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Bonaire enhances SaaS offering for asset managers

Fri, 21/03/2014 - 06:40

Bonaire, a Broadridge Financial Solutions company, has migrated its Software as a Service (SaaS) solution to the Broadridge hosting environment.  »

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First Derivatives to deliver ‘next generation’ financial applications powered by Pivotal

Thu, 20/03/2014 - 14:03

First Derivatives (FD) is to use the Pivotal One platform to deliver “next-generation” financial applications to the capital markets industry.  »

Marketing

Online marketing platform changing alternatives fundraising

Fri, 07/03/2014 - 12:02

Half (51 per cent) of institutional investors are now actively seeking out investments through proactively contacting fund managers, with 5,600 investment professionals using Preqin’s platform to source potential investments. »

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Advent receives top honours from Hedgeweek readers

Fri, 07/03/2014 - 06:01

Advent Software’s Geneva portfolio management and fund accounting product was named Best Fund Accounting and Reporting System 2014 by the readers of Hedgeweek. »

Liquidity

BNP Paribas Securities Services launches intraday liquidity reporting

Thu, 06/03/2014 - 13:00

BNP Paribas Securities Services has launched a reporting tool enabling intraday liquidity monitoring for investment banks, allowing them to optimise the use of their liquidity as well as prepare for continuing regulatory changes across the globe. »

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BT launches voice service for financial services market

Thu, 06/03/2014 - 11:49

BT is launching BT One Voice Radianz, a service that unifies voice, mobile and data services and delivers them to members of the BT Radianz Cloud, a secure networked community for the financial services industry. »

Regulation

SEI expands regulatory solution

Wed, 05/03/2014 - 14:11

SEI has expanded the regulatory component of its operating platform, adding technology and process enhancements that enable managers to streamline the regulatory filing process. »

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Liquid Holdings wins Hedgeweek award for Best Risk Management Software Provider

Wed, 05/03/2014 - 10:40

Liquid Holdings Group, a provider of a single platform that integrates order and execution management with real-time risk, reporting, shadow NAV and managed services in the cloud for the financial services community, has been named by Hedgeweek readers as the Best Risk Management Software Provider for 2014. »

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Apex launches Tzero hedge fund valuation service

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 12:07

Apex Fund Services has launched its three hour hedge fund net asset valuation (NAV) reporting service called Tzero, giving fund managers a high speed portfolio valuation service. »

Regulation

Enhance Group selects Confluence for AIFMD technology solution

Thu, 27/02/2014 - 06:08

Enhance Group, a Jersey-based investment consultancy firm, has selected Unity NXT AIFMD Transparency Reporting from Confluence for its AIFMD transparency reporting requirements. »

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Linedata adds mobile access capabilities to Linedata Reporting

Thu, 27/02/2014 - 06:02

Linedata has extended the capabilities of Linedata Reporting to include mobile access to fund data via smart phone and tablet and secure order entry on tablets for investors away from their desks. »

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eFront launches portfolio monitoring and reporting solution

Wed, 26/02/2014 - 12:06

eFront has launched FrontPM, a set of portfolio monitoring and analysis capabilities that aims to streamline and automate the gathering of portfolio company data and enable sophisticated performance analysis and reporting. »

Trader

Omgeo CTM community grows by 33 per cent in 2013

Wed, 26/02/2014 - 06:01

Omgeo’s Central Trade Manager (Omgeo CTM) community has increased by 33 per cent in 2013, with the addition of over 150 broker/dealers and 280 investment managers. »

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Abacus Group partners with Imagineer Technology Group

Tue, 25/02/2014 - 12:02

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds is to host Imagineer Technology Group’s Clienteer software platform in the AbacusFLEX private cloud environment. »

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MFA launches online hedge fund glossary

Thu, 20/02/2014 - 14:10

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) has launched an online hedge fund glossary in collaboration with Latham & Watkins through its Book of Jargon – Hedge Funds. »

Clouds

Indus Valley Partners launches cloud based regulatory compliance platform

Wed, 19/02/2014 - 15:00

Indus Valley Partners (IVP) has launched IVP RAPTOR cloud, enabling alternative asset managers to meet their global regulatory reporting needs from a purpose-built cloud platform. »

Risk

Imagine launches Risk Services

Wed, 19/02/2014 - 14:04

Imagine Software has launched Imagine Risk Services, the next generation of its Imagine Financial Platform (IFP) and App Marketplace. »

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Gemini Hedge Fund Services opts for SunGard’s Hedge360

Wed, 19/02/2014 - 11:09

US-based hedge fund administrator Gemini Hedge Fund Services has chosen SunGard’s Hedge360, a front-to-back office hedge fund investment management application suite, as its platform of choice. »

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LME widens direct access to market data

Tue, 18/02/2014 - 06:06

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is to introduce a new policy allowing clients of LME members to connect directly to the exchange’s electronic trading platform, LMEselect, for market data. »

Computers

JTC Group invests in FrontInvest IT platform

Fri, 14/02/2014 - 06:04

JTC Group’s funds arm has invested in an IT platform, FrontInvest, to bolster its capabilities in the funds sector. »

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Options adds 10G connectivity to Eurex EOBI market data feed

Thu, 13/02/2014 - 12:02

Options has expanded its suite of market data feeds to include 10G connectivity to the new Eurex Enhanced Order Book Interface (EOBI) feed. »

Trading screens

Omgeo sees growth in fixed income trade allocations in 2013

Thu, 13/02/2014 - 10:12

Omgeo’s fixed income community has grown by more than 12 per cent during 2013. »

Clouds

Black Mountain Systems delivers private cloud services through Eze Castle Integration

Wed, 12/02/2014 - 16:00

Black Mountain Systems has selected the Eze Private Cloud to deliver services to its clients, including global investment firms, which use Black Mountain Systems for data aggregation, process management and business reporting. »

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eVestment launches Quantum Analytics

Wed, 12/02/2014 - 12:02

eVestment has launched eVestment Quantum Analytics, a web-based solution that adds multi-asset class portfolio analysis and portfolio construction capabilities to the firm’s existing data and analytics offerings. »

Electronic trading floor

CloudMargin connects with Unavista for EMIR compliant trade reporting

Tue, 11/02/2014 - 11:42

Derivatives collateral management cloud technology provider CloudMargin has connected with Unavista, part of the London Stock Exchange Group, to offer EMIR compliant trade reporting. »

Clouds

SunGard launches cloud-based Asset Arena Data Connect for alternatives

Mon, 10/02/2014 - 14:14

SunGard has launched Asset Arena Data Connect, a fully automated order processing and control solution for hedge fund managers, private equity firms and fund administrators. »

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Eze Software Group experiences record growth

Thu, 06/02/2014 - 12:10

Eze Software Group has experienced record growth for each of its three product lines in the first year of operations under the Eze Software brand. »

Accounts

Ingenious Initiatives issues new version of hedge fund accounting software

Thu, 06/02/2014 - 06:03

Ingenious Initiatives has issued version 10.1 of Penny – It Works, an accounting software solution for hedge funds, fund administrators, private equity firms, investment management companies and family offices. »

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Options expands low latency offering

Wed, 05/02/2014 - 12:10

Private financial cloud provider Options is to offer Quincy Data’s Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service, enabling it to offer data at the lowest known latencies to customers trading across markets in Equinix NY4 and the CME.

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Shifts in market structure drive investors to consider changes to trading desk technology

Wed, 05/02/2014 - 11:36

Changes in market structure are prompting institutional investors to consider the potential expensive and disruptive step of changing the technology that services their trading desks. »

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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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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.     ... »

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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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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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