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Rohan Douglas, chief executive of Quantifi

Oracle Capital selects Quantifi for analysis of structured credit portfolio

Tue, 08/06/2010 - 14:10

Quantifi, a provider of analytics, trading and risk management solutions, has been chosen by Oracle Capital for the pricing and analysis of its structured credit portfolio. »

Dermot Butler, chairman of Custom House

Comada and Custom House launch online transaction tracking platform

Wed, 26/05/2010 - 10:27

Transaction technology developer Comada has partnered with hedge fund administrator Custom House to launch a platform for fund managers and their investors. »

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

GlobalBridge selects SS&C's wealth platform

Wed, 19/05/2010 - 14:11

GlobalBridge, a provider of unified managed account and separately managed account programmes for trust banks and other non-bank advisers, has selected SS&C Technologies’ UMA technology solution. »

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Track-Life launches web portal for servicing life settlement portfolios

Tue, 18/05/2010 - 12:03

Track-Life has launched a web portal that changes the way portfolio managers can view critical information within a life insurance settlement portfolio.  »

Matthew Johnson, chief technology officer, HazelTree Fund Services

HazelTree launches operational risk management tools for hedge funds

Thu, 13/05/2010 - 16:02

HazelTree Fund Services, a New York-based provider of middle and back office technology solutions for hedge funds and investment companies, has launched the Operations Portal and Treasury Suite. »

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

Advent Software releases latest version of Tamale RMS

Thu, 13/05/2010 - 10:38

Advent Software, a provider of software and services for the investment management industry, has launched the next version of Tamale RMS, its research management solution.  »

Fidessa integrates US options into its EMS Workstation

Fidessa integrates US options into its EMS Workstation

Tue, 27/04/2010 - 06:38

Fidessa, a provider of trading, portfolio analysis, compliance, market data and connectivity solutions for the buy-side and sell-side, has integrated US options trading into its EMS Workstation. »

Citi launches AutoFX Passive Hedge service

Citi launches AutoFX Passive Hedge service

Wed, 21/04/2010 - 10:37

Citigroup has launched the AutoFX Passive Hedge service to provide institutional asset owners with a passive, automated hedging capability to lower foreign exchange risk.  »

Citi launches operating platform for hedge funds

Citi launches operating platform for hedge funds

Mon, 19/04/2010 - 16:09

Citi Investor Services has launched a global operating platform specifically for hedge funds.  »

Revere forms equity partnership with UK technology firm

Revere forms equity partnership with UK technology firm

Wed, 14/04/2010 - 15:57

Revere Capital Advisors has formed an equity partnership with Statistical Research Laboratory, a UK based technology company focused on providing the asset management industry with greater transparency. »

PerTrac teams with FinAnalytica to offer RiskPlus

PerTrac teams with FinAnalytica to offer RiskPlus

Wed, 14/04/2010 - 14:11

PerTrac Financial Solutions, a provider of analytic and workflow solutions, has launched PerTrac RiskPlus, a returns-based risk analysis solution. »

BarclayHedge launches SEC-compliant online video service

BarclayHedge launches SEC-compliant online video service

Tue, 13/04/2010 - 05:57

BarclayHedge has launched an online video service that allows registered managers of hedge funds, fund of funds and managed futures funds to create and make available videotaped presentations online for current and prospective investors. »

Deutsche Börse launches algo news feed

Deutsche Börse launches algo news feed

Mon, 12/04/2010 - 14:32

Deutsche Börse has expanded its data and news feed offering by launching AlphaFlash, the fastest currently available data feed for machine readable, trading relevant macroeconomic releases. »

Xtrakter launches OTC liquidity service

Xtrakter launches OTC liquidity service

Sun, 11/04/2010 - 14:00

Xtrakter, the fixed income specialist, has launched an over-the-counter liquidity service called XVOL. »

SEI expands side pocket processing capabilities

SEI expands side pocket processing capabilities

Tue, 06/04/2010 - 15:10

SEI has expanded its capabilities related to the processing and accounting of side pocket investments for fund managers. »

BNY Mellon and Investor Analytics to provide stress tests for Reich & Tang

BNY Mellon and Investor Analytics to provide stress tests for Reich & Tang

Wed, 31/03/2010 - 14:15

BNY Mellon Asset Servicing and Investor Analytics have been selected by Reich & Tang Asset Management to provide money market stress tests that will model the impact of interest rate shocks, credit risk shocks and liquidity risk shocks on its funds. »

Derivix secures investment from J.P. Morgan and S.A.C.

Derivix secures investment from J.P. Morgan and S.A.C.

Wed, 31/03/2010 - 06:19

Derivix, a financial services software company, has secured investment from J.P. Morgan and S.A.C. Venture Investments, an affiliate of S.A.C. Capital Advisors. »

RiskMetrics partners with Syncova for risk based margin management

RiskMetrics partners with Syncova for risk based margin management

Fri, 26/03/2010 - 06:09

RiskMetrics Group, a provider of risk management and corporate governance services, is to partner with Syncova, a margin management services provider, to deliver a solution for risk based margin management via the Optima platform for hedge funds and prime brokers. »

NorthPoint launches multi-asset order management solution

NorthPoint launches multi-asset order management solution

Wed, 17/03/2010 - 14:22

NorthPoint Solutions, a business and technology consulting firm serving the alternative investments space, has launched a multi-asset order management solution. »

ABC Quant launches risk management platform powered by Morningstar

ABC Quant launches risk management platform powered by Morningstar

Wed, 10/03/2010 - 06:20

ABC Quant, a provider of risk management analytical solutions for the hedge fund industry, has launched the Quant Suite Morningstar edition, which offers a choice of risk management and portfolio allocation tools for institutional investors and investment advisers. »

PerTrac links applications with Microsoft Excel

PerTrac links applications with Microsoft Excel

Thu, 04/03/2010 - 12:34

PerTrac Financial Solutions has launched a Microsoft Excel add-in that allows users to interact with major PerTrac applications from within Excel. »

Advent releases updated version of portfolio management tool

Advent releases updated version of portfolio management tool

Wed, 03/03/2010 - 15:05

Advent Software, a provider of software and services for the investment management industry, has released Advent Portfolio Exchange 3.0, the latest version of its portfolio management solution.  »

GlobeOp and Linedata introduce long short equity and futures processing

GlobeOp and Linedata introduce long short equity and futures processing

Fri, 26/02/2010 - 06:31

GlobeOp Financial Services has partnered with Linedata Services to offer an ASP-delivered, front-office order management system fully integrated with GlobeOp's middle- and back-office services. »

Butterfield Fulcrum launches managed accounts platform

Butterfield Fulcrum launches managed accounts platform

Sun, 21/02/2010 - 11:23

Butterfield Fulcrum, an alternative fund administration company, has launched a managed accounts platform that provides segregated and commingled managed accounts with a common set of tools for operations, administration and risk monitoring.  »

List Group launches algorithmic trading engine

List Group launches algorithmic trading engine

Mon, 15/02/2010 - 11:02

List Group, an electronic trading software provider, has launched Brain3, a complex event processing and algorithmic trading engine, which provides buy and sell-side firms with a solution for the development of low latency, automated algorithms. »

LaCrosse partners with RiskMetrics for investor risk reporting

LaCrosse partners with RiskMetrics for investor risk reporting

Sun, 14/02/2010 - 15:58

LaCrosse Global Fund Services, a hedge fund administrator, is partnering with RiskMetrics Group, a provider of risk management and corporate governance services, to offer LaCrosse's hedge fund clients access to RiskMetrics' HedgePlatform Community. »

NYSE to build technology solution for Asean exchange network

NYSE to build technology solution for Asean exchange network

Mon, 08/02/2010 - 15:56

NYSE Technologies and four Asean equities exchanges – Bursa Malaysia, the Philippine Stock Exchange, Singapore Exchange and the Stock Exchange of Thailand – have signed a letter of intent that designates NYSE Technologies as the solutions provider for the Asean Trading Link. »

BMO subscribes to Algo First database of risk events

BMO subscribes to Algo First database of risk events

Thu, 04/02/2010 - 12:08

BMO Financial Group has signed a subscription agreement for access to Algorithmics’ Algo First database of case studies, covering more than 9,000 operational risk events. »

Backstop Solutions opens Asia Pacific office in Hong Kong

Backstop Solutions opens Asia Pacific office in Hong Kong

Tue, 02/02/2010 - 14:10

Backstop Solutions Group, a provider of software-as-a-service platforms for the alternative asset management industry, has opened its Asia Pacific office in Hong Kong. »

Paddock goes live with IGEFI’s fund accounting platform

Paddock goes live with IGEFI’s fund accounting platform

Thu, 28/01/2010 - 15:10

Paddock Fund Administration has gone live with IGEFI Group’s MultiFonds fund accounting platform. »

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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

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. ... »

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