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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. »

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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. »

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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.  »

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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. »

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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.  »

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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. »

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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. »

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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. »

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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. »

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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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