive process to identify changes in manager and fund operational risk quarter to quarter. »

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Just four infrastructure funds reach a final close in Q1 2015

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 15:31

This extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Infrastructure, Q1 2015 reflects on the first quarter’s infrastructure fundraising activity. »

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Altana launches UCITS version of Directors’ Dealings Fund

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 15:00

Altana Wealth, the asset management group, has teamed up with Godot Huard, a behavioural computer scientist, who has developed a unique system based on the theory that ‘directors know best’. »

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Societe Generale launches new multi-asset collateral management solution

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 18:00

Societe Generale has launched Tempo, a collateral management outsourcing solution aimed both at buy-side and sell-side market participants, including traditional and alternative asset managers, institutional investors, banks and major corporates.  »

data

RFA launches data governance solution

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 15:00

Investment management sector technology specialist RFA has launched a new data governance solution for the alternative asset industry.  »

Hong Kong

Henley Business School launches executive hedge fund program in Hong Kong

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 06:00

The Henley Business School has launched its Executive Hedge Fund Program in Hong Kong, a unique concept developed with Steve Bernstein, CEO of SinoPac Solutions and Services, a veteran of the Hedge Fund industry.  »

Dublin

Burren Capital Advisors launches Burren Global Arbitrage UCITS Fund

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 09:00

Event-driven manager Burren Capital Advisors has launched its Global Arbitrage equities fund on the MontLake UCITS platform, which provides investors with access to a range of liquid, transparent and regulated investment products domiciled in Dublin. »

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BATS to launch second US options exchange

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 09:00

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has filed rules to launch a second options exchange – EDGX Options – with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). BATS is planning to launch the new exchange in November 2015, pending SEC approval. »

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Omgeo alert automation extended to global custodian and prime broker community

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 09:00

Omgeo has launched new global custodian and prime broker automation capabilities in Omgeo ALERT, the online global database for the maintenance and communication of account information and SSIs.  »

CBOE

CBOE MSCI index options to debut on 21 April

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 09:00

CBOE Holdings is planning to launch options on the MSCI Emerging Markets and MSCI EAFE Indexes on Tuesday, 21 April. The ticker symbols will be MXEF and MXEA respectively. »

NYC

Credibility Capital launches online lending platform for small business owners

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 10:30

Credibility Capital, a marketplace lender focused on prime credit small business borrowers, has launched its online lending platform at www.CredibilityCapital.com.  »

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Sciens and PVE launch Italian NPL fund

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 10:00

Sciens Alternative Investments and PVE Capital have launched the PVE European Distressed Fund I, a closed ended fund that has invested in a portfolio of Italian Non-Performing Loans (NPLs) with a gross book value of EUR408m. »

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Aquis exchange to launch new closing order type

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 17:00

Aquis Exchange is introducing a new order type – Market at Close (MaC) – that allows its Members to enter orders for matching on the Aquis Exchange platform at the closing price of the market-of-listing end-of-day auction.  »

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SEI rolls out global framework for compliance management

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 15:30

SEI has launched SEI Firm Compliance, a new global regulatory management framework that equips investment organisations to oversee and orchestrate compliance functions firm-wide, across investment products and regulatory jurisdictions.  »

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Tech investor Pearson launches e-commerce-focused VC fund Fuel.Ventures

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 17:00

Technology investor Mark Pearson is launching Fuel.Ventures EIS Fund 1, an open-ended venture capital fund investing in the e-commerce sector. »

Luxembourg

Winton launches two new European alt investment funds

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 16:00

Winton has launched two new alternative investment funds (AIFs) that have been structured to comply with the EU Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMD). »

Risk

LCH.Clearnet launches inflation swaps clearing

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 06:00

LCH.Clearnet is now offering inflation swap clearing through its SwapClear service allowing market participants trading UK, European, and US inflation-linked products to benefit from the efficiencies and enhanced risk management associated with central clearing.   »

features
Special report
Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

Article
Survey

Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

Article
Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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