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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. »

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. »

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. »

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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. »

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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. »

features
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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. ... »

Special report
State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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