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Jayesh Punater, founder and CEO, Gravitas Technology Services

Helping hedge funds achieve “smart scale”

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

As the asset management industry continues to grow, driving investors’ appetite for more transparency, reporting and risk controls, the biggest challenge hedge fund managers face is how to create scale.  »

Robert Roley, Vice President of Solutions, Advent

Innovation comes from identifying client challenges

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

The word “innovation” is used far too casually, not just in financial services but across industries. At Advent Software, a pioneer of fund accounting technology for more than 30 years, the focus isn’t on delivering innovation for innovation’s sake. Rather, it is on taking a forward-looking stance, understanding where the industry is headed and listening to its clients’ needs. »

Bennett Egeth, President, Broadridge Investment Management Solutions

Putting industrial-grade infrastructure in place

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

There has been an acceptance across many top-tier hedge funds that some of the operations they perform, whilst important, are not clear differentiators but rather diversions to their core task.  »

Chad Allen, Managing Director of Alternative Investments, UMB Fund Services.

Solutions to growing demand for access

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

“The major changes we see are in demands for access to data and demands for accuracy. Our clients want to see data more in real-time, anytime, anywhere. There is a lot more information that has to be managed and accuracy is required,” observes Bob Forsythe, IT Manager at UMB Fund Services.  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Focus on customisation to support HF operational workflows

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

Technologists are responding rapidly to the operational demands of hedge fund managers as COOs and CCOs search for greater simplicity in an increasingly complex business environment. Compliance and regulatory demands are manifold. As such, managers need the confidence, and, importantly, the customisation of software solutions to help them integrate their operational workflows.  »

Chris DeNigris, Global Marketing Manager, Backstop

How technology is helping to shape IR functions

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

With institutional dollars now dominating the hedge fund industry, managers are facing far more stringent operational due diligence assessments. Pension funds and endowments are hiring dedicated ODD teams simply to go in and find reasons not to invest in managers. The bar, when it comes to raising capital, has never been higher. »


The sky is the limit for cloud-based hedge fund solutions

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

According to Alexei Miller, head of the Financial Services practice and managing director at DataArt, a technology consulting firm that designs and builds custom software systems, data and data management remains front and centre of managers’ minds in the alternatives industry. Regardless of their size, hedge fund managers face the same data management demands, which is leading to a lot of data-related projects and keeping Miller’s team busy. These projects range from data acquisition, data cleansing to customising data feeds and data visualisation.  »

Erol Dusi, founder and president, Imagineer Technology Group

Helping hedge funds build best workflow practices

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

New York-based Imagineer Technology Group (‘ITG’) offers award-winning solutions to help hedge fund managers address the transparency and workflow demands necessary to stand out and succeed in today’s marketplace.  »

Nicola Le Brocq, regulatory and compliance analyst, Confluence

Disruptive technology drives data management solutions

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

Confluence is a data management and software company whose heritage lies in US mutual funds. The firm started out providing technology to automate the calculation and distribution of NAV prices for US mutual funds. Over time, the Confluence platform has grown to encompass financial reporting, expense management, regulatory reporting, etc.  »

Eamonn Greaves, Head of Business Development, SS&C GlobeOp

Technology solutions that level the playing field

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

Hedge funds today expect their appointed administrator to do a lot more than merely strike the NAV and keep the Investment Book of Records up-to-date. Value-add services, such as data management, regulatory and compliance, risk, and performance and attribution – all of which utilise the same underlying dataset – are becoming an increasingly important diversifier.  »

EJ Liotta, Global Head, PrimeOne Solutions

The transformation of swaps processing

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

Over the last two decades there have been significant limitations in the way that technology to manage swaps processing has been deployed to hedge funds. »

Jordan Schwartz, Director of Global Software Solutions, Cordium

A manager’s compliance filing cabinet

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

On 15 April 2015, Cordium, a leading global compliance consulting, accounting, tax and software provider to the financial services industry, introduced a new compliance software solution called Pilot.  »

Jeffrey Shoreman, president, Eze Software Group

Using systems integration to drive efficiency

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

In the last few years, market complexity has grown in response to increased regulatory demands, increased investor due diligence requirements, more complex fund strategies and even how hedge funds manage their balance sheets with their prime brokers.  »


Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services calls for industry standards in reporting

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 06:00

Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services has called on the hedge fund industry to leverage technology and adopt clearer industry standards in data management to help close a gap in transparency expectations between fund managers and investors. »

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Tullett Prebon launches screen-based matching engine for alternative assets

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 19:00

Tullett Prebon Alternative Investments (TPAI) has developed and launched a screen-based matching engine called TP-AIME (Tullett Prebon Alternative Investments Matching Engine) to better facilitate transactions in alternative investments.  »


Interoperability boosts legacy and upgraded systems

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 10:55

Years of history and painstaking development — component by component, some proprietary and some purchased — have shaped the operational frameworks that distinguish midsize to large hedge fund managers from each other. These substantial investments in back- and middle-office technologies — including general ledger, data warehousing, and shadow books and records — result in a level of business intelligence unique to each manager, says Viteos Fund Services… »


TIG Advisors adopts Eze Software’s full investment suite

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 18:00

TIG Advisors, an investment management firm with approximately USD3 billion in assets under management, has gone live with Eze Software Group’s investment suite. »

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Start-up hedge fund CloudAlpha selects Linedata Global Hedge for portfolio management

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 06:00

CloudAlpha Capital Management, a start-up hedge fund, has chosen Linedata’s flagship hedge fund solution, Global Hedge, as its portfolio management technology solution.  »

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DTCC’s Omgeo’s ProtoColl links with GlobalCollateral’s Margin Transit Utility

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 11:00

The Depository Trust & Clearing (DTCC) is linking its front-end collateral management system Omgeo ProtoColl with GlobalCollateral’s Margin Transit Utility (MTU), a straight through processing solution for the settlement of margin obligations.  »

Social media

Institutional investors adopting LinkedIn and other social media platforms for investment information

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 08:03

Social media is joining traditional financial news media as a key source of information used by institutional investors in their investment processes, according to a new study from Greenwich Associates. »


BI-SAM launches BI-SAM GO

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 14:00

BI-SAM has launched BI-SAM GO, a flexible solution providing asset managers with daily and transactional performance and attribution analytics, plus high-quality cleansed and validated data, via a flexible, secure web-based platform.  »


Cordium launches new compliance software solution Pilot

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 17:00

Cordium, a provider of compliance consulting, accounting, tax and software to the financial services industry, has launched Pilot, its latest compliance software solution. »


PFS-CONNECT now provides full online fund order placement capabilities

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 16:00

Pacific Fund Systems (PFS) has released a new version of its web portal, PFS-CONNECT, which now enables existing investors, their agents and employees to place fund transaction orders online.   »

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Bondcube fixed income trading platform goes live

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 19:00

Bondcube, the fixed Income trading platform, is now live in Europe and the US, offering full match, negotiation and trading functionality for all to all bond trading. »


Eze Castle Integration to host three-part cloud webinar series in April

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 09:00

Eze Castle Integration, a provider of IT solutions and private cloud services to hedge funds, is to host a three-part webinar series in April focused on cloud computing for investment management firms.  »


E*TRADE launches Apple Watch app

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 09:00

E*TRADE Financial Corporation is to launch an app for the Apple Watch on 24 April, 2015. The app will deliver essential market data in an engaging and simple format to help investors and traders keep a watchful eye on the markets and their portfolios.  »


Eze Software Group expands commission management offering

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 10:30

Eze Software Group, a premier provider of global investment technology, has made several enhancements to its commission management offering.  »

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IVP’s Treasury 3.5 now available on the cloud

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 17:00

Indus Valley Partners (IVP), a provider of alternative asset management solutions, has made IVP Treasury 3.5 available on the cloud, allowing hedge fund managers to track, control and optimise their financing needs across counterparties including Prime Brokers and Custodian banks. »

 David van Rooyen, co-founder, Pomerol Partners

Pomerol Partners – Best Data Visualisation Software Provider

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 12:19

Pomerol Partners is a global business intelligence consulting firm that specialises in advanced data visualisations. The firm builds business toolsets, such as dashboards, to help senior executives make informed decisions. While it sounds straightforward, the financial services industry faces such complexity and fragmentation of data that getting a clear picture of what is driving profits up (or down) is nearly impossible.  »

Dr Laurence Wormald, COO and head of research APT, SunGard

SunGard – Best Risk Management Software Provider

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 11:23

SunGard’s APT solution models market risk, liquidity risk, and counterparty risk across both liquid and illiquid asset classes, supporting regulatory reporting, portfolio optimisation and performance analysis. »

Preqin Special Report: Private Equity Co-Investment Outlook

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Tue, 17/11/2015 - 10:17

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Managed Account Platforms 2015

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Thu, 12/11/2015 - 16:37

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Hedge Funds & Derivatives Risk 2015

Thu, 15/10/2015 - 10:36

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Hedgeweek USA Awards 2015

Hedgeweek USA Awards 2015

Tue, 13/10/2015 - 10:30

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT

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