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Charles Krusen, chief executive, Krusen Capital Management

Krusen selects HedgeMark as managed account platform provider

Tue, 26/02/2013 - 10:07

Krusen Capital Management, the New York-based SEC-registered investment adviser, has selected the HedgeMark Managed Account Platform.  »

Tom Gavin, chief executive officer of ConvergEx's Eze Castle Software

ConvergEx Group's Eze Castle Software achieves record growth in 2012

Thu, 21/02/2013 - 10:37

ConvergEx Group’s order management system, the Eze OMS, has achieved a third consecutive year of record-setting growth. »

Daniel Thieke, DTCC managing director, asset services

DTCC begins electronic testing of ISO 20022 messages for distribution events

Thu, 21/02/2013 - 06:31

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) corporate actions pilot programme has begun systemic client testing of ISO 20022 messages covering the full entitlement and allocation lifecycle for distribution events. »

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IntraLinks launches Investor Portals for alternative fund managers

Wed, 20/02/2013 - 12:02

IntraLinks has launched a cloud-based investor communication platform, IntraLinks Investor Portals, designed to allow hedge funds, private equity and real estate managers to better differentiate their brands, meet the transparency demands of institutional investors and compete effectively for assets.  »

Nigel Kneafsey, chief executive, Options

Options to open Chicago office

Wed, 20/02/2013 - 10:23

Options, the provider of the Options PIPE Private Financial Cloud services platform for the exchange, banking, trading and investment communities, is to open an office in Chicago next month.   »

Trader at screen

Torstone launches OData to enhance analytics and reporting

Mon, 18/02/2013 - 16:15

Torstone Technology, a provider of securities and derivatives processing software to the global financial markets, has released its OData (Open Data Protocol) interface to provide customers with an enhanced analytics and reporting capability by improving the integration between Inferno and other enterprise systems. »

Peter Hughes, managing director, Apex Fund Services

Apex launches order and portfolio management systems

Mon, 18/02/2013 - 06:23

Fund administration company Apex Fund Services has launched Apex Trade Manager, its order management system (OMS), and Apex Vision, its portfolio management system (PMS). »

Clouds

Indus Valley Partners launches cloud-based Form PF solution

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 14:10

Indus Valley Partners (IVP), a provider of technology solutions to alternative asset managers, has launched its cloud-based Form PF Lite solution, a regulatory filing application that automates the entire SEC filing process for small to mid-range funds with an AUM of less than USD1.5bn. »

Emmanuel Doe, president, trading solutions group for Interactive Data

Interactive Data to provide managed services to trueEX

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 12:17

Interactive Data is to provide a full suite of services to trueEX, the first interest rate swaps exchange approved by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a Designated Contract Market (DCM).  »

Mutual funds

DST now serving over 1.5 million retail alternative investment accounts

Tue, 05/02/2013 - 14:45

DST Systems’ US Investment Recordkeeping solution is now supporting over 1.5 million accounts in the alternative investment space. »

Tom Gavin, chief executive officer of Eze Castle Software and head of ConvergEx’s Software Platforms

TPG to acquire Eze Castle Software and RealTick from ConvergEx

Thu, 31/01/2013 - 16:16

TPG is to acquire Eze Castle Software, a provider of global order management and related investment technologies, and RealTick, a multi-broker, cross-asset electronic execution platform, from ConvergEx Group. »

Clouds

Eze Castle Integration launches Eze App Cloud for application vendors

Wed, 23/01/2013 - 10:36

Eze Castle Integration, a provider of IT solutions and private cloud services to hedge funds, has launched Eze App Cloud, a private cloud application delivery platform developed exclusively for application providers. »

Trading screens

Phillip Futures and Trading Technologies launch software solution

Wed, 16/01/2013 - 06:11

Phillip Futures, the Chicago-based futures clearing entity of Singapore’s Phillip Capital, and Trading Technologies International (TT), a provider of professional derivatives trading software and solutions, have begun offering TT's high-speed derivatives execution solutions to Phillip Futures’ customers in the US. »

Clouds

Conifer Group launches cloud-based Form PF solution

Tue, 15/01/2013 - 12:08

The Conifer Group, a provider of fund administration, middle office, trading and prime brokerage services, has launched its proprietary cloud-based Form PF solution. »

Computers

Advise wraps record year with rapid growth and expansion plans

Wed, 09/01/2013 - 10:02

Advise Technologies, a software solutions provider for global regulatory compliance, saw rapid growth during 2012. »

Chris Grandi, chief executive of Abacus

Abacus launches AbacusVoice

Fri, 21/12/2012 - 14:03

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has launched AbacusVoice, a fully managed voice solution. »

Risk

CAIS Exchange integrates MSCI's RiskMetrics HedgePlatform

Wed, 19/12/2012 - 10:00

CAIS Exchange (CAIS-X), the first online alternative investment marketplace for the wealth management industry, has expanded its suite of adviser tools to include MSCI's RiskMetrics HedgePlatform, an investment decision support tool providing hedge fund transparency and risk analysis. »

Man with laptop

StatPro and Pacific Fund Systems team up to enable online portfolio analytics

Tue, 18/12/2012 - 14:32

Pacific Fund Systems (PFS) and StatPro have teamed up to allow PFS-PAXUS users that sign up to StatPro’s services to perform online portfolio analysis and Value at Risk (VaR) calculations. »

Bart McDonough, founder and chief executive of Agio Technology

Agio Technology launches Agio ESP

Mon, 17/12/2012 - 06:16

Agio Technology, a provider of managed IT services for the hedge fund industry, has launched Agio ESP, a fully-automated enterprise service platform designed to allow Agio engineers to focus on a client.s most critical issues. »

Computers

Linedata releases new version of Icon fund admin and accounting platform

Thu, 13/12/2012 - 10:05

Linedata has released a new version of Icon, its fund accounting and administration platform. »

Man with laptop

Advent launches IntraLinks interface for Tamale RMS

Wed, 28/11/2012 - 11:15

Advent Software has launched a new interface between Tamale RMS and IntraLinks offering multi-manager organisations enhanced information automation and significant time savings with their research and due diligence processes. »

Trading screens

PEAK6 Advisors implements Paladyne FastStart in its investment management platform

Wed, 28/11/2012 - 10:27

PEAK6 Advisors, an investment advisory firm launching a multi-asset class hedge fund, has selected Paladyne FastStart as part of its institutional-grade investment management platform. »

iPad

World Gold Council launches research app for iPhones and iPads

Wed, 21/11/2012 - 06:04

The World Gold Council has launched a research app for iPhones and iPads that is now available on the iTunes store. »

Computer screen

Advise Technologies selects AbacusFLEX to deploy Consensus RMS cloud-based solution

Tue, 20/11/2012 - 16:13

Advise Technologies’ Consensus RMS suite of regulatory reporting tools is now available on the AbacusFLEX private cloud. »

Man with laptop

Sphera opts for Tradar’s Insight 5.0

Tue, 20/11/2012 - 12:26

Israel-based Sphera Funds Management is to deploy Tradar’s flagship product, Insight version 5.0. »

fund admin

Deutsche Bank launches fund admin app

Fri, 02/11/2012 - 12:30

Deutsche Bank has launched an app-based fund solution that provides access to its fund administration services as well as award-winning research and analytical tools in one place via the Bank’s Autobahn App Market. »

iPad

Risk-AI and BarclayHedge launch hedge fund app for iPad

Thu, 01/11/2012 - 16:18

Risk-AI and BarclayHedge have collaborated to produce the first hedge fund risk application for the iPad. »

Karen Maguire, chief executive, Satuit Technologies

Satuit Technologies launches enhanced SatuitCRM Platform

Tue, 30/10/2012 - 16:20

Satuit Technologies, a provider of client management software for professional investment and wealth management firms, has released a new version of SatuitCRM Platform, adding client report management and secure distribution modules to the core functions. »

iPad

Xignite powers MoneyChakra iPad app for tracking hedge fund managers

Tue, 30/10/2012 - 10:27

MoneyChakra has launched an iPad app that tracks top hedge fund managers’ actions using the Xignite Market Data Cloud. »

Steven R O’Hanlon, president and chief operating officer of Numerix

Numerix extends Windows Azure solutions for cross-asset valuation and risk management

Tue, 30/10/2012 - 06:09

Numerix, a provider of cross-asset analytics for derivatives valuations and risk management, plans to enable additional Numerix solutions for use with Microsoft’s cloud platform, Windows Azure. »

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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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