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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. »

Trader at screen

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. »

Man with laptop

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. »

Computer screen

Merlin launches enhanced performance reporting for hedge funds

Thu, 05/08/2010 - 11:00

Merlin Securities, a prime brokerage services and technology provider for hedge funds, managed account platforms and family offices, has launched a new reporting functionality which helps funds to more precisely articulate their performance for institutional investors. »

Mark Rice, senior vice president and general manager of Tamale at Advent

Capital IQ and Tamale RMS data available via single dashboard

Sun, 01/08/2010 - 11:57

Advent Software, a provider of software and services for the investment management industry, is making Capital IQ and Tamale RMS data available via a single dashboard view. »

Risk

ABC Quant launches risk management platform powered by BarclayHedge

Tue, 27/07/2010 - 12:11

ABC Quant, a provider of risk management analytical solutions for the hedge fund industry, has launched Quant Suite Barclay Edition. »

Trading screens

Alvarium selects Deltix for new quantitative hedge fund

Wed, 21/07/2010 - 12:32

Alvarium Capital has selected the Deltix QuantOffice and QuantServer product suite for the development and production deployment of advanced quantitative strategies. »

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

SS&C adds risk reporting to fund administration services

Wed, 21/07/2010 - 06:41

SS&C Technologies, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has launched Risk Analytics, an independent investment risk analysis solution for hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity funds and managed accounts. »

Computer screen

Barclays Capital launches Portfolio WebBench Live

Tue, 20/07/2010 - 12:48

Barclays Capital has launched a web-based real-time equities trading analytics application, Portfolio WebBench Live. »

Rob Boardman, chief executive of ITG Europe

ITG launches algorithms in Israel, Hungary and Poland

Tue, 20/07/2010 - 10:32

Investment Technology Group, an agency broker and financial technology firm, has launched its range of European algorithms across three new geographies: Israel, Hungary and Poland.  »

Lázaro Campos, chief executive of Swift

Swift to acquire Ambit Messaging Hub assets from SunGard

Mon, 19/07/2010 - 12:34

Swift plans to acquire the assets of SunGard’s Ambit Messaging Hub solution for high-volume financial messaging. »

Trader at screen

PerTrac launches latest version of Analytical Platform

Fri, 16/07/2010 - 06:50

PerTrac Financial Solutions has released PerTrac Analytical Platform 7, a new version of its flagship application. »

London Trafalgar Square

Backstop Solutions Group opens European office in London

Thu, 15/07/2010 - 16:21

Backstop Solutions Group, a provider of Software-as-a-Service platforms for the alternative asset management industry, has opened its first European focused office in London. »

Hands at keyboards

SEI selects Comada to support risk management infrastructure

Wed, 14/07/2010 - 10:32

SEI, a provider of outsourced asset management, investment processing and investment operations solutions, has selected financial software specialist Comada to enhance the risk management services that will be delivered to the company's investment manager clients via SEI's Total Liquidity Management tool. »

Liquidity

SEI launches liquidity management tool

Wed, 14/07/2010 - 06:05

SEI has launched a front-office liquidity management tool that allows its asset manager clients to continuously track, analyse and manage the portfolio positions of their funds as well as investor redemption provisions. »

Computer screen

GLC improves marketing with the new release of ProFundCom

Tue, 13/07/2010 - 15:07

GLC has deployed the latest release of ProFundCom's hedge fund marketing platform to improve its marketing and investor relations processes. »

Trader at screen

HedgeServ adds SuperDerivatives data to technology platform

Tue, 13/07/2010 - 11:14

Fund administrator HedgeServ has expanded its ability to offer real-time valuation of illiquid and complex over-the-counter derivatives using market data from SuperDerivatives, the derivatives benchmark in FX, interest rates, commodities, energy, equity and credit. »

Computer

Prime Fund Solutions launches fund of hedge fund service platform

Sun, 11/07/2010 - 10:32

Prime Fund Solutions, the former Fortis division in the process of being acquired by Credit Suisse, has launched a front, middle and back office service for fund of hedge funds managers. »

features
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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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