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Four more UK TPAs select Calastone for auto re-registration

Mon, 25/11/2013 - 16:01

Four third party administrators (TPAs) have selected Calastone for automated re-registration. »

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Volante Technologies launches T2S Accelerator

Thu, 21/11/2013 - 13:35

Financial data integration specialist Volante Technologies has launched its TARGET2 Securities (T2S) Accelerator. »

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eVestment offers access to BarclayHedge data through eVestment Analytics Solutions

Thu, 21/11/2013 - 12:14

eVestment is to offer clients of its suite of analytic solutions for institutional investors access to BarclayHedge’s alternatives data. »

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Linedata strengthens European custodian and fund administrator presence

Thu, 21/11/2013 - 11:54

Linedata has recently upgraded four Luxembourg-based custodian and fund administrator clients to the latest version of Linedata Compliance.  »

Commodities

Commodities hedge fund Sadrian Bownman selects TFG Complete

Wed, 20/11/2013 - 15:01

Sadrian Bowman, a discretionary commodities hedge fund investing across energy, metals and agriculture markets, has selected TFG Complete for real time risk, portfolio and cash management services. »

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HFR and Risk-AI launch HFR2GO mobile app

Wed, 20/11/2013 - 13:45

Hedge Fund Research (HFR) and Risk-AI have teamed up to launch a mobile application, HFR2GO, for iPad and iPhone, which allows users to track global hedge fund industry performance by strategy and region of investment. »

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eVestment separate account and hedge fund data coming to Morningstar Direct

Tue, 19/11/2013 - 11:42

Morningstar is to make eVestment separate account and hedge fund data available to users of Morningstar Direct, the company's investment analysis platform for institutional investors. »

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Volante Technologies launches SWIFT Funds Migration Accelerator

Tue, 19/11/2013 - 06:00

Volante Technologies has launched its SWIFT Funds Migration Accelerator, which is designed to increase firms’ readiness to support ISO 20022 funds message types. »

Social media

HedgeChatter launches financial social media analytics platform

Fri, 15/11/2013 - 12:16

HedgeChatter has launched an online SaaS dashboard that allows investors, traders and hedge funds to see how key influencers on social media are affecting stock price and view price trends based on real-time social media data (chatter). »

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Midland IRA added to FNEX.com

Thu, 14/11/2013 - 12:11

Midland IRA has been added to FNEX’s self-directed IRA network.  »

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FactRight launches alternative investment product and sponsor due diligence report centre

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 15:06

FactRight has launched a secure online report centre to better serve the alternative investment due diligence community. »

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Global Prime Partners selects netConsult for integrated IT platform services

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 10:05

Global Prime Partners (GPP) has become the latest asset management services client to transfer its back office and account administration and reporting to netConsult's private cloud based hosting infrastructure.  »

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Cor Financial’s Salerio explores benefits of ‘appropriate’ automation in hedge funds

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 08:03

Cor Financial’s Salerio has published a whitepaper examining how automation in appropriate business critical areas of hedge funds operations can deliver meaningful commercial advantages. »

Mark Beeston, chief executive of portfolio risk services for ICAP

ICAP and Interactive Data form collaboration for OTC data distribution

Fri, 08/11/2013 - 12:07

ICAP and Interactive Data Corporation have formed a new collaboration for over-the-counter data distribution. »

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AllianceBernstein launches digital education campaign for liquid alternatives

Thu, 07/11/2013 - 16:10

AllianceBernstein has launched a digital education campaign to equip financial advisors with the right tools to help their clients navigate the growing liquid alternative investments category. »

Doug Lawson, chief executive, Kingdom Trust

FNEX adds Kingdom Trust Company to its online investment marketplace

Thu, 07/11/2013 - 12:34

Kingdom Trust Company’s accredited investors will now have access to FNEX.com through the Kingdom Trust Company platform.  »

Bud Daleiden, Eze Software

Eze Software’s RealTick EMS integrates CQG order routing network to expand futures connectivity

Thu, 07/11/2013 - 12:14

CQG’s Continuum Order Routing Network is now available in Eze Software’s multi-broker, cross-asset electronic execution platform, the RealTick EMS. »

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Apex Technologies selects Eze Castle for private cloud services

Wed, 06/11/2013 - 16:02

Apex Technologies has selected Eze Castle’s Eze Private Cloud to deliver cloud services to its hedge fund and alternative investment firm customers. »

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Advise Technologies releases upgraded AIFMD e-filing solution

Wed, 06/11/2013 - 12:16

Advise Technologies has released upgraded reporting and electronic filing software for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) to coincide with the new guidelines released by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). »

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Pershing enhances PrimeConnect collateral management application

Wed, 06/11/2013 - 10:42

Pershing has made enhancements to its PrimeConnect application, including adding a link to Pershing's Fully Paid Securities Lending programme. »

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eVestment revamps suite of analytics tools for institutional investing community

Tue, 05/11/2013 - 14:09

eVestment, a provider of institutional investment data and analytics, has launched the first offerings in a revamped suite of solutions designed to analyse and report on both traditional and alternative investment strategies. »

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Maxim Group selects SunGard’s VPM

Wed, 30/10/2013 - 15:10

Maxim Group, a full service investment banking and brokerage firm providing services to hedge funds, investment advisors, family offices and high net worth individuals, has selected SunGard’s VPM. »

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Eze Castle Integration releases next generation of disaster recovery service

Wed, 30/10/2013 - 14:11

Eze Castle Integration, a provider of IT solutions and private cloud services to hedge funds and alternative investment firms, has released the next generation of its Eze Disaster Recovery (Eze DR) service. »

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Fidelity launches alternative investments platform

Tue, 29/10/2013 - 14:13

Fidelity Institutional has launched a new solution for accessing alternative investments. »

Liquidity

BNY Mellon launches Liquidity Aggregator

Tue, 29/10/2013 - 10:02

BNY Mellon has added to its line-up of risk and collateral management-related services with the launch of the Liquidity Aggregator, available through the company's Liquidity DIRECT portal. »

Jason Elmer, director of business development, Abacus Group

Abacus Group opens Dallas office after adding over 50 new funds

Thu, 24/10/2013 - 12:00

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has opened an office in Dallas to help support a growing client base in that market. »

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Time synchronisation critical for trading firms to stay compliant and profitable in 2014

Thu, 24/10/2013 - 10:04

To successfully execute on complex trading strategies and to stay in compliance, a firm must know the exact time that events happen, such as ticks, trades and computed correlations. »

Computers

BCS partners with ARQA to implement back-office automation software

Wed, 23/10/2013 - 16:02

BCS Prime Brokerage has partnered with ARQA Technologies to implement backQRT, ARQA’s automated back-office software. »

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Omgeo partners with TriOptima and AcadiaSoft to streamline collateral management processes

Wed, 23/10/2013 - 15:15

Omgeo has partnered with TriOptima and AcadiaSoft to extend straight-through processing (STP) for users of Omgeo ProtoColl, its automated collateral and margin management solution. »

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Napier Park completes trading infrastructure spinout from Citi

Wed, 23/10/2013 - 10:06

Napier Park Global Capital, an alternative asset management firm with USD6.7bn in assets under management, has completed its trading application infrastructure spinout from Citigroup. »

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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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