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Wharton Research Data Services adds Morningstar CISDM data

Wed, 29/01/2014 - 16:08

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) has added Morningstar CISDM data to its data offerings. »

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FSMLabs launches TimeKeeper Cloud on AWS Marketplace

Tue, 28/01/2014 - 16:01

FSMLabs’s TimeKeeper Cloud is now available on AWS Marketplace.  »

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Abacus Group forms partnership with Global Relay

Tue, 28/01/2014 - 12:09

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has formed a partnership with Global Relay, a specialist in hosted email archiving, messaging and compliance services. »

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PrimeOne Solutions launches PrimeOne Canada

Fri, 24/01/2014 - 14:10

PrimeOne Solutions, a division of CoreOne Technologies, has launched an end-to-end solution for Canadian prime brokers, accommodating the specific interfaces and regulations of the Canadian securities ecosystem.  »

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Kepos Capital selects MSCI for Open Protocol reporting

Fri, 24/01/2014 - 13:08

Kepos Capital has selected MSCI for Open Protocol reporting, an industry wide risk reporting initiative. »

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FX Transparency launches FXT Analytics

Fri, 24/01/2014 - 10:10

FX Transparency (FXT) has released FXT Analytics, a hosted application that will allow clients to create their own custom reports as well as explore new ways to reduce trading costs. »

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NorthStar launches centralised managed account platform for alternatives

Wed, 22/01/2014 - 14:31

NorthStar Financial Services Group has launched a new subsidiary, Gemini Alternative Funds, which serves as a centralised platform for delivering a wide range of operational services to the alternative investment community. »

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UBS Fund Services teams up with SunGard and HazelTree to provide UBS Frontier Platform

Tue, 21/01/2014 - 06:00

UBS Fund Services has signed agreements with SunGard and HazelTree to offer UBS Frontier Platform – a front and middle office solution.  »

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CITIC Capital launches multi-strategy hedge fund platform for global clients

Fri, 17/01/2014 - 13:25

CITIC Capital has launched CCTrack Solutions, a multi-strategy hedge fund platform aimed at institutional investors in North America, Europe and Asia. »

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HedgeGuard launches UK business

Thu, 16/01/2014 - 13:51

Hedge fund and asset management technology provider HedgeGuard has launched its UK business as it begins the rollout of a new cloud technology platform and international expansion. »

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Markit enters OMS Arena with acquisition of thinkFolio

Tue, 14/01/2014 - 15:00

Financial information services company Markit has acquired thinkFolio, a London-based maker of portfolio management software. »

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Deutsche Börse acquires enterprise software firm Impendium Systems

Tue, 14/01/2014 - 12:01

Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services has acquired Impendium Systems, a London-based firm that deploys cloud-based software solutions to help customers’ achieve regulatory compliance in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. »

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Athena Systems releases 64-bit version of flagship "Aura" hedge fund platform

Tue, 17/12/2013 - 10:04

Athena Systems has released the latest 64-bit version of its “Aura” software. »

Metal

LME completes technical delivery for EMIR

Thu, 12/12/2013 - 11:41

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has delivered the systems modifications to support its members and clearing house in response to the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) requirements. »

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Ledgex Systems launches next generation of portfolio management platform

Thu, 12/12/2013 - 06:05

Ledgex Systems, a provider of portfolio management solutions for fund of funds and multi-fund managers, has released the next generation of the Ledgex portfolio management platform. »

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More than half of hedge fund firms using Advent Software for portfolio accounting

Wed, 11/12/2013 - 12:09

Eze Castle Integration has published its 2013 Global Hedge Fund Technology Benchmark Study, which provides insight into front, middle and back office technology choices at buy-side firms. »

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Northern Trust enhances collateral management capabilities for mortgage-backed securities

Tue, 10/12/2013 - 16:01

Northern Trust has enhanced its collateral management system to include forward settling mortgage-backed securities (MBS) in response to new margin recommendations affecting asset managers that use the securities in a variety of fixed income trading strategies. »

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Abacus Group expands application hosting services partnership network

Tue, 10/12/2013 - 14:09

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has expanded its application hosting service partnership network. »

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DealVector launches InvestorLink

Tue, 10/12/2013 - 10:05

DealVector, a provider of a secure electronic communication network for the fixed income and structured credit space, has launched InvestorLink to streamline communication in the structured credit markets. »

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Vichara Technologies joins Markit’s Global Alliance Programme

Fri, 06/12/2013 - 06:06

Vichara Technologies, a provider of valuation and risk management solutions for structured finance, has integrated its V* CLO solution with Markit’s pricing services. »

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GMEX Technologies launches trade reporting service for derivatives with CoDiese

Thu, 05/12/2013 - 14:27

GMEX Technologies has launched Global Reporting Company Limited (GRC) in partnership with Paris based regulatory and market infrastructure advisory firm CoDiese. »

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BNY Mellon enhances AccessEdge collateral management portal

Thu, 05/12/2013 - 12:30

BNY Mellon is enhancing its AccessEdge portal via a new link with Bloomberg to help clients further optimise their collateral management. »

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Advent releases updates and enhancements across product portfolio

Wed, 04/12/2013 - 14:16

Advent Software has made enhancements to several key products that provide new functionality for more than 1,000 asset and wealth management firms, hedge funds, and family offices. »

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Eze Software Group releases latest version of Tradar PMS

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 16:00

Eze Software Group has launched a new version of the Tradar PMS, its portfolio management system for buy-side institutions. »

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Citicom Solutions partners with Doran Jones to distribute flagship compliance solution

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 14:09

Citicom Solutions has partnered with Doran Jones, a full-service financial services consultancy, to sell Citicom Assure, a product designed to provide proactive, real-time analysis of data, including instant messages (IMs), emails, text messages and mobile- and fixed-voice recordings. »

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Object Trading adds NYSE Technologies’ OpenMAMA interface to global DMA platform

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 12:22

Object Trading, a provider of global direct market access (DMA), is adding support for NYSE Technologies’ Middleware Agnostic Messaging API (OpenMAMA) to its FrontRunner DMA suite. »

South Korea

Korea Securities Depository and Clearstream agree on investment fund cooperation

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 11:00

Korea Securities Depository (KSD) and Clearstream are supporting cross-border investment fund distribution by linking KSD’s FundNet and Clearstream’s global funds processing platform Vestima. »

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Traiana launches cross jurisdiction UTI management solution

Thu, 28/11/2013 - 06:02

Traiana, a provider of pre-trade risk and post-trade processing solutions, has launched a Unique Trade Identifier (UTI) management solution using the Harmony network. »

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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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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

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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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