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Dermot Butler, Chairman of Custom House

Custom House Global Fund Services launches phase two of CHARIOT

Mon, 16/05/2011 - 14:11

Custom House Global Fund Services has launched Phase Two of the CHARIOT Web Dealing platform, which breaks new ground in hedge fund administration practices. »

 Glenn C. Devitt, founder and technical director, Online&

Online& launches tiered web platform for the alternative investment industry

Thu, 21/04/2011 - 10:00

Online& has launched its tiered website platform designed specifically to assist companies in the alternative investment community enhance their marketing, investor relations, regulatory compliance, and data security efforts. With flexible pricing and no ongoing subscription costs, the solution scales to provide the right tools for any size firm. »

Geoff Surkamer, global head of sales and marketing, Backstop Solutions Group

Bridging the communications gap with cloud-based solutions

Wed, 30/03/2011 - 14:38

For most businesses, having a website is fundamental. Not so for hedge fund managers who have preferred to reinforce their clandestine activities by eschewing a snazzy homepage. This is beginning to change as managers embrace the new era of regulation and compliance says Chicago-based Backstop Solutions Group LLC. »

John Macdonald , Executive Vice President, Algorithmics

Algorithmics launches Algo Strategic Business Planning

Thu, 24/03/2011 - 16:00

Algorithmics, a provider of enterprise risk solutions, has launched Algo Strategic Business Planning, a product that provides a banks’ senior management with a comprehensive view of their operations, and the ability to stress, forecast and optimise over a range of possible changes in portfolios and key risk drivers at the enterprise level. »

Mark Rice, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Tamale

Tamale RMS introduces new compliance features

Sun, 06/03/2011 - 16:00

Advent Software, Inc (NASDAQ: ADVS) has expanded and enhanced the compliance functionality found in Tamale RMS, its research management solution (RMS). »

Stephanie DiMarco, Advent’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Advent Software acquires Syncova

Thu, 03/03/2011 - 06:00

Advent Software, Inc has acquired Syncova Solutions Limited, a privately held UK-based company that provides margin management and financing software to hedge funds and prime brokers. Under the terms of the agreement, Advent has acquired all of the outstanding capital stock of Syncova for an undisclosed amount. »

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Duet selects Imagine for commodities risk

Thu, 03/02/2011 - 10:46

The Duet Commodities Fund has selected Imagine Software's ASP service for risk and portfolio management. The fund is part of the global alternative asset manager, Duet Group, which has over USD2.4 billion of equity under management. »

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Deutsche Bank launches prime services app for iPad and iPhone

Wed, 05/01/2011 - 06:53

Deutsche Bank’s Global Prime Finance business has launched GlobalPrime Mobile, a Prime Services mobile application for the iPad and iPhone. »

Paul Chain, AIS president

AIS launches web portal for hedge fund document management

Thu, 23/12/2010 - 12:18

AIS Fund Administration has launched AIS IR Manager, a secure document management and investor relations web portal designed expressly for the firm’s hedge fund clients. »

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Study identifies savings from using research management solution

Thu, 16/12/2010 - 16:28

A study by Advent Software suggests that a research management solution can save investment firms around 40 per cent in labour costs associated with inefficient and often futile information searching. »

Ian Castledine, global head of investment risk product for Northern Trust

Northern Trust integrates BarraOne with operations platform

Thu, 16/12/2010 - 16:06

Northern Trust has integrated BarraOne with its operations platform to strengthen predictive risk analytics and reporting across asset classes, including derivatives. »

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SGGG builds first hedge fund appliance

Thu, 16/12/2010 - 14:55

SGGG Portfolio Systems, a provider of technology to small and mid-sized hedge funds, has built the first appliance specifically for hedge fund managers. »

Trading screens

MSCI launches Barra Portfolio Manager

Tue, 14/12/2010 - 10:50

MSCI has launched Barra Portfolio Manager, a series of equity portfolio management tools for institutional investors. »

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Multifonds releases latest version of Transfer Agent

Wed, 08/12/2010 - 14:15

Multifonds, a provider of single platform multi-jurisdictional investment fund software, has released the latest version of Multifonds Transfer Agent, v3.60. »

Computers

PerTrac signs 20 clients for risk management software solution

Wed, 08/12/2010 - 13:34

PerTrac, a provider of analytic, reporting and communications software for investment professionals, says 20 firms have selected PerTrac RiskPlus as their solution of choice for examining and reporting on risk exposure across their portfolios.  »

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Imagine Software updates risk management system

Tue, 07/12/2010 - 07:25

Imagine Software, a provider of real-time, integrated portfolio and risk management solutions, has launched Imagine 7, the first in a series of product launches scheduled over the next 18 months. »

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Signet Group teams up with Wilshire to launch enhanced risk reporting

Mon, 06/12/2010 - 06:05

The Signet Group, a specialist in absolute return multi-manager investments, has reached an agreement with Wilshire Funds Management, a business unit of Wilshire Associates, to provide an enhanced transparency absolute return portfolio management service to its institutional clients.  »

Trading screens

Eurex releases latest software upgrade

Wed, 17/11/2010 - 06:02

Derivatives exchange Eurex has launched its latest software release. »

Andrew Aziz, executive vice president of buy-side solutions, Algorithmics

Algorithmics adds customisation capabilities to Algo Risk Service

Mon, 15/11/2010 - 12:30

Algorithmics, a provider of risk solutions, has expanded the customisation capability of Algo Risk Service, a hosted risk management, portfolio analytics and decision support tool, by adding eight new service extensions. »

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Vantage Software increases pipeline visibility on reporting and analysis platform

Thu, 04/11/2010 - 06:04

Vantage Software has launched the Visual Pipeline Dashboard on its Insight reporting and analysis tool. »

Trading screens

Syncova signs US hedge fund Platinum Partners

Wed, 03/11/2010 - 16:07

Syncova, a provider of margin and financing solutions to hedge funds and prime brokers, has signed hedge fund Platinum Partners Value Arbitrage Fund as a new client for its Syncova Optima platform.  »

Tom Davis, chief executive Meridian Global Fund Services

Meridian Global Fund Services implements Fascet data software solutions

Wed, 03/11/2010 - 14:25

Meridian Global Fund Services Group, a fund administrator, has implemented Fascet Balance and Fascet Conduit solutions for its enterprise data management. »

Todd Gottula, senior vice president and general manager of global accounts at Advent

Vastardis adopts Geneva for fund of funds business

Wed, 03/11/2010 - 10:09

Vastardis Capital Services has adopted Geneva, Advent Software’s portfolio management and fund accounting solution, to support its fund of funds business.  »

Clouds

InvestCloud launches The Prime Broker Cloud

Mon, 01/11/2010 - 12:11

InvestCloud, a company that delivers securities technology and services from the cloud, has launched The Prime Broker Cloud, the first of their institutional solutions for the securities industry.  »

David Gershon, chief executive of SuperDerivatives

SuperDerivatives and Algorithmics partner on OTC risk management

Mon, 01/11/2010 - 11:28

SuperDerivatives, a derivatives benchmark and multi asset front office system, has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Algorithmics, a provider of risk solutions, to offer banks, funds and asset managers a solution to improve their risk management capabilities. »

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Merlin launches one-click solution for funds reports

Wed, 27/10/2010 - 11:45

Merlin Securities, a prime brokerage services and technology provider, has launched Merlin Dossier, a one-click solution that allows hedge fund managers to create detailed reports about their funds with up-to-date net performance information. »

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Merlin Securities launches real-time P&L application for iPad

Thu, 21/10/2010 - 14:43

Merlin Securities, a prime brokerage services and technology provider, has released the Merlin Compass iPad application. »

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Quintillion integrates new version of Paladyne with Advent Geneva

Thu, 21/10/2010 - 14:16

Quintillion, an independent hedge fund administration firm, has integrated a new version of Paladyne Price and Paladyne Security with its accounting system Advent Geneva and internal control dashboard QControl. »

iPhone

Eurex offers mobile training for trader exam

Wed, 20/10/2010 - 12:20

Derivatives exchange Eurex has launched a mobile training application called M-Learning to help users prepare for the Eurex Trading Examination. »

Gerry Gualtieri, chief executive of Tradar

InfoHedge authorised as hosting services provider for Tradar's Insight

Tue, 19/10/2010 - 14:41

InfoHedge Technologies, a provider of IT services and solutions to the alternative investment industry, has been selected by Tradar as an authorised hosting provider for Tradar Insight, a portfolio management system. »

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