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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. »

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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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DataArt releases free Form PF software

Mon, 13/05/2013 - 06:19

DataArt has released free Form PF software to create a more efficient and reliable filing process for hedge funds. »

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BNP Paribas and Clearstream’s collateral management collaboration goes live

Wed, 08/05/2013 - 06:03

A collateral management service developed for customers of both Clearstream and BNP Paribas Securities Services has now launched across multiple markets and for both fixed income and equities. »

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Paladyne and Broadridge add risk offering

Wed, 01/05/2013 - 10:05

Paladyne Systems has secured the rights to the source code, development rights and unlimited distribution rights for the Numerix Portfolio Risk product. »

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ITG launches hosted solution for ITG OMS

Mon, 29/04/2013 - 10:03

ITG, an independent execution and research broker, has launched a new hosted solution for ITG Order Management System (formerly known as Macgregor XIP).  »

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Advise Technologies launches CPO-PQR electronic filing platform

Thu, 25/04/2013 - 10:04

Advise Technologies, a software solutions provider for regulatory compliance, will offer the first CPO-PQR e-filing platform to the National Futures Association (NFA) EasyFile portal. »

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Citi launches OpenAi to streamline operational management for alternative investment managers

Tue, 23/04/2013 - 14:30

Citi has launched OpenAi, a range of information delivery and reporting technology to support the delivery of solutions for Citi’s alternative investment clients. »

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Union Bancaire Privée and Guggenheim Fund Solutions launch hedge fund platform

Mon, 22/04/2013 - 14:00

Following the acquisition and integration of Nexar, Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has launched an alternatives division that offers clients broad alternative investment expertise and solutions. »

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Torstone Technology launches Inferno for secure Virtual Private Cloud deployment

Tue, 16/04/2013 - 16:02

Torstone Technology, a provider of securities and derivatives processing software to the global financial markets, has launched the Inferno back office system for Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) environments such as Amazon or Rackspace. »

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Transact chooses Calastone’s re-registration solution

Tue, 16/04/2013 - 06:20

Integrated Financial Arrangements, the company that operates the Transact wrap service, has selected Calastone as the provider of its electronic, interoperable re-registration solution. »

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S&P Capital IQ launches first in series of real-time data delivery solutions

Mon, 15/04/2013 - 14:03

S&P Capital IQ has launched a consolidated financial data feed providing normalised, global content from over 110 exchanges that can be taken from a single point of presence. »

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Enyx FPGA feed handler chosen by Quincy Data for CME data

Mon, 15/04/2013 - 12:20

Quincy Data has chosen Enyx’s FPGA solution for CME Group data feeds for its “QED” microwave-based market data service. »

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Venn Partners launches analytics and valuation platform VeRA

Tue, 09/04/2013 - 12:13

Credit advisory and investment specialist Venn Partners has launched Venn Risk Analytics (VeRA), its proprietary financial analysis platform for structured finance products. »

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CYMBA Technologies launches CYMBA Centurion

Fri, 05/04/2013 - 10:04

CYMBA Technologies, a supplier of business software solutions for the asset management, multi manager and hedge fund communities, has lifted out its pre and post trade compliance engine into a standalone product. »

Tom Driscoll, global managing director, Charles River

Charles River helps buy-side firms comply with Dodd-Frank OTC clearing requirements

Wed, 27/03/2013 - 12:30

Charles River, a front- and middle-office investment management solutions provider, has introduced a direct interface between the Charles River Investment Management Solution Version 9.1.4.5.3 (Charles River IMS) and MarkitSERV MTM which helps clients comply with mandatory clearing requirements for newly executed over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives under the Dodd-Frank Act. »

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MSCI launches new version of Barra Portfolio Manager

Wed, 27/03/2013 - 06:03

MSCI has launched a new version of Barra Portfolio Manager, which features advanced workflow tools designed to help portfolio managers improve their investment processes and goals. »

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I A Englander expands prime services division

Tue, 26/03/2013 - 11:52

Israel A Englander has expanded its prime services division and will now offer the first and only technology platform offering solutions to both emerging hedge fund managers and investors. »

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Napier Park Global Capital chooses Options as its managed infrastructure provider

Tue, 26/03/2013 - 10:12

Napier Park Global Capital has chosen Options’ PIPE Core and Momentum services as its fund's technology infrastructure. »

Karim Ali, CYMBA Technologies limited

CYMBA Technologies launches CYMBA Centurion

Tue, 26/03/2013 - 05:00

CYMBA Technologies Limited, a leading supplier of business software solutions for the Asset Management, Multi Manager and Hedge Fund communities, today announced it has lifted out its Pre and Post Trade Compliance Engine into a functionally richer stand-alone product. CYMBA Centurion brings to the market a state of the art Compliance solution providing comprehensive support for different Rule Types, Asset Classes and a customisable Incident Breach Management Workflow via fully configurable screens. »

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Torstone Technology rolls out Inferno FTT upgrade to clients

Wed, 13/03/2013 - 14:52

Torstone Technology, providers of securities and derivatives processing software to the global financial markets, has readied its Inferno post-trade processing solution for Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) and is rolling out the upgrade to existing clients. »

Gerry Gualtieri, chief executive at Tradar

James Caird goes live with Tradar's Insight 5.0

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 12:16

James Caird Asset Management has gone live with Tradar’s flagship product, Insight version 5.0. »

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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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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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