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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. »

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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. »

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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. »

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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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Nomura expands use of Charles River IMS to fixed income, FX and derivatives operations

Tue, 25/03/2014 - 14:00

Nomura Asset Management has migrated its Japanese equity business onto the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS), and is expanding its use across the firm's domestic and international fixed income, foreign exchange and derivatives operations.  »

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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. »

Announcement

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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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

Special report
Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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North America

Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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