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Hedgeweek Comment: North-South balance in Ireland

Hedgeweek Comment: North-South balance in Ireland

Wed, 16/04/2008 - 07:00

Irish Finance Minister Brian Cowen and Peter Robinson, deputy leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, who holds the finance brief in the Stormont administration, have unvei »

SEI to provide fund operations outsourcing for Silver Creek Capital Management

SEI to provide fund operations outsourcing for Silver Creek Capital Management

Wed, 16/04/2008 - 07:00

SEI has been selected by fund of hedge funds manager Silver Creek Capital Management to provide operations outsourcing services for its alternative investment funds, which SEI says further »

Conifer Securities acquires Morgan Stanley outsourced trading business

Conifer Securities acquires Morgan Stanley outsourced trading business

Thu, 10/04/2008 - 07:00

Conifer Securities, a provider of business and operations solutions to hedge fund managers, family offices, foundations and endowments, has agreed to purchase Morgan Stanley's outsourced t »

RBC expands prime brokerage business with Global Prime Services Group

RBC expands prime brokerage business with Global Prime Services Group

Wed, 09/04/2008 - 07:00

RBC Capital Markets has announced the creation of the RBC Global Prime Services Group to provide comprehensive support to hedge fund managers, mutual fund managers and institutional asset »

NorthPoint Trading hires former Bank of America prime brokerage executive

NorthPoint Trading hires former Bank of America prime brokerage executive

Tue, 08/04/2008 - 13:00

Keith Milko has joined NorthPoint Trading Partners, an Atlanta-based prime brokerage and fund services company, as director of client services. »

Carne launches alternative investment consultancy division in London

Carne launches alternative investment consultancy division in London

Mon, 07/04/2008 - 07:00

Carne Global Financial Services Group, an independent advisor to the European hedge fund and traditional fund management industries, has announced the launch of alternative investment and »

Abraxas fund switches administrator to LaSalle Global Fund Services

Abraxas fund switches administrator to LaSalle Global Fund Services

Thu, 03/04/2008 - 07:00

Abraxas Capital Management, a specialist quantitative hedge fund manager, is to transfer the hedge fund administration mandate for its Abraxas Fund to LaSalle Global Fund Services Europe a »

Ron Suber joins Merlin Securities to lead global prime brokerage sales

Ron Suber joins Merlin Securities to lead global prime brokerage sales

Thu, 03/04/2008 - 07:00

Merlin Securities, a broker-dealer specialising in technology-driven prime brokerage services, has announced the appointment of Ron Suber as a senior partner, head of global sales and mark »

Award-winning prime broker receives USD20m investment from Sequoia Capital

Award-winning prime broker receives USD20m investment from Sequoia Capital

Tue, 08/01/2008 - 06:00

Merlin Securities, a US broker-dealer specialising in technology-driven prime brokerage services, has received a USD20m investment from leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia »

Custom House surpasses USD 30 billion in assets under administration

Custom House surpasses USD 30 billion in assets under administration

Tue, 18/12/2007 - 06:38

One of the world's largest independent fund administrators, Dublin-based Custom House Administration & Corporate Services Limited, has surpassed USD 30 billion in client assets under a »

Olympia Capital International becomes part of CACEIS Group

Olympia Capital International becomes part of CACEIS Group

Tue, 04/12/2007 - 06:00

CACEIS, a leading player in institutional securities services, has completed its acquisi »

Promotional feature - Do you have illiquid securities in your portfolio?

Promotional feature - Do you have illiquid securities in your portfolio?

Mon, 03/12/2007 - 05:30

Managers with illiquid or hard-to-value fixed income securities in their portfolios can now use independent evaluations from Standard &a »

Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions obtains SAS-70 certificate

Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions obtains SAS-70 certificate

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

The fund administration services of Prime Fund Solutions, the global fund services provider of Fortis Merchant Banking, have obtained an SAS-70 type I certification for its operations in t »

Former Citigroup team launches Isis Fund Services in Bermuda

Former Citigroup team launches Isis Fund Services in Bermuda

Fri, 23/11/2007 - 06:00

A senior management team consisting of Ede Conyers, Jason Bibb and Brian Desmond, formerly of Citigroup's alternative investments business, has established, licensed and launched Isis Fund »

Growth in fund servicing is "remarkable", says GuernseyFinance

Growth in fund servicing is "remarkable", says GuernseyFinance

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 17:44

Fund assets serviced in Guernsey grew by a further GBP8.9bn (5.7 per cent) in the three months to the end of September, taking the total value of funds under management and administration »

Spectrum pulls out of India to focus on US-based fund servicing

Spectrum pulls out of India to focus on US-based fund servicing

Thu, 25/10/2007 - 08:28

Spectrum Global Fund Administration, one of the pioneers in carrying out elements of hedge fund administration in low-cost jurisdictions such as India, has decided to reverse tack, closing »

Skye Fund Services launched in Hong Kong to meet Asian alternative demand

Skye Fund Services launched in Hong Kong to meet Asian alternative demand

Tue, 23/10/2007 - 06:58

Dominic Jones and Javed Rahman have established Skye Fund Services in Hong Kong with the aim of bringing a fresh approach to outsourced administration services for the alternative investme »

PFPC offers custody in Luxembourg to capitalise on alternatives boom

PFPC offers custody in Luxembourg to capitalise on alternatives boom

Mon, 22/10/2007 - 07:00

Hedge fund service provider PFPC, which is one of the largest administrators of alternative investments in Ireland, has announced the launch of custodian services in Luxembourg through PFP »

OpHedge expands offices in New York

OpHedge expands offices in New York

Wed, 17/10/2007 - 06:57

OpHedge Investment Services, a provider of outsourced middle and back office hedge fund administration services, has leased additional space in order to expand its offices in Rye Brook, Ne »

Moore opens London office to boost business development

Moore opens London office to boost business development

Fri, 12/10/2007 - 06:56

Moore, a Jersey-based specialist provider of fund administration, corporate and management services to offshore funds and special purpose investment vehicles, has opened a London office he »

Specialist insurance broker to fund industry expands into Ireland

Specialist insurance broker to fund industry expands into Ireland

Tue, 09/10/2007 - 08:11

Baronsmead Partners, a specialist insurance broker to the fund industry, has opened an Irish division of its business in Dublin. »

Bank of New York Mellon launches platform for 130/30 funds

Bank of New York Mellon launches platform for 130/30 funds

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:55

Bank of New York Mellon, a global leader in securities servicing and asset management, has introduced what it says is the first platform to offer a full range of brokerage and administrati »

Deloitte Ireland hires financial services partner

Deloitte Ireland hires financial services partner

Thu, 27/09/2007 - 07:59

Deloitte & Touche has announced that Brian Forrester has joined the firm as a partner within its financial services group in Ireland. »

JPMorgan Hedge Fund Services wins administration mandate for FRM funds

JPMorgan Hedge Fund Services wins administration mandate for FRM funds

Wed, 26/09/2007 - 08:02

JPMorgan Hedge Fund Services has been appointed to provide fund administration and custody services to funds of hedge funds managed by Financial Risk Management, which has a portfolio tota »

Market turbulence fails to halt GlobeOp asset growth

Market turbulence fails to halt GlobeOp asset growth

Wed, 19/09/2007 - 07:46

GlobeOp Financial Services, an independent provider of outsourced back middle and back-office administration, financial technology services and analytics to the hedge fund industry that li »

Equity Fund Services opens Cayman fund administration business

Equity Fund Services opens Cayman fund administration business

Tue, 21/08/2007 - 08:08

Equity Fund Services, the fund administration division of the Equity Trust group, has opened an office in the Cayman Islands offering a full range of fund administration services. »

JPMorgan builds hedge fund services team in Asia

JPMorgan builds hedge fund services team in Asia

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:57

JPMorgan Hedge Fund Services has expanded its business in Asia with the recruitment from Fortis Prime Fund Solutions of Andrew Mascall-Robson to lead business development and growth across »

LaCrosse Global Fund Services selects Advent for new administration service

LaCrosse Global Fund Services selects Advent for new administration service

Fri, 13/07/2007 - 06:52

LaCrosse Global Fund Services has implemented Advent Software's Geneva investment management and accounting system as a central component of its technology infrastructure for its fund admi »

HF Fund Services opens office in Singapore

HF Fund Services opens office in Singapore

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 06:58

HF Fund Services, a Cayman-based provider of independent directorships to funds established last year by two experienced industry professionals, has opened a second office in Singapore. »

3i invests USD57m in hedge fund administrator Fulcrum

3i invests USD57m in hedge fund administrator Fulcrum

Mon, 02/07/2007 - 08:54

3i Growth Capital has announced a USD57m investment in Fulcrum, a hedge fund administrator with headquarters in Bermuda and offices in New York, London, Bermuda, Canada, the Cayman Islands »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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Two thirds of surveyed investors with an appetite for infrastructure say they will increase their allocations to the asset class over the long term, with none planning to reduce allocations. These findings are revealed in an extract from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015. ... »

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