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Jigsaw pieces

HedgeZ launches programme for connecting hedge funds and accredited investors

Fri, 12/09/2014 - 06:03

HedgeZ has launched a fund visibility and investor introduction programme for hedge funds, private equity funds and commodity trading advisers. »

Joined hands

Virtus and SunGard to offer integrated bank debt service

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 14:05

Fixed income asset administrative and middle-office services and data provider Virtus Partners is teaming up with VPM, SunGard’s asset management business, to offer an integrated bank debt service. »

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Broadridge launches performance and attribution solution for hedge funds and investment managers

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 16:00

Broadridge Financial Solutions has launched Broadridge Investment Management Solutions (IMS) Performance Reporting, exclusively designed for institutional asset managers. »

Martin Engdal, Advent

Hunting the elephant in the room – Outsourcing and how the FCA’s thematic review on minimising operational risk could trigger a rise in technology solutions

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 11:17

Technology spend, historically speaking, has never been top of a hedge fund manager’s wish list. There has been a touch of haughtiness, a feeling that technology providers are useful but not vital. But it’s fair to say that regulation is creating a shake-up among managers. »

Electronic trading floor

Calastone listed in Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 11:05

Global funds transaction network Calastone has been listed at number 42 in the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100, published on 7 September.  »

Trader at screen

smartTrade upgrades order management system

Thu, 04/09/2014 - 11:08

smartTrade Technologies has released a new version of its order management system (OMS), which has been adopted by clients in Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific. »

Trading screens

iTB upgrades trading interface for posting bids and offers

Wed, 03/09/2014 - 16:09

iTB Holdings has upgraded the interface for iTBconnect, a platform that connects market participants to the electronic fixed income trading venues of their choice. »

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Castle Hall launches ReportLab-powered platform for HF and PE due diligence reporting

Mon, 01/09/2014 - 14:06

Castle Hall Alternatives, an operational due diligence specialist focused on hedge funds, private equity funds and long-only funds, has teamed up with ReportLab to launch the OpsDiligence platform. »

Clouds

NRI launches first private cloud solution for investment managers in Japan

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 10:05

Nomura Research Institute (NRI) has launched the T-Monolix Arena Private Cloud Service, aimed at asset managers in Japan. »

Numbers and magnifying glass

Liquid Holdings launches LiquidFIRM for real-time, firm-wide risk monitoring

Mon, 25/08/2014 - 10:03

Liquid Holdings Group has launched Liquid FIRM, a real-time solution that allows firms to actively monitor pre- and post-trade risks at all times across multiple accounts and strategies. »

Cayman Islands

CIMA adopts SQL Power’s XBRL Power Suite

Tue, 19/08/2014 - 06:06

SQL Power is to integrate its pre-engineered, eSignature ready regulatory platform at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA). »

Electronic trading floor

Options completes expansion into NYSE Euronext’s Mahwah facility

Fri, 15/08/2014 - 17:25

Private financial cloud provider Options has completed the expansion of its hosting platform into the NYSE, NYSE MKT, Arca, Arca Options and Amex Options exchange colocation facility in Mahwah. »

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Accelerate Product Partners launches video due diligence platform

Thu, 14/08/2014 - 16:02

Accelerate Product Partners has launched a video due diligence platform – accelerateproduct.com – for accredited investors and alternative funds. »

data connection

Data: The buy side’s new KPI

Thu, 14/08/2014 - 10:03

Running a successful hedge fund trading strategy requires high levels of skill, research, idea generation and a clear understanding of market dynamics. Such perspicacity, however, is becoming just as important in how a fund’s operations run. »

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FNEX partners with Buttonwood Group Advisors

Wed, 13/08/2014 - 14:04

Buttonwood Group Advisors is to list on the FNEX online alternative investment platform via its placement agent, affiliated broker-dealer Joseph Gunnar & Co. »

Risk

Imagine Software develops risk and compliance management system for Larch Lane 40 Act Fund

Wed, 13/08/2014 - 12:00

Imagine Software has developed a portfolio risk and compliance management system that will be used by Rothschild Larch Lane Management Company for its new alternatives 40 Act Fund. »

Electronic trading floor

Eurex expands distribution network of its Trade Entry Services

Wed, 06/08/2014 - 10:08

Eurex Group has introduced connectivity of Trade Capture Platforms (TCPs) via the enhanced Multilateral Trade Registration (MTR) Service. »

Joined hands

Adaptive Consulting and Software AG form strategic partnership

Tue, 05/08/2014 - 06:31

Software AG and Adaptive Consulting have formed a strategic partnership combing Adaptive’s front office applications expertise with Software AG's streaming analytics, complex event processing (CEP), in-memory data management and universal messaging solutions. »

Data

DTCC launches client data and documentation utility

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 14:45

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has teamed up with six banks to launch Clarient Entity Hub, which is designed to provide increased controls, standardisation and transparency during the client on-boarding process and ongoing client lifecycle events. »

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Cordium partners with IP Sentinel

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 14:08

Cordium, a provider of compliance consulting, accounting, tax and software to the financial services industry, has partnered with IP Sentinel, a provider of IT solutions, cybersecurity, monitoring and audit services to regulated entities. 

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Risk

Atreaus Capital selects SunGard’s Hedge360 Risk Reporting Service

Mon, 28/07/2014 - 10:24

New York-based macro hedge fund manager Atreaus Capital is now live with SunGard’s Hedge360 Risk Reporting Service. »

Steel pipes

LME and Colt collaborate to launch LMEnet

Fri, 25/07/2014 - 06:01

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is working with Colt Technology Services to launch LMEnet, a dedicated network providing a fast and secure connection to the exchange’s electronic systems, including LME Clear. »

Regulation

Chatham Financial expands regulatory services ahead of EMIR and AIFMD deadlines

Thu, 17/07/2014 - 14:00

Chatham Financial has launched new services within its consulting practice and ChathamDirect Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform to help fund managers navigate the Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (AIFMD) and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). »

iPad

Risk-AI launches hedge fund analysis and research app for iPad

Thu, 17/07/2014 - 12:05

Investors, consultants and hedge fund managers are now able to conduct risk analysis and generate reports on hedge funds' performance and risk via a native iOS Risk-AI Fusion app. »

Computer

GFI goes live with Torstone’s Inferno for Reconciliations

Thu, 17/07/2014 - 06:04

GFI Group, a global OTC and listed markets intermediary, has signed a multi-year contract for the use of Torstone Technology’s Inferno back office technology for Reconciliations. »

Electronic trading floor

Options partners with Orchestrade to deliver fully managed platform for cross-asset trading

Wed, 16/07/2014 - 16:01

Private financial cloud provider Options has partnered with Orchestrade Financial Systems to deploy its fully integrated position keeping, operations and risk management software to the Options platform. »

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Convergence launches new product suite and website

Mon, 14/07/2014 - 16:10

Convergence, an information and advisory services provider to alternative asset managers, service providers and investors, has launched a new product suite and website. »

London

RFA launches London office

Mon, 14/07/2014 - 13:21

RFA, a technology advisor to investment management clients, has opened a London office in the heart of Mayfair. »

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Imatchative targets institutional investors with online AltX hedge fund search solution

Wed, 09/07/2014 - 12:03

Imatchative, founded and led by prime brokerage industry veteran Sam Hocking, has launched AltX, an online solution for ensuring institutional investors are connecting with the most appropriate hedge funds. »

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BlueBay selects Confluence for automated regulatory reporting solutions

Wed, 02/07/2014 - 06:29

BlueBay Asset Management, a manager of fixed income and alternative investment products, has chosen Confluence’s Unity NXT regulatory reporting solutions to automate its data reporting processes. »

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Article
Survey

In an excerpt from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, exclusive Preqin survey results reveal that while industry performance has been poor, investors remain committed to the asset class. ... »

Article

Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

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In an excerpt from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, the spotlight is on investors’ attitudes towards alternative private real estate exposure.  ... »

Special report
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Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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