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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. »

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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.  »

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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.  »

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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. »

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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). »

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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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Netage Solutions launches new version of Dynamo CRM and integrated Investor Portal

Mon, 10/06/2013 - 14:03

Netage Solutions has introduced several new features in the v6.7 release of the firm’s alternative assets Dynamo CRM and integrated Investor Portal, currently employed by over 250 alternative asset fund managers and limited partners with over USD450bn in assets under management. »

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Investor Analytics launches OPERA risk transparency solution

Mon, 10/06/2013 - 06:09

Investor Analytics (IA), working closely with Albourne Partners, has launched a hedge fund OPERA reporting service for managers to show investors how the risk in their portfolios translates directly into returns. »

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Interactive Data launches API delivery for consolidated feed

Fri, 07/06/2013 - 10:06

Interactive Data, a provider of managed ultra-low latency infrastructure and market data services designed to facilitate electronic trading, has made its consolidated feed available through a new suite of application programming interfaces (APIs). »

Jayesh Punater, founder and chief excutive of Gravitas

Gravitas launches Risk-as-a-Service for hedge funds

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 10:00

Gravitas, a co-sourcing platform providing cloud technology, collaborative outsourcing, risk analytics and research support to the alternative investment industry, has chosen the IBM Risk Analytics engine to provide Risk-as-a-Service for emerging and mid-sized hedge funds. »

Chris Momsen, executive vice president, sales and solutions management at Advent

Advent releases new versions of Advent Portfolio Exchange and Moxy

Wed, 05/06/2013 - 16:01

Advent Software has launched new releases of its portfolio management software, Advent Portfolio Exchange (APX), and Moxy, the firm’s trade order management system, and the associated solutions including Advent Rules Manager, Advent Revenue Center and Tradex. »

Tom Gavin, chief executive officer of Eze Software Group

Eze Software Group integrates RealTick Data into Eze OMS and Tradar PMS

Wed, 05/06/2013 - 12:30

RealTick Data is now available in Eze Software Group’s Eze OMS and the Tradar PMS. »

Risk

Misys launches Misys Risk Insight

Tue, 04/06/2013 - 06:03

Misys, the application software and services company, has launched Misys Risk Insight, a new way of visualising and managing risk across the organisation. »

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DealVector launches electronic communication network for fixed income and alternative assets

Thu, 30/05/2013 - 12:00

DealVector has launched the first secure electronic communication network to allow fixed income and illiquid asset market players to know “who’s in their deal,” improving the efficiency of these markets by facilitating communication. »

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RIMES enhances reference data management for buy-side firms

Thu, 30/05/2013 - 11:06

Financial data management specialist RIMES has enhanced its managed data services to offer buy-side firms an immediate solution to the ongoing challenges of managing a growing volume of reference and security master data. »

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DBT expands online banking services for hedge funds, institutions and family offices

Thu, 30/05/2013 - 11:02

DMS Bank & Trust (DBT) has expanded its online banking capabilities, giving hedge funds, institutions, family offices and other banking customers a faster and more convenient way to manage their banking accounts. »

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Palico marks one year anniversary with over 1,000 active LPs and GPs

Tue, 21/05/2013 - 16:15

After nearly 12 months in operation, over 400 limited partner firms and more than 600 general partner firms from 60-plus countries actively use Palico. »

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Misys releases Sophis VALUE v5

Mon, 20/05/2013 - 14:01

Misys has released Sophis VALUE v5, its flagship buy-side solution. »

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Omgeo supports LEI initiative with update to Omgeo ALERT

Tue, 14/05/2013 - 16:00

Omgeo is supporting the global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) initiative by adding additional entity- and fund-level fields and data into Omgeo ALERT, the company’s web-based global database for standing settlement instructions (SSI). »

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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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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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