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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. »

Portfolio Science extends reach of RiskAPI through PortfolioShop integration

Portfolio Science extends reach of RiskAPI through PortfolioShop integration

Sun, 17/01/2010 - 23:09

Risk management solution provider Portfolio Science has extended the reach of its RiskAPI distributed risk engine through an agreement to integrate the product into FixQ, an enterprise investment management system from specialist software provider PortfolioShop. »

NYSE Technologies launches liquidity discovery solution

NYSE Technologies launches liquidity discovery solution

Fri, 15/01/2010 - 06:14

NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology unit of NYSE Euronext, has launched a new class of indications of interest solution for traders seeking faster liquidity discovery.  »

SEI expands bank loan outsourcing services

SEI expands bank loan outsourcing services

Thu, 07/01/2010 - 14:23

SEI is expanding its bank loan operational outsourcing solution by using new technologies that increase loan processing automation and incorporate independently-sourced data. »

SunGard launches new version of VPM portfolio accounting solution

SunGard launches new version of VPM portfolio accounting solution

Wed, 23/12/2009 - 06:02

SunGard has released a new version of its VPM portfolio accounting solution for hedge funds. »

Algorithmics to power Holland Park’s risk advisory services

Algorithmics to power Holland Park’s risk advisory services

Thu, 17/12/2009 - 10:39

Holland Park Risk Management, a risk management adviser to pension fund managers in the US and Canada, has signed a three-year contract for Algo Risk Service, Algorithmics’ outsourced risk management and portfolio construction service. »

SEI and RiskMetrics to deliver independent risk reports to clients

SEI and RiskMetrics to deliver independent risk reports to clients

Wed, 16/12/2009 - 05:54

SEI is collaborating with long-standing partner RiskMetrics Group to provide its clients with independent risk management and reporting services that will integrate directly into the company’s flexible Manager Dashboard tool. »

BNY Mellon introduces price verification service

BNY Mellon introduces price verification service

Mon, 14/12/2009 - 11:20

BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services has launched a service that independently validates a hedge fund’s position records to third parties and verifies the pricing of that fund’s securities.  »

Gravitas launches cloud computing service for alternative asset managers

Gravitas launches cloud computing service for alternative asset managers

Thu, 10/12/2009 - 14:01

Gravitas, a technology solutions provider and business consultant to the alternative investment and financial services industries, has released the first suite of cloud services designed exclusively for alternative asset management firms. »

Sybase and Siag in risk management partnership

Sybase and Siag in risk management partnership

Tue, 08/12/2009 - 10:27

Sybase, a provider of enterprise and mobile software, and Siag Risk Management, a provider of investment portfolio risk management solutions, have formed a partnership to provide financial institutions with real time, on demand and intra-day visibility of investment portfolio risk. »

List Group launches FRM Grid for risk analysis

List Group launches FRM Grid for risk analysis

Mon, 07/12/2009 - 11:20

List Group, the electronic trading provider behind 15 of Europe’s electronic markets, has launched its standard alone grid computing platform, FMR Grid. »

Concept Capital in partnership with SAS

Concept Capital in partnership with SAS

Tue, 01/12/2009 - 06:11

Concept Capital, an institutional broker and total solutions provider to the investment management industry, has partnered with SAS, a provider of business analytics software and services. »

Northern Trust introduces compliance monitoring capabilities

Northern Trust introduces compliance monitoring capabilities

Wed, 25/11/2009 - 05:55

Northern Trust has launched a set of compliance monitoring capabilities that will enable clients to monitor their investments in real time according to their own investment guideline criteria. »

ABC Quant launches platform for hedge fund risk valuation

ABC Quant launches platform for hedge fund risk valuation

Tue, 24/11/2009 - 16:06

ABC Quant has released Quant Suite 2009, an analytic platform offering solutions for hedge fund risk assessment and portfolio construction. »

Geneva clients get fully automated loan data from Virtus

Geneva clients get fully automated loan data from Virtus

Thu, 12/11/2009 - 12:02

Advent Software has entered into an agreement with Virtus Partners to integrate Geneva, its portfolio management and fund accounting solution, with Virtus’ bank loan data offering.  »

NYSE Technologies extends SuperFeed to Asian Markets

NYSE Technologies extends SuperFeed to Asian Markets

Tue, 10/11/2009 - 10:35

NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology unit of NYSE Euronext, is actively expanding its SuperFeed product suite to Asian markets.  »

Fidessa launches LatentZero as a Service

Fidessa launches LatentZero as a Service

Mon, 02/11/2009 - 12:06

Fidessa, a provider of multi-asset class trading, portfolio analysis, compliance, market data and connectivity solutions, has launched LatentZero as a Service, its fully managed service for the buy-side front office. »

J.P. Morgan upgrades securities lending dashboard

J.P. Morgan upgrades securities lending dashboard

Thu, 29/10/2009 - 11:35

J.P. Morgan Worldwide Securities Services has launched an upgraded securities lending dashboard that allows clients to view and monitor key aspects of their securities lending activities in a customised view.  »

Eze Castle Integration launches Eze CRM

Eze Castle Integration launches Eze CRM

Wed, 21/10/2009 - 11:59

Eze Castle Integration, a provider of IT services, consulting and technology to hedge funds and investment firms, has launched Eze CRM Powered by Dynamo 6.0, the newest addition to its managed services. »

HedgeOp enters alliance with Strata to provide compliance solution

HedgeOp enters alliance with Strata to provide compliance solution

Thu, 08/10/2009 - 06:00

HedgeOp Compliance, a provider of compliance software and consulting services for alternative asset managers, has entered into an alliance with Strata Fund Services, a full-service administrator to the alternative investment industry, to provide Strata with its ComplianceTrak software platform. »

Linedata launches version six of Beauchamp FundManager

Linedata launches version six of Beauchamp FundManager

Wed, 30/09/2009 - 12:05

Linedata Services, a provider of investment and credit software, services and support, has launched version six of its Beauchamp FundManager product, a portfolio management solution for alternative investments. »

J.P. Morgan WSS launches portfolio construction tool

J.P. Morgan WSS launches portfolio construction tool

Wed, 30/09/2009 - 11:28

J.P. Morgan Worldwide Securities Services has developed an asset allocation and manager selection analysis tool that enables clients to plan and map the risk-return implications of their current and new portfolios.  »

Emerging Traders first in US to offer CarryQuote solution

Emerging Traders first in US to offer CarryQuote solution

Wed, 30/09/2009 - 10:44

CarryQuote a provider of integrated desktop and mobile financial information solutions, has signed its reseller agreement in the US with EmergingTraders.com, an alternative investment management company. »

Gain Capital launches ForexTrader Pro

Gain Capital launches ForexTrader Pro

Tue, 29/09/2009 - 10:48

Gain Capital, a global provider of online trading services, has launched ForexTrader Pro, the latest version of its margin trading platform for active traders. »

Gravitas launches fractional CIO offering for hedge funds

Gravitas launches fractional CIO offering for hedge funds

Fri, 25/09/2009 - 06:04

Gravitas Technology, a technology and solution provider to alternative investment and financial services companies, has launched The Gravitas Fractional CIO offering to provide strategic information technology guidance to hedge funds. »

EIM appoints Deutsche Bank for hedge fund managed account platform

EIM appoints Deutsche Bank for hedge fund managed account platform

Wed, 23/09/2009 - 14:15

EIM, a global manager of tailor-made portfolios of hedge funds, has appointed Deutsche Bank to assist in the creation of a dedicated managed account platform. »

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