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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.  »

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Cybersecurity: Walking a tight rope between transparency and control

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 11:02

Trevor Chisholm, Director of Alternative Investments at Intralinks has appeared in a new video on Asset TV. The interview discusses how managers can achieve transparency whilst still maintaining control.  »

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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. »

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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.  »

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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. »

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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. »

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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.  »

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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.  »

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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. »

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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. »

Richard A Kimball, Jr, co-founder and CEO of HEXL,

HEXL: A new disruptive player in the US healthcare system

Mon, 06/04/2015 - 11:12

“Most people think that of the USD3tn we spend on healthcare in the US, USD1tn is wasted. If we succeeded in taking out that waste and were paid 20 per cent of the cost savings, it’s a USD200bn annual revenue opportunity for. It’s massive,” says Richard A Kimball, Jr, co-founder and CEO of HEXL, a healthcare technology business focused on designing beneficial programs to change the industry incentives and leverage tele-health, home healthcare, preventative care and chronic disease management.  »

Cloud derivatives

Cloud derivatives

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 11:59

James Williams meets the Derivitec team who showcase how best to manage derivatives risk through the cloud… »

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Eze Castle Integration earns UK government Cyber Essentials Certification

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 09:00

Eze Castle Integration has received the UK Government Cyber Essential Certification following a review of the company’s security controls by certification-body Indelible Data. »

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Tower Fund Services releases new video guide for hedge fund managers

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 20:00

Tower Fund Services today released the second video in a series designed to guide hedge fund managers through the common challenges faced by the emerging fund manager.  »

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Eze Software enhances portfolio management system

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 13:00

Eze Software Group has completed a series of enhancements to its portfolio accounting and reporting system, Tradar PMS, improving asset class coverage across instruments and regions.  »

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Clarient Entity Hub goes live

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 11:00

Clarient Entity Hub, a new service designed to simplify client data and document management, is now live and operational with five of the world’s leading banks and asset managers inc »

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MUGC Lux Management implements Linedata AIFMD regulatory reporting tech

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 16:30

MUGC Lux Management, the management company of Mitsubishi UFJ Global Custody, has implemented Linedata AIFMD Regulatory Reporting. »

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Novus announces updated hedge fund overlap matrix for investment managers

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 13:30

Novus, a portfolio analytics and intelligence platform that helps institutional investors analyse their portfolios, has released an updated Hedge Fund Overlap Matrix, a free interactive tool that allows users to access public holdings data.  »

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Trading Technologies to connect to Nasdaq energy futures

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 13:30

Trading Technologies (TT) is to introduce connectivity to Nasdaq Futures (NFX), the exchange group's US-based designated contract market (DCM), on day-one of trading through both its TT and X_TRADER platforms.  »

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OptionsCity selected as preferred vendor for Nasdaq Energy Futures

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 12:30

OptionsCity has been selected as a preferred independent software vendor for Nasdaq Futures (NFX), the exchange group's US-based designated contract market (DCM).  »

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ASPN Solutions voted Best Aggregation and Reporting System in 2015 Hedgeweek Awards

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 19:00

ASPN Solutions has been named Best Aggregation and Reporting System for its front, middle, and back office technology platform, ASPN in the 2015 Hedgeweek Awards »

George Kaye, Derivitec

The impact of the cloud on the hedge fund industry

Tue, 10/03/2015 - 09:57

With cloud-based processing and data storage being embraced by hedge funds and fast becoming the norm, there are enormous opportunites to be harnessed. Derivitec has turned to Microsoft’s hybrid offering – Windows Server 2012 & Windows Azure. Here, Derivitec’s George Kaye (pictured) and Microsoft’s Rob Fraser weigh up the benefits and explore the ramifications of implementing such a system… »

Mike Asher, Fleischmann & Associates

How hedge funds need to address cybersecurity threats

Mon, 09/03/2015 - 22:26

The threat of cyberattacks is growing within the hedge fund community, requiring managers to put in place policies and procedures that address the cybersecurity risks unique to their firm. This goes beyond merely acquiring technology and hoping for the best.   »

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Gravitas enhances cybersecurity threat management offering

Thu, 05/03/2015 - 12:30

Gravitas has improved its Cybersecurity Threat Management Service offering with upgrades to its Information Security Practices.  »

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CME Group, LOOP and NEO Markets to develop first physically delivered crude oil storage futures contract

Thu, 05/03/2015 - 09:00

CME Group, LOOP and NEO Market are teaming up to develop the first-ever physically delivered crude oil storage futures contract.  »

Ross Ellis, SEI

Setting up the Middle Office Part 2: Turning data into information and insight 

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 12:24

Once a fund manager has got the middle office infrastructure in place – the hardware as it were – the logical next step is to work out how best to utilise it. How can the flow of data – and flow of data is not simply the software – be used in a smart, intelligent fashion to bring incremental gains to the way that the manager runs its business? »

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Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

Special report
Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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