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HedgeChatter launches financial social media analytics platform

Fri, 15/11/2013 - 12:16

HedgeChatter has launched an online SaaS dashboard that allows investors, traders and hedge funds to see how key influencers on social media are affecting stock price and view price trends based on real-time social media data (chatter). »

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Midland IRA added to FNEX.com

Thu, 14/11/2013 - 12:11

Midland IRA has been added to FNEX’s self-directed IRA network.  »

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FactRight launches alternative investment product and sponsor due diligence report centre

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 15:06

FactRight has launched a secure online report centre to better serve the alternative investment due diligence community. »

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Global Prime Partners selects netConsult for integrated IT platform services

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 10:05

Global Prime Partners (GPP) has become the latest asset management services client to transfer its back office and account administration and reporting to netConsult's private cloud based hosting infrastructure.  »

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Cor Financial’s Salerio explores benefits of ‘appropriate’ automation in hedge funds

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 08:03

Cor Financial’s Salerio has published a whitepaper examining how automation in appropriate business critical areas of hedge funds operations can deliver meaningful commercial advantages. »

Mark Beeston, chief executive of portfolio risk services for ICAP

ICAP and Interactive Data form collaboration for OTC data distribution

Fri, 08/11/2013 - 12:07

ICAP and Interactive Data Corporation have formed a new collaboration for over-the-counter data distribution. »

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AllianceBernstein launches digital education campaign for liquid alternatives

Thu, 07/11/2013 - 16:10

AllianceBernstein has launched a digital education campaign to equip financial advisors with the right tools to help their clients navigate the growing liquid alternative investments category. »

Doug Lawson, chief executive, Kingdom Trust

FNEX adds Kingdom Trust Company to its online investment marketplace

Thu, 07/11/2013 - 12:34

Kingdom Trust Company’s accredited investors will now have access to FNEX.com through the Kingdom Trust Company platform.  »

Bud Daleiden, Eze Software

Eze Software’s RealTick EMS integrates CQG order routing network to expand futures connectivity

Thu, 07/11/2013 - 12:14

CQG’s Continuum Order Routing Network is now available in Eze Software’s multi-broker, cross-asset electronic execution platform, the RealTick EMS. »

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Apex Technologies selects Eze Castle for private cloud services

Wed, 06/11/2013 - 16:02

Apex Technologies has selected Eze Castle’s Eze Private Cloud to deliver cloud services to its hedge fund and alternative investment firm customers. »

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Advise Technologies releases upgraded AIFMD e-filing solution

Wed, 06/11/2013 - 12:16

Advise Technologies has released upgraded reporting and electronic filing software for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) to coincide with the new guidelines released by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). »

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Pershing enhances PrimeConnect collateral management application

Wed, 06/11/2013 - 10:42

Pershing has made enhancements to its PrimeConnect application, including adding a link to Pershing's Fully Paid Securities Lending programme. »

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eVestment revamps suite of analytics tools for institutional investing community

Tue, 05/11/2013 - 14:09

eVestment, a provider of institutional investment data and analytics, has launched the first offerings in a revamped suite of solutions designed to analyse and report on both traditional and alternative investment strategies. »

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Maxim Group selects SunGard’s VPM

Wed, 30/10/2013 - 15:10

Maxim Group, a full service investment banking and brokerage firm providing services to hedge funds, investment advisors, family offices and high net worth individuals, has selected SunGard’s VPM. »

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Eze Castle Integration releases next generation of disaster recovery service

Wed, 30/10/2013 - 14:11

Eze Castle Integration, a provider of IT solutions and private cloud services to hedge funds and alternative investment firms, has released the next generation of its Eze Disaster Recovery (Eze DR) service. »

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Fidelity launches alternative investments platform

Tue, 29/10/2013 - 14:13

Fidelity Institutional has launched a new solution for accessing alternative investments. »

Liquidity

BNY Mellon launches Liquidity Aggregator

Tue, 29/10/2013 - 10:02

BNY Mellon has added to its line-up of risk and collateral management-related services with the launch of the Liquidity Aggregator, available through the company's Liquidity DIRECT portal. »

Jason Elmer, director of business development, Abacus Group

Abacus Group opens Dallas office after adding over 50 new funds

Thu, 24/10/2013 - 12:00

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has opened an office in Dallas to help support a growing client base in that market. »

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Time synchronisation critical for trading firms to stay compliant and profitable in 2014

Thu, 24/10/2013 - 10:04

To successfully execute on complex trading strategies and to stay in compliance, a firm must know the exact time that events happen, such as ticks, trades and computed correlations. »

Computers

BCS partners with ARQA to implement back-office automation software

Wed, 23/10/2013 - 16:02

BCS Prime Brokerage has partnered with ARQA Technologies to implement backQRT, ARQA’s automated back-office software. »

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Omgeo partners with TriOptima and AcadiaSoft to streamline collateral management processes

Wed, 23/10/2013 - 15:15

Omgeo has partnered with TriOptima and AcadiaSoft to extend straight-through processing (STP) for users of Omgeo ProtoColl, its automated collateral and margin management solution. »

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Napier Park completes trading infrastructure spinout from Citi

Wed, 23/10/2013 - 10:06

Napier Park Global Capital, an alternative asset management firm with USD6.7bn in assets under management, has completed its trading application infrastructure spinout from Citigroup. »

Jigsaw pieces

Deltix integrates software with Object Trading’s global DMA platform

Tue, 22/10/2013 - 12:15

Deltix, a provider of software for the development of advanced quantitative strategies, has integrated its quantitative analytics and trading technology with Object Trading’s global DMA platform for equity, derivative and FX markets. »

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Gravitas launches secure file sync and share service for alternative investment industry

Fri, 11/10/2013 - 06:02

Gravitas has launched Gravitas Atmosphere, a secure, private, cloud-based online file sharing, sync and storage service, for the alternative investment industry. »

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ARQA Technologies leverages ConsolidatedFEED from S&P Capital IQ Real-Time Solutions

Tue, 08/10/2013 - 13:27

ARQA Technologies, the independent financial markets software provider, is to provide clients with a consolidated financial data feed provided by S&P Capital IQ Real-Time Solutions. »

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Global Prime Partners to offer Liquid platform to hedge fund clients

Fri, 04/10/2013 - 12:07

Global Prime Partners is to offer Liquid Group’s Liquid platform to its portfolio of existing European clients as well as all new prime brokerage clients, becoming the exclusive prime brokerage partner of Liquid in Europe. »

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Hedgebay launches electronic settlement service for hedge fund secondary market

Thu, 26/09/2013 - 12:16

Hedgebay Trading has launched an electronic settlement service for the hedge fund secondary market. »

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Linedata strengthens real-time hedge fund portfolio management capability

Tue, 24/09/2013 - 13:11

Lindeata has strengthened its real-time hedge fund portfolio management offering with new intelligent data visualisation and portfolio monitoring via Linedata Global Hedge. »

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FNEX launches online platform for alternative investments

Tue, 24/09/2013 - 12:00

FNEX has launched FNEX.com, an online marketplace for alternative investments, including placements in private companies, hedge funds and managed futures accounts. »

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Liquid Holdings releases new version of cloud-based hedge fund platform

Mon, 23/09/2013 - 06:28

Liquid Holdings Group has released version 3.5 of its cloud-based hedge fund platform, Liquid. »

features
Article
Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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.  ... »

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