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Gissing Software hedge fund data system integrates algorithms with real-time prices

Gissing Software hedge fund data system integrates algorithms with real-time prices

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 22:27

Gissing Software, which specialises in the routing and transformation of real-time market and trade data, has launched a new cost-effective market data integration platform for hedge funds »

Fidessa expands global connectivity network with access to Instinet's KoreaCross

Fidessa expands global connectivity network with access to Instinet's KoreaCross

Wed, 28/05/2008 - 07:48

The Fidessa group, a provider of multi-asset trading systems, market data and global connectivity solutions, has announced the addition of connectivity to Instinet's KoreaCross, the Korean »

Factor-based models can help investors distinguish lucky and talented managers, says study

Factor-based models can help investors distinguish lucky and talented managers, says study

Sun, 11/05/2008 - 19:07

A non-linear, factor-based model could have reduced the proportion of hedge fund 'time bombs' - managers who have simply been lucky rather than skilled in their past performance - exposed »

FOFiX Active offers investors risk search capability for hedge fund databases

FOFiX Active offers investors risk search capability for hedge fund databases

Fri, 02/05/2008 - 06:54

FOFiX 3.1, the new version of Riskdata's flagship risk management service for funds of hedge funds, will incorporate FOFiX Active, which enables users to import data feeds from hedge fund »

Paladyne licenses reporting and reconciliation solution to administrator Columbus Avenue

Paladyne licenses reporting and reconciliation solution to administrator Columbus Avenue

Wed, 30/04/2008 - 07:00

Paladyne Systems, a solutions provider to the hedge fund industry, has licensed its Paladyne Analytics Master reporting, analysis and reconciliation platform to Columbus Avenue Consulting, »

LaCrosse implements SunGard's Front Arena for hedge fund administration

LaCrosse implements SunGard's Front Arena for hedge fund administration

Thu, 24/04/2008 - 07:00

LaCrosse Global Fund Services has implemented SunGard's Front Arena cross-asset trading solution as part of its platform for pricing and analysing structured financial instruments held by »

TheBuyList.com unveils beta release of hedge fund transaction database and analytics

TheBuyList.com unveils beta release of hedge fund transaction database and analytics

Wed, 23/04/2008 - 07:00

TheBuyList.com, a US-based provider of independent stock research, rankings and ratings, has announced the beta release of a hedge fund transaction database and analytics that will enable »

Comada makes new UK business development appointment

Comada makes new UK business development appointment

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:00

Comada, developer of fund of hedge funds software package M·A·T·share, has appointed Susanne Petrie to spearhead its marketing and business development activities in t »

Instinet launches enhanced algorithmic trading suite

Instinet launches enhanced algorithmic trading suite

Fri, 18/04/2008 - 07:00

Instinet, a provider of trading systems and services owned by Nomura Holdings, has launched Instinet Execution Experts, an enhanced suite of algorithms that incorporates components of the »

Morningstar launches Direct Alternative Investment Edition

Morningstar launches Direct Alternative Investment Edition

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 07:00

Investment research provider Morningstar has launched Morningstar Direct Alternative Investment Edition, a multicurrency institutional research platform that provides performance analysis »

Paladyne and NumeriX to offer pricing and valuation for complex products

Paladyne and NumeriX to offer pricing and valuation for complex products

Thu, 10/04/2008 - 14:00

NumeriX, an independent provider of advanced analytics for the derivative and structured products market, and Paladyne Systems, a provider of alternative investment solutions, have announc »

SuperDerivatives adds liquidation exit pricing to portfolio revaluation services

SuperDerivatives adds liquidation exit pricing to portfolio revaluation services

Wed, 09/04/2008 - 13:00

SuperDerivatives, a provider of derivatives pricing and of multi-asset front-office systems, risk management, revaluation and online options trading solutions, has announced it will provid »

CorrectNet and ProTrak International unveil turnkey solution for hedge funds

CorrectNet and ProTrak International unveil turnkey solution for hedge funds

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 12:00

CorrectNet, a provider of information delivery and reporting applications to many large investment management firms, and ProTrak International, a provider of customer relations software fo »

SHUAA Capital implements Advent solutions

SHUAA Capital implements Advent solutions

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 10:32

Dubai-based SHUAA Capital psc, one of the leading financial services organisations in the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC), has expanded its use of Advent Software's solutions. »

Advent Software and Atlantic Link form consulting alliance

Advent Software and Atlantic Link form consulting alliance

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 06:00

Advent Software, a leading provider of software and solutions to the global investment management industry, has established a consulting alliance with Atlantic Link, a London-based consult »

Don't shake your foundation

Don't shake your foundation

Mon, 28/01/2008 - 15:42

The quest for alpha has resulted in a major shift of assets to hedge funds. »

Tech Update: Multi-family office implements Advent's integrated suite for portfolio and order trade management

Tech Update: Multi-family office implements Advent's integrated suite for portfolio and order trade management

Fri, 21/12/2007 - 06:00

London-based Square Capital LLP has selected Advent Portfolio Exchange (APX), Advent's next generation portfolio management solution, and Moxy, Advent's trade order management system, to p »

Caledonian opts for 'robust' Geneva

Caledonian opts for 'robust' Geneva

Wed, 05/12/2007 - 06:00

Caledonian Global Fund Services is using Geneva - Advent Software's portfolio management and fund accounting solution - to support its global operations. »

Insch Capital Management hires Forsyth team for financial services IT business in Bulgaria

Insch Capital Management hires Forsyth team for financial services IT business in Bulgaria

Mon, 03/12/2007 - 06:00

Lugano-based alternative investment manager Insch Capital Management has set up a new financial services IT business in Sofia, Bulgaria, with staff previously employed by fund of hedge fun »

Providing managers with insight into daily exposure

Providing managers with insight into daily exposure

Thu, 29/11/2007 - 16:32

Growing complexity within the strategies of hedge funds means it is harder for managers to keep track of the portfolio and of their total exposure to securities and asset classes. »

Eze Castle Integration launches IT services London office

Eze Castle Integration launches IT services London office

Thu, 29/11/2007 - 06:00

Eze Castle Integration, a provider of technology and IT services to hedge fund and investment firms, has announced the launch of its London operations in order to provide comprehensive IT »

Advent's new-look Geneva "kills two birds with one stone"

Advent's new-look Geneva "kills two birds with one stone"

Fri, 16/11/2007 - 05:59

The launch by Advent Software of version 7.0 of its Geneva investment management, reporting and accounting platform is set to increase the application's attractiveness to hedge fund manage »

Hedge Connection hybrid platform selected by M.S. Howell

Hedge Connection hybrid platform selected by M.S. Howell

Tue, 13/11/2007 - 16:53

Hedge Connection, a US internet-based research and networking platform for hedge funds and qualified investors, has announced that M.S. »

Pinnacle Alternative Investments extends investor database offer for hedge funds

Pinnacle Alternative Investments extends investor database offer for hedge funds

Tue, 13/11/2007 - 07:19

Pinnacle Alternative Investments, a third party marketing and business consulting firm serving hedge fund managers, is extending the offer of access to its Global Macro-CTA Investor Databa »

Advent Software named best buy-side technology provider by Buy-Side Technology

Advent Software named best buy-side technology provider by Buy-Side Technology

Thu, 08/11/2007 - 05:59

Advent Software, a provider of software and solutions for the investment management industry, has been named best buy-side technology provider by Buy-Side Technology magazine. »

Riskdata releases next version of hedge fund risk solution HedgiX

Riskdata releases next version of hedge fund risk solution HedgiX

Tue, 06/11/2007 - 05:59

Riskdata, a provider of risk management solutions to the global alternative investment community, has announced the release of HedgiX 3.0, a major upgrade to its risk management software d »

Crédit Agricole offers online access to hedge fund database

Crédit Agricole offers online access to hedge fund database

Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:08

As part of its ongoing strategy to develop products in alternative investments, Crédit Agricole Structured Asset Management has announced the opening of online access to the Casam C »

ML launches Merrill Middle Office Solution for alternative managers

ML launches Merrill Middle Office Solution for alternative managers

Fri, 26/10/2007 - 06:56

Merrill Lynch has launched Merrill Middle Office Solution, an outsourced, prime broker-neutral platform to provide various middle- and back-office services for the hedge fund industry, in »

Interwoven leads buy-side connectivity with launch of DealConnect for DTCC

Interwoven leads buy-side connectivity with launch of DealConnect for DTCC

Mon, 08/10/2007 - 07:17

Software provider Interwoven has announced the launch of Interwoven DealConnect for DTCC, which it says is the capital market industry's first standalone solution to enable the buy-side an »

Catella Asset Management goes live with Advent systems

Catella Asset Management goes live with Advent systems

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:52

Independent Swedish asset manager Catella Asset Management has gone live with Advent Portfolio Exchange, the latest portfolio management technology from the investment management software »

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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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