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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. »

Jon Robson, chief executive, NYSE Technologies

First Derivatives collaborates with NYSE Technologies on “as-a-service” trading solutions

Fri, 20/09/2013 - 12:14

First Derivatives is teaming up with NYSE Technologies to create a suite of historical data “as a service” solutions for NYX clients using First Derivatives’ Delta product suite. »

Research

Hedge fund survey demonstrates critical value of research

Fri, 20/09/2013 - 10:00

Advent Software has released the results of a survey on how investors select hedge funds titled, “Pitch Perfect, How Investors Choose Funds.” »

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Convergence launches new website

Wed, 18/09/2013 - 06:02

Convergence, a provider of data, tools and models to asset managers, investors and service providers, has launched a new website – www.convergencellc.us. »

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Omgeo and DTCC team up to develop global hub for SSIs

Tue, 17/09/2013 - 14:32

Omgeo and the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) are to establish a user-governed global repository to store and communicate the “golden copy” of standing settlement instructions (SSIs).  »

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Omgeo CTM attracts 220 new clients in 2013

Tue, 17/09/2013 - 06:31

Omgeo’s Central Trade Manager (Omgeo CTM) community has grown by more than 17 per cent during 2013, with the addition of 220 investment management and broker/dealer clients worldwide.  »

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S&P Capital IQ partners with Arista Networks to enhance DMA technology

Tue, 17/09/2013 - 06:02

S&P Capital IQ Real-Time Solutions has partnered with Arista Networks to provide its clients with advanced data transfer speeds and improved performance via the firm’s QuantLINK offering. »

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Lombard Risk releases new version of COLLINE

Wed, 11/09/2013 - 10:11

Lombard Risk Management has released a new version (V12.3) of COLLINE for collateral management and clearing, providing enhanced and new functionality for collateral management, clearing and regulatory demands.    »

Clouds

Sapient Global Markets launches cloud-hosted version of CMRS

Mon, 09/09/2013 - 06:10

Sapient Global Markets has launched a cloud-hosted version of its Compliance Management and Reporting System (CMRS). »

Bill Prew, chief executive of INDOS Financial

INDOS Financial to implement FundApps Rapptr system for AIFMD monitoring

Fri, 06/09/2013 - 06:02

INDOS Financial, the independent Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) depositary business, plans to use the FundApps Rapptr system to perform oversight over a hedge fund’s compliance with investment guidelines and AIFMD leverage limits. »

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Veritas Asset Management implements latest version of Advent Portfolio Exchange

Thu, 05/09/2013 - 15:00

Veritas Asset Management has implemented the latest version of Advent Portfolio Exchange (APX). »

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Eze Software expands mobile platform with RealTick UltraLite

Thu, 15/08/2013 - 16:08

Eze Software Group has released RealTick UltraLite, a mobile trading platform for Apple, Android and web browsers that extends the fundamental trading, market data and risk management capabilities of the RealTick EMS beyond the traditional desktop system. »

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eVestment launches attribution platform

Wed, 07/08/2013 - 05:50

eVestment, a provider of institutional investment data intelligence and analytic solutions, has launched an attribution platform offering integration into eVestment Analytics. »

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Smonik adds 24/7 support for client straight-through reconciliation services

Tue, 06/08/2013 - 16:34

Smonik Investment Systems, a provider of integrated back-office solutions for the investment management community, has added 24/7 support increased client demand for straight-through reconciliation services.  »

Tom Gavin, chief executive officer of Eze Software Group

Eze Software Group sets record pace for 2013

Fri, 02/08/2013 - 12:10

Eze Software Group has set multiple sales records and experienced strong global growth in the first half of 2013. »

Trading screens

SunGard enhances Asset Arena InvestOne to help buy-side firms create smarter operations

Thu, 01/08/2013 - 06:02

SunGard has released a new version of its Asset Arena InvestOne global accounting solution for asset managers, custodian banks and third party administrators. »

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Torstone Technology consolidates OTC derivatives for global trade repositories

Wed, 24/07/2013 - 13:30

Torstone Technology has released a new Inferno module that consolidates OTC derivative trades from multiple front office systems and feeds them into Global Trade Repositories (GTRs) such as DTCC, automatically. »

Jeff Bacidore, ITG managing director and head of algorithmic trading

ITG launches ITG Dynamic Implementation Shortfall Algorithm 2.0

Thu, 18/07/2013 - 12:10

ITG, an independent execution and research broker, has released the new ITG Dynamic Implementation Shortfall Algorithm 2.0 (ITG DIS 2.0), a tool for portfolio traders.  »

Computers

Woodfield Fund Administration selects Smonik to support client reconciliations

Tue, 16/07/2013 - 12:05

Woodfield Fund Administration, an independent third-party fund administrator, has chosen Smonik RECON to support the portfolio reconciliation needs of its diverse group of investment management clients.  »

Trading screens

Omgeo and Eze Software Group to bring greater middle office efficiencies to the buy-side

Tue, 09/07/2013 - 11:28

Omgeo and Eze Software Group are launching a high-performance interface to fully automate futures and options matching between the Eze OMS and Omgeo Central Trade Manager (Omgeo CTM), a central matching solution for domestic and cross-border exchange-traded derivatives (ETDs), equities and fixed-income transactions. »

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ClearVest launches unified investment management platform

Tue, 09/07/2013 - 11:27

A partnership of industry leaders in the investment consultancy and alternative asset sectors has launched an independent investment platform for investors and hedge fund managers, geared toward the investment markets of 2013 and beyond. »

Electronic trading floor

SEI selects Calastone for automated order routing

Tue, 09/07/2013 - 06:07

Fund services provider SEI has chosen Calastone to provide its order routing service for the UK business. »

Matthew Wilson, managing partner at HedgeStart

HedgeStart signs IT outsourcing partnership with Commensus

Mon, 08/07/2013 - 16:00

HedgeStart Partners, the London-based alternative investment consulting firm, has partnered with Commensus to provide IT outsourcing and cloud-based services to HedgeStart’s clients. »

Bill Stone, chairman and chief executive officer, SS&C Technologies

SS&C GlobeOp launches new release of GoWire

Fri, 28/06/2013 - 12:13

SS&C Technologies, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has launched a new release of its GoWire application that gives clients real-time access to critical cash flow movements. »

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Trade Settlement launches primary loan management system

Tue, 25/06/2013 - 12:01

Trade Settlement Inc (TSI), a provider of automated loan settlement technology, has launched a new generation primary loan management system which provides fast, efficient, secure and fully-electronic closings for the growing primary loan business. »

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Abacus Group launches FlexDrive

Tue, 18/06/2013 - 12:01

Abacus Group has launched FlexDrive, a file-hosting service that allows hedge funds and private equity firms to securely share and transfer files with other users and other devices.  »

Risk

HedgeMark Risk Analytics offers risk reporting solutions to meet OPERA requirements

Thu, 13/06/2013 - 12:03

HedgeMark Risk Analytics has introduced a new risk reporting solution for hedge fund managers designed to meet all current industry requirements as defined by Open Protocol Enabling Risk Aggregation standards (OPERA). »

Trading screens

Torstone's Inferno exceeds one million transactions per hour for post-trade processing

Tue, 11/06/2013 - 14:25

Torstone Technology, a provider of securities and derivatives processing software to the global financial markets, recently showed that its Inferno back office system is capable of processing one million transactions per hour. »

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