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Options partners with Orchestrade to deliver fully managed platform for cross-asset trading

Wed, 16/07/2014 - 16:01

Private financial cloud provider Options has partnered with Orchestrade Financial Systems to deploy its fully integrated position keeping, operations and risk management software to the Options platform. »

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New book offers fresh take on mitigating counterparty risk

Wed, 16/07/2014 - 12:05

A new book by Stéphane Crépey, Tomasz R. Bielecki and Damiano Brigo offers a fresh take on mitigation of counterparty risk, a key problem of the 2008 global credit crisis and current European sovereign debt crisis. »

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It is possible to construct improved forms of risk parity strategies, study shows

Mon, 16/06/2014 - 14:05

An EDHEC-Risk Institute study from the Lyxor research chair on “Risk Allocation Solutions” develops a conditional approach to risk parity, which contrasts with standard unconditional risk parity portfolios. »

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Liquid Holdings wins Hedgeweek award for Best Risk Management Software Provider

Wed, 05/03/2014 - 10:40

Liquid Holdings Group, a provider of a single platform that integrates order and execution management with real-time risk, reporting, shadow NAV and managed services in the cloud for the financial services community, has been named by Hedgeweek readers as the Best Risk Management Software Provider for 2014. »

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Macro Risk Advisors launches Macro Risk Solutions

Wed, 26/02/2014 - 10:08

Institutional equity derivatives broker Macro Risk Advisors has launched Macro Risk Solutions, a firm that advises clients on how to strengthen investment portfolios through periods of market uncertainty.   »

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Imagine launches Risk Services

Wed, 19/02/2014 - 14:04

Imagine Software has launched Imagine Risk Services, the next generation of its Imagine Financial Platform (IFP) and App Marketplace. »

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Risk management to play greater role in investment decisions

Wed, 19/02/2014 - 06:02

Over 80 per cent of institutional investors expect risk management to play an even greater role in the investment decision process in the future, according to a study published by BNY Mellon. »

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Kepos Capital selects MSCI for Open Protocol reporting

Fri, 24/01/2014 - 13:08

Kepos Capital has selected MSCI for Open Protocol reporting, an industry wide risk reporting initiative. »

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Vichara Technologies joins Markit’s Global Alliance Programme

Fri, 06/12/2013 - 06:06

Vichara Technologies, a provider of valuation and risk management solutions for structured finance, has integrated its V* CLO solution with Markit’s pricing services. »

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PortfolioScience adds interest rate swaps coverage to RiskAPI

Fri, 28/06/2013 - 10:03

PortfolioScience, a provider of on-demand risk management systems for hedge funds and hedge fund service providers, has added interest rate swaps (IRS) coverage to RiskAPI, the company's API-based risk analysis service. »

Richard Hoey, chief economist of BNY Mellon and The Dreyfus Corporation

Hedge fund managers advised to increase risk

Fri, 10/05/2013 - 16:20

Risk managers are at times advising portfolio managers to take more risk, which – especially in the aftermath of large market events and subsequent de-risking – marks a milestone in the hedge fund industry's move toward the integration of risk and return management. »

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PortfolioScience RiskAPI integrated into MIK Data Warehouse solution

Fri, 12/04/2013 - 13:40

PortfolioScience, a provider of on-demand risk management systems for hedge funds and hedge fund service providers, has integrated its RiskAPI platform into the MIK Data Warehouse solution. »

Alexander Ineichen, Ineichen Research and Management

Simple Alternatives partners with hedge fund researcher to advance ‘enduring style’ of risk management

Thu, 28/02/2013 - 10:09

Simple Alternatives, along with Ineichen Research and Management, has published a research paper authored by Alexander Ineichen titled "Hedge Fund Performance". »

Damien Loveday, global head of hedge fund research at Towers Watson

Towers Watson selects MSCI’s RiskMetrics HedgePlatform

Wed, 06/02/2013 - 10:16

Towers Watson, a global investment consultant, will include MSCI’s RiskMetrics HedgePlatform into some of its hedge fund advisory and investment processes. »

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ICAP adds hazard rates and survival probabilities to Credit Derivatives Service

Wed, 06/02/2013 - 06:29

ICAP has launched Hazard Rates and Survival Probabilities as part of an expanded end of day Credit Derivatives Service. »

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ATA RiskStation launches risk reporting solution for hedge funds and family offices

Tue, 04/12/2012 - 10:48

ATA RiskStation has launched a web-based risk reporting solution for hedge funds and hedge fund services providers powered by PortfolioScience's RiskAPI, an on demand, multi-asset risk analysis system.  »

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Sciens launches risk analytics and portfolio construction engine

Mon, 12/11/2012 - 06:04

Sciens Alternative Investments has launched the Sciens Managed Account Risk Technologies (SMART), an interactive risk analytics and portfolio construction engine that enables investors to evaluate their hedge fund portfolios and aggregated fund exposures on Sciens Managed Account Platform (MAP). »

Pablo Balan, head of risk management and quantitative research at Stenham Asset Management

Stenham selects MSCI's RiskMetrics HedgePlatform

Fri, 26/10/2012 - 13:31

Stenham Asset Management has selected MSCI’s RiskMetrics HedgePlatform to enhance the transparency the firm receives from its underlying hedge fund investments. »

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Imagine launches risk aggregation platform

Thu, 18/10/2012 - 06:14

Imagine Software, a provider of real-time portfolio and risk management solutions worldwide, has launched a risk aggregation platform. »

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Maples Fund Services launches MaplesFS Connect risk dashboard

Wed, 03/10/2012 - 16:24

Maples Fund Services has expanded its hedge fund capabilities with the launch of a MaplesFS Connect risk dashboard that will complement the services provided to fund administration clients with a fully-integrated solution for online risk reporting. »

Jürg Spillmann, deputy chief executive officer of Eurex Clearing

ECC establishes risk committee

Wed, 19/09/2012 - 16:01

European Commodity Clearing (ECC) has held the first meeting of its newly established risk committee. »

Richard Baker, president and chief executive of the Managed Funds Association

Hedge funds strengthening risk management practices, says MFA study

Fri, 07/09/2012 - 06:00

Hedge funds are continuing to develop risk management practices that fit the needs of investors and fund managers alike, according to a study from the Managed Funds Association, BNY Mellon, and HedgeMark. »

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FundCount embeds F3 to offer integrated risk management solution

Mon, 30/07/2012 - 06:04

FundCount, a provider of investment management and accounting software, has integrated FINCAD’s F3 into its FundCount Risk Analytics solution. »

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Imagine Software launches financial platform and App marketplace

Fri, 20/07/2012 - 12:06

Imagine Software, a provider of cloud-based portfolio and risk management solutions, has launched the Imagine Financial Platform (IFP) and the Imagine Marketplace. »

Pierre Bourlatchka, director at Kinetic Partners

Kinetic Partners and Riskdata launch integrated risk reporting service

Wed, 18/07/2012 - 06:07

Kinetic Partners, a professional services firm to the asset management, investment banking and broking industries, has launched a risk monitoring and reporting platform in partnership with Riskdata, a risk management solutions provider.  »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

Special report
Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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North America

Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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