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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. »

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. »

Chris Momsen, senior vice president and general manager of global accounts at Advent

SuperDerivatives to provide pricing and analytics services to Geneva clients

Sun, 04/07/2010 - 14:03

Advent Software has entered into an agreement with SuperDerivatives to offer its multi-asset web analytic system and revaluation services to clients of Geneva, Advent’s portfolio management and fund accounting solution. »

Laptop

Quintillion launches reconciliation suite Q Match for CTA sector

Thu, 01/07/2010 - 16:01

Quintillion, an independent hedge fund administration firm, has released an enhanced version of its proprietary reconciliation suite, Q Match, incorporating automated open trade equity reconciliation modules for the commodity trading advisers sector. »

Todd Gottula, senior vice president and general manager, product development, client services and support at Advent

Advent launches latest version of Geneva

Thu, 01/07/2010 - 10:36

Advent Software, a provider of software and services for the investment management industry, has launched the latest version of Geneva, its portfolio management and fund accounting solution. »

Bill Emerson, chief executive of Quicken Loans

Quicken Loans licenses software from Response Analytics

Wed, 30/06/2010 - 10:42

Quicken Loans has licensed Response Analytics’ Mortgage Asset Management solution to support its workflow for managing residential loans. »

Man with laptop

HedgeOp launches registration services for hedge and private equity funds

Mon, 28/06/2010 - 16:41

HedgeOp Compliance has introduced two new tiers of its ADVassist adviser registration service, providing enhanced customisation for advisers registering as investment advisers with the Securities and Exchange Commission. »

Man with laptop

Hermes appoints Equipos to deliver enhanced client communications

Tue, 22/06/2010 - 13:19

Hermes Fund Managers, an asset manager offering investment solutions for institutional clients, has selected client communications specialists Equipos to deliver its enterprise-wide client reporting infrastructure. »

features
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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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, 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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