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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.  »

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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. »

iPad

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. »

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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. »

John Lehner, Eagle's president and chief executive officer

Lazard Capital Markets deploys Eagle platform for prime brokerage clients

Wed, 13/10/2010 - 11:29

Lazard Capital Markets' prime services division has deployed Eagle Investment Systems’ suite of data management, investment accounting, performance measurement and information delivery solutions, all hosted via Eagle Access, its application service provider. »

Birthday cake

InfoHedge Hosted Platform celebrates fifth birthday

Thu, 07/10/2010 - 06:40

InfoHedge Technologies, a provider of IT services and solutions to the alternative investment industry, is celebrating the five year anniversary of its flagship product, InfoHedge Hosted Platform. »

iPad

Agio Technology kicks off iPad challenge for hedge funds on 1 October

Wed, 29/09/2010 - 12:30

Agio Technology, a provider of managed IT services for hedge funds, will kick off the Agio iPad Challenge for hedge funds on 1 October through 30 November. »

Computers

Sturgeon Ventures launches chief operating officer service

Tue, 28/09/2010 - 05:58

Sturgeon Ventures has appointed Tom Powell as chief operating officer and investment adviser and has launched a “Virtual Chief Operating Officer” service for clients. »

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Lombard Risk wins Colline contract with SEI

Sun, 26/09/2010 - 15:56

Lombard Risk Management, a provider of software solutions for collateralised trading, liquidity and regulatory compliance, has won a new contract with SEI, an operational outsourcer. »

Peter Hughes, managing director of Apex Fund Services

Apex launches real-time middle office fund administration service

Sun, 26/09/2010 - 10:12

Apex Fund Services, a fund administration business, has launched a middle office fund administration service that gives hedge funds a real-time portfolio management system. »

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Eze Castle Integration launches Ledgex Systems for fund of funds

Wed, 22/09/2010 - 07:13

Eze Castle Integration, a provider of IT services, technology and consulting to the investment industry, has launched a subsidiary called Ledgex Systems. »

Clouds

Eze Castle Integration expands cloud computing services

Sun, 19/09/2010 - 15:59

Eze Castle Integration, a provider of IT services, consulting and technology to hedge funds and alternative investment management firms, has surpassed 30 applications in its hosted infrastructure. »

Emanuel Mond, president of SunGard’s alternative investments business

HedgeServ upgrades clients to latest version of SunGard Front Arena

Wed, 08/09/2010 - 06:48

HedgeServ, a fund administrator for the alternative investment industry, has upgraded its client base to the latest version of SunGard's Front Arena.  »

Computers

Crescent Financial Partners acquires stake in IT Trading’s software

Thu, 02/09/2010 - 16:05

Crescent Financial Partners has purchased a minority stake in IT Trading’s proprietary quantitative trading software for USD3.2m. »

Trader at screen

SEI to provide collateral management solution for OTC derivatives

Wed, 25/08/2010 - 11:19

SEI has expanded its middle office outsourcing services to include collateral management for over-the-counter derivatives. »

Jigsaw pieces

Quintillion completes integration of Advent Geneva and HWM Mantra

Mon, 23/08/2010 - 06:53

Quintillion, a hedge fund administration firm, has completed the integration between HWM Mantra, its investor registration and incentive fee calculation system, and Advent Geneva, its accounting platform. »

Trader at screen

Integrated Capital Solutions launches CTA platform

Wed, 18/08/2010 - 10:37

Integrated Capital Solutions has launched a managed investment platform to rank and track some of the world's leading trading advisers and create single or multi CTA portfolios. »

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Carbon360 launches the Fund Administration Market

Thu, 12/08/2010 - 06:14

Research and consulting firm Carbon360 has launched the Fund Administration Market, a service designed to aid fund managers with the selection of fund administrators. »

Tyler Kim, chief information officer, Maples Finance

Maples Finance adopts Advent Geneva for managed accounts

Sun, 08/08/2010 - 10:29

Fund services provider Maples Finance is using Geneva, Advent Software’s portfolio management and fund accounting solution, to capitalise on the growing demand for managed account administration services among institutional investors. »

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