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Clouds

Cloud computing could save hedge funds millions, says GA report

Thu, 15/05/2014 - 10:01

Hedge funds could reduce computing costs related to portfolio analysis by 50 per cent by switching to an enterprise cloud offering, according to a report from Greenwich Associates (GA). »

Globe

SunGard identifies global trends driving adoption of managed services across the financial services industry

Wed, 14/05/2014 - 16:00

Regulations, operating costs and back office requirements are draining resources that financial institutions need to focus on core strategic initiatives that will help drive growth and profitability. »

Data

Indus Valley Partners launches managed services solution

Wed, 14/05/2014 - 06:03

Indus Valley Partners (IVP) has launched IVP Managed Services, an enterprise data management service specifically for alternative asset managers. »

Computer

C&A Consulting launches Managed Technology Services

Tue, 13/05/2014 - 10:01

C&A Consulting has launched Managed Technology Services (MTS) to provide managed outsourced technology infrastructure services to emerging and established hedge funds and financial services firms. »

Risk

SunGard launches Hedge360 Risk Reporting Service

Mon, 12/05/2014 - 06:00

SunGard has the launched Hedge360 Risk Reporting Service, providing hedge funds with independently validated data and analytics to help meet investor demand for due diligence and risk management. »

Trading screens

Charles River expands trading solution for swaps with integrated SEF support

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 12:07

Charles River has enhanced electronic trading support for swap instruments by integrating workflows from Swap Execution Facilities (SEF) in the Charles River Investment Management Solution (IMS). »

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ED&F Man Capital Markets launches hosting and infrastructure services

Wed, 07/05/2014 - 13:15

Global financial brokerage business ED&F Man Capital Markets has launched a Hosting & Infrastructure Services offering. »

Trading screens

SVM Asset Management connects to Calastone

Thu, 01/05/2014 - 06:00

SVM Asset Management has chosen Calastone to manage its order routing service and to provide its electronic, interoperable re-registration solution. »

Trading screens

Eze Castle Integration broadens collaboration with SunGard

Wed, 30/04/2014 - 10:04

Eze Castle Integration is expanding its collaboration with SunGard to provide the global hedge fund industry greater access to trading counterparties. »

Survey

Testing of financial services infrastructure is inadequate, says SunGard survey

Mon, 28/04/2014 - 16:02

The testing of technology infrastructure relied upon by financial services firms to carry out their day-to-day operations is insufficient to protect against failure. »

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HedgeGuard opens Dublin office in Silicon Docks

Mon, 28/04/2014 - 14:31

HedgeGuard, a hedge fund, family office and asset management technology provider headquartered in Paris, has opened a Dublin office following a London launch in January. »

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Volant expands options routing capabilities through REDIPlus EMS

Mon, 28/04/2014 - 10:15

Volant Trading has expanded execution services for options traders with advanced order routing capabilities and availability through the REDIPlus Execution Management System.   »

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Cordium partners with IVP to offer AIFMD Annex IV and Form PF reporting solution

Fri, 25/04/2014 - 06:02

Cordium, a provider of compliance consulting, accounting, tax and software, is partnering with financial services technology specialist Indus Valley Partners (IVP) to help clients meet the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive’s (AIFMD) stringent Annex IV reporting requirements. »

IT security

ACE IT Solutions and IBM launch cyber security and compliance solutions for hedge funds

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 16:03

ACE IT Solutions has partnered with IBM to provide security services that help hedge funds mitigate cyber security risks and meet SEC mandates. »

Social media

Ninety per cent of hedge funds using social media, says Agecroft Partners

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 16:02

The use of social media has increased significantly within the hedge fund industry over the past couple of years, according to a paper from Agecroft Partners. »

Clouds

Liquid Holdings joins FIS Group Ecosystem

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 10:05

Hedge fund cloud services specialist Liquid Holdings Group is to be among the first group of approved service providers included in the FIS Group Ecosystem. »

Electronic trading floor

Options makes hosting and connectivity upgrades ahead of eSpeed migration

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 06:30

Private financial cloud provider Options has implemented a series of upgrades and expansions to its managed server hosting and connectivity in Carteret, New Jersey. »

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Volante Technologies adds support for Hadoop

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 06:01

Volante Technologies has enhanced Volante Designer version 5.0 to support the Hadoop framework. »

Clouds

BT targets complex trading strategies with Netrix HiTouch

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 14:02

BT has launched a cloud-integrated solution for financial markets designed to keep traders in control of increasingly complex trading strategies and demanding client relationships. »

IT security

I Think Security launches LOQ digital security service for asset managers

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 07:58

Cyber security lab I Think Security Ltd has launched LOQ, a secure information technology that keeps proprietary information and communications secure for asset managers and their high net worth clients. »

iPhone

Consumers will embrace mCommerce in 2014, says Prentice Capital

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 10:02

Michael Zimmerman's hedge fund Prentice Capital believes up to 80 per cent of consumers will embrace mCommerce in 2014, and it anticipates significant increases in the amount of money shoppers spend online via mobile. »

Loan

Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services launches syndicated loan administration solution

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 06:35

Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services is launching a suite of services for the administration of syndicated loan portfolios using the Wall Street Office (WSO) solution provided by Markit, a financial information services company. »

Data

Options to open giant data centre in Iceland

Wed, 02/04/2014 - 14:06

Options, a private financial cloud provider for the global capital markets industry, plans to build a giant data centre in northwest Iceland, at the very tip of the Arctic Circle. »

Regulation

Misys launches regulatory reporting service

Tue, 01/04/2014 - 16:00

Misys has launched a new regulatory reporting service, enabling corporates, fund managers and smaller banks to meet their EMIR-specific reporting requirements. »

Canada flag

S&P Capital IQ extends QuantFeed and QuantLink solutions to TMX Group

Tue, 01/04/2014 - 14:00

S&P Capital IQ Real-Time Solutions has extended it QuantFeed and QuantLINK technologies to TMX Group markets and information. »

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Abacus Group forms partnership with LiquidityBook

Tue, 01/04/2014 - 10:05

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has formed a strategic partnership to host LiquidityBook’s complete buy-side solution, LBX, in the AbacusFLEX private cloud. »

Trading screens

CloudMargin connects to TriOptima’s triResolve to facilitate OTC portfolio reconciliations

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 12:44

Derivatives collateral management cloud technology provider CloudMargin has connected with TriOptima’s triResolve reconciliation service to facilitate OTC portfolio reconciliations. »

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Wilshire chooses InfraHedge for managed accounts platform

Wed, 26/03/2014 - 16:01

Wilshire Funds Management has chosen InfraHedge to provide an operational and risk solution for the Wilshire managed account platform. »

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PENSCO investors get access to FNEX.com

Wed, 26/03/2014 - 12:03

Alternative investment marketplace FNEX has teamed up with PENSCO Trust Company to enable PENSCO clients and their advisors to access FNEX.com through their PENSCO accounts. »

Data

Options upgrades Weehawken to Secaucus connectivity with fastest fibre available

Wed, 26/03/2014 - 10:05

Private financial cloud provider Options has completed the upgrade of the route between its venues in Savvis Weehawken, New Jersey (NJ2) and Equinix Secaucus, New Jersey (NY4). »

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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. ... »

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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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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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