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SS&C launches GoTrade+

Tue, 16/10/2012 - 14:26

SS&C Technologies, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has launched GoTrade+, a flexible middle-office service for complex investment portfolios. »

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Beach Horizon adopts Navatar Hedge Fund Cloud for investor relations and fundraising

Wed, 10/10/2012 - 12:04

Beach Horizon, a London-based hedge fund trading a global portfolio of commodity, financial and foreign exchange markets, has deployed Navatar Hedge Fund Cloud to manage its fundraising and investor relations. »

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PrimeOne Solutions unveils Syn Prime

Wed, 03/10/2012 - 10:19

PrimeOne Solutions, a division of CoreOne Technologies, is rolling out its new equity swap platform, Syn Prime, a synergistic addition to its set of hosted prime finance technology solutions. »

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Trend Capital adopts Navatar Hedge Fund CRM for cloud computing

Wed, 03/10/2012 - 10:07

Trend Capital, a Greenwich Connecticut based global macro hedge fund, has deployed Navatar Hedge Fund Cloud to manage its fundraising and investor relations. »

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Pacific Fund Systems launches automated Form PF solution

Fri, 28/09/2012 - 14:12

Pacific Fund Systems has included an automated Form PF solution in the latest release of its PFS-PAXUS fund accounting and share registry software platform. »

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Torstone’s Inferno is sole back office system at Daiwa Capital Markets Europe

Wed, 26/09/2012 - 14:02

Torstone Technology has secured a new contract for the provision of Inferno for post-trade securities processing and trade accounting at London-based Daiwa Capital Markets Europe. »

Mike de Verteuil, Linedata’s business development director

Linedata launches hedge fund technology platform

Thu, 20/09/2012 - 06:31

Linedata has launched Linedata Global Hedge, a platform supporting the full investment lifecycle for hedge funds and alternative investment managers. »

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

SS&C releases Total Return 2012

Tue, 28/08/2012 - 14:09

SS&C Technologies, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has released Total Return 2012, an update to its portfolio and partnership accounting and reporting platform for hedge funds, funds of funds and family offices. »

Bill Stone, chief executive of SS&C Technologies

SS&C GlobeOp launches e-Investor for advisers

Wed, 01/08/2012 - 11:56

SS&C GlobeOp has launched its investor document processing and management solution, e-Investor, for hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity funds and managed account organisations. »

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Individual investors get first time access to hedge fund data

Fri, 27/07/2012 - 10:25

HedgeChatter.com, an online service that allows everyday investors to make investment decisions based on the latest social media data, has been launched by Atlanta-based Soktino Dynamics. »

Chris Momsen, senior vice president and general manager, global accounts and Tamale, Advent Software

Advent and Data Agent address Form PF compliance requirements

Wed, 25/07/2012 - 10:20

Advent Software has partnered with Data Agent to provide tools to help hedge funds and hedge fund administrators meet Form PF reporting requirements. »

Rupert Vaughan Williams, Comada

Comada enhances security offering for hedge fund investors

Tue, 17/07/2012 - 10:27

Comada, a provider of transaction-driven software solutions for investors in hedge funds, has migrated its servers to a new data centre hosted by QuoVadis Services. »

Peter Ort, CurAlea

CurAlea Associates – Best risk management software firm

Thu, 12/07/2012 - 15:53

  CurAlea Associates LLC was established by Seb Calabro and Peter Ort (pictured) in 2010 to provide risk advisory services to hedge funds and other buyside clients.  The firm delivers high touch, high value-added services to clients via both quantitative portfolio risk analyses and qualitative interpretations of portfolio risk.  CurAlea’s hedge fund clients typically employ fundamental investment strategies with a focus on liquid securities.     »

Chris Grandi, chief executive of Abacus

Abacus Group launches StorageBurst

Wed, 11/07/2012 - 12:30

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has launched StorageBurst, an on-demand service that offers hedge funds a secure and redundant platform to store large amounts of data off-site. »

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Linedata launches new version of Beauchamp portfolio management system

Tue, 10/07/2012 - 09:57

Linedata has launched the latest version of the Linedata Beauchamp portfolio management system. »

Keith Parker, Pacific Fund Systems

Web reporting key to increased transparency

Fri, 06/07/2012 - 14:03

By Keith Parker – Guernsey is an important jurisdiction for Pacific Fund Systems in terms of both existing and potential clients. A key reason for our interest and commitment to the island, as well as nearby Jersey, is the integrity of the jurisdiction, including its emphasis on transparency within the financial services sector. »

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Multifonds launches Global Investor platform

Wed, 04/07/2012 - 12:22

Multifonds has launched Global Investor, which allows fund administrators to consolidate their investor servicing and transfer agency operations onto a single platform across all investment types. »

Tom Zdon, Vice President of Solutions Consulting and Business Development, Advent Software

Middle office outsourcing and the changing landscape of the hedge fund ecosystem

Mon, 02/07/2012 - 17:34

By Thomas Zdon – A year or two on from the financial crisis Hedge Fund firms were still reeling from the impact of the market on the absolute return model of the industry. Confronted with fears around risk and exposures founded by well publicized counterparty collapses, firms sought to regain investor confidence while shoring up best practices around risk management. »

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Gravitas Private Cloud delivers flexible computing resources to alternative asset managers

Fri, 29/06/2012 - 10:00

Gravitas has launched Gravitas Private Cloud, an expandable, secure cloud solution based on leading converged infrastructure systems from VCE. »

Brendan Dolan, President of PerTrac.

Upgrade to PerTrac RiskPlus puts investors in control of portfolio risk assessment

Wed, 20/06/2012 - 06:00

PerTrac, a provider of analytics, reporting and communications software for investment professionals, has released RiskPlus 2.0, an upgrade to its award-winning application for managing portfolio risk. »

Philip Masterson, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, SEI’s Investment Manager Services division.

SEI to provide middle and back-office outsourcing for Orix

Wed, 23/05/2012 - 16:00

ORIX Investment Corporation (OIC) has selected SEI to provide a complete back- and middle-office outsourcing solution for the firm’s hedge-fund business. »

Jeroen Tielman, CEO and Founder of IMQubator (IMQ)

IMQubator launches capital introduction network

Wed, 23/05/2012 - 13:12

Seeding platform IMQubator has launched the IMQ Capital Introduction Network, a platform with its members connecting potential investors to the IMQubator funds through independent ‘agents’ – third party and private placement marketers. »

Gerry Tamburro, managing director at Pershing

Pershing launches two new collateral management applications

Tue, 22/05/2012 - 14:00

Pershing, a BNY Mellon company, has launched two new applications as part of its extensive Enterprise Collateral Management offering that automate the process of moving collateral between the custodian and Pershing Prime Services. »

Monique Melis, Member, Kinetic Partners

Kinetic teams up with Redkite to provide regulatory and trading surveillance solution

Wed, 16/05/2012 - 17:00

Kinetic Partners is partnering with Redkite Financial Markets to offer a comprehensive regulatory and trading surveillance solution. »

Dr John Moody, Portfolio Manager, J E Moody

Sciens MAP adds JE Moody Commodity Relative Value Program

Wed, 16/05/2012 - 14:31

J E Moody’s Commodity Relative Value (CRV) Program has been added to Sciens’ managed account platform (MAP). »

Jim Dario, Managing Director of Business Development at Pershing Advisor Solutions

AlphaHedge launches SMA platform

Thu, 10/05/2012 - 06:00

AlphaHedge Capital Partners, LLC (AlphaHedge) has launched a separately managed account (SMA) platform to provide an array of long/short equity hedge fund strategies to high-end investment advisors, consultants, family offices, broker-dealers and institutions. »

Steven R O’Hanlon, President and COO, Numerix

Numerix debuts LiquidAsset SDK

Mon, 05/03/2012 - 14:02

Numerix has launched its LiquidAsset SDK (Software Development Kit), which is designed to scale as an institutions’ modelling or investment requirements grow, and can integrate Numerix’s market standard analytics into its own system or that of a third party using a C++ interface, with C# and Java interfaces to be added in the coming months. »

Yvonne Dahl, Global Director of Sales and Marketing at Imagine

BlueBay implements Imagine’s cloud-based ASP solution

Thu, 01/03/2012 - 06:00

BlueBay Asset Management has implemented Imagine Software’s cloud-based ASP solution for real-time P&L and risk management. BlueBay a manager of fixed income credit and alternative products, manages a combination of long-only and alternative debt strategies covering investment grade, high yield, convertibles and emerging markets. »

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SunGard launches Hedge360

Wed, 29/02/2012 - 06:00

SunGard has launched Hedge360, an integrated, hosted service that supports the complete investment lifecycle for hedge funds and alternative asset management firms, from portfolio management to risk management, portfolio accounting and reporting with dedicated coverage of convertible arbitrage strategies and independent valuation. »

Mal Cullen,  head of Canadian Operations and Eagle ACCESS, Eagle

Sentry Investments deploys Eagle's hosted investment management suite

Tue, 24/01/2012 - 12:13

Sentry Investments, a Toronto-based investment management firm, has deployed Eagle Investment System’s hosted suite of solutions for data management, investment accounting, performance measurement and attribution, as well as the Eagle Analytics platform incorporating FINCAD Analytics. »

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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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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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